GoPro Hero 7 Black vs Olympus Tough TG-4 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Outdoor & Action cameras.

Hero 7 Black vs Tough TG-4 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

GoPro Hero 7 Black vs Olympus Tough TG-4 Specs

Hero 7 Black

  • Introduced in September 2018
  • Outdoor & Action
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 12 megapixel
  • 30 frames/second
  • 100 - 1600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 52.00mm (2.0") Monitor
  • Fixed lens 17mm, f2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 62 x 44.9 x 33mm³ (2.4" x 1.8" x 1.3")
  • 116g (3.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Hero 7 Black

Tough TG-4

  • Introduced in April 2015
  • Outdoor & Action
  • Sensor: 1/2.33"
  • 16 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 25-100mm (4x), f2.0-4.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 111.5 x 65.9 x 31.2mm³ (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.2")
  • 247g (8.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Tough TG-4

Our advice: From our own experience, we recommend SanDisk memory cards. The SanDisk Extreme is fast enough for 30fps image sequences and 4K video:

Memory card for Hero 7 Black and Tough TG-4

The 64 GB Extreme will take up to 90 minutes of super high res 4K video. For Full HD video consider the SanDisk Ultra.

GoPro Hero 7 Black VS Olympus Tough TG-4 Other Specs Comparison

Why is GoPro Hero 7 Black a better choice

Hero 7 Black

Tough TG-4

Higher speed (4, frames/second)305
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)1000300
Weighs less (2)116g
(3.7 oz.)
247g
(8.0 oz.)
More portable (2)92cm³
(6 cu.in.)
229cm³
(14 cu.in.)
USB 3.0 (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Hero 7 Black are that the camera is faster, the rather comfortable touch screen and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the Hero 7 Black is made easy by the connector for an external microphone, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the Tough TG-4. Another advantage over the Tough TG-4: the more compact size and the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.

The Hero 7 Black scores 19 points.

Otherwise why to choose Olympus Tough TG-4

Hero 7 Black

Tough TG-4

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)12.0016.00
Auto Focus points (4)01
Better sensibility (4)100 - 1600 ISO100 - 6400 ISO
Built-in flash (2)
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.240.46

Conclusion: Advantages of the Tough TG-4 are the higher resolution, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the built-in flash and that the display has a higher resolution.

Yields 17 points for the Tough TG-4.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Hero 7 Black

Tough TG-4

Image stabilizer
WiFi
GPS
Environmental sealing
GoPro Hero 7 Black VS Olympus Tough TG-4 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Hero 7 Black and Tough TG-4

Hero 7 Black und Tough TG-4, front viewHero 7 Black und Tough TG-4, front view

Top view of cameras

Hero 7 Black und Tough TG-4, view from aboveHero 7 Black und Tough TG-4, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

GoPro Hero 7 Black

Olympus Tough TG-4

19
17

We advise to choose the newest model: GoPro Hero 7 Black.

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