Olympus TG-610 Review

Overall Score

46

Main Features

  • 14 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 28-140 mm (5x) F3.9-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 1600 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 1 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 96 x 65 x 26 mm, 190g.
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Olympus TG-610 Overview


First introduced in January, 2011, Olympus TG-610 is a 14 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Olympus TG-610 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Olympus TG-610

Sensor resolution of Olympus TG-610 ~ 4315 x 3244 pixels.

Olympus TG-610 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 13,997,860 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Olympus TG-610


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Olympus TG-610 with competitors in waterproof cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
AF Face Detection
1.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Environmental Sealing
±2 AE Bracketing Range
Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
920k dots Screen Resolution
3.9 Lens at Wide
190g Light Body
28 mm Wide Angle Lens
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.9
Slow Continuous Shooting: 920 fps
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No External Flash
Low Max Native ISO: 1600
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.9
Low Battery Life: 210 shots
Type Scores

Olympus TG-610 has an Overall Score of 46/100 and ranked #244 out of 801 in Compact cameras, and ranked #599 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Olympus TG-610 Scores
Imaging score
20
Features score
45
Value for money score
63
Portability score
97
Overall score
46
Average Scores in Waterproof
Imaging Score
21
Features Score
44
Value For Money Score
60
Portability Score
95
Overall score
44

Physical Dimensions of Olympus TG-610


Olympus TG-610 weighs 190g and has external dimensions of 96 x 65 x 26mm (3.78 x 2.56 x 1.02"). Considering that the average weight of Waterproof cameras is 196g, Olympus TG-610 is 6 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Olympus TG-610 is less by 13mm more than the average length in Waterproof.

Weight Comparison
Waterproof Cameras


Olympus TG-610
190g
Average weight
196g
Min weight
110g
Max weight
307g

Thickness Comparison
Waterproof Cameras


Olympus TG-610
26mm
Average Thickness
28mm
Min Thickness
19mm
Max Thickness
89mm

Here is the front and top view image of Olympus TG-610 with the dimensions:

Olympus TG-610

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight TG-610 Dimensions TG-610
Olympus Tough TG-4 Olympus TG-4 247 g 190 g 112 x 66 x 31 mm 96 x 65 x 26 mm
Olympus Tough TG-3 Olympus TG-3 247 g 190 g 112 x 66 x 31 mm 96 x 65 x 26 mm
Nikon Coolpix P7800 Nikon P7800 399 g 190 g 119 x 78 x 50 mm 96 x 65 x 26 mm
Fujifilm X30 Fujifilm X30 423 g 190 g 119 x 72 x 60 mm 96 x 65 x 26 mm
Casio Exilim EX-10 Casio EX-10 384 g 190 g 120 x 68 x 49 mm 96 x 65 x 26 mm
Olympus Tough TG-5 Olympus TG-5 250 g 190 g 113 x 66 x 32 mm 96 x 65 x 26 mm
Ricoh WG-4 Ricoh WG-4 230 g 190 g 124 x 64 x 33 mm 96 x 65 x 26 mm
Pentax MX-1 Pentax MX-1 391 g 190 g 122 x 61 x 51 mm 96 x 65 x 26 mm

Specifications of Olympus TG-610


General
Brand Olympus
Model TG-610
Announced January, 2011
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 3
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 920k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/4 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 1.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 4.20
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 14 MP
Max Image Resolution 4288 x 3216
Max Native ISO 1600
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 210 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model LI-50B
Physical
Weight 190 g
Physical Dimensions 96 x 65 x 26 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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