Here we are comparing two Compact cameras from Olympus and Canon. Olympus TG-4 was introduced to market in April 2015 and Canon G16 was launched in November 2013. As you can see, G16 is 2 years older than TG-4. Let's see if this age difference between two cameras makes a big difference.
Olympus TG-4 has a 16.0MP 1/2.3" sensor whereas Canon G16 has a 12.0MP 1/1.7" sensor. This will be an interesting match up as even though these two cameras doesn't have the exact same body type, they are both ranked amongst Top 10 cameras in their classes. Olympus TG-4 is ranked #3
out of 74 Waterproof cameras with an overall score of 60 whereas Canon G16 is ranked #3
out of 262 Small Sensor Compact cameras with an overall score of 63.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Olympus TG-4 and Canon G16 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Olympus TG-4 and Canon G16 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.