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Olympus Tough TG-5

RM 1,999.00


The definitive high-image-quality Tough camera. Relive your adventures with the TG-5.

Whether it be in the mountains, on the beach, or in the snow, the Tough series can withstand the most punishing environments. The TG-5 is the pinnacle of the Tough series, and its new image sensor and new TruePic VIII image processor deliver significant improvements to image quality. It is equipped with a Field Sensor System which records various field data so you can recreate the shooting experience on your smartphone. Take this camera with you to make outdoor activities, such as mountain climbing and diving, even more fun.

Product Type

MemorySD, SDHC[1], SDXC[1], Eye-Fi Card compatible[2]
  • 1 UHS-I compatible.
  • 2 Not compatible with Endless mode.

Image Sensor

Product type1/2.33 inch
Number of pixelsNumber of effective pixels: 12 million pixels
Total number of pixels: Approx. 12.7 million pixels
Aspect ratioAspect ratio: 1.33 (4:3)

Lens

Structure9 lens elements in 7 groups
Focal length (equiv. 35mm)4.5mm -18.0mm (25mm - 100mm)
Maximum aperturef/2.0 (wide-end) to f/4.9 (tele-end)
Optical zoom4x
Shooting range (from lens tip)Throughout entire zoom range: 0.1m - infinite (Super Macro: 0.01m - 0.30m)

Still Photo Recording

Recording formatDCF2.0, Exif2.3
File formatRAW (12-bit lossless compression), JPEG, RAW + JPEG
Recording image size[RAW] 4000 x 3000
[JPEG] 4000 x 3000 - 1280 x 960

Image Stabilisation System

TypeStill image: CMOS shift
ModeON / OFF
Stabilisation performance2.5 EV[*] (Focal length set to 18 mm. 35 mm Equivalent Focal Length: 100 mm)
  • Based on CIPA measurement conditions.

Live View

Live ViewApprox. 100% field of view, Exposure compensation preview, WB adjustment preview, Gradation preview, Face detection preview (up to 8 faces), Grid line, Display modes: Standard, Histogram, Highlight & Shadow, Level Gauge, Off

Monitor

Monitor type3.0-inch colour LCD[*]
  • Approx. 460K dots (Aspect ratio: 3 : 2)
Brightness control±7 levels

Focusing

AF systemCMOS Contrast Detection (with AF Illuminator)
Focusing point / Focusing point selection mode25 point / All target, single target
Focus modeSingle AF (S-AF) / AF tracking / Manual Focus (MF)
Face detection AFWith
Manual focus assistLive View image magnification and focus peaking are available during manual focus operations.
Peaking functionWith
  • Colour selection: white, black, red, yellow
AF illuminatorWith

Exposure Control (Still)

Metering system (TTL Image sensor metering)Digital ESP metering / spot metering
Metering rangeEV 2-20 (f/2.0 / ISO 100)
Exposure mode / Shooting modeIntelligent Auto (iAUTO), Programme Auto (P), Aperture Priority (A), Custom1, Custom2, Underwater, Microscope, Scene Mode (SCN)
Scene select AEPortrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Portrait +Landscape, Hand-held Starlight[*], Nightscape, Portrait + Nightscape, Children , Sport , Candlelight, Sunset, Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Panorama, Live Composite, Backlight HDR
  • 6 images automatically shot and combined into a single composite image
ISO sensitivityAUTO ISO: 100 - 1600 with customisable upper limit from 100 to 12800
Manual ISO: 100 - 12800 (1/3 EV step)
Exposure compensation±2 EV (1/3 EV step)
AE lockLocks with a half-press of the shutter button

Shutter

Shutter Type/Shutter Speed1/2 to 1/2000 sec. (Night Scene, A mode: up to 4 sec.)

Drive

Sequential shooting maximum speed[Sequential shooting H][*]: approx. 20 fps with selectable 10 / 20fps
[Sequential shooting L]: approx. 5 fps
[Pro Capture][*]: approx. 10 fps
  • Electronic Shutter
Maximum recordable frames prior to second release (for Pro Capture)Approx. 5 frames
Sequential shooting maximum recordable frames[*][Sequential shooting H] RAW: Max. 14 frames, JPEG (LN): Until card is full
[Sequential shooting L] RAW: Max. 40 frames, JPEG (LN): Until card is full
Self-timerOperation time: 12 sec., 2 sec., custom (Wait time: 1-30 sec., Number of shots: 1-10, Shot interval: 0.5 / 1 / 2 / 3 sec.)

