You live for the outdoors. Hiking steep mountain trails. Backpacking through a desert canyon. Skiing in the wilderness. The Tough TG-6 is ready for adventure. It’s built to endure all the extreme environments you love exploring. You can drop it. Step on it. Go deep underwater or out into a freezing blizzard. It just keeps on shooting awesome stills and video. Packed with pro features, you’ll nail difficult shots — even in low light. Shoot intricately detailed macro photos and unique shots underwater with vivid color. The lightweight, compact Tough TG-6. Engineered to survive the world’s toughest places.
Bad things happen to good cameras. That’s why the Tough TG-6 is fully equipped to handle extreme conditions and keep shooting.
Don’t sweat if temperatures suddenly change. An anti-fogging design prevents condensation from forming inside the lenses so you’ll always be ready to shoot.
Add an extra layer of protection to your TG-6 with the optional lens barrier. It keeps the lens surface free of dirt and prevents scratching.
Weather can turn nasty in minutes. A freak downpour quickly soaks everything. Plummeting cold exposes your camera to dangerous temperatures. The Tough TG-6 handles it all. Thanks to a system of seals and double lock construction, water, dust, dirt, snow and cold stay outside where they belong. Embark on your next adventure and be confident your camera is ready for any weather, anytime.
It’s happened to practically everyone with a camera. You go from air conditioning to high humidity and suddenly there’s condensation all over the lens. That won’t happen with the Tough TG-6. The lens features hermetically sealed, dual pane protective glass to prevent fogging. Your lens stays clear and ready for action.
The Tough TG-6 features a high-speed, bright F2.0 wide angle lens. Use the optional LB-T01 Lens Barrier to keep dirt and dust off the lens and prevent scratching. Open and close the barrier with a quick turn — even with gloves.
A SYSTEM BUILT AROUND A CAMERA
The Tough TG-6 sits at the center of an expansive accessory system. The Sports Holder lets you shoot while the camera is secured to you. The Float Strap stops your camera from sinking while shooting on the water. The Silicone Jacket keeps the Tough TG-6 from getting scratched and lets you firmly grip the body. That’s just a few of many accessories designed to help you get the best performance from your camera.
HANDLES THE TOUGHEST BUSINESS
If you’re shooting in tough work conditions, we have the camera for you. That’s because it can take the abuse any construction site dishes out or survive the rigors of traveling from one crime scene to another — making it standard equipment for any law enforcement agency. Besides being nearly indestructible, the Tough TG-6 features GPS so you’ll have an accurate record of where your shots were taken. The Date Imprint feature stamps your photos with the date and time for easy cataloging.
Sensor / Processor
Sensor Type1/2.3" BSI CMOS SENSOR
Effective Pixels12 million
ISO SensitivityAUTO ISO: 100 ‐ 1600 with customizable upper limit from 100 to 12800 Manual ISO: 100 - 12800 (adjustable)
ProcessorOlympus TruePic™ VIII
WaterproofIJIS/IEC protection class 8 (IPX8) - Waterproof to depths of 50 ft / 15 m
White Balance Compensation±7 steps along A-B / G-M axis * Except for Custom WB
Picture Modesi-Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, e Portrait, Art Filters
GradationAuto, Normal, High Key, Low Key [except when using i-Enhance, Underwater, Art Filters, Color Creator]
Scene ModesPortrait, 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 FiltersPop 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) Bleach Bypass (I, II / a, b, c, d, e, f, i) Instant Film (- / a, b, c, d, e, f, i)
Detail of Art Effecta. 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 Color18 Selectable Colors
Live CompositeUpdate interval time / composite method .5sec - 4.0 sec / Lighten Mode (Bright area prioritization)
Interval ModeInterval Time 1 sec. - 24 hours, max 299 frames. Available when automatically creating Time-lapse video.
Exposure Compensation±2 adjustable by 1/3 EV steps
Focus BracketingNumber of images 10 / 20 / 30 Focus step : Wide / Standard / Narrow
Focus StackingAvailable* * Angle of view becomes slightly smaller
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 MovieYes (Frame rates may drop when certain Art Filters are used)
Time Lapse Movie[MOV] 3840×2160 (4K) / 5fps 1920×1080 (FHD) / 5fps, 10fps, 15fps 1280×720 (HD) / 5fps, 10fps, 15fps, 30fps
High Speed Movie1920x1080 (FHD) / 120fps, recording time 20 sec. 1280x720 (HD) / 240fps 20 sec., recording time 20 sec. 640x360 (SD) / 480fps 20 sec., recording time 20 sec.
Image Stabilization for VideoDigital stabilization (angle of view becomes slightly smaller)
Audio RecordingWave Format (Stereo linear PCM/16-bit, Sampling frequency 48kHz)
MicrophoneBuilt-in stereo microphone
SpeakerBuilt-in mono speaker
Live View Output via HDMIMonitor Mode (outputs video and info display to a connected monitor)* *Info display is not shown on the camera while recording
Connectivity / Power Requirements
Wi-FiBuilt-in (IEEE 802.11 b/g/n)
Action Track SensorsGPS (GLONASS, QZSS), compass, manometer, temperature sensor, accelerometer
PC ConnectivityUSB 2.0 (Micro-B)
HDMIMicro HDMI (Type D)
Print FunctionPrint reservation (DPOF)
Battery TypeLI-92B Li-ion battery
Sleep ModeAvailable (1 / 3 / 5 min. off)
Battery LifeApprox. 340 Images (using Toshiba SDHC UHS-I Card Exceria with IS ON, based on CIPA test standards) Approx. 50 minutes* (under standard JEITA testing) Approx. 110 minutes (when zoom and other operational functions are not used) *When repeatedly recording at the maximum time of 29 minutes