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 Olympus (such as the Tough TG-5 and the Stylus SH-3) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix W300 and the Coolpix S7000)

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 compared to other waterproof competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (21 mm vs 25 mm), has a slightly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 460k dots), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 100 ISO), has a screen which flips out and is newer (january 2016 vs february 2015).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/2.8) and doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED).

Nikon Coolpix W300

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1 year newer
$339 - $387

Significant advantages of the Coolpix W300 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix W300 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • None found

common strengths of the Coolpix W300 and Stylus Tough TG-870

  • None found

Ricoh WG-4

Ricoh WG-4
2 years older

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

  • None found

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

  • None found

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

  • None found

Nikon AW130

Nikon AW130
1 year older
$430

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

  • None found

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

  • None found

common strengths of the AW130 and Stylus Tough TG-870

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS6
1 year older

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

  • None found

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

  • None found

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

  • None found

Fujifilm XP90

Fujifilm XP90
similar age
$78

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

  • None found

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

  • None found

common strengths of the XP90 and Stylus Tough TG-870

  • None found

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860
1 year older
$324

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

  • None found

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

  • None found

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

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a built-in flash, has a much wider wide angle lens (21 mm vs 28 mm), has a significantly larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 461k dots) and has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/2.8), is much larger (compact (113×64×28 mm) vs compact (94×59×27 mm)), doesn't have a touch screen and is slightly heavier (221 g vs 139 g).

Olympus Tough TG-5

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1 year newer
$399

Significant advantages of the Tough TG-5 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.5
  • Shoots much faster: 20 fps vs 7 fps
  • Longer battery life: 340 shots vs 300 shots

Significant disadvantages of the Tough TG-5 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • Much larger: Compact (113×66×32 mm) vs Compact (113×64×28 mm)
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 25 mm vs 21 mm
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 921k dots

common strengths of the Tough TG-5 and Stylus Tough TG-870

  • Great battery life: 340 shots vs 300 shots

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300
7 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-W300 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • Much smaller: Compact (94×59×27 mm) vs Compact (113×64×28 mm)
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None
  • Significantly longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W300 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 21 mm
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"

common strengths of the DSC-W300 and Stylus Tough TG-870

  • Very small: Compact (94×59×27 mm) vs Compact (113×64×28 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Great battery life: 300 shots vs 300 shots

Fujifilm FinePix XP130

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2 years newer
$130 - $162

Significant advantages of the FinePix XP130 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the FinePix XP130 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 21 mm
  • Significantly larger: Compact (110×71×28 mm) vs Compact (113×64×28 mm)
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the FinePix XP130 and Stylus Tough TG-870

  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"

GoPro Hero (2018)

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2 years newer
$259

Significant advantages of the Hero (2018) (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (65×45×35 mm) vs Compact (113×64×28 mm)
  • Has a touch screen
  • Much lighter: 117 g vs 221 g

Significant disadvantages of the Hero (2018) (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • No built-in flash
  • Much smaller screen: 2" vs 3"
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the Hero (2018) and Stylus Tough TG-870

  • Very small: Super compact (65×45×35 mm) vs Compact (113×64×28 mm)

Nikon Coolpix S4300

Nikon Coolpix S4300
3 years older
$295

Significant advantages of the S4300 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (96×59×21 mm) vs Compact (113×64×28 mm)
  • Has a touch screen
  • Significantly lighter: 139 g vs 221 g

Significant disadvantages of the S4300 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • Much worse wide angle: 26 mm vs 21 mm
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the S4300 and Stylus Tough TG-870

  • Very small: Super compact (96×59×21 mm) vs Compact (113×64×28 mm)
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 1.1"

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS
4 years older
$299

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

  • Much smaller: Super compact (93×57×20 mm) vs Compact (113×64×28 mm)
  • Much lighter: 135 g vs 221 g
  • Significantly thinner: 0.8" vs 1.1"

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

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 21 mm
  • Much shorter battery life: 170 shots vs 300 shots

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

  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 21 mm
  • Very small: Super compact (93×57×20 mm) vs Compact (113×64×28 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

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), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO) and has a screen which flips out.

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/3).

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
similar age
$315

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX720 HS (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX720 HS (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 21 mm
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the PowerShot SX720 HS and Stylus Tough TG-870

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS
4 months newer
$179 - $249

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX620 HS (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX620 HS (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 25 mm vs 21 mm
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the PowerShot SX620 HS and Stylus Tough TG-870

  • None found

Olympus Stylus SH-3

Olympus Stylus SH-3
similar age

Significant advantages of the Stylus SH-3 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • Wider aperture: f/3 vs f/3.5
  • Has a touch screen
  • Significantly longer battery life: 380 shots vs 300 shots

Significant disadvantages of the Stylus SH-3 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 25 mm vs 21 mm
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 921k dots

common strengths of the Stylus SH-3 and Stylus Tough TG-870

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Nikon Coolpix S7000
1 year older
$320

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

  • Significantly 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
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 25 mm vs 21 mm
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 921k dots

common strengths of the S7000 and Stylus Tough TG-870

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45
1 year older
$552

Significant advantages of the DMC-ZS45 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-ZS45 (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 21 mm
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the DMC-ZS45 and Stylus Tough TG-870

  • None found

Olympus SZ-30MR

Olympus SZ-30MR
4 years older
$280

Significant advantages of the SZ-30MR (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • Wider aperture: f/3 vs f/3.5

Significant disadvantages of the SZ-30MR (vs the Stylus Tough TG-870)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 25 mm vs 21 mm
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 921k dots

common strengths of the SZ-30MR and Stylus Tough TG-870

  • None found