Flash

Flash intensity control methodTTL Auto, Manual
Built-in flashWith
Flash modeAuto, Red Eye Reduction, Slow sync.(1st curtain), Red-eye Slow sync.(1st curtain), Fill-in, Manual(1/1(FULL)-1/64), Flash Off
Synchronisation speedCompatible with all shutter speeds
Flash intensity controlUp to ±2 EV in 1/3 EV steps

Wireless Flash Control

Compatible external flashFL-50R, FL-36R, FL-300R, FL-600R, FL-900R
Control methodTriggered and controlled by Olympus Wireless RC Flash system
Commander Flash: Built-in flash
Channel1 channel
Group No.1 group

White Balance

White balance modeAuto WB, 7 Preset WBs, 4 Capture WBs, Custom WB (Kelvin setting)
White balance compensation±7 steps along A-B / G-M axis
  • Except for Custom WB

Colour Mode

Colour matrixsRGB, Adobe RGB

Picture Mode

Modei-Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, e Portrait, Art Filters
GradationAuto, Normal, High Key, Low Key [except when using i-Enhance, Underwater, Art Filters, Colour Creator]

Art Filter

Art Filter (Variation / Art Effect)Pop Art (I, II / a, b, c. d, e, f)
Soft Focus ( - / c, e)
Pale & Light Colour (I, II / a, b, c, d, f)
Light Tone ( - / d, f)
Grainy Film (I, II / b, c, d, g, h)
Pin Hole (I, II, III / d)
Diorama ( I,II / d)
Cross Process (I, II / b, c, d, f)
Gentle Sepia ( - / a, b, c, d, f)
Dramatic Tone (I / b, c, d, e, f) (II / b, c, d, e, f, g, h)
Key Line (I, II / a, b, c, d, e)
Watercolour (I, II / a, b, c, d)
Vintage (I, II, III / a, b, c, d, e, f, i)
Partial Colour (I, II, III / a, b, c, d, e, f)
Detail of Art Effecta. Soft Focus Effect
b. Pin-Hole Effect
c. White Edge Effect
d. Frame Effect
e. Star Light Effect
f. Blur Effect (Top & bottom, Left & Right)
g. B&W Effect (None, Yellow, Orange, Red, Green)
h. Pict. Tone (None, Sepia, Blue, Purple, Green)
i. Shade Effect (Top & bottom, Left & Right)
Colour Ring (for partial colour)18 colour selectable

Bracketing

Focus bracketingNumber of images 10 / 20 / 30
Focus step: Wide / Standard / Narrow
Focus stackingWith[*]
  • Angle of view becomes slightly smaller

HDR Function

HDR(Auto composite)HDR[*]
  • SCN position

Live Composite

Update interval time / composite method0.5sec - 4.0 sec / Lighten Mode (Bright area prioritisation)

Interval Mode

Interval ModeInterval Time 1sec. - 24 Hours, Max 299 frames.
Available to make Time Lapse movies automatically

Multi Aspect

Aspect Ratio4:3, 3:2, 16:9, 1:1, 3:4

One Push Tele-converter

Magnificationx2 / x4 [*]
  • Microscope Control mode only

Level Gauge

Detection2-axis

Video Recording

Recording formatMOV(MPEG-4AVC/H.264)
Mode / frame rate / compression method[MOV]
3840x2160(4k) / 30p, 25p (Bit rate: Approx. 102Mbps)
1920x1080(FHD) / 30p, 25p / IPB (SF, F, N)
1920x1080(FHD) / 60p, 50p / IPB (SF, F, N)
1280x720(HD) / 30p,25p / IPB(SF, F, N)
60p: 59.94fps, 50p: 50.00fps, 30p: 29.97fps, 25p: 25.00fps
FHD IPB (Superfine / 52Mbps, Fine / 30Mbps, Normal / 18Mbps)
HD IPB (Superfine / 52Mbps, Fine / 30Mbps, Normal / 18Mbps)
  • Frame rates may drop when particular Art Filters and Movie Effects are used.
  • SD cards of Speed Class 10 or greater are recommended for shooting movies.
  • UHS-I Speed Class 3 SD cards must be used for 4K video and high speed movie.
Maximum recording time[MOV]
Approx. 29min
Art Filter MovieWith
(Frame rates may drop when certain Art Filters are used)
Time Lapse Movie[MOV]
3840×2160 (4K) / 5fps
1920×1080 (FHD) / 5fps, 10fps, 15fps
1280×720 (HD) / 5fps, 10fps, 15fps, 30fps
High Speed Movie1920x1080 (FHD) / 120fps
1280x720 (HD) / 240fps
640x360 (SD) / 480fps
Image Stabilisation for VideoDigital stabilisation (angle of view becomes slightly smaller)
Grid Line2 types of grid lines
Live View Output via HDMIMonitor Mode (outputs video and info display to a connected monitor)[*]
  • Info display is not shown on the camera while recording.
Exposure ControlProgramme AE

