Olympus TG-860 Review

January 12, 2016 | Gavin Stoker |

Review Roundup

Reviews of the Olympus TG-860 from around the web.

digitalversus.com »

Following an underwhelming tough compact named the TG-850, Olympus clearly had some kinks to work out. The TG-860 has inherited its predecessor's two best features—the 21mm wide angle and the 180° adjustable screen—but it's also received numerous upgrades: Wi-Fi, GPS, a second shutter release, a second tripod mount thread, a Sportcam mode and even new colours. Are these changes enough to make the old armchair adventurer into a genuine all-terrain machine, ready for the dust and extremity of the outside world?
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ephotozine.com »

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 updates the TG-850, and adds built in Wi-Fi and GPS, and increases the waterproof rating down to 15 metres, whilst other features remain the same, including the ultra-wide angle 21mm equivalent 5x optical zoom lens, 16 megapixel sensor, and a tilting 3inch screen.
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cameralabs.com »

The Olympus TOUGH TG860 is a water-proof, shock-proof, freeze-proof and dust-proof compact. Launched in April 2015 it's an update to the year-old TG850 iHS. It retains the earlier model's 16 Megapixel CMOS sensor and the 21-105mm equivalent optical zoom, still the widest lens available on any waterproof compact. Also retained is the 3 inch 460k dot LCD screen which can flip forward for selfie shooting.
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uk.pcmag.com »

The Olympus Tough TG-860 adds the GPS and Wi-Fi that were missing from the TG-850, but takes a step back in terms of image quality.
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