Olympus TG-5 Tough Underwater Compact Digital Camera (Red)
Key Features
  • 12 Megapixel BSI CMOS Sensor
  • TruePic VIII Image Processor
  • High Speed 25-100mm f/2-4.9 Wide Angle Lens
  • Ultra HD 4K Video for up to 120 fps
  • Field Sensor System
  • Sensor Shift Image Stabilization
  • Four Macro Modes
  • RAW Capture
  • Waterproof for up to 50 ft/15m
  • Shockproof for up to 7 ft /2.1 m
  • Crushproof for up to 220 lbf / 100 kgf
  • 14 ART Filters
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • 12 Months Genuine Warranty with Olympus Australia
SALE ENDS : 1st of February 2019

Regular Price: $598.00

Special Price $529.00

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Outdoor enthusiasts need a camera that can withstand the extreme conditions that they love to conquer. Enter the Olympus TG-5 Tough Underwater Compact Digital Camera. Designed for rough situations despite its portable size, it sports a high-speed 25-100mm f/2-4.9 Wide Angle Lens. Meanwhile, the 12 Megapixel BSI CMOS Sensor and the TruePic VIII Image Processor reduces image noise and maintains vivid colours to record quality images. These photographs can then be further enhanced by using any of the 14 ART Filters. When shooting on shaky terrain, the Sensor Shift Image Stabilization keeps the images sharp even if the camera moves. Likewise, the Field Sensor System makes it possible to add tracking data to easily relive the moment when it was taken. As compact as the Olympus TG-5 is, it can also capture even smaller subjects on frame through the four Macro Modes. Easier editing of images is possible through RAW Capture while the built-in Wi-Fi provides worry-free photo sharing online. If you wish to record in motion, the small TG-5 comes up big due to its Ultra HD 4K Video for up to 120 fps. Recording beneath the sea level is no problem for this Olympus digital camera is waterproof for up to 50 ft / 15 m. Built for the tough adventurer, the dustproof Olympus TG-5 Tough Underwater Compact Digital Camera is also shockproof for up to 7 ft / 2.1 m and crushproof for up to 220 lbf / 100 kgf.

Product Features in Detail

Impressive Image Quality
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.

High-performance BSI CMOS Image Sensor
The Tough TG-5 features a high-speed f2.0 lens, a newly developed high-sensitivity, high-speed backlit 12-megapixel CMOS image sensor and the latest TruePic VIII Image Processor used in the Olympus flagship OM-D E-M1® Mark II camera. The new technology produces better image quality at standard and higher sensitivity ranges. The processor is capable of more complex calculations to improve resolution in low-contrast areas, especially when shooting at low ISO sensitivity. A maximum ISO sensitivity of 12800 and RAW capture are also available, covering a wide range of shooting situations.

High-speed lens
The bright f2.0 lens supports faster shutter speeds when shooting underwater or in other challenging conditions to capture fast-moving subjects with minimal blurring. Superb Olympus optical technology is incorporated into the lens, including DSA (Dual Super Aspherical), HD (High Dispersion) and HR (High Refractive Index) lenses to deliver high-quality images while reducing aberrations throughout the entire zoom range.

4x Zoom Lens
Whether for bird’s-eye view shots of scenic vistas at wide-angle settings (35mm equivalent: 25mm) or zoomed-in shots of faraway objects at telephoto settings (35mm equivalent: 100mm) the 4x zoom lens delivers photos that match your intentions.

Built to be tough
Whether you’re shooting on a rafting trip or in a snowboard park, you’re focused on getting awesome shots. Your camera should take care of itself. The TG-5 does – no protective housing needed. It’s waterproof to 50 ft (15 m), crushproof up to 220 lbf (100 kgf), and shockproof from 7 ft (2.1 m). It’s dustproof and works great even at a bone-chilling 14°F (-10°C). When you’re on the go, temperatures can change quickly. That’s why the TG-5’s lens is equipped with Anti-Fog Dual Pane Protective Glass to stop moisture from getting in. We’ve even designed the knobs and buttons for easy operation while you’re wearing heavy gloves.

