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Olympus TG-6 vs Pentax 645Z

The Olympus Tough TG-6 and the Pentax 645Z are two digital cameras that were announced, respectively, in May 2019 and April 2014. The TG-6 is a fixed lens compact, while the 645Z is a DSLR. The cameras are based on a 1/2.3-inch (TG-6) and a medium format (645Z) sensor. The Olympus has a resolution of 12 megapixels, whereas the Pentax provides 51.1 MP.

Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison.

Headline Specifications
Olympus TG-6 versus Pentax 645Z
Olympus TG-6 Pentax 645Z
Fixed lens compact camera Digital single lens reflex
25-100mm f/2.0-4.9 Pentax 645 mount lenses
12 MP, 1/2.3" Sensor 51.1 MP, Medium Format Sensor
4K/30p Video 1080/60i Video
ISO 100-12,800 ISO 100-204,800
No viewfinder, LCD framing Optical viewfinder
3.0 LCD, 1040k dots 3.2 LCD, 1037k dots
Fixed screen (not touch-sensitive) Tilting screen (not touch-sensitive)
20 shutter flaps per second 3 shutter flaps per second
In-body stabilizationLens stabilization only
Waterproof body (nom)Weathersealed body
340 shots per battery charge650 shots per battery charge
113 x 66 x 32 mm, 253 g 156 x 117 x 123 mm, 1550 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Olympus Tough TG-6 and the Pentax 645Z? Which one should you buy? Read on to find out how these two cameras compare with respect to their body size, their imaging sensors, their shooting features, their input-output connections, and their reception by expert reviewers.

Body comparison

The side-by-side display below illustrates the physical size and weight of the Olympus TG-6 and the Pentax 645Z. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three consecutive views from the front, the top, and the rear side are shown. All width, height and depth dimensions are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

The TG-6 can be obtained in two different colors (black, red), while the 645Z is only available in black.

Size Olympus TG-6 vs Pentax 645Z
Compare TG-6 versus 645Z top
Comparison TG-6 or 645Z rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Pentax 645Z is considerably larger (145 percent) than the Olympus TG-6. In this context, it is worth noting that both cameras are splash and dust-proof and can, hence, be used in inclement weather conditions or harsh environments. More than that, the TG-6 is water-proof up to 15m and can, thus, be used for underwater photography.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete and possibly misleading, as the TG-6 has a lens built in, whereas the 645Z is an interchangeable lens camera that requires a separate lens. Attaching the latter will add extra weight and bulk to the setup.

Concerning battery life, the TG-6 gets 340 shots out of its LI-92B battery, while the 645Z can take 650 images on a single charge of its D-LI90 power pack. The power pack in the TG-6 can be charged via the USB port, so that it is not always necessary to take the battery charger along when travelling.

The following table provides a synthesis of the main physical specifications of the two cameras and other similar ones. If you want to switch the focus of the display and review another camera pair, you can move across to the CAM-parator tool and choose from the broad selection of possible camera comparisons there.

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Body Specifications
    Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
Weather
Sealing
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Olympus TG-6 113 mm 66 mm 32 mm 253 g 340 Y May 2019 449 i
2.
 
Pentax 645Z 156 mm 117 mm 123 mm 1550 g 650 Y Apr 2014 8,499 i
3.
 
Canon SX740 110 mm 64 mm 40 mm 299 g 265 n Jul 2018 399 i
4.
 
Canon 5DS 152 mm 116 mm 76 mm 930 g 700 Y Feb 2015 3,699 i
5.
 
Canon 5DS R 152 mm 116 mm 76 mm 930 g 700 Y Feb 2015 3,699 i
6.
 
Fujifilm XF10 113 mm 64 mm 41 mm 279 g 330 n Jul 2018 499 i
7.
 
Hasselblad X1D 150 mm 98 mm 71 mm 725 g .. Y Jun 2016 8,995i
8.
 
Leica SL 147 mm 104 mm 39 mm 847 g 400 Y Oct 2015 7,450i
9.
 
