Olympus joins the motion digital camera race with its Stylus TG-Tracker

Olympus joins the action camera race with its Stylus TG-Tracker

Till at the moment, the closest factor to an motion digital camera that Olympus has had is its ruggedized line of level-and-shoots. However that is about to vary. At the moment, the corporate launched the Stylus TG-Tracker, a member of the Robust collection, which comes with a 204-diploma (f/2.zero) large-angle lens and a Truepic TM VII processor that may deal with 4K video at 30 fps. The TG-Tracker additionally contains a eight-megapixel CMOS (1/2.three) sensor for stills, 5-axis picture stabilization and a tilt-out 1.5-inch LCD. It is uncommon for these sort of shooters to have a display inbuilt, in order that’s good contact by Olympus.

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Naturally, since that is an motion digital camera, you do not have to deal with it with care throughout your adventures. It is waterproof (one hundred ft), shockproof (7 ft), freezeproof (14°F), crushproof (220-lb drive) and dustproof. And that is all with out the housing accent, which Olympus will promote individually. Along with that, you will get GPS capabilities for geotagging, plus WiFi that will help you ship media remotely to iOS or Android units.

At $350, the Stylus TG-Tracker prices lower than rivals like Sony’s X1000V Motion Cam or GoPro’s Hero4. Let’s simply hope it is nearly as good as both of those. We’ll discover out once we check round its scheduled June launch.