Olympus TG-1: Can a rugged compact offer SLR image quality?
Rugged, lifestyle cameras have really taken off over the last few years, thanks in no small part to the efforts of Olympus, an early pioneer in the field of lifeproof digital cameras. Even with camera phones gobbling up compact camera market share, these solidly-built fixed-lens cameras still offer a clear advantage over your smartphone: the ability to shoot in pretty-much any conditions where you as the photographer might dare to venture. Unfortunately, in many cases this emphasis on tank-like cameras hasn't produced the most enjoyable photographic experience, and nor have these models...
Source: Imaging Resource