Olympus TG-5 113 mm 66 mm 32 mm 250 g 340 Y May 2017 449i
10.
 
Olympus TG-4 112 mm 66 mm 31 mm 247 g 380 Y Apr 2015 379i
11.
 
Olympus E-PM1 110 mm 64 mm 34 mm 265 g 330 n Jun 2011 499i
12.
 
Olympus XZ-1 111 mm 65 mm 42 mm 275 g 320 n Jan 2011 499i
13.
 
Panasonic FT7 117 mm 76 mm 37 mm 319 g 300 Y May 2018 449 i
14.
 
Pentax 645D 156 mm 117 mm 119 mm 1480 g 800 Y Mar 2010 9,995i
15.
 
Ricoh WG-6 118 mm 66 mm 33 mm 246 g 340 Y Feb 2019 399 i
16.
 
Sony HX99 102 mm 58 mm 36 mm 242 g 370 n Aug 2018 449 i
17.
 
Sony HX95 102 mm 58 mm 36 mm 242 g 370 n Aug 2018 429 i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

Any camera decision will obviously take relative prices into account. The listed launch prices provide an indication of the market segment that the manufacturer of the cameras have been targeting. The TG-6 was launched at a lower price than the 645Z, despite having a lens built in. Usually, retail prices stay at first close to the launch price, but after several months, discounts become available. Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down.

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Sensor comparison

The imaging sensor is at the core of digital cameras and its size is one of the main determining factors of image quality. A large sensor will tend to have larger individual pixels that provide better low-light sensitivity, wider dynamic range, and richer color-depth than smaller pixel-units in a sensor of the same technological generation. Moreover, a large sensor camera will give the photographer more control over depth-of-field in the image and, thus, the ability to better isolate a subject from the background. On the downside, larger sensors tend to be associated with larger, more expensive camera bodies and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Olympus TG-6 features a 1/2.3-inch sensor and the Pentax 645Z a medium format sensor. The sensor area in the 645Z is 5032 percent bigger. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 5.6 and 0.79. Both cameras feature a native aspect ratio (sensor width to sensor height) of 4:3.

Olympus TG-6 and Pentax 645Z sensor measures

With 51.1MP, the 645Z offers a higher resolution than the TG-6 (12MP), but the 645Z nevertheless has larger individual pixels (pixel pitch of 5.30μm versus 1.53μm for the TG-6) due to its larger sensor. However, the TG-6 is a much more recent model (by 5 years and 1 month) than the 645Z, and its sensor will have benefitted from technological advances during this time that enhance the light gathering capacity of its pixel-units. Coming back to sensor resolution, it should be mentioned that the 645Z has no anti-alias filter installed, so that it can capture all the detail its sensor resolves.

The resolution advantage of the Pentax 645Z implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the 645Z for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 41.3 x 31 inches or 104.9 x 78.6 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 33 x 24.8 inches or 83.9 x 62.9 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 27.5 x 20.6 inches or 69.9 x 52.4 cm. The corresponding values for the Olympus TG-6 are 20 x 15 inches or 50.8 x 38.1 cm for good quality, 16 x 12 inches or 40.6 x 30.5 cm for very good quality, and 13.3 x 10 inches or 33.9 x 25.4 cm for excellent quality prints.

The Olympus Tough TG-6 has a native sensitivity range from ISO 100 to ISO 12800. The corresponding ISO settings for the Pentax 645Z are ISO 100 to ISO 204800 (no boost).

TG-6 versus 645Z MP

Since 2007, DXO Mark has published sensor performance measurements that have been derived using a consistent methodology. This service assesses and scores the color depth ("DXO Portrait"), dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), and low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports") of camera sensors, and also publishes an overall camera score. The following table provides an overview of the physical sensor characteristics, as well as the sensor quality measurements for a selection of comparators.

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Sensor Characteristics
    Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
1.
 
Olympus TG-6 1/2.3 12.0 4000 30004K/30p........
2.
 
Pentax 645Z Medium Format 51.1 8256 61921080/60i26.014.74505101
3.
 
Canon SX740 1/2.3 20.2 5184 38884K/30p........
4.
 
