Olympus Tough TG-6 Q&As
Announced May 22, 2019 •
12 megapixels | 3″ screen | 25 – 100 mm (4×)
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I have a Fuji XP130 tough camera but the IQ and AF are pretty terrible. I am considering replacing it with a TG-6, but looking at samples online I'm not sure it will be much better. Will a TG-6 do better than these shots from the Fuji, or am I expecting too much from this type of camera? Can anyone provide any samples from the TG-5 or TG-6 in similar conditions or offer any advice?
I'm curious if I'm understanding the Time Lapse functionality of the Olympus TG-6 correctly... You can only shoot up to 299 frames? No endless shooting? You can only go down to 1fps? No sub-second shooting? I was hoping to replace my aging GoPro 3 which will shoot time lapse until the battery dies or the card fills up at down to .5 sec intervals.
The video record button on the TG-5/6 is on the back of the camera. But if you want to use the Olympus Sport Holder, or some other way of attaching the camera to use as a sports camera, there is no easy way to push this button. In Video mode the shutter button takes a still. Other oly cameras allow you to reassign buttons so the shutter button can start video recording. Is there a way to do this on the TG-5 or 6? I don't see any way in the menu on my TG-6.
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