Pro Capture Mode
When you’re out in the wild and want to capture precise moments, sometimes you need a little help. The TG-5 is equipped with a class-exclusive Pro Capture Mode that captures a series of shots before and after you fire the shutter to help you get the exact shot you want, with ease.

Live Composite
Whether you shoot star trails, fireworks or fireflies with stationary subjects in the same image, Live Composite combines only those areas of multiple images that contain new light without over-exposure that occurs in normal bulb shooting. The progress can be viewed on the LCD monitor.

Impressive 4K Video Capture
With TG-5, incredible still shots are only half the story. Simply turn the TG-5’s Mode Dial to the movie icon to capture Ultra HD 4K video with spectacular detail just as you remember it – the colors in a sunset, the coral on a reef, a skier carving a mountainside. Besides jaw-dropping 4K, you can shoot video in Full HD 1080 or HD 720. Get creative with TG-5’s Full HD 120 fps High Speed Video for slow motion playback. For longer adventures, the 4K Time Lapse feature lets you easily create short videos of extended periods of time.

Get close to the action
Ever wanted to shoot tiny subjects you can’t see with the naked eye in superb detail? The maximum 7x image magnification of the TG-5’s advanced, four-mode Variable Macro System (with Microscope, Microscope Control, Focus Bracketing and Focus Stacking Mode) makes this possible. In Microscope mode, the camera can capture subjects as close as 1cm.In Microscope Control mode the display magnification factor can be changed to a maximum of 44.4x with the zoom lever.

Field Sensor System
The Tough TG-5’s Field Sensor System consists of built-in sensors, including GPS, a compass, a temperature sensor and a manometer for altitude or depth. Tracking data may be recorded simultaneously with images and video or independently using the camera’s Data Log Mode. Tracking data may be viewed on the camera’s monitor or on a smart device. Users are able to press the INFO button to display current real-time data, even when the camera is turned off. Using the Olympus Image Track app to simultaneously display images, videos, and tracking information, lets users tell the story behind their shots.

  • GPS: The built-in GPS utilizes GLONASS and QZSS satellite systems in order to precisely calculate latitude and longitude. The GPS Assist function significantly reduces the amount of time required for initial GPS signal acquisition.
  • Manometer: Altitude and water depth are calculated based on atmospheric pressure and water pressure information.
  • Temperature Sensor: This sensor measures both air and water temperature, and is shielded from the effects of heat generated inside the camera.
  • Compass: The compass measures the direction in which the camera lens is pointed.

Variable Macro System
The Tough TG-5 is equipped with four macro modes with a maximum shooting magnification of 7x for capturing microscopic subjects difficult to see with the naked eye. Accessories such as the LG-1 LED Light Guide and the FD-1 Flash Diffuser expand shooting possibilities by enabling proper illumination of macro subjects.

  • Microscope Mode: This mode allows users to shoot subjects as close as 1cm from the end of the lens and use the optical zoom to enlarge and shoot subjects. This feature is perfect for shooting insects, the veins in a leaf, snowflake crystals and other details in nature that cannot be seen with the naked eye.
  • Microscope Control Mode: This mode uses a combination of optical and digital zoom to magnify and capture microscopic subjects. Users are able to magnify a subject that is only 1mm in size up to a maximum of approximately 44.4mm when displayed on the rear LCD monitor. In addition to switching the magnification factor with the zoom lever, the arrow pad may be used to switch between 1x, 2x and 4x with the press of a single button as if changing the objective lens on a real microscope.
  • Focus Stacking Mode: Depth of field typically becomes shallow in macro shooting. Focus Stacking Mode automatically captures eight different shots while shifting the focus from the foreground to the background. Then, the focused areas are extracted and merged so that a full resolution image with large depth of field is created.
  • Focus Bracketing Mode: This function captures up to 30 images while shifting the focus from the foreground to the background. Users can select the amount of focus shift and number of shots in three levels. Focus Bracketing Mode is convenient for focusing on low-contrast subjects such as flower petals that consist of a single color.

