Olympus announces the new TG-Tracker action camera

Olympus has announced the Stylus Tough TG-Tracker ruggedized action camera and updated its tough camera lineup.

The Stylus Tough TG-Tracker boasts an array of sensors to track a lot of things, including altitude and temperature. The sensors are joined by useful abilities, such as 4K video recording and WiFi connectivity.

The action-cam is waterproof down to 30 meters / 100 feet, dustprooft, shockproof to drops from 2.1 meters / 7 feet, weatherproof down to temperatures of -10 degrees Celsius / 14 degrees Fahrenheit, and crushproof to loads of 100kgf / 220 pounds of force.

The new Olympus TG-Tracker feature a a 1/2.3-inch-type BSI-CMOS image sensor with 8 megapixels. It has a TruePic VII image processor in order to handle 4K videos while it can shoot 4K videos at up to 30fps and full HD videos at up to 60fps. It has a detachable grip, 14mm (eq.) f/2 ultra-wide-angle lens, 5-axis image stabilisation and a 1.5″ flip-out LCD monitor. You can easily frame and shoot blur-free, by hand, in harsh conditions.
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Olympus TG-Tracker action camera officially announced

The camera automatically adjusts white balance and other settings in underwater. There is also an up to 60-lumen spotlight for shooting when it would otherwise be too dark.

The tracking features for which the camera is named for include built-in GPS, barometric pressure sensor, temperature sensor, compass and an accelerometer. This gives extreme sports enthusiasts a much fuller picture of where they were, what was happening and how they were performing at the moment any given image was captured.

Hands-on Videos

Supplied Accessories

  • UP-T01 Underwater Protector for precise focusing underwater without the potential to scratch the lens
  • LP-T01 Lens Protector for closer, scratch-free shooting above sea level
  • MC-T01 Mount Coupling with selfie-mirror for attaching the SG-T01 Steady Grip and compatible with numerous 3rd party accessories
  • SG-T01 Steady Grip for shooting stable stills and video in unstable situations (includes tripod interface)

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Product specifications are subject to change without notice. Please check the Olympus website for latest information.

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Check the camera stores for availability
Olympus TG-Tracker [Black] $349.99 Amazon | B&H | Adorama
Olympus TG-Tracker [Green] $349.99 Amazon | B&H | Adorama

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-Tracker is due to hit the stores in June for $349.99 in green and black body options. Check the camera stores above.