Summary: The TG-820 fills a mid-range spot in Olympus' TOUGH lineup, falling in under the more expensive TG-1 and losing some features to the downgrade. Will the lower price point and new CMOS sensor yield Olympus a much-needed victory in the rugged market?
Conclusion: The Olympus TG-820 absolutely delivers on its promises, separates itself from the competition and is priced so reasonably for the genuine quality and flexibility it offers. It’s a point-and-shoot camera absolutely loaded up with features and functions that make getting the best shots from even the...
Excerpt: The Olympus TOUGH TG-820 features a very useful thumb plate, and all the controls are grouped around the OK button, making for a very intuitive menu system, although scrolling through the options could be a little faster.
Conclusion: There are a number of robust digital cameras with similar features and general qualities. The Olympus TG-820 is priced a little lower than most of its direct competitors, so if you are looking for a good quality, robust digital camera and you would like to keep a few pounds in your pocket then this...
Excerpt: This 12 megapixel “indestructible” compact camera has a 5X zoom lens (28–140mm film equivalent). The handsome body comes in red and black. It will withstand a 2m drop (onto carpet or concrete?) and is waterproof to 10m. It is also dustproof and will operate down to -10 degrees.
Excerpt: Olympus announced the Tough TG-820, a replacement for the TG-810, in February 2012. Other additions to the range are the TG-620 and TG-320. The TG-820 is available in red, blue, black and silver for £252.00.
Pros: Excellent image quality, Built for extreme conditions, Full 1080p HD video recording, High-resolution LCD screen, TAP control, Good panoramic pictures, Fast continuous shooting modes
Cons: Quite a heavy camera, AWB wayward under our studio lights
Conclusion: La TG-820 es ideal para quién busca una cámara pequeña que sea capaz de resistir prácticamente cualquier circunstancia climática, por lo que es una gran opción si buscas buena resolución y resistencia.
Pros: Su pantalla LCD es clara y brillante, el cuerpo de la cámara la hacen todo terreno, es muy fácil de usar y la calidad de las imágenes es muy buena.
Cons: La calidad del video no es tan buena como la de las imágenes, no cuenta con GPS y al llevar el ISO al máximo, la calidad de imagen disminuye.