Olympus TG-5 with Olympus TG-4 Comparison

Olympus TG-5 and Olympus TG-4 Main Features

  • May, 2017
  • April, 2015
  • 12 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 16 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 25-100 mm (4x) F2.0-4.9 Zoom Lens
  • 25-100 mm (4x) F2.0-4.9 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 20.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 5.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In GPS
  • Built-In GPS
  • 113 x 66 x 32 mm, 250g.
  • 112 x 66 x 31 mm, 247g.
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Olympus TG-5 Scores


Imaging score
34
Features score
67
Value for money score
76
Portability score
94
Overall score
61

Olympus TG-4 Scores


Imaging score
36
Features score
64
Value for money score
75
Portability score
94
Overall score
60

Olympus Tough TG-4 with Olympus Tough TG-5 Overview


Let's compare Tough TG-5 with Tough TG-4. Both cameras produced Olympus. These models are included in the Waterproof cameras. Olympus TG-5 was released in 2017, and Olympus TG-4 in 2015. Tough TG-5 is newer, which is a plus. Tough TG-4 2 years older. However 2 years, the difference is not so bad.
The sensor resolution of Tough TG-5 is greater than that of Tough TG-4. However, the difference of 4 MP is not very significant. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
The minimum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. The maximum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . Both cameras have Sensor-shift image stabilization. Both cameras feature a 3-inch fixed screen.
Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Olympus Tough TG-5 has 5.0 fps continuous shooting. Olympus Tough TG-5 has 5.0 fps continuous shooting.

General Tough TG-5 Tough TG-4
Brand Olympus Olympus
Model Tough TG-5 Tough TG-4
Announced May, 2017 April, 2015
Body Type Compact Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0 0
Macro Focus Range 1 1
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Fixed Fixed
Screen Resolution 460k pixels 460k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a% n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0 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 25 25
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/4 sec 1/4 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 20.0 fps 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 7.90
Flash Modes Auto, redeye reduction, slow sync, redeye slow sync, fill, manual, off Auto, redeye reduction, fill-in, off, LED
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3 1/2.3
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm² 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 12 MP 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4000 x 3000 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 12800 6400
Min Native ISO 100 100
Max Boosted ISO 12800 0
Min Boosted ISO 100 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264 H.264, Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS Built-In Built-In
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 340 shots 380 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model LI-92B LI-92B
Physical
Weight 250 g 247 g
Physical Dimensions 113 x 66 x 32 mm 112 x 66 x 31 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I compatible) SD, SDHC, SDXC, Internal Memory
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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