Resolution camera the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-5 is reduced in comparison with the resolution of the previous model

As expected, Olympus introduced compact camera Stylus Tough TG-5, images of which appeared a week ago.

The novelty is addressed to lovers of active rest, protected from dust, can shoot at depths of up to 15m, can withstand drops from up to 2.1 m and can operate under temperatures down to -10°C. it looks like the model Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4, released in 2015. However, it got a new sensor and image processor, improved tracking focus, support 4K video with a frame rate of 30 fps.

The camera uses the image sensor type CMOS with reverse exposure. Its optical format 1/2,3 inches (6,17 x 4,55 mm) remained the same as the TG-4, but the resolution, contrary to the trend, not increased but reduced from 16 to 12 MP. According to the manufacturer, this is done to improve image quality. Data processing busy processor TruePic VIII — same as the E-M1 Mark II.

Lens that covers a range of EGF 25-100 mm with a maximum aperture of F/2,0-F/4,9, inherited from the TG-4. However, it is supplemented by a flat element, which doesn’t spread a sudden change of temperature.

The range of sensitivity is equal to ISO 100-12, 800, the minimum shutter speed — 1/2000 s and 4 s. the burst Speed reaches 20 fps.

In equipping the camera includes a three-inch display, flash, stereo microphone, loudspeaker, interfaces Wi-Fi 802.11 n, HDMI and USB 2.0, and a GPS receiver, electronic compass, pressure sensors and temperature. For removable media there is a SD slot supporting UHS-I.

With dimensions of 113 x 66 x 32 mm device weighs 250 g Without battery recharge LI-92B is the same as in TG-4 — you can take 340 shots.

Sale Tough TG-5 should start in June for about $450. Buyers will be offered a classic black and bright red options of appearance.

Source: Olympus



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