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GENERAL
Model Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 iHS Olympus TG-830 iHS Olympus TG-820 iHS
Release Date 2016-01-06 2015-02-06 2014-01-29 2013-01-08 2012-02-08
Camera Type Ultracompact Ultracompact Compact Compact Compact
Current Price $299.00 $229.00 $249.99 $0.00 $249.99
SENSOR COMPARISON
Sensor Resolution
16

Megapixel

16

Megapixel

16

Megapixel

16

Megapixel

12

Megapixel

Max Image Dimensions 4608 x 3456 4608 x 3456 4616 x 3464 4608 x 3456 3968 x 2976
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS CMOS BSI-CMOS CMOS CMOS
Sensor Size 1/2.3" 1/2.3" 1/2.3" 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor Dimensions 6.17 x 4.55 mm 6.17 x 4.55 mm 6.17 x 4.55 mm 6.17 x 4.55 mm 6.17 x 4.55 mm
Sensor Area
28mm2
28mm2
28mm2
28mm2
28mm2
Max ISO

12800

6400

6400

6400

6400

Min ISO

125

125

125

100

100

RAW Support
SHOOTING FEATURES COMPARISON
Model Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 iHS Olympus TG-830 iHS Olympus TG-820 iHS
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec 1/2000 sec 1/2000 sec 1/2000 sec 1/2000 sec
Min Shutter Speed 4 sec 4 sec 1/2 sec 4 sec 4 sec
Continuous Shooting 7.0 fps 7.0 fps 7 fps Unknown 5 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure
Exposure Compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps) ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps) ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps) ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Exposure Metering
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot
  • MultiSpot
  • MultiSpot
Auto Exposure Bracketing
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilizer Optical Optical Optical Sensor-shift Sensor-shift
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 4.00 m (at ISO 1600) 4.00 m (at ISO 1600) n/a n/a 3.50 m
Max Flash Sync n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Flash Modes Auto, redeye reduction, fill flash, off, LED illuminator Auto, redeye reduction, fill flash, off, LED illuminator n/a Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in
External Flash
AE Bracketing
WB Bracketing
VIEWFINDER COMPARISON
Viewfinder Type None None None None None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder no electronic viewfinder no electronic viewfinder no electronic viewfinder no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
LCD DISPLAY COMPARISON
Display Type Tilting Tilting Tilting Fixed Type Fixed Type
Technology n/a n/a TFT LCD n/a HyperCrystal III TFT Color LCD
Screen Size
3″
3″
3″
3″
3″
Resolution 921k dots 460k dots 460k dots 460k dots 1,030k dots
Live View
Touch Screen
VIDEO COMPARISON
Model Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 iHS Olympus TG-830 iHS Olympus TG-820 iHS
Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 (60p), 1280 x 720 (60p), 640 x 480 (60p) 1920 x 1080 (60p), 1280 x 720 (60p), 640 x 480 (60p) 1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p), 1280 x 720 (60p), 640 x 480 (30 fps) 1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 180 (30fps) 1920 x 1080 (30 fps)1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 180 (30fps)
Video File Format
  • MPEG-4
  • H.264
  • H.264
  • H.264
  • Motion JPEG
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • H.264
Microphone Type Stereo Stereo Stereo Mono Mono
Speaker Type Mono Mono Mono Mono
External Microphone Port
External Headphone Port
PHYSICAL SPECS COMPARISON
Weight 221 g 224 g 218 g 214 g 206 g
Dimensions 113 x 64 x 28 mm 110 x 64 x 28 mm 110 x 64 x 28 mm 109 x 67 x 28 mm 101 x 65 x 26 mm
Body Sealing Yes (waterproof to 15m/50ft, crushproof to 100kgf/220lbf, shockproof from 2.1m/7ft, freezeproof to -10C/+14F) Yes (waterproof to 15m/50ft, crushproof to 100kgf/220lbf, shockproof from 2.1m/7ft, freezeproof to -10C/+14F) Yes (Waterproof to 33ft/10m; Crushproof to 220lbf/100kgf; Shockproof to 7ft/2.1m; Freezeproof to 14°F/-10°C; Dustproof) Yes (Waterproof, Shockproof, Freezeproof, Dustproof, Crushproof) Yes (Waterproof, Shockproof, Freezeproof, Dustproof, Crushproof)
BATTERY and STORAGE
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Life

300 Shots

300 Shots

330 Shots

300 Shots

220 Shots

Storage Media SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal SD, SDHC, SDXC, Internal Memory SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC
CONNECTIVITY COMPARISON
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In Yes None None
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
LENS COMPARISON
Model Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 iHS Olympus TG-830 iHS Olympus TG-820 iHS
Lens Mount fixed lens fixed lens fixed lens fixed lens fixed lens
Focal Range(35mm) 21–105 mm 21–105 mm 21–105 mm 28–140 mm 28–140 mm
Focal Length Multiplier n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Optical Zoom
Max Aperture F3.5 - F5.7 F3.5 - F5.7 F3.5 - F5.7 F3.9 - F5.9 F3.9 - F5.9
Macro Focus Range 1 1 n/a 1 1
Manual Focus
AUTOFOCUS COMPARISON
Number of Focus Points n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Contrast Detection
Phase Detection
AF Modes
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Center
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Center
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Selective
  • AF Center
  • AF Multi Area
  • Face Detection
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Multi Area
  • Face Detection
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Multi Area
  • Face Detection
Current Price $299.00 $229.00 $249.99 $0.00 $249.99