As well as being compared against other waterproofs, pro digicams and compacts, the Olympus Tough TG-4 is also often compared to travel zooms and digicams. The Olympus Tough TG-4's top rivals come from Olympus (such as the Tough TG-5 and the XZ-2 iHS) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix W100 and the Coolpix W300)

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus TG-4 compared to other pro digicam competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 28 mm), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), has a slightly longer battery life (380 shots vs 320 shots), is newer (april 2015 vs january 2013) and has a built-in GPS.

However, on average it has a slightly lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 920k dots), has worse image stabilization (sensor shift vs lens), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (5 fps vs 10 fps) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Olympus Tough TG-5

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2 years newer
$399

Significant advantages of the Tough TG-5 (vs the TG-4)

  • Shoots much faster: 20 fps vs 5 fps

Significant disadvantages of the Tough TG-5 (vs the TG-4)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the Tough TG-5 and TG-4

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very long battery life: 340 shots vs 380 shots

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16
1 year older
$600

Significant advantages of the G16 (vs the TG-4)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 460k dots
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • Much longer exposures: 250 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the G16 (vs the TG-4)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the G16 and TG-4

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very long battery life: 360 shots vs 380 shots

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Olympus XZ-2 iHS
2 years older

Significant advantages of the XZ-2 iHS (vs the TG-4)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 460k dots
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the XZ-2 iHS (vs the TG-4)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the XZ-2 iHS and TG-4

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very long battery life: 340 shots vs 380 shots

Olympus Stylus 1

Olympus Stylus 1
1 year older
$276

Significant advantages of the Stylus 1 (vs the TG-4)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 460k dots
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the Stylus 1 (vs the TG-4)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2
  • No built-in GPS
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm

common strengths of the Stylus 1 and TG-4

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very long battery life: 410 shots vs 380 shots

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS
2 years older
$596

Significant advantages of the TG-2 iHS (vs the TG-4)

  • Has an OLED screen: OLED vs LCD

Significant disadvantages of the TG-2 iHS (vs the TG-4)

  • Shorter battery life: 320 shots vs 380 shots

common strengths of the TG-2 iHS and TG-4

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Great battery life: 320 shots vs 380 shots
  • Built-in GPS

Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95
4 years older
$315

Significant advantages of the S95 (vs the TG-4)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Sensor shift

Significant disadvantages of the S95 (vs the TG-4)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm

common strengths of the S95 and TG-4

  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus TG-4 compared to other waterproof competitors include: it has a significantly wider aperture (f/2 vs f/3.3), has a significantly longer battery life (380 shots vs 300 shots) and has a built-in GPS.

However, on average it has a slightly lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 920k dots), has worse image stabilization (sensor shift vs lens), doesn't have a screen which flips out, doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED) and is thicker (1.2" vs 1.1").

Panasonic Lumix TS5

Panasonic Lumix TS5
2 years older
$509

Significant advantages of the TS5 (vs the TG-4)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TS5 (vs the TG-4)

  • None found

common strengths of the TS5 and TG-4

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix W300

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2 years newer
$339 - $387

Significant advantages of the Coolpix W300 (vs the TG-4)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix W300 (vs the TG-4)

  • None found

common strengths of the Coolpix W300 and TG-4

  • None found

Fujifilm XP90

Fujifilm XP90
9 months newer
$78

Significant advantages of the XP90 (vs the TG-4)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the XP90 (vs the TG-4)

  • None found

common strengths of the XP90 and TG-4

  • None found

Nikon AW130

Nikon AW130
similar age
$430

Significant advantages of the AW130 (vs the TG-4)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the AW130 (vs the TG-4)

  • None found

common strengths of the AW130 and TG-4

  • None found

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870
8 months newer

Significant advantages of the Stylus Tough TG-870 (vs the TG-4)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Stylus Tough TG-870 (vs the TG-4)

  • None found

common strengths of the Stylus Tough TG-870 and TG-4

  • None found

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860
similar age
$324

Significant advantages of the TG-860 (vs the TG-4)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TG-860 (vs the TG-4)

  • None found

common strengths of the TG-860 and TG-4

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus TG-4 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a significantly wider aperture (f/2 vs f/3.9), has a slightly wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 28 mm), has a much longer battery life (380 shots vs 210 shots), has a built-in GPS and is waterproof.

However, on average it has a slightly lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 920k dots), is slightly larger (compact (112×66×31 mm) vs super compact (99×60×17 mm)), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (5 fps vs 10 fps) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Samsung MV900F MultiView

Samsung MV900F MultiView
2 years older

Significant advantages of the MV900F MultiView (vs the TG-4)

  • Has an OLED screen: OLED vs LCD
  • Much smaller: Super compact (99×60×17 mm) vs Compact (112×66×31 mm)
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the MV900F MultiView (vs the TG-4)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the MV900F MultiView and TG-4

  • Wide aperture: f/2.5 vs f/2
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3.3" vs 3"

Fujifilm FinePix XP130

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2 years newer
$130 - $162

Significant advantages of the FinePix XP130 (vs the TG-4)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 460k dots

Significant disadvantages of the FinePix XP130 (vs the TG-4)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.9 vs f/2
  • Much shorter battery life: 240 shots vs 380 shots
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm

common strengths of the FinePix XP130 and TG-4

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1.2"

Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Fujifilm FinePix XP120
1 year newer
$94 - $114

Significant advantages of the FinePix XP120 (vs the TG-4)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 460k dots

Significant disadvantages of the FinePix XP120 (vs the TG-4)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.9 vs f/2
  • Much shorter battery life: 210 shots vs 380 shots
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm

common strengths of the FinePix XP120 and TG-4

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1.2"

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus TG-4 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a much wider aperture (f/2 vs f/3.3), has a built-in GPS, has a significantly longer battery life (380 shots vs 260 shots), is newer (april 2015 vs january 2012) and is waterproof.

However, on average it has a significantly lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 922k dots), has worse image stabilization (sensor shift vs lens), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (5 fps vs 10 fps) and is slightly more expensive ($447.09 vs $269.00).

Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
3 years older

Significant advantages of the ZS20 (vs the TG-4)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Sensor shift

Significant disadvantages of the ZS20 (vs the TG-4)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2
  • Much shorter battery life: 260 shots vs 380 shots
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the ZS20 and TG-4

  • Built-in GPS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
10 months newer
$315

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX720 HS (vs the TG-4)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 460k dots
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX720 HS (vs the TG-4)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2
  • Much shorter battery life: 250 shots vs 380 shots

common strengths of the PowerShot SX720 HS and TG-4

  • Inexpensive: $269.00 vs $447.09

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50
3 months older
$279

Significant advantages of the DMC-ZS50 (vs the TG-4)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 460k dots
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-ZS50 (vs the TG-4)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 300 shots vs 380 shots

common strengths of the DMC-ZS50 and TG-4

  • Inexpensive: $279.00 vs $447.09

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus TG-4 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a much wider aperture (f/2 vs f/3.3), has a much wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 30 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (460k dots vs 230k dots) and has better image stabilization (sensor shift vs digital).

However, on average it is older (april 2015 vs august 2016) and is slightly more expensive ($447.09 vs $99.00).

Nikon Coolpix W100

Nikon Coolpix W100
1 year newer
$99 - $157

Significant advantages of the Coolpix W100 (vs the TG-4)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix W100 (vs the TG-4)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2
  • Much worse wide angle: 30 mm vs 25 mm
  • Much shorter battery life: 220 shots vs 380 shots

common strengths of the Coolpix W100 and TG-4

  • None found