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Olympus TG-620 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 12MP 5x Jul 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Good brand
Supports video recording
Fairly large display diagonal

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Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 4,447 expert and owner reviews (including 215 verified purchases), Olympus has good reviews for its digital cameras. Olympus also has good reviews specifically for its waterproof cameras compared to other brands. 88% of those that bought a Olympus camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Olympus TG-620 supports video recording. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera also support video recording.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Olympus TG-620 supports Full HD video, as do most of the other waterproof cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Olympus TG-620 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 Olympus camera). This camera also support a video resolutions of 320 x 240 pixels and 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.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

Amongst comparable types of camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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Display

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Olympus TG-620 has a fairly large display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The smallest display diagonal of waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to this camera is 1.8" and the largest is 3.2".

If you are looking for a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Canon EOS 1D X ($4,097.82) (3.2") which also has a higher rating.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Olympus TG-620 supports video capability. Most of the other cameras that have been available for more than two years also support video capability.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative cameras which support video capability currently available including the Nikon AW130 which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Olympus TG-620 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera also have a built-in flash.

It may also be worth considering one of the other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the Nikon AW130, or the Ricoh WG-4.

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Features Date Imprinting

The Olympus TG-620 features date imprinting. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera also feature date imprinting.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Olympus TG-620 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other waterproof cameras that were released around the same time as this camera.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Olympus TG-620 has an HDMI port. Most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera also have an HDMI port.

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Shock Proof

The Olympus TG-620 is shock proof. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera also are shock proof.

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Does Not Have a Video Out

Like most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years, the Olympus TG-620 does not have a video out.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus TG-620 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera also have an image stabilizer.

We compared all the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon AW130 is also worth considering.

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Only 1600 X 1200 Still Image Resolution

The Olympus TG-620 has a 1600 x 1200 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This Olympus digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 1280 x 960, 1920 x 1080, 2048 x 1536, 2560 x 1920 and 3264 x 2448 and 3968 x 2232. The best still image resolution of all digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera is 4608 x 3456 and the worst is 640 x 480.

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Only 3968 X 2976 Pixels Image Resolution

The Olympus TG-620 has a higher image resolution than most comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This camera has a 3968 x 2976 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most cameras that were released around the same time as it have a 3264 x 2448 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera the image resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on similar spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Design

Waterproof

The Olympus TG-620 is waterproof. Most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera also are waterproof.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative waterproof cameras currently available including the Nikon AW130, or the Ricoh WG-4 which has better reviews.

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Ports & Interfaces

Features Connection to PC

The Olympus TG-620 features connection to PC. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera also feature connection to PC.

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Supports PictBridge

The Olympus TG-620 supports PictBridge. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera also support PictBridge.

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Has an HDMI

The Olympus TG-620 has an HDMI, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Olympus TG-620 features voice recording, as do most of the other waterproof cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Olympus TG-620 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago also have a built-in microphone.

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Camera

Features Calendar

The Olympus TG-620 features calendar. Most of the other waterproof cameras that are a similar age to this camera also feature calendar.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Olympus TG-620 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Olympus TG-620 has a batteries included. Most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera also have a batteries included.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Olympus TG-620 has a hand strap. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago also have a hand strap.

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Lens System

Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of 5.9, the Olympus TG-620 has a quite small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera. The average maximum aperture number of waterproof cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera is 5.7.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the Olympus TG-620 has one of the smaller digital zooms amongst comparable spec cameras of this age. The smallest digital zoom of comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago is 2x and the biggest is 16x.

Cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might be worth looking at include the IS525 (5x), or the IF045 (5x) both from Polaroid.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

The smallest minimum aperture number of cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera is 1, the largest is 8.5, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.4. At 3.9, the Olympus TG-620 has a quite large minimum aperture number compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Olympus TG-620 has a pretty average optical zoom (5 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

If you are looking for a bigger optical zoom then you might want to look at the Nikon AW130 (7.1x) which also has a higher rating.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this Olympus digital camera was released.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04545350039523, 04545350039530, 04545350039547, 04545350039554, 04545350039561
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