Olympus Tough TG-6 Announced, Priced $449, Available for Pre-Order

Olympus has just officially announced the new Olympus Tough TG-6. It is a compact, rugged waterproof camera, featuring a 12MP (1/2.3″) sensor, image stabilization, 25-100mm equivalent F2.0-4.9 lens and a GPS with tracking functionality. The TG-6 is waterproof to 15m (50ft), shockproof from 2.4m (7ft), crushproof to 100kgf (220lbs) and dustproof. This new camera costs $449, first available for Pre-order at Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama.



Below are the detailed specifications:

Price
MSRP $449 at Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama.
Body type
Body type Compact
Sensor
Max resolution 4000 x 3000
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels 12 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.3″ (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
Sensor type BSI-CMOS
Processor TruePic VIII
Image
ISO Auto, ISO 100-12800
White balance presets 6
Custom white balance Yes (4 slots)
Image stabilization Sensor-shift
CIPA image stabilization rating 2.5 stop(s)
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Super fine, fine, normal
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 25–100 mm
Optical zoom 4×
Maximum aperture F2–4.9
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (4X)
Manual focus Yes
Normal focus range 10 cm (3.94)
Macro focus range cm (0.39)
Number of focus points 25
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fully articulated
Screen size 3
Screen dots 1,040,000
Touch screen No
Screen type TFT LCD
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type None
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority No
Manual exposure mode No
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, Red Eye Reduction, Slow sync. (1st curtain), Red-eye Slow sync. (1st curtain), Fill- in, Manual, Flash Off
Continuous drive 20.0 fps
Self-timer Yes
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Format MPEG-4, H.264
Modes
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 102 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 25p / 102 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 52 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 50p / 52 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 52 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 52 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I support)
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB charging Yes
HDMI Yes (micro HDMI)
Microphone port No
Headphone port No
Wireless Built-In
Wireless notes 802.11b/g/n
Remote control Yes (via smartphone)
Physical
Environmentally sealed Yes
Durability Waterproof, Shockproof
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description LI-92B lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 340
Weight (inc. batteries) 253 g (0.56 lb / 8.92 oz)
Dimensions 113 x 66 x 32 mm (4.45 x 2.6 x 1.26)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording Yes
GPS Built-in

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