Olympus Tough 6000 Reviews, Samples and References

First published on: Tuesday, 23 June 2009

The Olympus Stylus Tough 6000 is a ruggedized digital compact camera that comes with 10 MP of resolution and a 3.6x (28-102mm in 35mm equivalent terms), non-extending zoom lens.

The Stylus Tough-6000 (or µ TOUGH, as it’s known in Europe) was announced on 7-January-2009 (read the press release).

Olympus claims that the Tough-6000 is shockproof to 2m, waterproof to 10m, crushproof to 100kg and freezeproof to -10°C.

Basic specifications

  1. Battery: Olympus Li-ion rechargeable battery LI-50B.

  2. Battery life: 230 shots.

  3. Dimensions: 3.8”W x 2.5”H x 0.88”D (95.3mm x 63.4mm x 22.4mm).

  4. Weight: 5.3oz (149g) without the battery and memory card, 6.3 oz (179g) including the battery.

Refer to DPReview for a more complete breakdown of the specs.

Professional reviews, user opinions, tests, ratings, conclusions and feedback

Olympus µ [Mju] TOUGH-6000 review (What Digital Camera) — the TOUGH-6000 earned an overall rating score of 79%, and reviewer Mike Lowe concludes:

If you need a compact that can take anything you throw at it, then the Olympus mju TOUGH 6000 is a solid choice that, like many of the other mju cameras in the range, will do you proud whatever the conditions.

Sample photos and examples, image galleries

Olympus MJU TOUGH 6000 sample image gallery (What Digital Camera) — Click on the thumbnails to access the full-resolution, unedited originals.


PDF User Guides / Instruction / Owner Manuals for the Tough-6000 — available in English (13.0 MB) and French (13.1 MB).

Official website for the Tough-6000 — Further information is available on specs, accessories and product support, manuals and software downloads.

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