Olympus Tough TG-1 iHS

85
Global
Score
85

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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Engadget Summary

Olympus takes the waterproof point-and-shoot to a new level with the TG-1, which includes a fast f/2 lens that gives it the best low-light performance in its class. It takes very good stills compared to other rugged cameras, along with solid HD video. If its 4x zoom lens isn't long enough, Olympus sells a waterproof teleconverter that bumps it up to almost 7x, along with a fisheye lens for wide-angle shots. On top of that, the TG-1 includes not just GPS but a compass and a manometer to warn you when you're approaching its 40-foot underwater limit. If you need to go deeper, Olympus sells an optional housing that increases its range to 135 feet.

from $579.95+

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Breakdown

Video quality
7.5
Design and form factor
8.0
Image quality
7.1
Speed (start-up time, lag)
8.0
Battery life
10.0
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Specs

Tough

Type
Point and shoot
Resolution (effective)
12 megapixels
Memory card
SD
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Specs

Tough

Type
Point and shoot
Resolution (effective)
12 megapixels
Memory card
SD
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