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Olympus Tough TG-5 Review

Olympus Tough TG-5

The Olympus Tough TG-5 lives up to its name. It can be dropped without worry and works underwater. You can dive with the camera to 50 feet, drop it from 7 feet,, and use it frigid 14 degree fahrenheit temperatures.

Olympus Tough TG-5

Despite being pocket sized, the TG-5 supports raw image capture and 4K video recording. Its zoom is short, covering A 25 100MM range, but its lens is F/2 at its widest angle, good for shooting in dim light. Olympus reduced sensor resolution from 16MP to 12MP for this model, which gives it an advantage in dim conditions.

It shoots really fast for a compact camera, at up to 20FPS, even in raw format, although only for short bursts. There's built-in GPS, so location is added to your photos automatically, and Wi-Fi to transfer shots to your phone. The TG-5 is best choice for tough cameras, but it is expensive.