Olympus TG-6 Red Camera


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The Olympus TG-6 the Ultimate Partner to Capture and Withstand the Most Punishing Environments.

  • Tough performance for shooting anytime, anywhere worry-free use in the harshest environments.
  • Amazing Variable Macro System
  • Two separately available accessories for macro shooting 
  • Advanced underwater shooting
  • Accessories that support underwater photography


SD, SDHC[1], SDXC[1]

1 UHS-I compatible.

Image Sensor

Product type

1/2.33 inch

Number of pixels

Number of effective pixels: 12 million pixels

Total number of pixels: Approx. 12.7 million pixels

Aspect ratio

Aspect ratio: 1.33 (4:3)



9 lens elements in 7 groups

Focal length (equiv. 35mm)

4.5mm -18.0mm (25mm - 100mm)

Maximum aperture

f/2.0 (wide-end) to f/4.9 (tele-end)

Optical zoom


Shooting range (from lens tip)

Throughout entire zoom range: 0.1m - infinite (Super macro : less than f=5.4mm, from 0.1m to 0.3m / above 5.4mm, from 0.01m to 0.3m / Microscope: 0.01m - 0.30m)

Still Photo Recording

Recording format

DCF2.0, Exif2.3

File format

RAW (12-bit lossless compression), JPEG, RAW + JPEG

Recording image size

[RAW] 4000 x 3000

[JPEG] 4000 x 3000 - 1280 x 960

Image Stabilisation System


Still image: CMOS shift


On / Off

Stabilisation performance

2.5 EV[*] (Focal length set to 18 mm. 35 mm Equivalent Focal Length: 100 mm)

Based on CIPA measurement conditions.

Live View

Live View

Approx. 100% field of view, Exposure compensation preview, WB adjustment preview, Gradation preview, Face detection preview (up to 8 faces), Grid line, Display modes: Standard, Histogram, Highlight & Shadow, Level Gauge, Off


Monitor type

3.0-inch colour LCD[*]

Approx. 1040K dots (Aspect ratio: 3 : 2)

Brightness control

±7 levels


AF system

CMOS Contrast Detection (with AF Illuminator)

Focusing point / Focusing point selection mode

25 point / All target, single target

Focus mode

Single AF (S-AF) / AF tracking / Manual Focus (MF) / Super macro (AF) / Super macro (MF)

Face detection AF


Manual focus assist

Live View image magnification and focus peaking are available during manual focus operations.

Peaking function


Colour selection: white, black, red, yellow

AF illuminator


Exposure Control (Still)

Metering system (TTL Image sensor metering)

Digital ESP metering / spot metering

Metering range

EV 2-20 (f/2.0 / ISO 100)

Exposure mode / Shooting mode

Intelligent Auto (iAUTO), Program Auto (P), Aperture Priority (A), Custom1, Custom2, Underwater (Snap, Wide, Macro, Microscope, HDR), Microscope (Microscope, Focus stacking, Focus bracket, Microscope control), Scene Mode (SCN), Movie

Scene select AE

Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Portrait +Landscape, Hand-held Starlight[*], Nightscape, Portrait + Nightscape, Children , Sport , Candlelight, Sunset, Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Panorama, Live Composite, Backlight HDR

6 images automatically shot and combined into a single composite image

ISO sensitivity

AUTO ISO: 100 - 1600 with customisable upper limit from 100 to 12800

Manual ISO: 100 - 12800 (1/3 EV step)

Exposure compensation

±2 EV (1/3 EV step)

AE lock

Locks with a half-press of the shutter button


Shutter Speed

1/2 to 1/2000 sec. (Night Scene, A mode: up to 4 sec.)


Sequential shooting maximum speed

[Sequential shooting H][*]: approx. 20 fps with selectable 10 / 20fps

[Sequential shooting L]: approx. 5 fps

[Pro Capture][*]: approx. 10 fps

Electronic Shutter

Maximum recordable frames prior to second release (for Pro Capture)

Max. 5 frames

Sequential shooting maximum recordable frames

[Sequential shooting H] RAW: Max. 14 frames, JPEG (LN): Until card is full

[Sequential shooting L] RAW: Max. 40 frames, JPEG (LN): Until card is full


Operation time: 12 sec., 2 sec., custom (Wait time: 1-30 sec., Number of shots: 1-10, Shot interval: 0.5 / 1 / 2 / 3 sec.)


