Some people mentioned in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Angela wrote on Amazon “It's the camera's sturdy build which makes it different from most similarly priced cameras”. G. Wylie wrote in their review of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 “The Olympus Stylus TG-870 is a rugged point and shoot compact 16 megapixel camera specifically designed for use in extreme conditions”. G. Wylie also said “It is shockproof, waterproof, crushproof”.
Two customers who reviewed the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 thought it was good at resisting water ingress. Angela scored this digital camera 5 stars and she mentioned last year “It's easy to use and is also waterproof” in her Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 review. Thomas Pots wrote “For example, there are four underwater modes, sub-modes for that, such as “cloudy” (for diving in cloudy conditions?), shadow brightening, face recognition, scene illumination” in his review of this digital camera.
Two people who reviewed it concluded that it was well made. Thomas Pots gave it an excellent rating and he wrote on Amazon “The camera is quite a heavy object, solid and in the hand” in his review.
One Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 reviewer considered that the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 was easy to damage or scratch. In January last year Mr. A.n.other wrote “The main screen scratches very easily” in their review of this digital camera.