Canon 5DS Full Frame 50.3 8688 57921080/30p24.712.4238187
5.
 
Canon 5DS R Full Frame 50.3 8688 57921080/30p24.612.4230886
6.
 
Fujifilm XF10 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/15p........
7.
 
Hasselblad X1D Medium Format 51.3 8272 62001080/25p26.214.84489102
8.
 
Leica SL Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004K/30p25.013.4182188
9.
 
Olympus TG-5 1/2.3 12.0 4000 30004K/30p........
10.
 
Olympus TG-4 1/2.3 15.9 4608 34561080/30p........
11.
 
Olympus E-PM1 Four Thirds 12.2 4032 30241080/60i21.010.349952
12.
 
Olympus XZ-1 1/1.7 10.1 3664 2752720/30p18.810.411734
13.
 
Panasonic FT7 1/2.3 20.2 5184 38884K/30p........
14.
 
Pentax 645D Medium Format 39.5 7264 5440none24.612.6126282
15.
 
Ricoh WG-6 1/2.3 20.2 5184 38884K/30p........
16.
 
Sony HX99 1/2.3 18.0 4896 36724K/30p........
17.
 
Sony HX95 1/2.3 18.0 4896 36724K/30p........

Many modern cameras are not only capable of taking still images, but can also record movies. Both cameras under consideration are equipped with sensors that have a sufficiently high read-out speed for moving images, but the TG-6 provides a higher video resolution than the 645Z. It can shoot video footage at 4K/30p, while the Pentax is limited to 1080/60i.

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Feature comparison

Apart from body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. For example, the 645Z has an optical viewfinder, which can be very useful when shooting in bright sunlight. In contrast, the TG-6 relies on live view and the rear LCD for framing. The adjacent table lists some of the other core features of the Olympus TG-6 and Pentax 645Z along with similar information for a selection of comparators.

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Core Features
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Size
(inch)
LCD
Resolution
(000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Olympus TG-6none n 3.0 1040 fixed n 1/2000s 20.0 Y Y
2.
 
Pentax 645Zoptical Y 3.2 1037 tilting n 1/4000s 3.0 n n
3.
 
Canon SX740none n 3.0 922 tilting n 1/3200s 10.0 Y Y
4.
 
Canon 5DSoptical Y 3.2 1040 fixed n 1/8000s 5.0 n n
5.
 
Canon 5DS Roptical Y 3.2 1040 fixed n 1/8000s 5.0 n n
6.
 
Fujifilm XF10none n 3.0 1040 fixed Y 1/4000s 6.0 Y n
7.
 
Hasselblad X1D2360 n 3.0 920 fixed Y 1/2000s 2.3 n n
8.
 
Leica SL4400 Y 3.0 1040 fixed Y 1/8000s 11.0 n n
9.
 
Olympus TG-5none n 3.0 460 fixed n 1/2000s 20.0 Y Y
10.
 
Olympus TG-4none n 3.0 460 fixed n 1/2000s 5.0 Y Y
11.
 
Olympus E-PM1optional n 3.0 460 fixed n 1/4000s 5.5 n Y
12.
 
Olympus XZ-1optional n 3.0 614 fixed n 1/2000s 2.0 Y Y
13.
 
Panasonic FT71170 n 3.0 1040 fixed n 1/1300s 10.0 Y Y
14.
 
Pentax 645Doptical Y 3.0 921 fixed n 1/4000s 1.1 n n
15.
 
Ricoh WG-6none n 3.0 1040 fixed n 1/4000s 1.0 Y n
16.
 
Sony HX99638 n 3.0 922 tilting Y 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
17.
 
Sony HX95638 n 3.0 922 tilting n 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y

One difference between the cameras concerns the presence of an on-board flash. The TG-6 has one, while the 645Z does not. While the built-in flash of the TG-6 is not very powerful, it can at times be useful as a fill-in light.

The Olympus TG-6 and the Pentax 645Z both have an intervalometer built-in. This enables the photographer to capture time lapse sequences, such as flower blooming, a sunset or moon rise, without purchasing an external camera trigger and related software.

