• Webcode: 416625 • Mfr: V104190BU000
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Fast F2.0 Olympus lens, high-resolution RAW stills, and spectacular Ultra HD 4K video. Action Track Sensors record location, temperature, direction, and altitude data that bring your images and video to life.

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Conquer the Outdoors

Built for adventure. Designed to bring back amazing looking souvenirs.

The Tough TG-5 is packed with pro features that help you nail bright, crisp outdoor shots even in challenging conditions. You’ll find imaging firepower that’s optimized for shooting action like a fast F2.0 Olympus lens, high-resolution RAW stills, and spectacular Ultra HD 4K video. Action Track Sensors record location, temperature, direction, and altitude data that bring your images and video to life. As with all Tough cameras, it’s waterproof, shockproof, crushproof, freezeproof, and dustproof. No other camera handles so much abuse while producing stunning photography like the TG-5.

Key Features:

  • 12 Megapixel BSI CMOS Sensor
  • Ultra HD 4K Video
  • 20fps Seq. Shooting (Electronic)
  • High-Speed F2.0 Wide Angle Lens

Your Adventures Deserve Awesome Images


The TG-5 has the imaging power you need to never miss a shot. Its specialized image sensor and dual quad core TruePic™ VIII Processor minimize noise to produce sharp shots in all lighting conditions, even underwater and in low light. Capture fast moving subjects without blur thanks to the bright F2.0 lens, and shoot continuously up to 20 frames per second in full res RAW. Use Pro Capture Mode to nail perfect shots that require split second timing. It buffers a running series of high-resolution images, then captures a precise moment plus the previous 5 frames with a single button press.

Additional Features:

  • Microscope Modes
  • RAW Capture
  • Action Track Sensors
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Sensor Shift Image Stabilization
  • Waterproof to 50 ft / 15 m
  • Shockproof to 7 ft / 2.1 m
  • Crushproof to 220 lbf / 100 kgf
  • Freezeproof to 14°F / 10°C
  • Dustproof
  • Anti-Fog Lens Glass

What's Included

Olympus TG-5 Digital Camera
LI-92B Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (3.6V, 1350mAh)
F-5AC Adapter
Micro USB Cable
Hand Strap
Limited 1-Year Warranty


Product Specifications


Sensor / Processor

Sensor Type 1/2.3" BSI CMOS SENSOR 
Effective Pixels 12 million 
ISO Sensitivity AUTO ISO: 100 - 1600 with customizable upper limit from 100 to 12800 Manual ISO: 100 - 12800 (adjustable) 
Processor Olympus TruePic™ VIII 

Tough Capabilities

Waterproof IPX8 - Waterproof to depths of 50 ft / 15 m 
Dustproof IP6X 
Freezeproof Freezeproof to 14°F / -10°C 
Crushproof Crushproof to 220 lbf / 100 kgf 
Shockproof Shockproof from 7 ft / 2.1 m 
Lens Cover Glass Anti-fog dual pane 

Lens / Shutter

Focal Length (35mm Equiv.) 4.5mm - 18mm (25mm - 100mm)
Aperture Range f/2.0 (wide) - f/4.9 (tele) 
Focus Range Wide/Tele: 3.9in/10cm to infinity Super Macro Mode: 0.4in/1cm to infinity, focal length 30 - 100mm (equivalent) 
Shutter Speed 1/2 - 1/2000 sec. (Night Scene, A mode: up to 4 sec.) 
Optical Zoom 4x 
Image Stabilization 2.5 EV* (Focal length set to 18mm. 35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 100mm) *Based on CIPA measurement conditions 

Focusing System

AF System Type CMOS Contrast Detection System 
Focusing Points 25 
AF Focus Modes Single AF (S-AF) / AF Tracking / Manual Focus (MF) 
AF Illuminator Yes 
Face Detection Yes 
Manual Focus Assist Focus knob rotation activates Live View image magnification and/or focus peaking when in S-AF+MF or MF mode 
Peaking Function Yes; Color selection: white, black, red, yellow 


Built-in Flash Yes 
Flash Modes Auto, Red Eye Reduction, Slow sync. (1st curtain), Red-eye Slow sync. (1st curtain), Fill-in, Manual (1/1 (FULL)~1/64), Flash Off 
Flash Intensity Control Method TTL Auto, Manual 
Flash Intensity Control Up to ±2 EV in 1/3 EV steps selectable 

Rear Monitor

Monitor Type Color LCD 
Monitor Size 3.0" (Aspect Ratio 3:2) 
Monitor Resolution 460k Dots 
Touchscreen No 
Monitor Brightness Adjustment ±7 levels 
Live View

Approx. 100% field of view, exposure compensation preview, WB adjustment preview, gradation preview, face detection preview (up to 8 faces), grid line.

Display modes: Standard, Histogram, Highlight & Shadow, Level Gauge, Off.