Flash intensity control method

TTL Auto, Manual

Built-in flash


Flash mode

Auto, Red Eye Reduction, Slow sync. (1st curtain), Red-eye Slow sync. (1st curtain), Fill-in, Manual (1/1 (FULL)-1/64), Flash Off

Synchronization speed

Compatible with all shutter speeds

Flash intensity control

Up to ±2 EV in 1/3 EV steps

Wireless Flash Control

Compatible external flash

FL-50R, FL-36R, FL-300R, FL-600R, FL-900R, FL-700WR

Control method

Triggered and controlled by Olympus Wireless RC Flash system

Commander Flash: Built-in flash


1 channel

Group No.

1 group

White Balance

White balance mode

Auto WB, 6 Preset WBs, 3 Underwater WBs, 4 Capture WBs, Custom WB (Kelvin setting)

White balance compensation

±7 steps along A-B / G-M axis

Except for Custom WB

Colour Mode

Colour matrix

sRGB, Adobe RGB

Picture Mode


i-Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, e Portrait, Art Filters


Auto, Normal, High Key, Low Key [except when using i-Enhance, Underwater, Art Filters, Colour Creator]

Art Filter

Art Filter (Variation / Art Effect)

Pop Art (I, II / a, b, c. d, e, f)

Soft Focus ( - / c, e)

Pale & Light Colour (I, II / a, b, c, d, f)

Light Tone ( - / d, f)

Grainy Film (I, II / b, c, d, g, h)

Pin Hole (I, II, III / d)

Diorama ( I,II / d)

Cross Process (I, II / b, c, d, f)

Gentle Sepia ( - / a, b, c, d, f)

Dramatic Tone (I / b, c, d, e, f) (II / b, c, d, e, f, g, h)

Key Line (I, II / a, b, c, d, e)

Watercolour (I, II / a, b, c, d)

Vintage (I, II, III / a, b, c, d, e, f, i)

Partial Colour (I, II, III / a, b, c, d, e, f)

Bleach Bypass (I, II / a, b, c, d, e, f, i) 

Instant Film (- / a, b, c, d, e, f, i)

Detail of Art Effect

a. Soft Focus Effect

b. Pin-Hole Effect

c. White Edge Effect

d. Frame Effect

e. Star Light Effect

f. Blur Effect (Top & bottom, Left & Right)

g. B&W Effect (None, Yellow, Orange, Red, Green)

h. Pict. Tone (None, Sepia, Blue, Purple, Green)

i. Shade Effect (Top & bottom, Left & Right)

Colour Ring (for partial colour)

18 colour selectable


Focus bracketing

Number of images 10 / 20 / 30

Focus step: Wide / Standard / Narrow

Focus stacking


Angle of view becomes slightly smaller

HDR Function

HDR (Auto composite)


SCN position

Live Composite

Update interval time / composite method

0.5sec - 4.0 sec / Lighten Mode (Bright area prioritisation)

Interval Mode

Interval Mode

Interval Time 1sec. - 24 Hours, Max 299 frames.

Available to make Time Lapse movies automatically


Date / Time stamp


Multi Aspect

Aspect Ratio

4:3, 3:2, 16:9, 1:1, 3:4

One Push Tele-converter


x2 (P, A, Movie mode), x2 / x4 (Microscope mode)

Level Gauge



Video Recording

Recording format


Mode / Frame rate


3840x2160 (4k) / 30p, 25p (Bit rate: Approx. 102Mbps)

1920x1080 (FHD) / 30p, 25p / IPB (SF, F, N)

1920x1080 (FHD) / 60p, 50p / IPB (SF, F, N)

1280x720 (HD) / 30p,25p / IPB (SF, F, N)

60p: 59.94fps, 50p: 50.00fps, 30p: 29.97fps, 25p: 25.00fps

FHD (Superfine / 52Mbps, Fine / 30Mbps, Normal / 18Mbps)

HD (Superfine / 52Mbps, Fine / 30Mbps, Normal / 18Mbps)

Frame rates may drop when particular Art Filters and Movie Effects are used.

UHS-I Speed Class 3 SD card must be used for 4K video and high speed movie.

Maximum recording time


Approx. 29min

Art Filter Movie


Except for 4K and high speed movie

Frame rates may drop when certain Art Filters are used

Time Lapse Movie


3840×2160 (4K) / 5fps

1920×1080 (FHD) / 5fps, 10fps, 15fps

1280×720 (HD) / 5fps, 10fps, 15fps, 30fps

High Speed Movie

1920x1080 (FHD) / 120fps, recording time 20 sec.

