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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870

$816.95
A highly rated and good value for money 16 megapixel 5 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 16MP 5x Yes Mar 2016
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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have scored the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 as follows for Summary.
85
Reviews
27 Reviews
84
Value for Money
Very Good
50
Features
Good Features
60
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 61?

It has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 85%, based on 27 reviews.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report good picture quality, great product quality and is easy to use. However they also report it is not an acceptable size.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Has an image stabilizer
Very small maximum aperture number
Very short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)

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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Good User Reviews

Stylus Tough TG-870 owners on average rated this digital camera 89 out of 100. Over 85% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report it is Not an Acceptable Size

Three customers who bought the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 reckoned that it was heavy and bulky.

  • Its casing is made heavy duty plastic parts, with a metal panel (the only coloured part) just in the front panel…
  • The camera is quite a heavy object, solid and in the hand…
  • The controls are quite chunky too, easy to reach…

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Six people who purchased the product considered that it was able to produce good images.

  • The front and back ones may be programmed to select certain features, take a photo, or record video…
  • That said, there are several automatic modes on offer, enabling you to do straightforward shooting with your gloves on…
  • It tends to make quite bright pictures…
  • AMAZING! It's easy to use the Design looks amazing the effects it offers looks fabulous they definitely add something special to the photo…
    DavyA (Amazon) - May 2016
  • It has a decent burst function which is useful for outdoor photography in terms of sports or wildlife…
  • The screen really is impressive, giving an almost flawless image…
  • The 870 takes great photos and video…
    TechKing (Amazon) - April 2016

Olympus Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 6,180 user and expert reviews (including 1,319 verified purchases), Olympus has very good reviews for its digital cameras. Olympus also has very good reviews specifically for its cameras compared to other brands. 89% of those that bought a Olympus digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

Three owners who reviewed the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 concluded that it was good quality.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

Six customers who purchased it agreed that it was easy to use.

Users Report Great Technical Features

Two owners who reviewed the product agreed that it had good features.

  • The front and back ones may be programmed to select certain features, take a photo, or record video…
  • It's got some really good features especially for a camera which really does live up to its name…

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two people who reviewed the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 thought it had a good screen.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two people who bought it mentioned that it was good value for money.

Users Report it is Robust

Six people considered that it was strong and durable.


Value For Money

Average Priced

The price range of digital cameras is from $29 to $6,895. We think that this digital camera has an average price compared to other digital cameras.

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Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16 megapixels, the Stylus Tough TG-870 has a pretty average megapixel compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 221 grams, the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most commonly found image sensor size on cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Stylus Tough TG-870 has a pretty typical optical zoom (5 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Stylus Tough TG-870 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Stylus Tough TG-870 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Waterproof

The Stylus Tough TG-870 is waterproof, as are most of the other cameras.

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Fairly High Waterproof Up to

The average waterproof up to of cameras is 12m, and the waterproof (up to) range from 3m to 60m. With a waterproof up to of 15 meters, the Stylus Tough TG-870 has a fairly high waterproof up to compared to most of the other cameras.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 has one of the smaller maximum aperture numbers (only 5.7) amongst cameras of this age. The maximum aperture numbers of cameras range from 1.8 to 130.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of cameras range from 2.3mm to 75mm. At only 21 millimeters, the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 has a quite short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Dustproof

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 is dustproof. Most of the other cameras also are dustproof.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This Olympus camera also supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail. Across all digital cameras the video resolution ranges from 320 x 120 pixels to 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Stylus Tough TG-870 has a GPS (satellite), unlike most of the other digital cameras which do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras is 2.3mm and the longest is 2,000mm. At only 105 millimeters, the Stylus Tough TG-870 has a quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 has a relatively standard digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other digital cameras also have a vari-angle LCD display.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

At 3.5, the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 has a fairly large minimum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras. Cameras have minimum aperture numbers of between -2 and 22.

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Has a Shock Resistant

The Stylus Tough TG-870 has a shock resistant, as do most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released 16 Months Ago

It was March 2016 when this Olympus camera was released.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

olympus 4013929b

Barcodes:

00050332190535, 00050332190559, 00050332190573, 04545350049874, 04545350049898, 04545350049911

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