Updated on 2 August 2013 by

The best Olympus waterproof camera available under $300 price range are compact cameras with up to 5x optical zoom range and up to 14 megapixel camera resolution.


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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II
Olympus Tough TG-3
Olympus OM-D E-M1
Olympus TG-850
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II
Olympus Tough TG-3
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Compact System Camera
Olympus TG-850
$999 - $2,100
$379
$2,150
$280 - $320
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Release Date
Mar 2015
Jun 2014
Sep 2013
Jun 2014
Camera Type
SLR-style mirrorless
Compact
Compact System Camera, SLR-style mirrorless
Compact
Resolution
16.0 Megapixel
16.0 Megapixel
16.0 Megapixel
16.0 Megapixel
Image Sensor Type
CMOS
BSI-CMOS
CMOS
BSI-CMOS
LCD Screen Size
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
Image Sensor Size
21.64 mm
2.5 mm
21.64 mm
2.5 mm
Average Rating
 4.5 stars
 4.2 stars
 4.5 stars
 3.6 stars
Image Quality
100% Positive
33% Positive
67% Negative
Ease of Use
58% Positive
42% Negative
80% Positive
20% Negative
Look and Feel
90% Positive
10% Negative
85% Positive
15% Negative
Video
37% Positive
63% Negative
Modes
75% Positive
25% Negative