Olympus TG-860 Manual: a Manual for Olympus’s Robust Rugged Selfie Compact

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Table of Content:

    1. The Introduction
    2. Olympus TG-860 Camera Whole Appearance
    3. Olympus TG-860 Camera Specification
    4. Price and Impression of Olympus TG-860
    5. Olympus TG-860 User Manual Guide

The Introduction to Olympus TG-860 Manual

Olympus TG-860 Manual: a Manual for Olympus's Robust Rugged Selfie Compact

By the record, a manual is something that is really important as a complement for an electronic product, especially digital camera. From this manual, there will be a lot of information obtained. Something like specification, instruction, camera parts, settings, features, and other related information will be something possible to obtain.

This is why we aim to bring the Olympus c Manual here. With this manual, we hope that we can help users as well as enthusiasts to understand more about this Sony camera product.

Further, before going too deep to the information about Olympus TG-860 Manual, here we enclose the video review about this product. From this video, you can obtain many kinds of information regarding to the specification, feature, operation, and others.

This is the video by official account of Olympus on Youtube. So, for you who are fond of to this camera, referring to below video will be so much helpful.

Olympus TG-860 Camera Whole Appearance

Before getting deeper to the Olympus TG-860 Manual and its specification, firstly, we will talk about the overall look of this camera first. As we all know, it is generally stated that upgrading the products from time to time is the digital camera manufacturer’s key success. And it is already a tradition for Sony to make their product appears outstandingly with its incredible design.

Olympus TG-860 Manual: a Manual for Olympus's Robust Rugged Selfie Compact

Based on the Olympus TG-860 manual, this is a cool rugged camera which is designed in fairly compact body. It has nice body that is very comfortable to grip. With 224g weigh and the external dimension 113 x 64x 28, the camera will fit in your hand and keep in your pocket.

The camera has large tilting LCD screen with 180 degree flip style. It will help you viewing or capturing picture from different angles. As it is improved from its predecessor, this camera is waterproof in 15m deep, but it is still shockproof from 2.1m, freeze proof from -10 degree Celsius, crushproof up to 100kg and dustproof too.

The Specification of Olympus TG-860

Underwater becomes a must-have device since everyone likes to upload their picture social media. They will make a selfie even underwater, and the rugged camera will take part in it. The Olympus TG-860 can be one of the best devices for helping you taking picture underwater.

It’s the development of its previous brother the TG-850 that comes with improved features. Stays on its Tough series power, this camera is designed to be powerful in facing such extreme condition. You will get happy if you bring this camera in hand. Since taking picture will be so fun with no worry of getting the camera broken of soaked through into the water or even accidentally drops from your hand.Olympus TG-860 Manual: a Manual for Olympus's Robust Rugged Selfie Compact

In providing you good capture, this Olympus TG-860 is paired with 16 megapixel BSI CMOS sensor that is also supported with 5x optical zoom function.

Olympus TG-860 manual also says that the camera also comes with 5 axis image stabilization and high ISO sensitivity ranges from 125-6400. You will find it paired with full HD with 60 frames per second and 7 frame pre second continuous shooting.

In supporting your adventures time, you will find it paired with built-in GPS and WIFI. It will help you enjoying the trip with no getting lost. 1cm macro mode will ease you getting close up capture too.

Below is the quick specification of this camera

MSRP $279
Body type
Body type Ultracompact
Max resolution 4608 x 3456
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels 16 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 17 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.3″ (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
Sensor type BSI-CMOS
Processor TruePic VII
ISO Auto, auto high, 125-6400
White balance presets 6
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization Optical
Uncompressed format No
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 21–105 mm
Optical zoom
Maximum aperture F3.5–5.7
Autofocus Contrast Detect (sensor)
Face Detection
Live View
Digital zoom Yes (4x)
Manual focus No
Normal focus range 10 cm (3.94″)
Macro focus range 1 cm (0.39″)
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Tilting
Screen size 3″
Screen dots 460,000
Touch screen No
Screen type TFT-LCD
Live view Yes (Display tilts upward 180 degrees)
Viewfinder type None
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 4 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 sec
Aperture priority No
Shutter priority No
Manual exposure mode No
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 4.00 m (at ISO 1600)
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, redeye reduction, fill flash, off, LED illuminator
Continuous drive 7.0 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, custom)
Metering modes Multi
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
WB Bracketing No
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60p), 1280 x 720 (60p), 640 x 480 (60p)
Format MPEG-4, H.264
Videography notes 5-axis (optical+digital) image stabilization
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Storage included 37MB
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes (micro-HDMI)
Microphone port No
Headphone port No
Wireless Built-In
Remote control Yes (via smartphone)
Environmentally sealed Yes (waterproof to 15m/50ft, crushproof to 100kgf/220lbf, shockproof from 2.1m/7ft, freezeproof to -10C/+14F)
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Li-50B lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 300
Weight (inc. batteries) 224 g (0.49 lb / 7.90 oz)
Dimensions 130 x 64 x 28 mm (5.12 x 2.52 x 1.1″)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
GPS None

The Price and Impression of Olympus TG-860

Olympus TG-860 Manual: a Manual for Olympus's Robust Rugged Selfie CompactWell, the Olympus TG-860 is a cool device in accompanying your trip or your photography experience. Now, you are free to dive deep and capturing creatures underwater.

Or you may capture the beautiful snowy day with no worry of freezing your camera.This camera is very friendly to you since it is designed with easy-to-use system. Read another review of this camera in this link.

Anyone with no professional ability in photography will be easy in capturing good images. You will have it with a cost around £230 /$250. It’s a reasonable price for such a camera like this.

Olympus TG-860 Manual User Guide

We have said previously that the purpose of this article is to bring the Olympus TG-860 Manual onto the surface. With this manual, we hope that we can help both user and enthusiast to understand about this camera product more than before.

So, after all, they can be better in operating as well as treating this camera.  And one thing to be noted, that we will provide the Olympus TG-860 Manual in PDF file format. So, before downloading it, make sure that you have PDF reader software installed in it.

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