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Olympus TG-870

$484.00
Olympus TG-870
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A very popular and highly rated compact camera, with very good features and an extremely good price
Compact 16MP 5x Yes Mar 2016
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Olympus TG-870 Tough 16MP Waterproof Digital Camera with 5X Optical Zoom, FHD 1080P Video, Tilting LCD, Built-in Wi-Fi & GPS (Green)
$484.00
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Used - Olympus TG-870 Stylus Tough Ultra Wide Waterproof Green Digital Camera w/ 16gb (Used)
$189.00
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$249.00
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$257.00
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Used - Olympus TG-870 Tough Waterproof Digital Camera (Green) (Used)
$270.00
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$270.00
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Refurbished - Olympus TG-870 Tough Waterproof Digital Camera (Green)
$298.89
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$299.97
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Refurbished - Olympus TG-870 Tough Waterproof Digital Camera (Black)
$319.00
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Used - Olympus TG-870 Tough Waterproof Digital Camera (Green) - International Version
$459.13
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Olympus TG-870 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Olympus TG-870 number 23 across all digital cameras and number 97 in best selling cameras.
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26 Reviews
96
Value for Money
Excellent
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Features
Fully-Featured
87
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 87?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 89%, based on 26 reviews.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This digital camera is one of the best selling digital cameras currently on the market. View best selling digital cameras January 2018.
It has some great features:
Average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Average minimum aperture number
Supports Wi-Fi
Amazing shots
Trips to the slopes. weekend camping trips. week-long vacations to the shore. you need a camera you can take along anywhere. that's why the tg-870 is built for every type of adventure. it's waterproof to depths of 50 ft (15 m), crushproof to 220 lbf (100 kgf) and shockproof to 7 ft (2.1 m). plus, it's freezeproof to 14f (-10c) and dustproof, so this tough camera is ready to capture every exciting mom
More of every scene
TG-870 is equipped with olympus sophisticated imaging technology inside its rugged shell. with the 16 megapixel BSI CMOS sensor and truepic VII image processor, you'll capture subtle color variations and razor-sharp details you can't wait to share with friends and followers. the tg-870's ultra-wide 21mm (equivalent) lens is the widest lens of any rugged camera in its class. from impressive landscape vistas to group shots that fit everybody in, you'll see more of every scene and capture more of what you
180 DEGREES OF CONTROL
What you're shooting, no matter what angle you're shooting from. sharp and bright, the advanced 180 flip LCD monitor provides superb clarity in any environment, from brilliant sunlight to murky water. two customizable function buttons, one on the front and one on the back, make shooting selfies and POV video a breeze. program the buttons to snap the shutter or begin video recording, boost monitor brightness, turn on the front LED light, or activate super macro to shoot up cl
Sportcam
Ure vivid jaw-dropping action scenes with the flip of a dial. the tg-870's quick-to-use sportcam modes put four action recording options right at your fingertips: 60p movie for smooth-motion full HD video; high-speed movie for ultra slow-motion video (120 fps/240 fps); time lapse movie, which compresses hours of action into shorter sequences; and sport burst, which automatically shoots consecutive photos at specified time intervals. plus, the AF lock feature allows you to focus on fast-moving subjects more accurat

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Olympus TG-870 In-Depth Analysis

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Popular Choice

The TG-870 is a popular choice of camera.

Value For Money

Brilliant Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the most expensive 53% of cameras, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $484.00 we think it represents good value for money overall.

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We found a cheaper price for the Olympus TG-870 of £249.00 ($249.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $235.00.

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Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Olympus TG-870 of 16MP is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 58% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Olympus TG-870 of 5x is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 54% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus TG-870 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of digital cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Olympus TG-870 of 3.5 is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 13% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Olympus TG-870's maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 50% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Olympus TG-870 of 221g is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 53% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Olympus TG-870 supports Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Olympus TG-870 of only 21mm is in the shortest 4% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Shock Resistant

The Olympus TG-870 has a shock resistant. 96% of digital cameras do not have a shock resistant.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Olympus TG-870 of 0.435" is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 36% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on digital cameras.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Olympus TG-870 has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Olympus TG-870 has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Waterproof

The Olympus TG-870 is waterproof, which is unusual. 92% of cameras are not waterproof.

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Dustproof

The Olympus TG-870 is dustproof. 93% of cameras are not dustproof.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Olympus TG-870 of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 58% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Waterproof Up to

The average waterproof up to of all cameras is 14m, with the lowest being 3m and the highest being 100m. The Olympus TG-870's waterproof up to of 15m is in the highest 21% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Olympus TG-870 of 4x is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 64% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

olympus crtomtg870grb, olympus v104200bu000, olympus v104200ee000, olympus v104200wu000, olympus v104200we000, olympus v104200eu000, olympus tg870

Barcodes:

00050332190535, 00050332190559, 00050332190573, 00841434156228, 04545350049874, 04545350049898, 04545350049911, 06935625482563

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