Summary Olympus TG-820

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Camera only $190
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Within its price range #n/a of 10 Among similar cameras #n/a of 25
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Specifications Key specs
Zoom Help 5x Screen size Help 3.0"
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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Underwater scene - OLYMPUS Tough TG-820
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Olympus TG-820 underwater 720p - Nei Pori, Greece
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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
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures
3D Takes 3D photos Help
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Thickness Thin Help
0.9"
Weight Light Help
155 g
Size Quite small Help
Compact 96x63x23 mm
Light sensitivity Good maximum light sensitivity Help
6,400 ISO
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Macro focus Good macro Help
1 cm

Cons

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The Olympus TG-820 vs other recent waterproof cameras

Aperture Narrow aperture Help
f/3.9
Screen type Screen type Help
LCD
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Announced Old Help
February, 2012
Wide angle Poor wide angle lens Help
28 mm
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
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