Olympus Tough TG-5 vs Panasonic DC FT7 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Outdoor & Action cameras.

Tough TG-5 vs DC FT7 - Side by side

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Olympus Tough TG-5 vs Panasonic DC FT7 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


  • Introduced in May 2018
  • Outdoor & Action
  • Sensor: 1/2.33"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 28-128mm (5x), f3.3-5.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 116.7 x 76.1 x 37.3mm³ (4.6" x 3.0" x 1.5")
  • 319g (10.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DC FT7

Olympus Tough TG-5 VS Panasonic DC FT7 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Olympus Tough TG-5 a better choice

Tough TG-5


Higher speed (4, frames/second)2010
Better sensibility (4)100 - 12800 ISO80 - 3200 ISO
Weighs less (2)250g
(8.1 oz.)
(10.3 oz.)
More portable (2)238cm³
(15 cu.in.)
(21 cu.in.)
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Tough TG-5 are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and the lower weight than the DC FT7. Another advantage over the DC FT7: the more compact size and the built-in GPS.

The Tough TG-5 scores 14 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DC FT7

Tough TG-5


Wider resolution (5, megapixel)12.0020.00
Auto Focus points (4)149
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.461.04

Conclusion: Advantages of the DC FT7 are the higher resolution, the faster and more accurate auto focus and that the display has a higher resolution.

Yields 11 points for the DC FT7.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Tough TG-5


Sensor format1/2.33"1/2.33"
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
Environmental sealing
Olympus Tough TG-5 VS Panasonic DC FT7 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Tough TG-5 and DC FT7

Tough TG-5 und DC FT7, front viewTough TG-5 und DC FT7, front view

Top view of cameras

Tough TG-5 und DC FT7, view from aboveTough TG-5 und DC FT7, view from above

Total scores

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Olympus Tough TG-5

Panasonic DC FT7


We advise to choose the newest model: Panasonic DC FT7.

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