Concerning the storage of imaging data, both the TG-6 and the 645Z write their files to SDXC cards. The 645Z features dual card slots, which can be very useful in case a memory card fails. In contrast, the TG-6 only has one slot. Both cameras can use UHS-I cards, which provide for Ultra High Speed data transfer of up to 104 MB/s.

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Connectivity comparison

For some imaging applications, the extent to which a camera can communicate with its environment can be an important aspect in the camera decision process. The table below provides an overview of the connectivity of the Olympus Tough TG-6 and Pentax 645Z and, in particular, the interfaces the cameras (and selected comparators) provide for accessory control and data transfer.

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Input-Output Connections
    Camera
Model
Hotshoe
Port
Internal
Microphone
Internal
Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
1.
 
Olympus TG-6-stereomono--micro2.0Y--
2.
 
Pentax 645ZYstereomonoY-mini3.0---
3.
 
Canon SX740-stereomono--micro2.0Y-Y
4.
 
Canon 5DSYmonomonoY-mini3.0---
5.
 
Canon 5DS RYmonomonoY-mini3.0---
6.
 
Fujifilm XF10-stereomonoY-micro2.0Y-Y
7.
 
Hasselblad X1DYstereomonoYYmini3.0Y--
8.
 
Leica SLYstereomonoYYfull3.0Y--
9.
 
Olympus TG-5-stereomono--micro2.0Y--
10.
 
Olympus TG-4-stereomono--micro2.0Y--
11.
 
Olympus E-PM1Ystereomono--mini2.0---
12.
 
Olympus XZ-1Ymono---mini2.0---
13.
 
Panasonic FT7-stereomono--micro2.0Y--
14.
 
Pentax 645DYstereo----2.0---
15.
 
Ricoh WG-6-monomono--micro3.0---
16.
 
Sony HX99-stereomono--micro2.0YYY
17.
 
Sony HX95-stereomono--micro2.0YYY

It is notable that the TG-6 offers wifi support, while the 645Z does not. Wifi can be a very convenient means to transfer image data to an off-camera location.

Studio photographers will appreciate that the Pentax 645Z (unlike the TG-6) features a PC Sync socket, so that professional strobe lights can be controlled by the camera.

Travel and landscape photographers will find it useful that the TG-6 has an internal geolocalization sensor and can record GPS coordinates in its EXIF data.

Both the TG-6 and the 645Z are recent models that are part of the current product line-up. The 645Z replaced the earlier Pentax 645D, while the TG-6 followed on from the Olympus TG-5. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Olympus and Pentax websites.

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Review summary

So what is the bottom line? Which of the two cameras – the Olympus TG-6 or the Pentax 645Z – has the upper hand? Is one clearly better than the other? A synthesis of the relative strong points of each of the models is listed below.

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Advantages of the Olympus Tough TG-6:

  • Better moiré control: Has an anti-alias filter to avoid artificial patterns to appear in images.
  • Better video: Provides higher definition movie capture (4K/30p vs 1080/60i).
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (20 vs 3 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • Ready to shoot: Comes with a built-in lens, while the 645Z requires a separate lens.
  • More compact: Is smaller (113x66mm vs 156x117mm) and thus needs less room in the bag.
  • Less heavy: Is lighter even though it comes with a built-in lens (unlike the 645Z).
  • Easier travel charging: Can be conveniently charged via its USB port.
  • Sharper images: Has hand-shake reducing image stabilization built-in.
  • Water-proof: Is rugged and sealed and can thus be used for underwater photography (up to 15m).
  • Easier fill-in: Is equipped with a small onboard flash to brighten deep shadow areas.
  • Easier geotagging: Features an internal GPS sensor to log localization data.
  • Easier file upload: Has wifi built in for automatic backup or image transfer to the web.
  • More affordable: Was introduced at a lower price, despite coming with a built-in lens.
  • More modern: Reflects 5 years and 1 month of technical progress since the 645Z launch.

