As well as being compared against other waterproofs, pro digicams and compacts, the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS is also often compared to travel zooms, mirrorless and digicams. The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS's top rivals come from Olympus (such as the TG-1 iHS and the Stylus Tough 8010) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix AW110 and the Coolpix A1000)

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus TG-2 iHS compared to other waterproof competitors include: it has a significantly wider aperture (f/2 vs f/3.5), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), has a slightly longer battery life (320 shots vs 250 shots) and has a built-in GPS.

However, on average it is slightly larger (compact (112×67×29 mm) vs compact (110×65×25 mm)), has worse image stabilization (sensor shift vs lens), doesn't have a screen which flips out, is older (january 2013 vs february 2015) and is thicker (1.1" vs 1").

Olympus TG-1 iHS

Olympus TG-1 iHS
8 months older

Significant advantages of the TG-1 iHS (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TG-1 iHS (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • None found

common strengths of the TG-1 iHS and TG-2 iHS

  • None found

Olympus Stylus Tough 8010

Olympus Stylus Tough 8010
2 years older
$600

Significant advantages of the Tough 8010 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Tough 8010 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • None found

common strengths of the Tough 8010 and TG-2 iHS

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix AW110

Nikon Coolpix AW110
similar age
$230

Significant advantages of the AW110 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the AW110 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • None found

common strengths of the AW110 and TG-2 iHS

  • None found

Olympus Tough TG-4

Olympus Tough TG-4
2 years newer
$447

Significant advantages of the TG-4 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TG-4 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • None found

common strengths of the TG-4 and TG-2 iHS

  • None found

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860
2 years newer
$324

Significant advantages of the TG-860 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TG-860 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • None found

common strengths of the TG-860 and TG-2 iHS

  • None found

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the Stylus Tough TG-870 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Stylus Tough TG-870 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • None found

common strengths of the Stylus Tough TG-870 and TG-2 iHS

  • None found

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus TG-2 iHS compared to other pro digicam competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 28 mm), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), has a built-in GPS and is slightly less expensive ($595.59 vs $2,041.61).

However, on average it has a marginally smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs 1" 13.2x8.8mm), has worse image stabilization (sensor shift vs lens), takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 20 MP), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (5 fps vs 10 fps) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12
2 years older
$2,042

Significant advantages of the G12 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the G12 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2
  • No built-in GPS
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the G12 and TG-2 iHS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Great battery life: 350 shots vs 320 shots

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
7 months older
$403 - $448

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Much larger sensor: 1" 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,229k dots vs 610k dots
  • Much higher true resolution: 20 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 and TG-2 iHS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Great battery life: 330 shots vs 320 shots

Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100
1 year older
$382

Significant advantages of the S100 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Sensor shift

Significant disadvantages of the S100 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much shorter battery life: 200 shots vs 320 shots
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the S100 and TG-2 iHS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Built-in GPS

Olympus Tough TG-5

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4 years newer
$399

Significant advantages of the Tough TG-5 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Shoots much faster: 20 fps vs 5 fps

Significant disadvantages of the Tough TG-5 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the Tough TG-5 and TG-2 iHS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Great battery life: 340 shots vs 320 shots

Nikon Coolpix P7700

Nikon Coolpix P7700
4 months older

Significant advantages of the P7700 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 610k dots
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the P7700 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm

common strengths of the P7700 and TG-2 iHS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Great battery life: 330 shots vs 320 shots

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus TG-2 iHS compared to other compact competitors include: it has a significantly wider aperture (f/2 vs f/3.9), has a much wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 35 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2"), has better image stabilization (sensor shift vs digital) and slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 1,600 ISO).

However, on average it is slightly larger (compact (112×67×29 mm) vs compact (96×57×26 mm)), is slightly heavier (230 g vs 160 g) and is significantly more expensive ($595.59 vs $129.95).

Canon PowerShot SD970 IS

Canon PowerShot SD970 IS
3 years older

Significant advantages of the SD970 IS (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Significantly smaller: Compact (96×57×26 mm) vs Compact (112×67×29 mm)
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • Significantly lighter: 160 g vs 230 g

Significant disadvantages of the SD970 IS (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Much worse wide angle: 37 mm vs 25 mm
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.2 vs f/2
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the SD970 IS and TG-2 iHS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Thin: 1" vs 1.1"

Olympus Stylus 300

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10 years older

Significant advantages of the Stylus 300 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the Stylus 300 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 25 mm
  • Much smaller screen: 1.5" vs 3"
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Sensor shift

common strengths of the Stylus 300 and TG-2 iHS

  • Each has a built-in flash

GoPro Hero (2018)