Image Recording

Removable Memory Type SD, SDHC*1, SDXC*1, Eye-Fi Card compatible*2
* 1 UHS-I compatible
* 2 Not compatible with Endless Memory
Recording Format DCF2.0, Exif2.3 
Internal Memory 55MB 
Still Image File Format RAW (12-bit lossless compression), JPEG, RAW+JPEG 
Recording Image Size [RAW] 4000 x 3000
[JPEG] 4000 x 3000 - 640 x 480
One Touch Tele-converter x2 / x4*
* Microscope Control mode only

Shooting Modes

Mode Dial Intelligent Auto (iAUTO), Program Auto (P), Aperture Priority (A), Custom1, Custom2, Underwater, Microscope, Scene Mode 
Sequential Shooting [Sequential shooting H]*: approx. 20 fps with selectable 10/20 fps
[Sequential shooting L]: approx. 5 fps
[Pro Capture]*: approx. 10 fps
* Electronic Shutter
Sequential Shooting Maximum Recordable Frames [Sequential shooting H] RAW: Max. 14 frames, JPEG (LN): Until card is full
[Sequential shooting L] RAW: Max. 49 frames, JPEG (LN): Until card is full
Maximum Recordable Frames Prior to Full Shutter Press (Pro Capture Mode) 5 frames (fixed)

Creative Features

Picture Modes i-Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, e Portrait, Art Filters
Scene Modes Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Portrait +Landscape, Hand-held Starlight*, Nightscape, Portrait + Nightscape, Children, Sport, Candlelight, Sunset, Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Panorama, Live Composite, Backlight HDR *6 images are automatically captured and combined into a single image composite
Art Filters Pop Art (I, II / a.b.c.d.e.f.)
Soft Focus ( - / c.e.)
Pale & Light Color (I, II / a.b.c.d.f.)
Light Tone ( - / d.f.)
Grainy Film (I, II / b.c.d.g.h)
Pin Hole (I, II, III / d.)
Diorama ( I,II / d.)
Cross Process (I, II / b.c.d.f.)
Gentle Sepia ( - / a.b.c.d.f.)
Dramatic Tone (I / b.c.d.e.f.) (II / b.c.d.e.f.g.h)
Key Line (I, II / a.b.c.d.e.)
Watercolor (I, II / a.b.c.d.)
Vintage (I, II, III / a.b.c.d.e.f.i)
Partial Color (I, II, III / a.b.c.d.e.f)
Detail of Art Effect a. Soft Focus Effect
b. Pin-Hole Effect
c. White Edge Effect
d. Frame Effect
e. Star Light Effect
f. Blur Effect (Top & bottom, Left & Right)
g. B&W Effect (None, Yellow, Orange, Red, Green)
h. Pict. Tone (None, Sepia, Blue, Purple, Green)
i. Shade Effect (Top & bottom, Left & Right) 
Color Ring for Partial Color 18 Selectable Colors 
Live Composite 0.5sec - 4.0 sec / Lighten Mode (Bright area prioritization) 
Interval Mode Interval Time 1 sec. - 24 hours, max 299 frames. Available when automatically creating Time-lapse video. 
Exposure Compensation ±2 adjustable by 1/3 EV steps 

Video / Audio

Video File Format MOV (MPEG-4AVC / H.264) 
Video Modes

3840x2160 (4k) / 30p, 25p (Bit rate: Approx. 102 Mbps)
1920x1080 (FHD) / 30p, 25p / IPB (SF,F,N)
1920x1080 (FHD) / 60p, 50p / IPB (SF,F,N)
1280x720 (HD) / 30p,25p / IPB (SF,F,N)

60p: 59.94fps, 50p: 50.00fps, 30p: 29.97fps, 25p: 25.00fps

FHD IPB (SuperFine / 52Mbps, Fine / 30Mbps, Normal / 18Mbps)

HD IPB (SuperFine / 52Mbps, Fine / 30Mbps, Normal / 18Mbps)

* Frame rates may drop when particular Art Filters and Movie Effects are used.
* Speed Class 10 SD card is recommended for shooting movies.
* UHS-I Speed Class 3 SD card must be used for 4K video and high speed movie.

Maximum Video Recording Time [MOV] Approx. 29 min 
Art Filter for Movie Yes
(Frame rates may drop when certain Art Filters are used)
Time Lapse Movie [MOV]
3840×2160 (4K) / 5fps
1280×720 (HD) / 5fps, 10fps, 15fps, 30fps 
High Speed Movie 1920x1080 (FHD) / 120fps
1280x720 (HD) / 240fps
640x360 (SD) / 480fps 
Microphone Built-in stereo microphone 
Speaker Built-in mono speaker 
Live View Output via HDMI Monitor Mode (outputs video and info display to a connected monitor)
* Info display is not shown on the camera while recording

Connectivity / Power Requirements

WiFi Built-in (IEEE 802.11 b/g/n) 
Action Track Sensors GPS (GLONASS, QZSS), compass, manometer, temperature sensor, accelerometer 
PC Connectivity USB 2.0 (Micro-B)
HDMI Micro HDMI (Type D)
PictBridge Easy Print Print reservation (DPOF), Direct print (PictBridge compatible)
Battery Type LI-92B Li-ion battery
Battery Life Approx. 340 images
Approx. 50 minute* video (under standard JEITA testing)
Approx. 110 minute video (when zoom and other operational functions are not used)
* When repeatedly recording at the maximum time of 29 minutes

Additional Information

Self Timer Operation time: 12 sec., 2 sec., custom (wait time: 1-30sec., number of shots: 1-10, shot interval: 0.5 / 1 / 2 / 3sec.)
Languages 34 selectable languages:
English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Russian, Czech, Dutch, Danish, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Croatian, Slovenian, Hungarian, Greek, Slovakian, Turkish, Latvian, Estonian, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Rumanian, Indonesian, Malay, Thai

Physical Specs

Dimensions W: 113 mm H: 66 mm D: 31.9 mm (based on CIPA standards, excludes protrusions)
W: 4.43 in H: 2.6 in D: 1.23 in
Weight Approx. 250 g (with battery and memory card, based on CIPA standards) (0.55 lb / 8.72 oz)

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