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Arguments in favor of the Pentax 645Z:

  • More detail: Has more megapixels (51.1 vs 12MP), which boosts linear resolution by 106%.
  • Maximized detail: Lacks an anti-alias filter to exploit the sensor's full resolution potential.
  • Better image quality: Features bigger pixels on a larger sensor for higher quality imaging.
  • Richer colors: The pixel size advantage translates into images with better, more accurate colors.
  • More dynamic range: Larger pixels capture a wider spectrum of light and dark details.
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Larger pixels means good image quality even under poor lighting.
  • Better sound: Can connect to an external microphone for higher quality sound recording.
  • Easier framing: Has an optical viewfinder for image composition and settings control.
  • Easier setting verification: Features a control panel on top to check shooting parameters.
  • Larger screen: Has a bigger rear LCD (3.2" vs 3.0") for image review and settings control.
  • More flexible LCD: Has a tilting screen for odd-angle shots in landscape orientation.
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/4000s vs 1/2000s) to freeze action.
  • More flexible: Makes it possible to change lenses and thus to use specialty optics.
  • Longer lasting: Gets more shots (650 versus 340) out of a single battery charge.
  • Better lighting: Features a hotshoe and can thus hold and trigger an external flash gun.
  • Faster data transfer: Supports a more advanced USB protocol (3.0 vs 2.0).
  • Better studio light control: Has a PC Sync socket to connect to professional strobe lights.
  • Greater peace of mind: Features a second card slot as a backup in case of memory card failure.
  • More heavily discounted: Has been around for much longer (launched in April 2014).

If the count of relative strengths (bullet points above) is taken as a measure, the 645Z is the clear winner of the contest (19 : 14 points). However, the pertinence of the various camera strengths will differ across photographers, so that you might want to weigh individual camera traits according to their importance for your own imaging needs before making a camera decision. A professional sports photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a street photog, and a person interested in family portraits has distinct needs from a landscape shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

TG-6 14:19 645Z

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Olympus TG-6 and the Pentax 645Z place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Travel-Zoom Camera and Best DSLR Camera listings whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the specs-based evaluation of cameras can be instructive in revealing their potential as photographic tools, it remains incomplete and does no justice, for example, to the way the TG-6 or the 645Z perform in practice. User reviews, such as those found at amazon, can sometimes inform about these issues, but such feedback is often incomplete, inconsistent, and biased.

Expert reviews

This is why expert reviews are important. The table below provides a synthesis of the camera assessments of some of the best known photo-gear review sites (amateurphotographer [AP], cameralabs [CL], dpreview [DPR], ephotozine [EPZ], photographyblog [PB]). As can be seen, the professional reviewers agree in many cases on the quality of different cameras, but sometimes their assessments diverge, reinforcing the earlier point that a camera decision is often a very personal choice.

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Expert Camera Reviews
     Camera 
 Model 
 AP 
 score 
 CL 
 score 
 DPR 
 score 
 EPZ 
 score 
 PB 
 score 
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Olympus TG-6..+ +76/1004/54/5 May 2019 449 i
2.
 
Pentax 645Z5/5....4.5/55/5 Apr 2014 8,499 i
3.
 
Canon SX740..+..4/54/5 Jul 2018 399 i
4.
 
Canon 5DS..+83/1004.5/54.5/5 Feb 2015 3,699 i
5.
 
Canon 5DS R5/5+83/1005/54.5/5 Feb 2015 3,699 i
6.
 
Fujifilm XF10....75/1004/54.5/5 Jul 2018 499 i
7.
 
Hasselblad X1D..o81/100..4/5 Jun 2016 8,995i
8.
 
Leica SL4/5..84/1004.5/54/5 Oct 2015 7,450i
9.
 
Olympus TG-5..+ +..4/54/5 May 2017 449i
10.
 
Olympus TG-4..+79/1004/54/5 Apr 2015 379i
11.
 
Olympus E-PM1..86/10071/1004.5/54.5/5 Jun 2011 499i
12.
 
Olympus XZ-14/5..74/1004.5/54.5/5 Jan 2011 499i
13.
 