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5 years newer
$259

Significant advantages of the Hero (2018) (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (65×45×35 mm) vs Compact (112×67×29 mm)
  • Has a touch screen
  • Much lighter: 117 g vs 230 g

Significant disadvantages of the Hero (2018) (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • No built-in flash
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much smaller screen: 2" vs 3"

common strengths of the Hero (2018) and TG-2 iHS

  • None found

Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Fujifilm FinePix XP120
4 years newer
$94 - $114

Significant advantages of the FinePix XP120 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the FinePix XP120 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.9 vs f/2
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm

common strengths of the FinePix XP120 and TG-2 iHS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"

Fujifilm FinePix XP130

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5 years newer
$130 - $162

Significant advantages of the FinePix XP130 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the FinePix XP130 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.9 vs f/2
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm

common strengths of the FinePix XP130 and TG-2 iHS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus TG-2 iHS compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a much wider aperture (f/2 vs f/3.4), has a built-in GPS, has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD) and is waterproof.

However, on average it has a significantly lower resolution screen (610k dots vs 1,040k dots), has worse image stabilization (sensor shift vs lens), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (5 fps vs 10 fps) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v
2 years older
$328

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX9v (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 610k dots
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • Longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX9v (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the DSC-HX9v and TG-2 iHS

  • Built-in GPS

Nikon Coolpix A1000

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6 years newer
$477

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A1000 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 610k dots
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A1000 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.4 vs f/2
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the Coolpix A1000 and TG-2 iHS

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

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5 years newer
$448

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 610k dots
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 and TG-2 iHS

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

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5 years newer
$338 - $399

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 610k dots
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Sensor shift

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the PowerShot SX740 HS and TG-2 iHS

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95)

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6 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95) (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 610k dots
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95) (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95) and TG-2 iHS

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
2 years newer
$367

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX90V (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 610k dots
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Sensor shift

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX90V (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the DSC-HX90V and TG-2 iHS

  • Built-in GPS

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus TG-2 iHS compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it records high-speed movies (240 fps vs none), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), is slightly smaller (compact (112×67×29 mm) vs standard size (116×88×59 mm)), has a built-in GPS and is thinner (1.1" vs 2.3").

However, on average it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 30fps vs UHD @ 30fps), has a much lower resolution screen (610k dots vs 1,040k dots), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital), takes significantly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 24 MP) and slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 51,200 ISO).

Canon EOS M100

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4 years newer
$379 (body only)
$449 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS M100 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the EOS M100 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • No built-in GPS
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the EOS M100 and TG-2 iHS

  • Fairly small: Mid size (108×67×35 mm) vs Compact (112×67×29 mm)
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 1.1"
  • Light weight: 302 g vs 230 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the DMC-GX7 Mark II (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Higher resolution movies: UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps
  • Has a touch screen
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-GX7 Mark II (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the DMC-GX7 Mark II and TG-2 iHS

  • Fairly small: Mid size (122×71×44 mm) vs Compact (112×67×29 mm)
  • Thin: 1.7" vs 1.1"
  • Light weight: 426 g vs 230 g

Canon EOS M50 (EOS Kiss M)

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5 years newer

Significant advantages of the EOS M50 (EOS Kiss M) (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 610k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the EOS M50 (EOS Kiss M) (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • No built-in GPS
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the EOS M50 (EOS Kiss M) and TG-2 iHS

  • Light weight: 390 g vs 230 g
  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus TG-2 iHS compared to digicam competitors include: it has a much wider aperture (f/2 vs f/3.3), has a significantly wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 30 mm), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), has a slightly longer battery life (320 shots vs 220 shots) and has a built-in GPS.

However, on average it doesn't shoot as fast continuously (5 fps vs 10 fps), doesn't have a screen which flips out, is older (january 2013 vs may 2018), is significantly more expensive ($595.59 vs $99.00) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital).

Nikon Coolpix W100

Nikon Coolpix W100
3 years newer
$99 - $157

Significant advantages of the Coolpix W100 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix W100 (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2
  • Much worse wide angle: 30 mm vs 25 mm
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the Coolpix W100 and TG-2 iHS

  • Light weight: 177 g vs 230 g

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7 (Lumix DC-FT7)

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5 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-TS7 (Lumix DC-FT7) (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 610k dots
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Sensor shift

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-TS7 (Lumix DC-FT7) (vs the TG-2 iHS)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm

common strengths of the Lumix DC-TS7 (Lumix DC-FT7) and TG-2 iHS

  • None found