Olympus Tough TG-5 vs Sony RX0 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Outdoor & Action cameras.

Tough TG-5 vs RX0 - Side by side

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Olympus Tough TG-5 vs Sony RX0 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 September 2017
  • Outdoor & Action
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 15 megapixel
  • 16 frames/second
  • 125 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 38.00mm (1.5") Monitor
  • Fixed lens 24mm, f4.0
  • WiFi built-in
  • 59 x 40.5 x 29.8mm³ (2.3" x 1.6" x 1.2")
  • 110g (3.5 oz.)

All specs: Main page for RX0

Olympus Tough TG-5 VS Sony RX0 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Olympus Tough TG-5 a better choice

Tough TG-5


Higher speed (4, frames/second)2016
Built-in flash (2)
Image stabilizer (3)
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.460.23
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
Longer battery life (3, photos)300240
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Tough TG-5 are that the camera is faster, the built-in flash and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is that the display has a higher resolution, the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the RX0: the built-in GPS.

The Tough TG-5 scores 18 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony RX0

Tough TG-5


Wider resolution (5, megapixel)12.0015.30
Auto Focus points (4)125
Better sensibility (4)100 - 12800 ISO125 - 25600 ISO
External microphone (2)
Weighs less (2)250g
(8.1 oz.)
(3.5 oz.)
More portable (2)238cm³
(15 cu.in.)
(4 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the RX0 are the higher resolution, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the connector for an external microphone, the lower weight than the Tough TG-5 and the more compact size.

Yields 19 points for the RX0.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Tough TG-5


Environmental sealing
Olympus Tough TG-5 VS Sony RX0 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Tough TG-5 and RX0

Tough TG-5 und RX0, front viewTough TG-5 und RX0, front view

Top view of cameras

Tough TG-5 und RX0, view from aboveTough TG-5 und RX0, view from above

Total scores

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Olympus Tough TG-5

Sony RX0


We advise to choose the newest model: Sony RX0.

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