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Olympus Stylus Tough 8000 Above 10 Megapixel

2.13 star rating
                      2.13 / 5 (8 Reviews)
MSRP : $399.99

  • MPN226750
    Camera TypeCompact
    Optical Zoom3.6x
    Resolution12.7 Megapixel
    Image Sensor TypeCCD
    Weight0.4 lb.
    Interchangeable LensNot Interchangeable Lenses
    Digital Zoom5x
    Focus TypeAutofocus
    Focal Length5 - 18.2 mm
    Camera Resolution12.7 Megapixel
    Image Resolutions640 x 480 • 2560 x 1920 • 2048 x 1536 • 1600 x 1200 • 1280 x 960 • 1920 x 1080
    Video Resolutions320 x 240 • 640 x 480 (VGA)
    Video FormatAVI • Motion JPEG
    Shutter Speed1/2000 - 1/4 sec
    White BalanceAuto • Daylight / Sunny (Preset) • Fluorescent (Preset) • Tungsten (Preset) • Overcast (Preset)
    Frames Per Second5 Frames
    Memory TypeBuilt-in
    Built-in Memory Size45 MB
    Compression TypeDCF • DPOF • EXIF 2.21
    ISO SpeedsAuto • 100 • 200 • 400 • 800 • 1600 • 64
    LCD Screen Size2.7 in.
    Interface TypeUSB 2.0
    Battery TypeLithium-ion Battery
    Self Timer12 Sec.
    Width3.74 in.
    Depth0.85 in.
    Height2.43 in.
    Family LineOlympus Mju
    Included AccessoriesSoftware • USB Cable • Hand Strap • Driver • Lithium Battery • AV Cable
    Product ID81164481

Product Description

The Stylus Tough-8000 is virtually indestructible. Whether you’re kayaking downriver or skiing a double diamond, it’s hard to hurt this camera. Breakthrough features like Dual Image Stabilization and Tap Control provide the clearest images under the most challenging conditions. Life can be tough, this camera is tougher. Rugged metal body and revolutionary shock-absorbing construction are designed to withstand a 6.6-foot drop, bump or other mishap. A revolutionary system of waterproof seals and gaskets keeps water out so you can take pictures as deep as 33 feet underwater. Boldly enter that winter wonderland without worrying about your camera. This camera is winterized to perform at below-freezing temperatures. With a rugged body and reinforced LCD, the Stylus Tough-8000 withstands up to 220 pounds of pressure so your camera and images are protected.

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Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:3
Submitted by i wayan roda

Date Reviewed: March 5, 2015

Strengths:    i feel excited with this compact camera especially for Underwater ,although i bought the second hand plus housing.good picture.whenever i go diving i have to use the housing in case something wrong.

Weaknesses:    when taking macro photo sometime half of the picture litte bit dark.but no problem i use underwater torch or i have to zoom a bit.

Bottom Line:   
it is good camera at the moment while waiting the new series of stylus tg-3

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Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Lee Grant a Expert

Date Reviewed: March 11, 2014

Strengths:    small easy to carry, other than that is fairly useless, DO NOT USE UNDERWATER!!

Weaknesses:    Camera leaked first time under water, for a sports camera there are too many adjustments and controls, 657 last count. make quick shooting virtually impossible, especially under water. Use your money wisely grasshopper! buy another tougher camera there are many out there

Bottom Line:   
Basically, Olympus has tried to cram too much into the Stylus Tough line. too many options, too many buttons for a sports camera, too many doors with leaky seals for underwater use. Controls are tiny and difficult if not impossible to use with gloves or cold hands. warranty requires sending the camera back to factory every year! (this not listed in warranty literature) My summary impression of this camera line is that it is a RIP-OFF! Not happy, Not satisfied

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Price Paid:    $425.00

Purchased At:   Best Buy

Similar Products Used:   Hero pro

Type of photography:   Sports

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:3
Submitted by ajstars a Casual

Date Reviewed: January 19, 2011

Strengths:    First U Tough 8000 lasted me less than a week before it let in water on its first trip into the sea less than 1 metre deep. There was no grit or sand in the seal, I just got the warning 'Battery cover open' then it died for good. Ruined my holiday but Olympus customer service were great and believed the camera was imported from Hong Kong by the reputable online retailer who shall remain nameless. Olympus supplied a new camera with a 2 year warranty which has been ok up until last week when I went climbing in Scotland. Customer service was excellent last time, lets see about this time!

Weaknesses:    Took the camera climbing in Scotland last week, It coped with all the winter weather, being frozen (so the shutter could not close) and being bashed around, but the tap control has packed up and I can no longer take a picture by tapping the back of the camera. To most a useless feature, but when you are climbing with seriously thick gloved hands then this is useful. The on/off button is rather awkward though with gloved hands and the scene selection button has a habbit of turning which is equally difficult to correct with gloved hands. Wish you could turn the flash off in auto mode, as if it's raining you get straeks of light in the photo. Turn it off in any other mode and the shutter speed is so long everything is blurred. In fact most photos are blurred anyway unless you are lucky! Auto focus takes a while and more often than not does not focus on anything.
I shall reserve judgement until Olympus sort this all out, however their customer service (fingers crossed) seems very good, and they are sending me packaging to return the camera to them again.

Bottom Line:   
Tough but poor photos.

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Duration Product Used:   11-20 years

Price Paid:    $210.00

Purchased At:   Online

Similar Products Used:   None

Type of photography:   Sports

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by andres Anaya a Intermediate

Date Reviewed: July 4, 2010

Strengths:    real strong against impact
droped it from more than 10 feet one time really hard and kept working after i recharged.

Weaknesses:    lets moisture in

Bottom Line:   
I bought it on october 2009, for the first couple months it was a great camera until i decided to take some pictures in a pool after an offroad trip, the lens and the lcd display had moisture in them. y kept it in my shorts insidea the pool for a couple of minutes before take the 1st pic when i found out it was fogged.

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Duration Product Used:   6-10 years

Price Paid:    $400.00

Type of photography:   Outdoor

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by dwheeler625 a Casual

Date Reviewed: June 8, 2010

Strengths:    nice design, great features.

Weaknesses:    Became waterlogged....even when used correctly.

Bottom Line:   
My husband and I bought this camera to use when kayaking. We live in Florida and do lots of water sports. We have taken the camera on several trips kayaking and have used underwater with no problem. We took it on a cruise with us for a short weekend trip and wanted to use it to take pictures while snorkling. Well the stupid thing would work. We turned it on prior to entering the water and made sure the battery area was locked and we still got water in the camera. The front lens and back LCD display both had water in them. We let the camera dry and now it won't turn on. I'm not too happy and would like to find one that won't do this after a few months of use.

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Duration Product Used:   2-5 years

Price Paid:    $300.00

Purchased At:   Best Buy

Type of photography:   Outdoor

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