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Olympus TG-850 Digital Camera

16 Megapixels16 MegapixelsHigh ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.High ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveFull 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Weatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Weatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Waterproof - Submersible under water up to a certain depth.Waterproof - Submersible under water up to a certain depth.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Digital Camera Description

The Olympus TG-850 is a Compact Digital Camera with a 1/2.3" sensor. Its 16 Megapixels CMOS sensor offers an ISO 125-6400 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 125-6400. This makes it possible to shoot hand-held in relatively low-light. With 16 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to at 240 DPI.

A builtin Image Stabilization mechanism allows the Olympus TG-850 to compensate for camera shake.

This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/2000 to 1/2. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/2000, fast action can easily be frozen. Given that is does not support very slow shutter-speeds, this camera is unsuitable for night photography.

Olympus TG-850

The Olympus TG-850 features a Contrast-Detect AF system. Autofocus can continuously adjust according to subject distance.

The Olympus TG-850 is waterproof to a 10 meter depth. The weatherproof construction of this digital camera protects it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. This particular model is also freezeproof down to -10C. There is no viewfinder on the Olympus TG-850 and no provision to add one.

Model Specifications

BrandOlympus ModelTG-850
Sensor 16 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 6 x 5mm
Anti-Alias Filter No Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
Stabilization Built-In Dust-ReductionN / A
Sensitivity ISO 125 - 6400 Shutter-Speed 1/2000 - 1/2s
Lens21 - 105mm F/3.5 - 5.7Mininum Focus0
ZoomInternalManual FocusN / A
Filter Diameter Focus System Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp
Viewfinder Type None Viewfinder Size
Display Attachment Tilting Display Size 460K Pixels 3" LCD 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesAuto Scene Modes16Panorama, Portrait, Landscape, Night, Night Portrait, Sport, Indoor, Self-Portrait, Sunset, Fireworks, Cuisine, Documents, Beach+Snow, Underwater, Underwater Wide, Underwater Macro
MeteringMulti-Segment Bracketing
Exposure Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation
White Balance Auto , Presets White Balance Tuning
Continuous Drive 7 FPS, 6 JPEG *2.5 FPS for 200 frames. 60 FPS for 60 frames @ 3 MP. Self Timer Yes *2s, 12s, 1-10 frames @ 1-30s with 1-3s intervals
Command Dials DOF Preview No
Protection Waterproof to 10m
Weatherproof to -10C
Dust Reduction No
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR Yes Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG Flash Ports
Built-In Flash Yes Flash Sync
Video Capture 1920x1080 @ 60 FPS 16:9 *High-speed 640x480 @ 240 FPS and 432x324 @ 120 FPS. Sound Input
Video Format Quicktime H.264 WiFi No
Memory Secure Digital Extended Capacity, Internal Memory GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 300 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2014-01-28, DiscontinuedYES Construction Shockproof *Crushproof to 100kg, Waterproof to 10m, Shockproof to 2.1m, Freezeproof to -10C
Size 110 x 64 x 28mm (W x H x D) Weight 218g

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Olympus TG-850 Highlights


Compact digital camera

Sensor-Size: 6 x 5mm

1/2.3" Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

16 Megapixels Fixed LensISO 125-6400
5X Ultra-Wide Optical ZoomShutter 1/2000-1/2s
Built-in StabilizationLithium-Ion Battery
Waterproof to 10mSecure Digital Extended Capacity
Weatherproof down to -10CInternal Memory
7 FPS Drive, 6 Images
1920x1080 @ 60 FPS Video Recording
3" LCD 460K Pixels
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