Olympus Tough TG-5 vs Panasonic DMC FT30 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Outdoor & Action cameras.

Tough TG-5 vs DMC FT30 - Side by side

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Olympus Tough TG-5 vs Panasonic DMC FT30 Specs

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

DMC FT30

  • Introduced in February 2015
  • Outdoor & Action
  • Sensor: 1/2.33"
  • 16 megapixel
  • 1 frames/second
  • 100 - 1600 ISO
  • 1280 x 720 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 25-100mm (4x), f3.9-5.7
  • No WiFi
  • 103.7 x 58.3 x 19.7mm³ (4.1" x 2.3" x 0.8")
  • 144g (4.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC FT30

Olympus Tough TG-5 VS Panasonic DMC FT30 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Olympus Tough TG-5 a better choice

Tough TG-5

DMC FT30

Higher speed (4, frames/second)201
Better sensibility (4)100 - 12800 ISO100 - 1600 ISO
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601280 x 720
Longer battery life (3, photos)300250
WiFi (2)
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Tough TG-5 are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the Tough TG-5 is made easy by that the battery has more stamina, the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection and the built-in GPS.

The Tough TG-5 scores 17 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC FT30

Tough TG-5

DMC FT30

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)12.0016.00
Weighs less (2)250g
(8.1 oz.)
144g
(4.6 oz.)
More portable (2)238cm³
(15 cu.in.)
119cm³
(8 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC FT30 are the higher resolution, the lower weight than the Tough TG-5 and the more compact size.

Yields 9 points for the DMC FT30.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Tough TG-5

DMC FT30

Sensor format1/2.33"1/2.33"
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)0.460.46
Environmental sealing
Olympus Tough TG-5 VS Panasonic DMC FT30 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Tough TG-5 and DMC FT30

Tough TG-5 und DMC FT30, front viewTough TG-5 und DMC FT30, front view

Top view of cameras

Tough TG-5 und DMC FT30, view from aboveTough TG-5 und DMC FT30, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Olympus Tough TG-5

Panasonic DMC FT30

17
9

We recommend Olympus Tough TG-5 as better choice.

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