Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 Underwater Camera Announced

Olympus has announced the Stylus Tough TG-850 iHS underwater compact system camera. Olympus TG-850 is the next generation mid-range waterproof camera in the lineup.

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 Digital Camera is a water, crush, shock, freeze, and dustproof point-and-shoot camera features a 16MP BSI CMOS sensor, a super wide-angle 21-105mm 5x optical zoom lens, and the TruePic VII image processor in order to create detailed, high resolution images.

The TG-850 includes a LCD screen that flips upward 180°. It’s waterproof down to 33 feet (10m) and the camera is capable of capturing video with 1920 x 1080 recording at up to 60 frames per second.

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 Underwater Camera Announced

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Olympus TG-850 Underwater Camera Price

Olympus Stylus Tough TG850 iHS digital compact underwater camera price is $249. Olympus TG850 compact camera will be released on February 12, 2014 and available from the camera stores below.

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Olympus TG-850 Underwater Camera Specs and Features

  • Waterproof (to 33ft/10m), shockproof (to 7ft/2.1m), crushproof (to 220lbf/100kgf) and freezeproof (to 14deg.F/-10deg.C), the TG-850 is built to operate flawlessly in extreme conditions – which means you won’t have to worry about a little rain during a bike ride in the local park.
  • It offers an unmatched array of creative tools to enhance your photos and videos. Art Filters like Grainy Film, Pin Hole and Soft Focus can be applied right in the camera; no need to download your images to a computer for manipulation
  • Combine a newly developed, powerful DSLR-quality image processor (TruePic VII) and a best-in-class BSI CMOS sensor and you’ve got a camera that provides blazing fast autofocus, superb low-light performance and accurate subject and scene recognition (thanks to the enhanced iAUTO feature).
  • The TG-850’s lens-shift image stabilization system, high ISO sensitivity and blink-of-an-eye shutter speeds work together seamlessly, enabling you to capture crisp, clear images even if the subject (or your camera) are moving.
Ruggedness Waterproof to 33ft/10m; Crushproof to 220lbf/100kgf; Shockproof to 7ft/2.1m; Freezeproof to 14deg.F/-10deg.C; Dustproof
Image Sensor 16 Megapixel – BSI CMOS 1/2.3
Zoom 5x Optical Zoom + 2x Super Resolution Zoom + 4x Digital Zoom
Focal Length 3.74 – 18.7mm (35mm equivalent: 21 – 105mm)
Aperture Range F3.5 (W) – 5.7 (T)
Screen Display 180deg. Flip 3.0″ (16:9) 460K Dots LCD
Image Stabilization Lens-shift (plus digital adjustment of shutter speeds and ISO)
Image Processor TruePic VII
ISO Sensitivity ISO 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, AUTO, HIGH
AF Illuminator Built-in AF Illuminator
Shutter Speed 1/2 – 1/2000 (Night Scene: Longest 4 sec)
Continuous Shooting 2.5fps/200 images (16M); 7fps/6 images (16M); 20fps/60 images (3M); 60fps/60 images (3M)
Self-Timer 2 sec, 12 sec, Custom Self-Timer (1-30 sec start timer, 1-10 pictures, 1-3 sec interval)
Focus Mode Face Detection AF, Spot AF, AF Tracking
Shooting Modes: Mode Dial Intelligent Auto (iAUTO), Program Auto (P), Super Macro, Scene Modes (18), Art Filters (11), Panorama, Hand-Held Starlight, e-Portrait
Shooting Modes: Scene Modes 1. Portrait, 2. Landscape, 3. Interval Shooting (1-99 frames, 0-60 min start timer, 10sec-60min interval time), 4. Night Scene, 5. Night + Portrait, 6. Sport, 7. Indoor, 8. Self Portrait, 9. Sunset, 10. Fireworks, 11. Cuisine, 12. Documents, 13. Beach & Snow, 14. Under Water Snapshot, 15. Under Water Wide1, 16. Under Water Wide2, 17. Under Water Macro, 18. Backlight HDR
Shooting Modes: Art Filters 1. Pop Art, 2. Soft Focus, 3. Pale & Light Color, 4. Grainy Film, 5. Pin Hole, 6. Diorama, 7. Dramatic Tone, 8. Fish Eye, 9. Sparkle, 10. Reflection, 11. Fragmented Picture Modes: Vivid, Natural, Muted
Panorama Standard and Full 360deg. Views.
Playback Edit Effects Still Image: Resize, Crop, Red Eye Fix, Shadow Adjustment
Image File Format Still Image: JPEG; Video: MOV/H.264
Video Mode 1080 60p, 1080p, 720p, VGA, HS120fps, HS240fps
Audio Recording Linear PCM
Flash Modes Auto, Red Eye Reduction, Fill-in, Off, LED
Removable Media Card SD, SDHC, SDXC, Internal Memory
Outer Connectors Multi-terminal (USB Connector, DC Jack, Audio/Video Output), HDMI Type D
Auto-Connect USB USB 2.0 High-Speed (USB Mass Storage)
Internal Memory 37MB
Battery Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Battery (LI-50B)
Battery Life (CIPA DC-002) 300 shots; 91 minutes continuous video shooting
Dimensions (W x H x D) 4.3 x 2.5 x 1.1″(109.22 x 63.5 x 27.94mm)
Weight 7.7oz (218.29g)

Olympus TG-850 Underwater Camera Product Images

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