Panasonic FT7..+..3.5/53.5/5 May 2018 449 i
14.
 
Pentax 645D5/5........ Mar 2010 9,995i
15.
 
Ricoh WG-6......3.5/53.5/5 Feb 2019 399 i
16.
 
Sony HX99......4/54.5/5 Aug 2018 449 i
17.
 
Sony HX95.......... Aug 2018 429 i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

Care should be taken when interpreting the review scores above, though. The ratings are only valid when referring to cameras in the same category and of the same age. A score, therefore, has to be seen in close connection to the price and market introduction time of the camera, and comparing ratings of very distinct cameras or ones that are far apart in terms of their release date have little meaning. Also, please note that some of the review sites have changed their methodology and reporting over time.

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    Specifications: Olympus TG-6 vs Pentax 645Z

    Below is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the two cameras to facilitate a quick review of their differences and common features.

    Camera Specifications
    Camera Model Olympus TG-6 Pentax 645Z
    Camera Type Fixed lens compact camera Digital single lens reflex
    Camera Lens 25-100mm f/2.0-4.9 Pentax 645 mount lenses
    Launch Date May 2019 April 2014
    Launch Price USD 449 USD 8,499
    Sensor Specs Olympus TG-6 Pentax 645Z
    Sensor Technology BSI-CMOS CMOS
    Sensor Format 1/2.3" Sensor Medium Format Sensor
    Sensor Size 6.17 x 4.55 mm 43.8 x 32.8 mm
    Sensor Area 28.0735 mm2 1436.64 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 7.7 mm 54.7 mm
    Crop Factor 5.6x 0.79x
    Sensor Resolution 12 Megapixels 51.1 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 4000 x 3000 pixels 8256 x 6192 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 1.53 μm 5.30 μm
    Pixel Density 42.74 MP/cm2 3.56 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter no AA filter
    Movie Capability 4K/30p Video 1080/60i Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 12,800 ISO 100 - 204,800 ISO
    Image Processor TruePic VIII PRIME III
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) .. 101
    DXO Color Depth (bits) .. 26.0
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) .. 14.7
    DXO Low Light (ISO) .. 4505
    Screen Specs Olympus TG-6 Pentax 645Z
    Viewfinder Type no viewfinder Optical viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 98%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.78x
    Top-Level Screen no Top Display Control Panel
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.0inch 3.2inch
    LCD Resolution 1040k dots 1037k dots
    LCD Attachment Fixed screen Tilting screen
    Shooting Specs Olympus TG-6 Pentax 645Z
    Focus System Contrast-detect AF Phase-detect AF
    Manual Focusing AidFocus PeakingFocus Peaking
    Max Shutter Speed (mechanical) 1/2000s 1/4000s
    Continuous Shooting 20 shutter flaps/s 3 shutter flaps/s
    Time-Lapse PhotographyIntervalometer built-inIntervalometer built-in
    Image StabilizationIn-body stabilizationLens stabilization only
    Fill Flash Build-in Flash no On-Board Flash
    Storage Medium SDXC cards SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot Dual card slots
    UHS card support UHS-I UHS-I
    Connectivity Specs Olympus TG-6 Pentax 645Z
    External Flash no Hotshoe Hotshoe
    Studio Flash no PC Sync PC Sync socket
    USB Connector USB 2.0 USB 3.0
    HDMI Port micro HDMI mini HDMI
    Microphone Port no MIC socket External MIC port
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in no Wifi
    Geotagging GPS built-in no internal GPS
    Body Specs Olympus TG-6 Pentax 645Z
    Environmental SealingWaterproof body (15m)Weathersealed body
    Battery Type LI-92B D-LI90
    Battery Life (CIPA)340 shots per charge650 shots per charge
    In-Camera Charging USB charging no USB charging
    Body Dimensions 113 x 66 x 32 mm
    (4.4 x 2.6 x 1.3 in)
    156 x 117 x 123 mm
    (6.1 x 4.6 x 4.8 in)
    Camera Weight 253 g (8.9 oz) 1550 g (54.7 oz)

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