Olympus prepares rugged digital camera

Olympus prepares rugged digital camera

The famous digital camera maker Olympus plans to release a new rugged digital camera in June of this year. The novelty will be known as Stylus Tough TG-3 and will be an improved version of the TG-2 his digital camera. The upcoming camera measures 112 x 66 x 31 mm and weighs 247 grams. The camera is water-proof and can be used at depths that reach 15 meters. In addition it will withstand drops from 2.1 meters and is capable of working at temperatures as low as -10 degrees Celsius.

The Stylus Tough TG-3 will be available in red and black colors and will offer a 16 MP BSI-CMOS sensor with dimensions of 1/2.3 inches (6.17 x 4.55 mm), f/2-4.9, 25-100 mm optical zoom lens, a 3-inch 460K-dot LCD display, GPS and Wi-Fi connectivity and more such as the new microscope mode that lets you take pictures at 10 mm from your subject. The rest of the specs include a powerful TruePic VII processor, ISO 100-6400, shutter speed of 1/2000-4 seconds, 36 MB of internal memory, support for HDMI 1080p recording, a USB 2.0 port and a battery that will allow you to take as many as 330 pictures with one battery charge.

Once released the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3 will sell for USD 350.

Source: Engadget

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