The Stylus Tough TG-860 Digital Camera from Olympus is a compact, versatile and most notably, ultra-durable digital camera. Updating its predecessor, the TG-860 provides a waterproof depth rating of 50' while retaining its shockproof capacity to a drop from 7', its 220lbf crushproof capability, an operating functionality to 14°F and dustproof protection. In adition, the TG-860 now offers built-in Wi-Fi and GPS connectivity and a Front Face Button, which is a customizable shutter button for easier snapping of selfies and other control options.
The TG-860 features a 16MP 1/2.3" BSI CMOS sensor and the TruePic VII Image Processor for high resolution stills and full HD 1080p video at 60 fps. ISO sensitivity runs to 6400 and offers a High ISO mode that automatically sets ISO to minimize blur in low lighting. In addition, an image stabilization system reduces the blur caused by camera shake, which is clearly beneficial when using this camera during the adventurous activities for which it was designed. The 5x optical zoom lens provides the 35mm focal length equivalence of 21-105mm for wide-angle to telephoto perspectives and the 180° Flip LCD display adjusts for easier low-angle shooting and lifts up completely for effective composition when creating selfies. For this reason, the secondary shutter release button is placed conveniently on the front of the camera near the pronounced and sturdy hand grip.
Built-in Wi-Fi connectivity enables easy transfer of your images to computers or smart devices and built-in GPS allows you to establish and record the exact location where you took individual images. Sportcam Mode affords controls that are ideal for capturing fast-paced activities including Full HD video at 60 fps, super slow motion video capures, time-lapse imaging and Sport Burst Shooting for fast sequential shooting with interval shooting.
For better control of specific types of shots, the TG-860 provides unique settings for Sweep Panorama, Self-Portrait mode, Super Macro mode for extreme close-ups, and Art Filters to add creative touches to your images. Also, two image stabilization modes improve the shake reduction capability when tracking moving subjects. In addition to its compact yet robust physical form and fine optics, the camera's specialized features are geared to capture the type of action imaging and group fun for which the Olympus "tough" cameras are built.