As someone who just simply wants to point and shoot, this product just works.
Keeping it simple - For someone who is not too bothered about technicalities, this Olympus device works!
For those who are passionate about photography at a casual level but are prepared to make the occasional technical adjustments, the TG-5 is a very straightforward option. At this skill level you'll be comfortable utilising features such as the 25 "Auto Focus points" that this camera comes with.
Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Olympus TG-5 video camera should be sufficient for your needs.
Even though recording videos is a passion, you're not necessarily looking to go pro. You're content with making tweaks to a couple of settings to suit the shot you're about to take. The TG-5 is very accessible which makes it suitable for this.
Recording every moment of the day's events is precious and this device certainly delivers. While the camera is rolling it has a handy Image stabilization feature built-in.
Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Olympus TG-5 is a great companion to have.
For the YouTubers - This is a good choice for your video recordings because in addition to it's excellent Image Sensor Size (6.16 x 4.60 mm mm), it comes with an in-built image stablizer that ensures your shots remain steady.
Ultra High Definition - you'll be able to capture immersive and highly detailed footage with this camera's 4K capability.
If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 60 FPS at 1080p resolutions.
Breathtaking transitions such as rolling clouds or city lights can captured as a time-lapse using the Olympus's in-built intervalometer
There are times when you just want to take simple but great photos of things around you without bothering too much about camera settings. For that purpose, the TG-5 is a really good choice.
Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Olympus TG-5 comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.
As lots of sports happen at night or in-doors, the image sensor size plays an important role in image quality during low light conditions. In addition to its 6.16 x 4.60 mm(mm) sensor size, the Olympus TG-5, also comes with a Tracking Focus mode which is great for photos were the subject is constantly moving.
Sea-life is always breathtaking. With this camera from Olympus, you can expect to produce vivid images that showcases the unique tone that are found with photographs taken underwater.
Whether on holiday or exploring new places, this camera from Olympus is a great choice. Taking photos of what's around you - near and far - with the TG-5 is a breeze.
In scenarios where animals are darting about, the burst mode on this camera comes in handy as well as it's Tracking Focus capability. The combination of these features and the 6.16 x 4.60 mm (mm) Image Sensor on this camera, provides you with a device that suits your wildlife photography needs - whether tranquil or dramatic.
If you've got requirements to take photos of a variety of landscapes, then the presence of multiple scene modes on a camera is helpful in order to setup quickly and start shooting. This model from Olympus has got this capability making it a suitable option for your needs. In addition, this model has the ability to select what parts of your frame you would like to focus on before you take the shot.
With this model, you no longer need to worry about carrying cables for data transfer all the time as it comes with Wi-FI.
As it comes with a waterproof depth of up to 15 m metres, this camera ticks the box for underwater use.
While out and about taking photos or recording video, you may encounter quite a bit of dust. This could come from various sources such as a construction site or just the natural environment in your location. Being certified as dust-proof, the TG-5 is a great companion to have in these situations.
When you want to stand out from the crowd, the TG-5 uses bright colours and funky designs to turn heads. This is not your average camera.
It comes in an unconventional package that stands out from the typical greys and blacks that are common with such devices.
When you're more concerned about what your camera does than how it looks, the TG-5 is a safe bet.
|Freezeproof Up To||-10 °C|
|International Protection (IP) Code||68|
|Operating Temperature (T-T)||-10 - 40 °F|
|Waterproof Up To||15 m|
|Aperture Range (F-F)||2.0-4.9|
|Image Formats Supported||JPEG, RAW|
|Scene Modes||Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Portrait + Landscape, Hand-held Starlight, Nightscape, Portrait + Nightscape, Children , Sport , Candlelight, Sunset, Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Panorama, Live Composite, Backlight HDR|
|Scene Modes Present||Yes|
|Self-timer Delay||2, 12 s|
|Shooting Modes||ntelligent Auto (iAUTO), Programme Auto (P), Aperture Priority (A), Custom1, Custom2, Underwater, Microscope, Scene Mode (SCN)|
|White Balance||Auto WB, 7 Preset WBs, 4 Capture WBs, Custom WB (Kelvin setting)|
|Flash Exposure Compensation||Yes|
|Flash Modes||Auto, Fill-in, Flash off, Red-eye reduction|
|Flash Range (tele)||0.2 - 3.1 m|
|Flash Range (wide)||0.2 - 7.9 m|
|Auto Focus (AF) Lock||Yes|
|Auto Focus (AF) Points||25|
|Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection||1|
|Auto Focusing (AF) Modes||Face detection, Spot Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus|
|Closest Focusing Distance||0.01 m|
|Macro Focusing Range||1 m|
|Normal Focusing Range (tele)||0.1 ‑ ∞ m|
|Normal Focusing Range (wide)||0.1 ‑ ∞ m|
|ISO Sensitivity||100, 1600, 12800|
|ISO Sensitivity (max)||12800|
|ISO Sensitivity (min)||100|
|Light Exposure Control||Programme AE|
|Light Exposure Correction||± 2EV (1/3EV step)|
|Light Exposure Modes||ntelligent Auto (iAUTO), Programme Auto (P), Aperture Priority (A), Custom1, Custom2, Underwater, Microscope, Scene Mode (SCN)|
|Light Metering||Digital ESP, Spot|
|Camera Shutter Speed||4 - 1/2000 s|
|Continuous Shooting Mode||Yes|
|Fastest Camera Shutter Speed||1/2000 s|
|Slowest Camera Shutter Speed||4 s|
|4K Video Capable||Yes|
|Camcorder Media Type||SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|HD Type||4K Ultra HD|
|Max FPS @4K||30|
|Maximum Video Resolution||3840 x 2160 pixels|
|Supported Aspect Ratios||1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9|
|Video Formats Supported||H.264, MOV, MPEG4|
|Video Resolutions||640 x 360, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Audio Formats Supported||LPCM|
|Audio Noise Reduction||Yes|
|Microphone Operation Mode||Stereo|
|Digital Zoom||10 x|
|Filter Size||40.5 mm|
|Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)||25 - 100 mm|
|Focal Length Range (f-f)||4.5 - 18 mm|
|Lens Structure (elements/groups)||9/7|
|Maximum Aperture Number||4.9|
|Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||100 mm|
|Minimum Aperture Number||2|
|Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||25 mm|
|Optical Zoom||4 x|
|Compatible Memory Cards||SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|Display Diagonal||3 "|
|Display Diagonal (metric)||7.6 cm|
|Display Resolution (numeric)||460000 pixels|
|Image Sensor Size||1/2.33|
|Image Sensor Size (W X H)||6.16 x 4.60 mm|
|Total Megapixels||12.7 MP|
|Image Processor||TruePic VIII|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity||1|
|HDMI Connector Type||D|
|HDMI Ports Quantity||Yes|
|USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity||1|
|USB 2.0 Connectors||2|
|USB Connector Type||B|
|Battery Technology||Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)|
|Power Source Type||Battery|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Maximum Image Resolution||4000 x 3000 pixels|
|Still Image Resolution(s)||4000 x 3000640 x 480|