Olympus Tough TG-4 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 Comparison



Let’s compare the Olympus Tough TG-4 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Olympus Tough TG-4 and Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500. While Olympus Tough TG-4 has 1/2.3 inch sensor, Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 has 1 inch sensor and 16.0 has a 16.0 MP and Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 has a 20.1 MP resolution.

  Olympus Tough TG-4 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500
  Olympus Tough TG-4 Front Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Olympus Panasonic
Megapixels 16.0 20.1
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 1/2.3 inch 1 inch
SLR Type Point & Shoot Point & Shoot
Crop Factor n/a 2.7x
AA Filter Fixed Fixed
Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3) 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 6400 Min 125 - Max 12800
Full ISO Settings Auto, High, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 Auto, iISO, 80*, 100*, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600* (* Extended ISO); Changeable to 1/3 EV step
Startup Time 1.0 seconds 2.3 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection: Face Detect AF, iES, Spot AF, AF Tracking, AF Target Selection Contrast Detect with DFD: Face/Eye Detection, Tracking, 49-area, Custom Multi, 1-area (flexible / scalable), Pinpoint; (Full area touch is available)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, High, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 Auto, iISO, 80*, 100*, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600* (* Extended ISO); Changeable to 1/3 EV step
Shutter Speed Range 1/2000 - 4 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode No Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 100 100
AW Buffer Size 35
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 460,800 dots (153,600 px) 1,040,000 dots (346,700 px)
Touchscreen No Yes
Articulating Screen No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No Yes
Selfie Screen No Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking No Yes
Viewfinder No / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF: 0.39-inch 2.36M-dot XGA OLED, Field of View: Approx. 100%, Magnification: Approx. 2.18x / 0.74x (35mm equiv.), 20mm eyepoint, -4.0 to +4.0 diopter adjustment, eye sensor
Focus Peaking No Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 1920x1080 (30p) 4096x2160 (24p)
Video File Format MOV/H.264 with stereo sound, AVI/Motion JPEG (High-Speed Movie, Time-Lapse Movie) MOV (Audio format LPCM), MP4 (Audio format LPCM / AAC 2ch), AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack No Yes
Headphone Jack No Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/4000s with mechanical shutter; flash not supported with electronic shutter
Internal connections Multi-terminal (USB Connector, DC Jack, Audio/Video Output), Micro HDMI (Type D) Micro-B USB 2.0, Micro-HDMI (Type D) with Viera Link, 2.5mm remote jack, 3.5mm external mic jack, 3.5mm external headphone jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth No No
Built-In GPS Yes No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 270 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 8.7 oz (247 g) includes batteries 34.1 oz (966 g) includes batteries
Size 4.4 x 2.6 x 1.2 in. (112 x 66 x 31 mm) 5.4 x 4.0 x 5.3 in. (138 x 102 x 135 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $349.00 Buy from Amazon for $997.99
Release Date 2015-05-15 2016-11-15