GoPro Hero 7 Black vs Olympus Tough TG-5 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Outdoor & Action cameras.

Hero 7 Black vs Tough TG-5 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

GoPro Hero 7 Black vs Olympus Tough TG-5 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-5

  • Introduced in May 2017
  • Outdoor & Action
  • Sensor: 1/2.33"
  • 12 megapixel
  • 20 frames/second
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 25-100mm (4x), f2.0-4.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 113 x 66 x 31.9mm³ (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.3")
  • 250g (8.1 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Tough TG-5

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-5

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-5 Other Specs Comparison

Why is GoPro Hero 7 Black a better choice

Hero 7 Black

Tough TG-5

Higher speed (4, frames/second)3020
Touch screen (2)
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)1000300
Weighs less (2)116g
(3.7 oz.)
250g
(8.1 oz.)
More portable (2)92cm³
(6 cu.in.)
238cm³
(15 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 connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the Tough TG-5: that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the Tough TG-5 and the more compact size. Finally, there's the 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 17 points.

Otherwise why to choose Olympus Tough TG-5

Hero 7 Black

Tough TG-5

Auto Focus points (4)01
Better sensibility (4)100 - 1600 ISO100 - 12800 ISO
Built-in flash (2)
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.240.46

Conclusion: Advantages of the Tough TG-5 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and the built-in flash. A nice touch is that the display has a higher resolution.

Yields 12 points for the Tough TG-5.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Hero 7 Black

Tough TG-5

Resolution (megapixel)12.0012.00
Image stabilizer
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
WiFi
GPS
Environmental sealing
GoPro Hero 7 Black VS Olympus Tough TG-5 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Hero 7 Black and Tough TG-5

Hero 7 Black und Tough TG-5, front viewHero 7 Black und Tough TG-5, front view

Top view of cameras

Hero 7 Black und Tough TG-5, view from aboveHero 7 Black und Tough TG-5, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

GoPro Hero 7 Black

Olympus Tough TG-5

17
12

We recommend GoPro Hero 7 Black as better choice.

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