Olympus TG-5 vs. Olympus TG-6

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May 17, 2017
May 22, 2019
 
$449
$449/£449
 
Compact
Compact
Metal
Metal, composite
 
4000 x 3000
4000 x 3000
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
12 megapixels
12 megapixels
1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
BSI-CMOS
BSI-CMOS
TruePic VIII
TruePic VIII
sRGB
sRGB
Primary color filter
Primary color filter
 
Auto, 100-12800
Auto, ISO 100-12800
100
 
12800
 
8
6
Yes (4 slots)
Yes (4 slots)
Sensor-shift
Sensor-shift
Up to 2.5 stops
 
 
2.5 stop(s)
RAW
RAW
Super fine, fine, normal, basic
Super fine, fine, normal
  • Exif (v2.3)
  • Raw (Olympus ORF)
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3)
  • Raw (Olympus 12-bit lossless)
 
25–100 mm
25–100 mm
4×
4×
F2–4.9
F2–4.9
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Yes
Yes
Yes (2X-4X)
Yes (4X)
Yes
Yes
10 cm (3.94)
10 cm (3.94)
1 cm (0.39)
1 cm (0.39)
25
25
 
Fixed
Fixed
3
3
460,000
1,040,000
No
No
TFT LCD
TFT LCD
Yes
Yes
None
None
 
4 sec
4 sec
1/2000 sec
1/2000 sec
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
  • Auto
  • Program
  • Aperture Priority
  • Auto
  • Program
  • Aperture priority
  • Portrait
  • e-Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Portrait +Landscape
  • Hand-held Starlight*
  • Nightscape
  • Portrait + Nightscape
  • Children
  • Sport
  • Candlelight
  • Sunset
  • Fireworks
  • Beach & Snow
  • Panorama
  • Live Composite
  • Backlight HDR
  • Portrait
  • e-Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Portrait + Landscape
  • Hand-held Starlight
  • Nightscape
  • Portrait + Nightscape
  • Children
  • Sport
  • Candlelight
  • Sunset
  • Fireworks
  • Beach & Snow
  • Panorama
  • Live Composite
  • Backlight HDR
Yes
Yes
No
No
Auto, redeye reduction, slow sync, redeye slow sync, fill, manual, off
Auto, Red Eye Reduction, Slow sync. (1st curtain), Red-eye Slow sync. (1st curtain), Fill- in, Manual, Flash Off
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer
  • Pro Capture
  • Single
  • Sequential
  • Self-timer
  • Pro Capture
20.0 fps
20.0 fps
Yes (2 or 12 secs, custom)
Yes
  • Multi
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Spot
±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
No
 
 
MPEG-4, H.264
MPEG-4, H.264
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 102 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 25p / 102 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 52 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 50p / 52 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 52 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 52 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1280 x 720 @ 120p / 25 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1280 x 720 @ 30p / 52 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1280 x 720 @ 25p / 52 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 102 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 25p / 102 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 52 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 50p / 52 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 52 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 52 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Stereo
Stereo
Mono
Mono
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I compatible)
SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I support)
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
 
Yes
Yes (micro HDMI)
Yes (micro HDMI)
No
No
No
No
Built-In
Built-In
802.11b/g/n
802.11b/g/n
Yes (via smartphone)
Yes (via smartphone)
 
Yes
Yes
Waterproof, Shockproof
Waterproof, Shockproof
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
LI-92B lithium-ion battery & charger
LI-92B lithium-ion battery & charger
340
340
250 g (0.55 lb / 8.82 oz)
253 g (0.56 lb / 8.92 oz)
113 x 66 x 32 mm (4.45 x 2.6 x 1.26)
113 x 66 x 32 mm (4.45 x 2.6 x 1.26)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Built-in
Built-in
GPS, compass, manometer, thermometer
GPS with e-compass, manometer, thermometer, accelerometer