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Waterproof Compact Camera Of The Year 2018

Want to know what our favourite waterproof camera is this year? Well, it should come as no surprise, that we picked the Olympus Tough TG-5. Find out why.

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Every year we look through all the cameras, lenses, smartphones, and accessories that we've reviewed to pick the best available. For the second year in a row, the Olympus Tough TG-5 remains our choice for a compact waterproof camera.


Best Waterproof - Olympus Tough TG-5

Waterproof Compact Camera Of The Year 2018: Olympus Tough TG 5 Underwater

Waterproof Compact Camera Of The Year 2018: Waterproof Camera of the Year 2018Olympus Tough TG-5 - With the Olympus TG-5, Olympus are offering a number of features that help this compact waterproof camera stand out. Waterproof down to 15m, there's a bright f/2.0 lens, a 12mp sensor (for improved low-light performance, and improved noise performance), high-speed continuous shooting, 4K video recording, manual controls, and a number of accessories to improve what the camera is capable of. There's also built-in Wi-Fi and GPS.

Here's what we had to say about the TG-5: 

"The Olympus Tough TG-5 builds on the TG-4 before it, adding a new 12mp sensor, that not only improves noise performance, but in combination with a new image processor, offers high-speed shooting, 4K video, and improved image quality. You can also record high-speed video, with FullHD video recording at 120fps possible. The camera offers a bright f/2.0 lens, making it more suited to underwater photography compared to other waterproof cameras."



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