Summary Olympus TG-820

Prices Price
Camera only
$260
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 11
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 20
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 5x
Screen size
Help 3"
Aperture
Help f/3.9
Screen resolution
Help 1,030k dots
Wide angle
Help 28 mm
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 30fps
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Videos

Underwater scene - OLYMPUS Tough TG-820
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Olympus TG-820 underwater 720p - Nei Pori, Greece
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Olympus tg-820 underwater video snorkeling
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Pros

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The Olympus TG-820 vs other recent waterproof cameras

Screen resolution Very high resolution screen Help
1,030k dots
Size Really small Help
Compact (96×63×23 mm)
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures
Thickness Thin Help
0.9"
Screen size Large screen Help
3"
3D Takes 3D photos Help
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Weight Light Help
155 g

Cons

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The Olympus TG-820 vs other recent waterproof cameras

Aperture Narrow aperture Help
f/3.9
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Announced Old Help
February 2012
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
28 mm
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
220 shots
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging

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Discussion

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Avatar for charles lauderdale charles lauderdale (11:32 AM, August 01, 2013)
HDR must match multiple pictures exactly. Some cameras need to be tripod mounted to do this adequately. I suspect others do a much better job of matching hand-held HDR image sets, and stitching hand-held panoramas. How does the Olympus TG-820 perform for hand-held HDR?
 
Milkey (1:01 PM, September 21, 2012)
I just broke my digital camera and it was stylus 725 sw which was waterproof and shock proof. It was useful for me. Im thinking to get tough 8-20 but I don't how useful is that. Let me know if you have any idea
 
Avatar for Endro Sulistianto Endro Sulistianto (5:42 AM, July 10, 2012)
Olympus TG-820 can take 3D photos. 
Please check SCN mode before HDR option.
 
Nikos (11:53 AM, February 25, 2012)
I believe that this camera has not gps function , but 3d