Olympus TG-1, For Wherever Your Travels Take You
Revolutionizing outdoor point and shoot photography, Olympus stopped by to give Henry's an exclusive first look at the all new shockproof and waterproof TG-1. Continuing on the success Olympus' Tough line of cameras, the TG-1 includes a newly designed F/2.0 lens, unmatched low-light and high speed performance, and a first for Tough point and shoot cameras, system expandability with telephoto and wide angle accessory lenses.
Introducing the Olympus TG-1, a compact camera that is destined to revolutionize outdoor point-and-shoot photography. The unmatched rugged durability and lens quality of this expandable system camera offers never-before-seen image quality in a Tough camera or competitive rugged models. The TG-1 remarkably improves the shooting capabilities of the Tough lineup, making this a great camera for serious photographers.
Building on the Olympus legacy of Tough, the TG-1 waterproof specification increases to 40ft, a 7 foot improvement over previous models, and features a double locking battery door and HDMI port door. A water repellant coating dispels water droplets from lens.
System Expandability On Land Or In Water!
Get more from your Olympus TG-1 than from other compact cameras - a conversion adapter allows for the addition of Waterproof Tele and Fisheye converter lenses for use on land or in water (waterproof to 12m). The conversion adapter also allows you to equip the TG-1 with Universal 40.5mm filters (PL or protective glass filter for extra scratch-resistance)
Next Generation GPS and e-Compass
Document your trips and shooting locations with improved GPS that recognizes more than 700,000 landmarks, plus:
- Enhanced location accuracy to within 10 metres
- Reduced energy consumption in GPS mode + new battery results in longer battery life and increased number of shots
- Improved reading time with Assist GPS by downloading satellite positioning from a computer.
- Improved e-COMPASS for easier reading and accuracy
iHS technology optimizes performance in difficult lighting conditions and high-speed situations by providing High-Speed Auto Focus, Start-up time and Sequential Shooting as well as High-Sensitivity for increased light-condensing efficiency. Enhanced iAuto for better scene and subject recognition and Super Resolution Zoom for double the zoom power enable you to capture clearer, sharper photos with minute detail.
Full HD Video With Multi-Motion Movie IS
The TG-1 produces dramatically smoother videos than other cameras that use traditional image stabilization methods by automatically correcting for three types of movement, so go ahead and record while you walk, zoom in on a scene or track your subject, the Olympus TG-1 will minimize the movement enabling you to record captivating, smooth video.
The TG-1 utilizes linear PCM recording for better-than-CD audio quality.
Super Sport Mode
Catch all of the action with Super Sport Mode! Super-fast shutter speeds (1/500 to 1/2000) and Sequential shooting up to 60fps (at 3M) ensure you'll catch every split-second of the fun - all you have to do is hold down the shutter button! The TG-1 sports Fast AF, originally designed for DSLR cameras so you don't have to worry about blurred images.
Low Light Mode
Shoot without the flash to capture the true ambiance of a nighttime or low light scene. Low Light Mode automatically detects night scenes and increases the ISO setting to compensate.
3.0" OLED Monitor
Ever have a hard time viewing what's on the screen? The Olympus TG-1 makes sure you'll never have that problem again with an Ultra-fine OLED monitor that emits its own light, resulting in no variation due to the viewing angle. OLED screens produce deeper black tones and more vivid colours than LCD.