1280x720 (HD) / 240fps, recording time 20 sec.

640x360 (SD) / 480fps, recording time 20 sec.

Image Stabilisation for Video

Digital stabilisation (angle of view becomes slightly smaller)

Grid Line

2 types of grid lines

Live View Output via HDMI

Monitor Mode (outputs video and info display to a connected monitor)[*]

Info display is not shown on the camera while recording.

Exposure Control

Programme AE

Recording (Sound)

Recording format

Wave format (Stereo linear PCM/16-bit, Sampling frequency 48kHz)

Microphone / Speaker

Built-in stereo microphone / built-in mono speaker

Microphone function

Wind noise reduction, recording volume, microphone volume limiter Audio dubbing possible for still pictures (up to 30 sec.)

May affect audio quality.

Wi-Fi Function

GPS info. Function

Via smartphone GPS data

Wireless Control[*]

Using the OI.Share app

Live View, Rec View, Wireless Touch AF shutter, Self Timer (w/countdown guidance, consecutive shooting, short video recording), power off, wireless release, video recording (video quality is restricted)

iAuto / P / A / Live Composite and Microscope can be selected.

Aperture, exposure, ISO sensitivity, white balance. Drove can be adjusted.

Private connection only.

Image Share

File Type: JPEG, MOV

Connect to up to 4 devices simultaneously. Marking function for image share.

Easy Connection

QR code setting


Playback mode

Single-frame, information display, index display (4 / 9 / 25 / 100 frames), calendar, enlargement (2x - 14x), movie (with sound, FF / REW / Pause), slideshow (with sound including BGM, picture rotation (auto)

Information display

Histogram (independent luminance / RGB available), Highlight / Shadow point warning, AF frame, Photographic information, OFF

Image Editing

Movie Editing function

Trimming (beginning / end) / in-movie image extraction (4K only)

Editing function

RAW data edit, Gradation auto, Monochrome, Sepia, Red-eye fix, Saturation, Resize (1280x960, 640x480, 320x240), Trimming, Aspect, e-Portrait, Image Overlay, Post recording

RAW data edit

RAW data edit based on settings of the camera (including e-Portrait, Art Filter, ART-BKT). Preview capability.


Print function

Print reservation (DPOF)



34 languages selectable:

English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Russian, Czech, Dutch, Danish, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Croatian, Slovenian, Hungarian, Greek, Slovakian, Turkish, Latvian, Estonian, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Rumanian, Indonesian, Malay, Thai

Tough Capabilities


JIS/IEC protection class 8 (IPX8)


JIS/IEC protection class 6 (IP6X)


Down to -10℃


Up to 100 kgf


Up to 2.1 m

Field Sensor System


GPS (GLONASS,QZSS), compass, manometer, temperature sensor, Acceleration sensor


Mode dial my set

Modes C1 and C2 can be accessed by mode dial

Copyright Settings


Input / Output

Remote controller connector

USB microB

HDMI connector

Micro HDMI (type D)

Wireless LAN

Built-in (IEEE 802.11 b / g / n)

PC interface

USB2.0 Hi-Speed

DC connector

USB micro B

Power Requirements


LI-92B Li-ion battery

AC Adapter


Number of recordable images

Approx. 340 shots (using Toshiba SDHC UHS-I Card Exceria with IS ON, based on CIPA test standards)

Battery life for movie recording

Approx. 50 minutes[*] (under standard JEITA testing)

Approx. 110 minutes (when zoom and other operational functions are not used)

When repeatedly recording at the maximum time of 29 minutes

Dimensions / Weight


W: 113 mm H: 66 mm D: 32.4mm

(based on CIPA standards: excludes protrusions)


Approx. 253 g (with a battery and memory card, based on CIPA standards)


-10 - +40℃ (when in operation) / -20 - +60℃ (when stored)


30 - 90% (when in operation) / 10 - 90% (when stored)

Operating Environment

Box contents

Body, USB cable, Hand Strap, instruction manual, warranty card, LI-92B Li-ion battery, F-5AC USB-AC adapter

  • USB cable,
  • Hand strap
  • Instruction manual
  • Warranty card
  • LI-92B Lithium Ion Rechargeable Battery
  • F-5AC USB-AC Adapter

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