Olympus TG-5


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Harshest conditions. Exceptional shots.

  •   Best-In-Class Image Quality
  •   Field Sensor System
  •   Reliable Tough Performance

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Making great moves look amazing means capturing every detail at just the right moment.The TG-5’s cutting-edge image technology makes that easier than ever. It’s high-speed TruePic VIII processor allows you to record in incredible 4K resolution and create full-HD sized, 120fps slow-motion movies.See the dynamism in every single movement or record beautiful scenery in stunningly high definition.

Ever wanted to shoot tiny subjects you can’t see with the naked eye in superb detail? The maximum 7x* image magnification of the TG-5’s advanced, four-mode Variable Macro System (with Microscope, Microscope Control, Focus Bracketing and Focus Stacking Mode) makes this possible.In Microscope mode, the camera can capture subjects as close as 1cm.In Microscope Control mode the display magnification factor can be changed to a maximum of 44.4x with the zoom lever. On top two optional accessories, LD-1 Light Guide and FD-1 Flash Diffuser, are available to bring out the full potential of the Variable Macro System. Achieve spectacular close-up shots, as if you’re viewing through a microscope.

Capture wonderful experiences in 4K and slow motion video, along with tracking info and share them with ease. Import field sensor data like compass, manometer and temperature and images taken on the camera to a smartphone via the TG-5’s built-in Wi-Fi and OI.Share capability, then link them to create videos with a tracking data overlay in the free Olympus Image Track (OI.Track) app. Share your experience with friends just as you remember it.

The TG-5’s huge range of accessories opens up a world of creativity when you’re capturing the action. From carrying cases to the LED Light Guide and flashes, fisheye and tele converters to the Underwater Case. Unleash your creativity and get the very most from recording your amazing experiences.

Image Sensor  
Effective pixels 12 Megapixels
Filter array Primary colour filter (RGB)
Full resolution 12.7 Megapixels
Type 1/2.33 CMOS
Optical zoom 4x (WIDE)
Focal length 4.5 - 18.0mm
Focal length (equiv. 35mm) 25 - 100mm
Structure 9 lenses / 7 groups
Aspherical glass elements 3
Maximum aperture 2.0 - 4.9
Filter diamater 40.5mm
Monitor type LCD
Monitor size 7.6cm / 3 (3:2)
Resolution 460000 dots
Brightness adjustment /- 2 levels
Frame assistance Yes
Protection panel Yes
Focusing System  
Method TTL iESP auto focus with contrast detection
Modes iESP Face Detection AF Spot AREA AF Tracking
Selective Target Yes
Standard mode 0.1m - 8 (wide) / 0.1m - 8 (tele)
Super Macro Mode Closest focusing distance: 1cm
Microscope Mode Zoom capability while being in Super Macro Mode
AF lock Yes
AF illuminator Yes
Light Metering  
Histogram in shooting mode Yes
Modes ESP light metering Spot metering
Exposure System  
Shutter speed 1/2 - 1/2000s / < 4s (Night scene / A mode)
Exposure compensation /- 2 EV / 1/3 steps
Enhancement function Mechanical Image Stabiliser (Sensor shift)
Advanced Face Detection Technology Shadow Adjustment Technology
Modes i-Auto Programme automatic Aperture priority Custom shooting Underwater Microscope Scene Modes Art Filter Movie
Scene Modes  
Number of scene modes 16
Modes Portrait e-Portrait Landscape Landscape with Portrait Hand-held Starlight Night Scene Night Scene with portrait Children Sports Candle Sunset Fireworks Beach and Snow Panorama Live Composite Backlight HDR
Art Filter  
Modes Pop Art Soft Focus Pale & Light Colour Light Tone Grainy Film Pin Hole Diorama Cross Process Gentle Sepia Dramatic Tone Key Line Water colour Vintage Partial Colour
Manual ISO 100 - 12800
White Balance  
AUTO WB system Yes
Preset values 7
One-touch white balance 4 custom settings can be registered
Custom WB 1 setting can be registered at Kelvin temperature (2000K - 14000K)
Internal Flash  
Modes AUTO Red-eye reduction Fill-in Off
Working range (wide) 0.2 - 7.9m (ISO 1600)
Working range (tele) 0.2 - 3.1m (ISO 1600)
Flash compensation Yes
External Flash Control  
Wireless flash control -
Sequence Shooting  
Speed (H) Approx. 20fps
Max. number of frames: RAW 14 / JPG (LN): Up to card capacity Speed (L)
5fps Max. number of frames: RAW 49 / JPG (LN): Up to card capacity
Speed (H) 10fps
Pre-shutter Frames 5frames
Interval shooting Yes
Image Processing  
Pixel mapping Yes
Noise reduction Yes
Engine TruePic VIII
Distortion compensation Yes
Shading compensation Yes
View Images  
Modes Single Index Zoom Slide show Event
Index 5 x 4 frames
Zoom Yes; 1.1 - 10x
Auto rotation Yes
Image protect mode Yes
Histogram in playback mode Yes
View Movie  
Modes Frame by frame Fast forward Reverse playback
Still Image Recording  
EXIF 2.3
DPS PictBridge
Movie Recording System  
Recording format MOV(MPEG-4AVC/H.264)
Image Stabilisation Mode Digital Image Stabilisation
4K Movie quality 3840 x 2160 (4k) / 30p, 25p (approx. 102Mbps)
Recording time: 29min. HD Movie quality
1080P Recording time: 29min. 720P Recording time: 29min.
Movie Specialties  
High-Speed Recording 640 x 360 (SD) / 480fps
720P / 240fps 1080P / 120fps
Time lapse 720p (AVI Motion JPEG)
Art Filter Pop Art Soft Focus Pale & Light Colour Light Tone Grainy Film Pin Hole Diorama Cross Process Gentle Sepia Dramatic Tone Key Line Water colour Vintage Partial Colour
Sound Recording System  
Voice Playback Yes
Sound recording Yes; PCM
Internal microphone Stereo
Image footage 4s
Speaker Yes
Removable Media SD / SDHC / SDXC (UHS-I class supported)
Eye-Fi Card compatible Yes
Image Size  
Resolution 4000 x 3000 - 640 x 480
Aspect ratio 4:3 / 3:2 / 16:9 / 1:1
Menu languages in camera 39
Tough Features  
Shock resistant Shockproof from heights of up to 2.1m
Waterproof Waterproof up to a water pressure equivalent to 15m depth
Anti-fog Dual pane glass
Freezeproof Freezeproof down to -10C
Crushproof Crushproof up to 100kg
Dustproof Yes
Other Features  
Electronic compass Yes
Manometer Yes
Thermometer Yes
Level Gauge Yes
SNS upload Yes
Perfect Shot Preview Yes
Panorama function In-Camera Panorama
Self timer Delay: 2 / 12s / Custom
Menu guide Yes
Date imprint Yes
LED Illuminator Yes
Customisation Options  
My Mode 2 settings storable
Power Supply  
Battery LI-92B Lithium-Ion Battery
Internal Charging Yes
HDMI Yes; Micro connector (Type D)
Wireless connectivity WiFi Eye-Fi Card compatible
DC input Yes
Combined A/V & USB output Yes
USB 2.0 High Speed Yes
Width 113mm
Height 66mm
Depth 31.9mm
Weight 250g (including battery and memory card)

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