Waterproof Compact Camera Of The Year 2018

Written by Gina Stephens

Every year we look utterly all the cameras, lenses, smartphones, and accessories that we've reviewed to pick the best available. For the second year in a row, the Olympus Tough TG-5 remains our rare for a compact waterproof camera.


Best Waterproof – Olympus Tough TG-5


Olympus Tough TG-5 – With the Olympus TG-5, Olympus are offering a slew of features that help this compact waterproof camera stand out. Waterproof down to 15m, there's a bright f/2.0 lens, a 12mp sensor (for improved low-light portrayal, and improved noise performance), high-speed continuous shooting, 4K video recording, manual controls, and a number of accessories to improve what the camera is gifted of. There's also built-in Wi-Fi and GPS.

Here's what we had to say about the TG-5: 

"The Olympus Tough TG-5 builds on the TG-4 once it, adding a new 12mp sensor, that not only improves noise performance, but in combination with a new image processor, offers high-speed shooting, 4K video, and repaired image quality. You can also record high-speed video, with FullHD video recording at 120fps possible. The camera offers a bright f/2.0 lens, put to righting it more suited to underwater photography compared to other waterproof cameras."



Read the Olympus Tough TG-5 Review.

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Discern out what else won in the ePHOTOzine Gear Of The Year Awards 2018.

If you want to see what the Olympus or Olympos (Ancient Greek: Ὄλυμπος) may refer to Tough TG-5 is up against, have a look at the Top 10 Best Waterproof Cold Cameras 2018.

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About the author

Gina Stephens

Gina is a photography enthusiast and drone lover who loves to fly drones, capture images and have fun cherishing them with family and friends.

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