Olympus TG-2
Rugged Camera
vs Panasonic TS5
Rugged Camera

What’s good about the Olympus TG-2 iHS

Best price $700
  • Higher resolution rear screen 610k dots vs 460k dots

What’s good about the Panasonic Lumix DMC TS5

Best price
  • Slightly cheaper street price $606 vs $700
  • Higher sensor resolution 16.1 MP vs 12 MP
  • Has longer exposure available 30 seconds vs 4 seconds
  • Better video capture 1080p 60fps vs 1080p 30fps
  • Faster continuous shooting speed 10 shots per sec vs 5 shots per sec
  • Has Wi-Fi photo upload capabilities TG-2 does not have Wi-Fi
  • Has 3D capture capabilities TG-2 does not have 3D

What the Olympus TG-2 and Panasonic TS5 have in common

  • Weigh about the same 8.1 oz vs 7.56 oz
  • Similar Body sizes 13 in³ vs 13 in³
  • Similar image sensor size 28 in²
  • The same maximum ISO setting 6400 ISO
  • Both cameras are the same age March 2013 vs March 2013
  • Same viewscreen size 3.0″
  • HDR processing
  • HDMI port
  • panorama mode
  • GPS tagging
  • waterproof housing

What’s missing from both the Olympus TG-2 and the Panasonic TS5

  • No external microphone jack
  • No RAW capture
  • No hot shoe

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