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Olympus TG-620 Price & Review

By on May 8, 2012

The Japan based Olympus Imaging Corporation has announced two new digital camera models under their Tough Series this year – the OLYMPUS Tough TG-820 compact digital camera and the TG-620 compact digital camera.

Both these models are rugged, compact cameras and are – waterproof, shockproof and freeze proof. Olympus Touch series of products are known for their trademark durability as they are all build using high grade components.

The durability factor makes it possible to use the cameras even under-water or in extreme cold conditions. In this article the product features of Olympus Tough TG-620 digital camera are covered in detail.

Olympus TG-620 Price & Review

Features of TG-620

Feature Highlight

The OLYMPUS Tough TG-620 can remain waterproof up to a depth of 5 meters, freeze proof up to a temperature of – 10 degree Celsius and can stand a 1.5 meter (high) fall. Apart from its tough features, the TG-620 also comes in a range of attractive colors for all types of users – Green, Blue, Pink, Black and White.

Dimensions

The Olympus Tough TG-620 weighs approximately 167 grams with its battery and the memory card. The camera has the following external dimension measurements – 98.4 (width) x 65.9 (height) x 21.9 (depth) in mm.

Sensor

A 12.7 MP Backlit Type 1/2.3 inch CMOS sensor

Olympus TG-620 Price & Review

Lens

Wide angled 28 – 140 mm   (35mm camera equivalent) lens with, 5x Optical zoom, Focal length 5.0 – 25.0 mm, 11 lenses and 8 groups construction, 4 Aspherical glass elements and 2  ED glass elements, and a Maximum aperture of 3.9 – 5.9.

Screen

The Olympus Tough TG-620 sports a 3 inch TFT LCD color (Hyper Crystal III for Tough Series) display with support for 460,000 dots, frame assistance support, panel protection support and +/- 2 levels of brightness adjustment.

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The IHS Technology

The Olympus Tough TG-620 comes powered with the new iHS technology that offers intelligent High Sensitivity and High speed to the camera along with TruePic V and VI powerful image processors.

Other Features

Few other interesting functionalities in the TG-620 camera include – 3D photos in macro to landscape mode, a beauty mode, a beauty make-up mode and a pet mode to automatically detect faces of dogs and cats (up to 10 faces), DUAL IS technology to reduce any image blurs (CMOS shift image stabilization & High sensitivity shooting), High-Speed sequential shooting function – up to 5 fps (12M) ,15 fps (3M) and 60 fps (3M), full HD movie (1920 x 1080 pixels and MOV / H.264) recording, 12 Magic Filters such as Pop, Pin Hole, Fish eye, Drawing, Soft Focus, Punk, Watercolor, Sparkle, Miniature, Reflection, Dramatic and Fragmented, auto mode, manual mode, Multi picture format to handle multiple images under a single image file, auto release for capturing the expressions of your pet, Eye-Fi Cards compatibility (SDHC memory cards with built-in wireless LAN functionality), SNS Upload Reservation Function, Underwater Snap, HDMI output control, In-body panorama composition function, USB battery charging that allows the battery to be charged from a PC while photos are getting uploaded and arranged in the PC etc.

Battery

The Olympus Tough TG-620 is powered by a standard Lithium Ion battery with internal charging option.

In The Box

Along with the camera, users will also get the following – Olympus LI-50B Lithium-ion battery, Olympus F-2AC AC Adapter, USB Cable / AV cable / Hand strap, a manual, one Image Management software and a World Wide Warranty card

Price & Availability

The Olympus TG-620 camera is currently available for sale at a retail price of $249.

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