|Olympus TG-3 a waterproof camera. Image: amateurphotographer.co.uk|
Apparently Olympus increasingly serious for developing resilient TG series, so the recently launched Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3. This camera features reinforced with anti-dust and waterproof, because the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3 has been coated with rubber to absorb impact as well as a waterproof coating.
Of course this camera is perfect for outdoor activities such as rafting accompany your adventure vacation to the beach, the mountains or a safari in Africa, even suitable for off-road activities.
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3 is appropriate for those who are adventurous. It is waterproof down to 50 feet, crushproof up to 220 lbf, shockproof up to 7 ft (2.1 m) and freezeproof down to 14 ° F. With its small size, TG-3 can enter your jacket pocket or backpack with ease, and you will be happy to use it let alone the TG-3 comes with a number of clever features. If you need more wide angle or more telephoto, the TG-3 can be fitted with the corresponding converters. Maximize also features a macro mode with automated focus stacking, the which should make it super easy to capture macro shots.
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3 key specs:
- 16 MP 1/2.3″ BSI CMOS sensor
- ISO 100-6,400
- TruePic VII image processor
- 25-100mm (equivalent) f2-4.9 zoom lens
- Sensor-shift image stabilization
- 3″, 460k dot rear display
- 5 fps continuous shooting (up to 60 fps at reduced resolution)
- 1080/60p Full-HD video recording (high-speed 240 fps video at reduced resolution)
- Connectivity: WiFi, GPS
- Size (W x H x D): 4.4 x 2.6 x 1.2 in (11.2 x 6.6 x 3.1 cm)
- Weight: 8.7 oz (247 g)
|New Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3. Image: geeky-gadgets.com|
As Olympus TG-2, the TG-3 also has a lens 25-100 mm f2.0-4.9 with 4x optical zoom. The difference is, when the TG-2 has a lens with a digital microscope functions that increase magnification 7x to 14x zoom when shooting within 1 cm from the subject, TG-3 step further by adding a macro focus mode with a tiered system. The TG-3 comes equipped with an Advanced Super Macro Mode that's actually four separate modes in one: Microscope Mode, Focus Stacking Mode, Microscope Control Mode, and Focus Bracketing Mode.
Olympus Stylus TG-3 is supported with 16 megapixel CMOS BSI sensor and TruePic VII processors which more responsive than the TG-2. The camera is also equipped with a Wi-Fi connection, so you can share photos via handheld devices such as smartphones or tablets, and GPS to mark the location of the photo, even the e-compass, plus a height sensor, so you will know where you are, and at any altitude, for example when you're climbing a mountain.
|Olympus Stylus TG-3 is great for outdoor shooting. Image: slashgear.com|
These cameras also allow you to make a movie or a video clip in full HD resolution. Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 equiped with 25-100mm lens with aperture of f/2.0 - 4.9. Interestingly, The Olympus TG-3 is also has a microscope mode that allows users to take pictures of small objects at a distance of only 10mm.
You could say Olympus TG-3 is a small camera with advanced capabilities, and can be the perfect gadget for those who are young at heart, and will be available in both red and black for around $350 during June of the is year.
Are you ready?