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Olympus Tough TG-2 iHS

alaTest has collected and analyzed 814 reviews of Olympus Tough TG-2 iHS. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Comments about the portability and durability are overall positive. The image quality and performance also get good comments. Opinions about the energy efficiency and lens are different, and there are some negative opinions about the optics and image stabilizer.

usability, performance, image quality, durability, portability

viewfinder, stabilizer , optics

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Olympus Tough TG-2 iHS is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Olympus Tough TG-2 iHS

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 user reviews of Olympus Tough TG-2 iHS from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk.

78% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Olympus Tough TG-2 iHS

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 370 user reviews of Olympus Tough TG-2 iHS from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Views about the image quality and durability are generally positive. The portability and performance also get good feedback. Comments are divided on the energy efficiency. Many are less positive about the viewfinder and optics.

usability, performance, portability, durability, image quality

lens, shutter, optics, viewfinder

82% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Olympus Tough TG-2 iHS

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Olympus Tough TG-2 iHS from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.ca. People are impressed by the performance and portability. The lens and durability also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the reliability. There are some mixed reviews about the price and usability.

image quality, durability, lens, portability, performance

reliability

80% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Expert review by : Stuff.tv (stuff.tv)

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 review

 

One of three new rugged compacts on the market, alongside the Panasonic FT5 and Nikon AW110 , the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 has strong competition but brings some unique features of its own to the table. It's designed to withstand similar conditions,...

Lens in middle, far from fingers, Fast access to shooting modes, Extra lenses for creatively minded

Waterproof ring popped off underwater, Juddery zoom, Rivals offer superior stills and video

Mar, 2013

Expert review by : Angela Nicholson (techradar.com)

Olympus TG-2 review

 

A tough camera with aperture priority

Controls exposure well ; Images have great colour ; Tough

Smudges some finer details ; Screen glare is difficult ; Can't use controls wearing gloves

In many respects the Olympus TG-2 is a good performer. It produces sharp, well-exposed images with excellent colours in a range of situations.

May, 2013

Expert review by : Ben Pitt (expertreviews.co.uk)

Olympus Stylus TG-2 review

 

A rugged, waterproof camera with some useful tricks for macro and low-light photography

Jun, 2013

Expert review by : eisa.eu (eisa.eu)

EUROPEAN TRAVEL CAMERA

 

The Olympus Tough TG-2 is more than just a shockproof, crushproof, freeze-proof and waterproof compact. It is also a very sophisticated compact camera featuring a bright 4x zoom lens (25-100mm equivalent) with a wide maximum aperture of F2. The...

Aug, 2013

EISA AWARD - Best Product 2013-2014

Expert review by : EISA (eisa.eu)

EUROPEAN TRAVEL CAMERA 2013-2014

 

The Olympus Tough TG-2 is more than just a shockproof, crushproof, freeze-proof and waterproof compact. It is also a very sophisticated compact camera featuring a bright 4x zoom lens (25-100mm equivalent) with a wide maximum aperture of F2. The...

Jun, 2013

Expert review by : What Digital Camera (whatdigitalcamera.com)

Olympus TG-2 Review

 

The Olympus Tough TG-2 is one of the best-specified underwater cameras on the market, both with regards to imaging capabilities and tough credentials. See how it gets on in the What Digital Camera...

Jun, 2013

Expert review by : ePHOTOzine (ephotozine.com)

Olympus Tough TG-2 Review

 

, and features the same bright f/2.0 4x optical zoom lens, 12 megapixel backlit CMOS sensor, 3inch screen and tough credentials, but it is now tougher than the TG-1, waterproof to 15 metres, and slightly more shockproof from 2.1metres.

Good colour reproduction, Fast focus and performance, 2 year warranty, Added aperture priority mode, Excellent macro mode, Extremely tough, Magic filters, Availability of lens adapters, Bright f/2.0 lens

Panorama images don't stitch together very well, Macro mode would benefit from better illumination, HDR mode limits images to 3mp, Noise of lens focusing and zooming in videos

Jun, 2013

Expert review by : Richard Grech (digitaltrends.com)

Olympus Tough TG-2 iHS review

 

The Olympus Tough TG-2 is a solidly built camera that is worth a look if you take a lot of active vacations, but issues with water intrusion gives us pause.

We are torn. We recommended the TG-1, and we started off really loving the TG-2. Nice images and fast performance in a rugged point-and-shoot – or any point-and-shoot, for that matter – can be difficult to come by, but the TG-2 handles with aplomb....

Aug, 2013

Expert review by (dpreview.com)

Olympus Tough TG-2 iHS

 

This is the second in a series of short underwater/rugged camera reviews on DPReview. We're testing the cameras concurrently, and once all six cameras have been reviewed, we'll publish a roundup of the class, comparing them directly.

The Olympus TG-2 offers a very rugged body combined with good image quality, a fast lens, superb performance, a full-featured GPS system and plenty of fun extras. Downsides are few, which include issues with panning in movies, highlight clipping and...

Jun, 2013

Expert review by : Jeff Keller (dpreview.com)

Olympus TG-2 iHS

 

Olympus, along with Pentax, is one of the pioneers of the underwater/rugged camera. Its first camera, the Stylus 720 SW, was introduced back in 2006, and the rest is history. Many, many generations of rugged cameras later, the Tough TG-1 iHS arrived,...

Olympus was one of the pioneers of 'rugged' cameras, and its latest flagship, the Tough TG-2 iHS, is one of its best. The TG-2 is able to take a beating, whether it's underwater (up to 15 meters), dropped (from to 2.1 meters), frozen (as cold as -10C),...

Jun, 2013

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