Very rugged design.
Excellent rear LCD.
5x zoom range.
So-so video quality.
Must charge battery in camera.
By Photo Answers on April 08, 2013
The Olympus TOUGH TG-820 features a very useful thumb plate, and all the controls are grouped around the OK button, making for a very intuitive menu system, although scrolling through the options could be a little faster. The playback button is...60
By tech.uk.msn.com on July 11, 2012
Olympus has carved itself a solid niche producing durable compact cameras. Its latest 'life-proof' offering is the TG-820, launched alongside the cheaper but less feature-packed TG-620.At first glance, there's not much to differentiate the...90
By PC Mag on May 31, 2012
The very rugged Olympus Tough TG-820 is fast and capable of producing sharp images, but lacks the GPS functionality that is found in competing models....80
By Buy-n-Shoot on May 23, 2012
The Olympus TG-820 absolutely delivers on its promises, separates itself from the competition and is priced so reasonably for the genuine quality and flexibility it offers. It’s a point-and-shoot camera absolutely loaded up with features and...100
By CNET Australia on May 11, 2012
Need a tough camera built like a tank, while withstanding the weight of one rolling over it? The TG-820 from Olympus will go almost anywhere you can imagine, and survive the...77
By DPexpert on May 10, 2012
REVIEW—OLYMPUS TOUGH TG-820] by terry on 10 May 2012 Price: $400 Ruggedly handsome THE LOW-DOWN: This 12 megapixel “indestructible” compact camera has a 5X zoom lens (28–140mm film equivalent). The handsome body comes in red and...-
By Sydney Morning Herald on May 09, 2012
Read later This ''indestructible'' compact camera is 12 megapixels and has a 5x zoom lens (28mm-140mm film equivalent). The handsome body comes in red and black. It will withstand a two-metre drop (on to carpet or concrete?) and is...-
By DigitalVersus on April 03, 2012
The Olympus TG-820 brings a very welcome update to the electronics in last year's TG-810. The new components do a much better job in low light and, above all, make the camera a whole lot more responsive. All Olympus needs to do now is update that...80
By Trusted Reviews on March 30, 2012
The Olympus Tough TG-820 is one of the better ruggedised compact digital cameras on the market. Partly because it’s built like Chuck Norris, but also due to the fact that it’s relatively easy to use and delivers pretty good results. We...-
By ePHOTOzine on March 14, 2012
We have been impressed by cameras in the Tough range previously, such as the TG-610 which was featured packed with good image quality. The TG-820 does not disappoint, with the latest top of the range Tough camera building on previous results. There is...90