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 Tough TG-2 iHS
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II
Olympus Tough TG-3
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Compact System Camera
Olympus TG-850
Olympus Tough TG-2 iHS Digital Camera
$999 - $2,100
$379
$2,150
$280 - $320
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Release Date
Mar 2015
Jun 2014
Sep 2013
Jun 2014
Mar 2013
Waterproof
Waterproof
Waterproof
Waterproof
Waterproof
Waterproof
Camera Type
SLR-style mirrorless
Compact
Compact System Camera, SLR-style mirrorless
Compact
Compact
Resolution
16.0 Megapixel
16.0 Megapixel
16.0 Megapixel
16.0 Megapixel
12.0 Megapixel
Image Sensor Type
CMOS
BSI-CMOS
CMOS
BSI-CMOS
BSI-CMOS
LCD Screen Size
3.0 in.
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
2.5 mm
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
Connectivity
100% Positive
100% Positive
Focus
66% Positive
34% Negative
83% Positive
17% Negative
Viewfinder
100% Positive
Display
100% Positive
75% Positive
25% Negative
Flash
20% Positive
80% Negative
100% Positive
Low Light
75% Positive
25% Negative
33% Positive
67% Negative
Battery
33% Positive
67% Negative
100% Negative
Performance
100% Positive
100% Positive
Price
100% Positive
Exposure
100% Positive

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