Summary: The Olympus TG310 performs to a satisfactory standard, and its images aren't all too bad when its price is considered. The extra tough resistance against the elements and is certainly its key selling point – something we've not seen before at the well-considered price-point.
Pros: Lightweight, pleasing design, quiet operation, pleasing colour in good conditions
Cons: Image noise, LCD performance issues, AF point often misses subject
Summary: The all new Olympus Tough TG-310 is exactly what its name implies. The device is crafted to withstand a good deal of wear and tear. The camera would remain intact and fully operational even after a dip in 10 feet water, being dropped from a height of five feet and even in low temperatures of up to...
Excerpt: The TG310 costs a lot less than most rugged, waterproof cameras. It doesn't look especially invulnerable with its plastic shell, but its light weight and lack of extrusions mean that we don't doubt Olympus's claim that it'll survive drops from 1.5m.
Review: Olympus TG-310 Camera…Waterproof, Shockproof and Freezeproof
30 March 2011
Excerpt: Tough, say Olympus. We’re not having any excuses for you not taking lots of photos during your holiday: waterproof, shockproof and freeze proof, the TG-310 allows you to take great photos and shoot HD movies in almost any environment. There is just one word to describe this gadget – indestructible.
Conclusion: A robusta Olympus Tough TG-310 não oferece o zoom de modelos mais caros, mas sua qualidade de imagem está de acordo com suas concorrentes no mercado, saindo por um preço atraente de US$ 200.
Pros: Preço modesto para uma câmera resistente. Pode ser submersa a até 3 metros, resiste a quedas de até 1,5 metro e suporta temperaturas de até -10ºC. Bom desempenho em ambientes mal iluminados.
Cons: Não aproxima a imagem enquanto grava vídeos. Não possui carregador de bateria dedicado.