Olympus TG-2

January 8, 2013 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | CES 2013, Digital Compact Cameras | 0 Comments |
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The Olympus TG-2 is a new rugged camera with a 12-megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor and a 25-100mm equivalent zoom lens with an f/2 maximum aperture at the wide end. New to the TG-2 is a telemacro mode which, when combined with a subject distance of 1cm, effectively turns the camera into a digital microscope. Waterproof to a depth of 15 metres, shockproof to a height of 2.1m, freeze proof to -10°C and crushproof to a force of 100kg, the Olympus TG-2 is FlashAir compatible fortransferring password-protected images to selected smartphones and social networks. Other highlights include GPS tracking, Full HD movie capture and video recording at up to 240 frames per second. The Olympus TG-2 will go on sale in early February, priced at £349.99.

Olympus Press Release

TG-2

Taking brilliant imaging to new heights - and depths: Shoot 15m underwater with image quality matching that in dry land

As with the TG-1 before, the new flagship of the Olympus STYLUS TOUGH range TG-2 supplies light to the sensor through a remarkable, extra-bright maximum aperture 1:2.0 high-speed lens. Together they capture excellent images in conditions that leave lesser rugged compact cameras in the dark. For fans of background blur, the manual aperture priority option is a category rarity while closeup and macro lovers benefit from 200mm* telephoto power as close as 1cm from the subject. Of course, the TG-2 also spoils outdoor enthusiasts like bikers and climbers.

With GPS tracking, 240fps high-speed movie recording for super slow-motion playback and – best of all – a peace-of-mind guarantee: it’s waterproof to a depth of 15 metres, shockproof to a height of 2.1m, freeze proof to -10°C and crushproof to a force of 100kg and is FlashAir™ compatible for transferring password-protected images to selected smartphones and social networks

Key stats
12m BSI CMOS
4x Optical from 25mm wide
Microscope mode
Full HD 1080
GPS and e-Compass

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