Olympus Announce 
µ TOUGH-8010 and µ TOUGH-6020

When the going gets tough, the tough get going, so the saying goes. And that’s certainly true of the Olympus µ TOUGH-8010 and µ TOUGH-6020. Whether you soak them, drop them, or freeze them, these 14 Megapixel action cameras just keep on performing, taking outstanding pictures and HD movies. Up to 5x wide zoom brings you right to where the action is, and the built-in Dual Image Stabilisation helps during fast-paced chaotic shoots. These tough cookies can store even more with up to 2GB internal memory, and you can intuitively surf through your albums using the new [ib] software.

Essential companions on any adventure, the Olympus 
µ TOUGH-8010 and µ TOUGH-6020 are available to buy from March 2010 for a retail price of £399.99 and £319.99 respectively.


The Olympus µ TOUGH-8010 and µ TOUGH-6020 – main features:

  • Shockproof to 2m**, waterproof to 10m***, crushproof to 100kg**** freezeproof to -10°C and scratchproof (µ TOUGH-6020: shockproof to 1.5m**, waterproof to 5m*** and freezeproof to -10°C)
  • 5x wide optical zoom (28-140mm*)
  • Dual Image Stabilisation (combines mechanical and digital image stabilisation)
  • HD movie recording and HDMI technology
  • 14 Megapixels
  • 2GB internal memory (µ TOUGH-6020: 1GB) and SD***** Card compatible
  • Photo Surfing and [ib] software
  • Improved TAP Control Menu
  • 6.9cm/2.7” HyperCrystal III LCD (230,000 dots)
  • Advanced Face Detection and Shadow Adjustment Technology
  • Intelligent Auto Mode (i-Auto) and AF Tracking
  • Magic Filters
  • Manometer (µ TOUGH-8010 only)
  • In-Camera Manual
  • USB charging
  • Available in Platinum Silver and Midnight Black (µ TOUGH-8010) or in Midnight Black, Candy Pink, Steel Blue, and Cosmic Green 
(µ TOUGH-6020)

* Equivalent to a 35mm camera
** Equivalent to MIL Standard (Olympus test conditions)
*** According to IEC standard publication 529 IPX8
**** According to Olympus test conditions
***** SD is a trademark of SD Card Association