Recording (Sound)

Recording formatWave format (Stereo linear PCM/16-bit, Sampling frequency 48kHz)
Microphone / SpeakerBuilt-in stereo microphone / built-in mono speaker
Microphone functionWind noise reduction, recording volume, microphone volume limiter Audio dubbing possible for still pictures (up to 30 sec.)
  • May affect audio quality.

Wi-Fi Function

GPS info. FunctionVia smartphone GPS data
Wireless Control[*]
  • Using the OI.Share app
Live View, Rec View, Wireless Touch AF shutter, Self Timer (w/countdown guidance, consecutive shooting, short video recording), power off, wireless release, video recording (video quality is restricted)
Image ShareFile Type: JPEG, MOV
Connect to up to 4 devices simultaneously. Marking function for image share.
Easy ConnectionQR code setting

Playback

Playback modeSingle-frame, information display, index display (4 / 9 / 25 / 100 frames), calendar, enlargement (2x - 14x), movie (with sound, FF / REW / Pause), slideshow (with sound including BGM, picture rotation (auto)
Information displayHistogram (independent luminance / RGB available), Highlight / Shadow point warning, AF frame, Photographic information, OFF

Image Editing

Movie Editing functionTrimming (beginning / end) / in-movie image extraction (4K only)
Editing functionRAW data edit, Gradation auto, Monochrome, Sepia, Red-eye fix, Saturation, Resize (1280x960, 640x480, 320x240), Trimming, Aspect, e-Portrait, Image Overlay, Post recording
RAW data editRAW data edit based on settings of the camera (including e-Portrait, Art Filter, ART-BKT). Preview capability.

Print

Print functionPrint reservation (DPOF), Direct print (PictBridge compatible)

Menu

Languages34 languages selectable:
English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Russian, Czech, Dutch, Danish, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Croatian, Slovenian, Hungarian, Greek, Slovakian, Turkish, Latvian, Estonian, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Rumanian, Indonesian, Malay, Thai

Tough Capabilities

Waterproof15m Equivalent to JIS/IEC protection class 8 (IPX8)
DustproofEquivalent to JIS/IEC protection class 6 (IP6X)
FreezeproofDown to -10℃
CrushproofUp to 100 kgf
ShockproofUp to 2.1 m

Field Sensor System

SensorGPS (GLONASS,QZSS), compass, manometer, temperature sensor, Acceleration sensor

Custom

Mode dial my setModes C1 and C2 can be accessed by mode dial
Copyright SettingsWith

Input / Output

Remote controller connectorUSB microB
HDMI connectorMicro HDMI (type D)
Wireless LANBuilt-in (IEEE 802.11 b / g / n)
PC interfaceUSB2.0 Hi-Speed
DC connectorUSB micro B

Power Requirements

BatteryLI-92B Li-ion battery
AC AdapterF-5AC
Number of recordable imagesApprox. 340 shots (using Toshiba SDHC UHS-I Card Exceria with IS ON, based on CIPA test standards)
Battery life for movie recordingApprox. 50 minutes[*] (under standard JEITA testing)
Approx. 110 minutes (when zoom and other operational functions are not used)
  • When repeatedly recording at the maximum time of 29 minutes

Dimensions / Weight

DimensionsW: 113 mm H: 66 mm D: 31.9mm
(based on CIPA standards: excludes protrusions)
WeightApprox. 250 g (with a battery and memory card, based on CIPA standards)

Operating Environment

Temperature-10 - +40℃ (when in operation) / -20 - +60℃ (when stored)
Humidity30 - 90% (when in operation) / 10 - 90% (when stored)

Box contents

Box contentsBody, USB cable, Hand Strap, instruction manual, warranty card, LI-92B Li-ion battery, F-5AC USB-AC adapter

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