Compact cameras keeps things simple and is a good companion while capturing memories.
Point and shoot - If you're not quite the expert yet or you're just getting started in the world of photography, the Olympus TG-5 will satisfy your needs.
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.
Just a beginner - Whether you're just starting to develop some expertise or you only record videos from time to time, then the Olympus TG-5 will satisfy your needs..
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.
Self made video content - Whether its in a specialist niche or broad subject area, video content is king (or queen) these days. With an image sensor size of 6.16 x 4.60 mm (mm), this camera can deliver really good image quality in your videos. It's also got Wi-Fi so if you can still make your transfers even if you're not with your cables.
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.
Its important to ensure the celebrant (or special guests) are in clear view in every photo taken. Keeping them in focus while they're moving about is one of the great features that comes with the TG-5.
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.
Taking photos while underwater is a lot of fun. You'll be able to bathe the subject of your photograph with the colours and hues only found when taking shots in an aquatic environment.
Sometimes while on sightseeing or on a tour, you can only observe things from a distance. Which is why the zoom capability on this camera comes in handy in that situation.
From ants to zebras, a camera for nature's mosaic needs to have a great image sensor which is why the 6.16 x 4.60 mm (mm) that comes with this model works well for this scenario. It comes with a Continuous Shooting Mode allowing you to take successive shots rapidly.
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.
Taking photos while taking a dive requires it to fully waterproof. This model will suit your needs as it is fully waterproof up to 15 m metres.
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.
It's an eye-catching package with a bright and refreshing look about it. It could even play the role of an accessory to compliment a specific sense of style.
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 (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|