LCD and Viewfinder
Olympus TG-830 iHS has a Fixed Type 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 460k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
TG-830 iHS doesn't have a viewfinder and no option for external viewfinder. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Compact camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider (Compare) or (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Olympus TG-830 iHS can shoot continuously at max speed of Unknown and has max shutter speed of 1/2000 sec.
Unfortunately TG-830 iHS doesn't have an external flash shoe so you are limited with the built-in flash.
Olympus TG-830 iHS features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system.
Olympus TG-830 iHS also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Olympus TG-830 iHS, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60 fps and save in and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Olympus TG-830 iHS will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.
TG-830 iHS also a high speed mode where it captures videos at 240 fps for ultra slow motion videos. TG-830 iHS has a built-in Mono microphone and a Mono speaker.
Olympus TG-830 iHS doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Compact camera with external microphone connectivity, consider or in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect TG-830 iHS to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Olympus TG-830 iHS is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 300 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Compact type cameras is 255 shots, its battery life is about average in its class but it would still be wise to invest in some spare batteries for long photo trips.
Battery Life Comparison in Waterproof Cameras
Olympus TG-4 with its 380shots is the model with longest battery life among Waterproof cameras. Check the comparison of Olympus TG-830 iHS vs Olympus TG-4 or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Olympus TG-830 iHS Features Compared to Main Competitors
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