Olympus TG-630 iHS Review

Overall Score

46

Main Features

  • 12 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 28-140 mm (5x) F3.9-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 5 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 98 x 66 x 22 mm, 167g.
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Olympus TG-630 iHS Overview


First introduced in January, 2013, Olympus TG-630 iHS is a 12 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CMOS sensor.


Olympus TG-630 iHS comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Olympus TG-630 iHS

Sensor resolution of Olympus TG-630 iHS ~ 3995 x 3003 pixels.

Olympus TG-630 iHS has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 11,996,985 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Olympus TG-630 iHS


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Olympus TG-630 iHS with competitors in waterproof cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
AF Face Detection
167g Light Body
28 mm Wide Angle Lens
Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
5.0 fps Continuous Shooting
5.9 Lens at Tele
Environmental Sealing
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.9
Low Screen Resolution: 460k dots
No Articulating Screen
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.9
Low Battery Life: 220 shots
Type Scores

Olympus TG-630 iHS has an Overall Score of 46/100 and ranked #224 out of 801 in Compact cameras, and ranked #573 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Olympus TG-630 iHS Scores
Imaging score
20
Features score
46
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-630 iHS


Olympus TG-630 iHS weighs 167g and has external dimensions of 98 x 66 x 22mm (3.86 x 2.6 x 0.87"). Considering that the average weight of Waterproof cameras is 196g, Olympus TG-630 iHS is 29 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Olympus TG-630 iHS is less by 11mm more than the average length in Waterproof.

Weight Comparison
Waterproof Cameras


Olympus TG-630 iHS
167g
Average weight
196g
Min weight
110g
Max weight
307g

Thickness Comparison
Waterproof Cameras


Olympus TG-630 iHS
22mm
Average Thickness
28mm
Min Thickness
19mm
Max Thickness
89mm

Here is the front and top view image of Olympus TG-630 iHS with the dimensions:

Olympus TG-630 iHS

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight TG-630 iHS Dimensions TG-630 iHS
Olympus Tough TG-4 Olympus TG-4 247 g 167 g 112 x 66 x 31 mm 98 x 66 x 22 mm
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 iHS Olympus TG-850 iHS 218 g 167 g 110 x 64 x 28 mm 98 x 66 x 22 mm
Fujifilm FinePix XP70 Fujifilm XP70 179 g 167 g 104 x 67 x 26 mm 98 x 66 x 22 mm
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 167 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 98 x 66 x 22 mm
Olympus Tough TG-5 Olympus TG-5 250 g 167 g 113 x 66 x 32 mm 98 x 66 x 22 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 167 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 98 x 66 x 22 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1 Panasonic LF1 192 g 167 g 103 x 62 x 28 mm 98 x 66 x 22 mm
Olympus Tough TG-3 Olympus TG-3 247 g 167 g 112 x 66 x 31 mm 98 x 66 x 22 mm

Specifications of Olympus TG-630 iHS


General
Brand Olympus
Model TG-630 iHS
Announced January, 2013
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 1
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 460k 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 5.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
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 CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 3968 x 2976
Max Native ISO 6400
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
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 220 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model LI-50B
Physical
Weight 167 g
Physical Dimensions 98 x 66 x 22 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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