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Olympus TG-2
8.0 out of 10

Olympus TG-2

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Overall 8
8.2

Olympus TOUGH TG-2

Camera Labs
1 April 2014
  • Summary: The Olympus TOUGH TG-2 is an advanced waterproof compact with a 12 Megapixel sensor, 4x zoom lens with a bright f2-4.9 aperture and a 3 inch 610k dot OLED screen. There are optional lenses for telephoto and fish-eye shooting too which can even be fitted while underwater.
  • Pros: Bright f2.0-4.9 stabilised zoom., Built-in GPS and manometer., Tap to control feature., Accessory lens attachments.
  • Cons: Poor high ISO noise performance., No manual exposure settings., Can't take stills while video recording., No built-in Wifi.
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Overall 7
7.2

Expert Review

DP Review
21 July 2013
  • Summary: The Olympus TG-2 offers a very rugged body combined with good image quality, a fast lens, superb performance, a full-featured GPS system and plenty of fun extras. Downsides are few, which include issues with panning in movies, highlight clipping and chromatic aberrations in photos, and difficulty...
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Overall 7
7.0

Expert Review

reviewed
22 April 2013
Overall 8
8.0

Olympus Tough TG-2 Review

ePHOTOzine
14 June 2013
  • Excerpt: , and features the same bright f/2.0 4x optical zoom lens, 12 megapixel backlit CMOS sensor, 3inch screen and tough credentials, but it is now tougher than the TG-1, waterproof to 15 metres, and slightly more shockproof from 2.1metres.
  • Pros: Good colour reproduction, Fast focus and performance, 2 year warranty, Added aperture priority mode, Excellent macro mode, Extremely tough, Magic filters, Availability of lens adapters, Bright f/2.0 lens
  • Cons: Panorama images don't stitch together very well, Macro mode would benefit from better illumination, HDR mode limits images to 3mp, Noise of lens focusing and zooming in videos
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Overall 8
8.0

Olympus Stylus TG-2 review

expertreviews.co.uk
6 June 2013
  • Excerpt: Rugged, waterproof cameras are ideal for all sorts of occasions, from extreme sports to the beach to boozy nights out. However, underneath all that protection, their lenses and sensors tend to be fairly ordinary. Olympus's TG-2 looks more promising.
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Overall 7
7.0

Olympus TG-2 review

TechRadar UK
7 May 2013
  • Summary: A tough camera with aperture priority
  • Pros: Controls exposure well, Images have great colour, Tough
  • Cons: Smudges some finer details, Screen glare is difficult, Can't use controls wearing gloves
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Overall 8
8.0
Design 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 9
9.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Picture quality 8
8.0

Olympus Tough TG-2

PhotographyBLOG
5 April 2013
  • Summary: The Olympus Tough TG-2 is a modest update of one of the most advanced “tough” cameras in the market. Its even more remarkable rugged credentials – waterproof to 15m, crushproof to 100kg, freezeproof to -10 °C and capable of withstanding drops from a height of 2.1m – are paired with a traditional...
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Overall 8
8.0
Build quality 6
6.0

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 review

Stuff.tv
20 March 2013
  • Summary: One of three new rugged compacts on the market, alongside the Panasonic FT5 and Nikon AW110 , the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 has strong competition but brings some unique features of its own to the table.
  • Pros: Lens in middle, far from fingers, Fast access to shooting modes, Extra lenses for creatively minded
  • Cons: Waterproof ring popped off underwater, Juddery zoom, Rivals offer superior stills and video
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Overall 8
8.0

Olympus TG-2

MyDigitalPhotos.dk
25 August 2013
  • Summary: Olympus TG-2 er Olympus topmodel indenfor de hårdføre kameraer, og det er også bygget i ganske robuste materialer, med synlige skruer som efterhånden er standard-looket for kameraer i den klasse.
  • Pros: God billedkvalitet, Hurtigt F2.0 objektiv (ved vidvinkel), Bedste tough-specifikationer i klassen, Tap-control
  • Cons: Middel videokvalitet, Lidt kedeligt design
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Overall 8
8.4

TOUGH TG-2

Das Digitalkamera-Magazin
16 August 2013
  • Conclusion: Mit einigen Ausnahmen erreicht die Olympus TOUGH TG-2 in unserem Praxistest ein überzeugendes Ergebnis. Wie aber schlägt sie sich im Labortest? Die Laborergebnisse: Als Bildsensor kommt bei der Olympus TOUGH TG-2 (Datenblatt) ein 1/2,3 Zoll großer CMOS-Chip mit 11,8 Megapixel Auflösung (3.968 x...
  • Pros: Sehr gute Outdoorfähigkeiten und -funktionen:, Wasserdicht bis 15 Meter Wassertiefe (bzw. bis zum äquivalenten Druck von 15 Metern Tiefe), Bruchsicher aus bis zu 2,1 Metern Fallhöhe oder bis zu 100 Kilogramm Gewicht, Die Kamera arbeitet bei bis minus 10 Grad Celsius, Internes 4-fach-Zoom mit 25 b...
  • Cons: Die Bildecken fallen deutlich sichtbar ab, Bereits bei niedrigen ISO-Werten ist die Detailwiedergabe allenfalls nur Mittelmaß, Keine Aufnahme im RAW-Bildformat möglich, HDR-Aufnahme nur mit knapp drei Megapixel möglich
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