Superb Control for Smooth Shooting
The Tough TG-5’s grip’s shape and thickness have been improved to provide for a more secure hold, and the camera’s controls may be easily operated even while wearing gloves. A new control dial helps users easily adjust shooting settings such as exposure compensation. An Accessory Lock has been added to the front of the camera to secure Tough system accessories, including Tough converter lenses and the LG-1 LED Light Guide. Movie Modes are now readily accessible via the primary Mode Dial, and a variety of shooting settings may be registered to the two Custom Modes for instant use. Together, these features make the Tough TG-5 easy to use in any environment.

  • Four Underwater Modes allow users to easily capture beautiful underwater photos.
  • Grid Display assists users with composition.
  • Focus Peaking and MF Assist aids in manual focusing.
  • Zero-lag Pro Capture Mode enables users to capture precise moments, even if they happen prior to fully depressing the shutter.
  • Nighttime Live Composite Mode is ideal for shooting fireworks and star trails.
  • HDR shooting delivers a rich range of tonal expressions by merging multiple images.
  • The Olympus Image Share app allows for remote shooting and wireless sharing via a connected smart device.

Olympus Image Track App
Pairing the camera and a smartphone with the TG-5’s built-in Wi-Fi® enables the simultaneous display of images, video, and tracking information, delivering a unique way to relive users’ experiences. A data overlay can be applied to images or video for posting adventures to social media. The resizing of images and videos is also available with the app.

Accessory Lock Button
The accessory lock button prevents attached accessories, such as a fisheye converter, teleconverter, light guide or flash diffuser from falling off so that you can feel safe carrying the camera with accessories.

Sensor Type
Effective Pixels
12 million
ISO Sensitivity
AUTO ISO: 100 ‐ 1600 with customizable upper limit from 100 to 12800 Manual ISO: 100 - 12800 (adjustable)
Olympus TruePic™ VIII
IPX8 - Waterproof to depths of 50 ft / 15 m
Freezeproof to 14°F / -10°C
Crushproof to 220 lbf / 100 kgf
Shockproof from 7 ft / 2.1 m
Lens Cover Glass
Anti-fog dual pane
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
Image Stabilization
2.5 EV* (Focal length set to 18mm. 35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 100mm) *Based on CIPA measurement conditions
AF System Type
CMOS Contrast Detection System
Focusing Points
AF Focus Modes
Single AF (S-AF) / AF Tracking / Manual Focus (MF)
AF Illuminator
Face Detection
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
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
Monitor Type
Color LCD
Monitor Size
3.0" (Aspect Ratio 3:2)
Monitor Resolution
460k Dots
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.
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
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
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)
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 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
(Frame rates may drop when certain Art Filters are used)
Time Lapse Movie
3840×2160 (4K) / 5fps
1280×720 (HD) / 5fps, 10fps, 15fps, 30fps
High Speed Movie
1920x1080 (FHD) / 120fps
1280x720 (HD) / 240fps
640x360 (SD) / 480fps
Built-in stereo microphone
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
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)
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
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.)
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
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
Approx. 250 g (with battery and memory card, based on CIPA standards) (0.55 lb / 8.72 oz)
Bundled Items
Body, USB cable, Hand Strap, instruction manual, warranty card, LI-92B Li-ion battery, F-5AC Li-ion battery charger

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In the Box

Olympus TG-5 Tough Underwater Compact Digital Camera (Red)
LI-92B Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery
Adapter F-5AC
Micro USB Cable
Hand Strap
12 Months Genuine Warranty with Olympus Australia

Olympus TG-5 Tough Underwater Compact Digital Camera (Red)

Olympus TG-5 Tough Underwater Compact Digital Camera (Red)

Regular Price: $598.00

Special Price $529.00