As well as being compared against other waterproofs and compacts, the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 is also often compared to travel zooms. The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the AW130 and the Coolpix B700) and Olympus (such as the Tough TG-4 and the Stylus Tough TG-860)

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 compared to other waterproof competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (21 mm vs 26 mm), has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift), significantly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO), has a screen which flips out and is newer (january 2016 vs february 2013).

However, on average it doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED) and slightly shorter exposures (4 seconds vs 60 seconds).

Nikon AW130

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1 year older
$509

Significant advantages of the AW130 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

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Significant disadvantages of the AW130 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

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common strengths of the AW130 and Stylus Tough TG-870

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Olympus Tough TG-4

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8 months older
$562

Significant advantages of the TG-4 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

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Significant disadvantages of the TG-4 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

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common strengths of the TG-4 and Stylus Tough TG-870

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Fujifilm XP90

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similar age
$214 - $332

Significant advantages of the XP90 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

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Significant disadvantages of the XP90 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

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common strengths of the XP90 and Stylus Tough TG-870

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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

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1 year older
$798

Significant advantages of the TG-860 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

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Significant disadvantages of the TG-860 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

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common strengths of the TG-860 and Stylus Tough TG-870

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS6

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1 year older
$634

Significant advantages of the DMC-TS6 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

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Significant disadvantages of the DMC-TS6 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

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common strengths of the DMC-TS6 and Stylus Tough TG-870

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

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2 years older
$1,195

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX30 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

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Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX30 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

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common strengths of the DSC-TX30 and Stylus Tough TG-870

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compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (21 mm vs 28 mm), has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO), has a screen which flips out and has a much longer battery life (300 shots vs 170 shots).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/2.7), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps), takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 20 MP), doesn't have a touch screen and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Fujifilm FinePix XP120

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1 year newer
$199

Significant advantages of the FinePix XP120 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

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Significant disadvantages of the FinePix XP120 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 21 mm
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Much shorter battery life: 210 shots vs 300 shots

common strengths of the FinePix XP120 and Stylus Tough TG-870

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Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

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4 years older

Significant advantages of the ELPH 110 HS (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (93×57×20 mm) vs Compact (113×64×28 mm)
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 110 HS (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 21 mm
  • Much shorter battery life: 170 shots vs 300 shots
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the ELPH 110 HS and Stylus Tough TG-870

  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 21 mm
  • Full HD (1080p) video: 1080p @ 24fps vs 1080p @ 60fps

Canon PowerShot G7 X

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1 year older
$643

Significant advantages of the G7 X (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.5
  • Has a touch screen
  • Significantly higher true resolution: 20 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the G7 X (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 21 mm
  • Much shorter battery life: 210 shots vs 300 shots
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the G7 X and Stylus Tough TG-870

  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 21 mm
  • Both shoot high resolution HD movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Very good maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (21 mm vs 25 mm), has a built-in GPS, has a slightly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 460k dots), significantly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO) and has a screen which flips out.

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (5x vs 15x), has a much smaller screen (3" vs 4.8"), is slightly larger (compact (113×64×28 mm) vs compact (97×58×23 mm)), doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED) and is thicker (1.1" vs 0.9").

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

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1 year older
$198

Significant advantages of the DSC-WX220 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (92×52×22 mm) vs Compact (113×64×28 mm)
  • Significantly lighter: 121 g vs 221 g

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-WX220 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Much worse wide angle: 25 mm vs 21 mm
  • Much shorter battery life: 210 shots vs 300 shots

common strengths of the DSC-WX220 and Stylus Tough TG-870

  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 1.1"

Samsung HZ35W

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6 years older

Significant advantages of the HZ35W (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • Has an OLED screen: OLED vs LCD

Significant disadvantages of the HZ35W (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 21 mm
  • Lower resolution movies: 720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the HZ35W and Stylus Tough TG-870

  • Built-in GPS
  • High resolution screens: 920k dots vs 921k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

Nikon Coolpix S7000

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1 year older
$412

Significant advantages of the S7000 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • Significantly more zoom: 20x vs 5x
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the S7000 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Much worse wide angle: 25 mm vs 21 mm
  • Much shorter battery life: 180 shots vs 300 shots

common strengths of the S7000 and Stylus Tough TG-870

  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"

Samsung Galaxy K Zoom

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1 year older

Significant advantages of the Galaxy K Zoom (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • Much larger screen: 4.8" vs 3"
  • Has an OLED screen: OLED vs LCD
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the Galaxy K Zoom (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 21 mm
  • Screen does not flip out
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the Galaxy K Zoom and Stylus Tough TG-870

  • Built-in GPS
  • Larger than average screens: 4.8" vs 3"
  • High resolution screens: 920k dots vs 921k dots

Nikon Coolpix S6800

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2 years older

Significant advantages of the S6800 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • Significantly smaller: Compact (97×58×23 mm) vs Compact (113×64×28 mm)
  • Lighter: 145 g vs 221 g
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the S6800 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Much worse wide angle: 25 mm vs 21 mm
  • Much shorter battery life: 170 shots vs 300 shots

common strengths of the S6800 and Stylus Tough TG-870

  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 1.1"