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GENERAL
Model Olympus Tough TG-4 Olympus Tough TG-3 Olympus Tough TG-2 iHS Olympus Tough TG-1 iHS
Release Date 2015-04-13 2014-03-31 2013-06-28 2012-05-08
Camera Type Compact Compact Compact Compact
Current Price $379.00 $699.99 $599.99 $499.99
SENSOR COMPARISON
Sensor Resolution
16

Megapixel

16

Megapixel

12

Megapixel

12

Megapixel

Max Image Dimensions 4608 x 3456 4608 x 3456 3968 x 2976 3968 x 2976
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor Size 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
Sensor Area
28mm2
28mm2
28mm2
28mm2
Max ISO

6400

6400

6400

6400

Min ISO

100

100

100

100

RAW Support
SHOOTING FEATURES COMPARISON
Model Olympus Tough TG-4 Olympus Tough TG-3 Olympus Tough TG-2 iHS Olympus Tough TG-1 iHS
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec 1/2000 sec 1/2000 sec 1/2000 sec
Min Shutter Speed 4 sec 4 sec 4 sec 4 sec
Continuous Shooting 5.0 fps 5 fps 5 fps 3 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)
Exposure Metering
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot
  • MultiSpot
  • MultiSpot
Auto Exposure Bracketing 2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV steps)
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilizer Sensor-shift Sensor-shift Sensor-shift Sensor-shift
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 7.90 m (at ISO 1600) n/a n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync n/a n/a n/a n/a
Flash Modes Auto, redeye reduction, fill-in, off, LED Auto, redeye reduction, fill-in, off, LED n/a n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
WB Bracketing
VIEWFINDER COMPARISON
Viewfinder Type None None None None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder no electronic viewfinder no electronic viewfinder no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a n/a n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification n/a n/a n/a n/a
LCD DISPLAY COMPARISON
Display Type Fixed Type Fixed Type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Technology n/a TFT-LCD OLED n/a
Screen Size
3″
3″
3″
3″
Resolution 460k dots 460k dots 610k dots 610k dots
Live View
Touch Screen
VIDEO COMPARISON
Model Olympus Tough TG-4 Olympus Tough TG-3 Olympus Tough TG-2 iHS Olympus Tough TG-1 iHS
Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 (30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30 fps) 1920 x 1080 (30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30 fps) 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Video File Format
  • H.264
  • Motion JPEG
  • H.264
  • Motion JPEG
  • MPEG-4
  • H.264
  • H.264
Microphone Type Stereo Stereo Stereo Stereo
Speaker Type Mono Mono Stereo Stereo
External Microphone Port
External Headphone Port
PHYSICAL SPECS COMPARISON
Weight 247 g 247 g 230 g 230 g
Dimensions 112 x 66 x 31 mm 112 x 66 x 31 mm 111 x 67 x 29 mm 112 x 67 x 30 mm
Body Sealing Yes (waterproof to 15m, shockproof to 2.1m, crushproof to 100kgf, freezeproof to -10C) Yes (waterproof to 15m, shockproof to 2.1m, crushproof to 100kgf, freezeproof to -10C) Yes Yes
BATTERY and STORAGE
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Life

380 Shots

330 Shots

350 Shots

350 Shots

Storage Media SD, SDHC, SDXC, Internal Memory SD, SDHC, SDXC, Internal Memory n/a n/a
CONNECTIVITY COMPARISON
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In 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)
LENS COMPARISON
Model Olympus Tough TG-4 Olympus Tough TG-3 Olympus Tough TG-2 iHS Olympus Tough TG-1 iHS
Lens Mount fixed lens fixed lens fixed lens fixed lens
Focal Range(35mm) 25-100 mm 25–100 mm 25-100 mm 25-100 mm
Focal Length Multiplier n/a n/a n/a n/a
Optical Zoom 4x 4x 4x
Max Aperture F2.0 - F4.9 F2.0 - F4.9 F2.0 - F4.9 F2.0 - F4.9
Macro Focus Range 1 1 1 n/a
Manual Focus
AUTOFOCUS COMPARISON
Number of Focus Points 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 Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Selective
  • AF Center
  • AF Multi Area
  • Face Detection
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Selective
  • AF Center
  • AF Multi Area
  • Face Detection
Current Price $379.00 $699.99 $599.99 $499.99