Olympus Tough TG-4

Camscore
83/100
User rating

Key Specs

Camera Manufacturer & Model
Olympus TG-4
Manufacturer
Price
$450
Release Date
3 years 2 months ago
Field of View
 
Adjustable FOV
 
Type of Image Stabilization
360
No
Sensor
 
Chipset
 
Best Shooting Mode
 

Photo Specs and Settings

Sensor Size
Photo Res
 
Photo Resolution
Shooting Modes
Burst rate
5fps
Photo Recording Formats
Exposure Modes
 
Optical Zoom
Yes
Optical Zoom Distance
4x
Aperture
F2.00
Minimum Focus Distance
1cm

Video Specs and Settings

Resolution & FPS
Best Video Resolution
Best Video Res Pixel Count
 
Highest Resolution with Image Stabilization
 
Video Resolutions with Stabilization
 
Fastest FPS
30fps
Recording Bitrate
 
Video Features
Video Loop Length
 
Video codec
 
Video recording format
 
Adjust Aspect Ratio
 
Video Recording Options
 
Max ISO
 
360 Stitching
 

Physical

Material
Screen Size
3.00" (inch)
Screen
Yes
Info Screen
No
Flip Screen
 
Dimensions
11 × 3.1 × 6.5 cm
Dimensions Volume
 
Weight
247grams
Weight with Housing
 
Shape
 
Size
Recording Lights
 
Flash
Yes
Storage Devices
Colours
Glasses
 

Power

Manufacturer Claimed Battery Life
120 minutes (at 1080p 30fps)
Charge Time
 
Uptime Score
 
Battery
USB Charge
Yes
Extend Battery Life with External Battery
No
Battery Range
Removable Battery
Yes

Action

Waterproof Depth
15metre
Drop Proof
Yes
Water Resistance with Housing
Waterproof Housing Required
No

Interface and Connections

Touch Screen
No
Peripherals
 
Connectivity
Memory Capacity
128gb
External Microphone
 
Phone App
No
Sensors
Remote
No
Buying Options
Used
New
Merchants
Amazon
Warranty
 
Warranty Length
 
Table of contents

Specs features and expert reviews of the Olympus TG 4 Tough action camera.

First Look
Underwater Video Example
Firmware Downloads & Updates
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Frequently Asked Questions

Can You Record Super Slow Motion Footage (120fps) in Real High Definition (1080p)?
No there is nothing slower than 60fps with this camera.
Can You Record Footage Whilst The Camera Charges?
No you can't record whilst charging this camera
What Is The Best Video Recording Resolutin & Framerate With Image Stabilization?
1080p is the highest you can use the cameras digital image stabalization
Does This Camera Record Real 4K Video Footage?
No this camera does not record full 4K video, it does though record HD 1080p

Mounting and Form

Camera Form
point & shoot rectangular form action camera
point & shoot rectangular form

This camera is of the point and shoot rectangular shape which you can grip usually better than normal action cameras. Here you can see the average size of these cameras next to a AA battery.

point & shoot rectangular front action camera
point & shoot rectangular front

This action camera as seen here next to a double A battery is wider than most action cameras and usually much heavier too.

point & shoot rectangular side action camera
point & shoot rectangular side

This camera is bigger than a AA battery on all sides, including it's side. But this depth with it's height give it a good amount to grip on to and still isn't too big.

Mounting and Form

Your action camera's most important feature is how it will mount to you, your vehicles and other parts of your activities. Below we look at how this camera fits to certain mounts and what it's mounting setup is.

There are two main mounting systems, the GoPro (2 to 3 fin mount) and the 1/4" (quarter inch) thread mount.

When we decide how each camera is mounted, we talk about it's form, whether it would fit to a certain popular mounting type, such as on the chest, head or in-hand and whether there was a mounting type for this too.

Mount Type on Camera Body
quarter inch 1/4" thread tripod mount

This camera has a female 1/4" thread and accepts a universal 1/4" threaded male mount, which you screw in to the camera, just like what a tripod comes with at the top. If the camera only has this mount option, you can get a tripod mount to action camera adapter to open up the world of gopro (2 to 3 fin) mount options.

Mounting Options

in your hand

Yes you can hold this camera nicely in your hand as it grips well with your fingers and palm around it and you won't get your fingers in the way like differently shaped action cameras.

quarter inch mount

Yes this can fit on to mounts and accessories that have a quarter inch thread on them, things like tripods and other mounts with that 1/4" threaded bolt on it.

selfie stick mount

action camera selfie stick mount

Selfie sticks on Amazon

Yes you can attach it to a selfie stick, or short hand stick to hold the camera in-hand.

straps mount

action camera reuseable tie straps diy mounting

Check price @ Amazon for reusable straps

Yes you can use velcro, rubber and other reusable straps to mount this action camera to a surface of your choice.

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