As well as being compared against other waterproofs and compacts, the Olympus mju Tough 8010 is also often compared to travel zooms and mirrorless. The Olympus mju Tough 8010's top rivals come from Olympus (such as the Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS and the TG-1 iHS) and Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-FT3 and the Lumix DMC-FT2)

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus Tough 8010 compared to other waterproof competitors include: it is slightly smaller (compact (95×62×22 mm) vs compact (104×64×28 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 1") and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1300 of a second).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.9 vs f/2), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 25 mm), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 610k dots), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (1,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO) and doesn't shoot as fast continuously (0.3 fps vs 7 fps).

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS
2 years newer
$596

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

  • None found

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

  • None found

common strengths of the TG-2 iHS and Tough 8010

  • None found

Olympus TG-1 iHS

Olympus TG-1 iHS
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the TG-1 iHS (vs the Tough 8010)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TG-1 iHS (vs the Tough 8010)

  • None found

common strengths of the TG-1 iHS and Tough 8010

  • None found

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870
6 years newer

Significant advantages of the Stylus Tough TG-870 (vs the Tough 8010)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Stylus Tough TG-870 (vs the Tough 8010)

  • None found

common strengths of the Stylus Tough TG-870 and Tough 8010

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the DMC-FT3 (vs the Tough 8010)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FT3 (vs the Tough 8010)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-FT3 and Tough 8010

  • None found

Olympus mju 720 SW Digital

Olympus mju 720 SW Digital
4 years older

Significant advantages of the 720 SW Digital (vs the Tough 8010)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 720 SW Digital (vs the Tough 8010)

  • None found

common strengths of the 720 SW Digital and Tough 8010

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5
similar age
$380

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX5 (vs the Tough 8010)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX5 (vs the Tough 8010)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX5 and Tough 8010

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus Tough 8010 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a built-in flash, is thinner (0.9" vs 1.4"), is waterproof and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second).

However, on average it has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 920k dots), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (1,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (0.3 fps vs 10 fps) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Fujifilm FinePix F200EXR

Fujifilm FinePix F200EXR
1 year older

Significant advantages of the F200EXR (vs the Tough 8010)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the F200EXR (vs the Tough 8010)

  • Not waterproof
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the F200EXR and Tough 8010

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (98×59×23 mm) vs Compact (95×62×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"

GoPro Hero (2018)

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8 years newer
$259

Significant advantages of the Hero (2018) (vs the Tough 8010)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has a touch screen
  • Shoots faster: 10 fps vs 0.3 fps

Significant disadvantages of the Hero (2018) (vs the Tough 8010)

  • No built-in flash
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2" vs 2.7"
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Sensor shift

common strengths of the Hero (2018) and Tough 8010

  • Fairly small: Super compact (65×45×35 mm) vs Compact (95×62×22 mm)

Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Fujifilm FinePix XP120
7 years newer
$94 - $114

Significant advantages of the FinePix XP120 (vs the Tough 8010)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 230k dots
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 6,400 ISO vs 1,600 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the FinePix XP120 (vs the Tough 8010)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (110×71×28 mm) vs Compact (95×62×22 mm)
  • Not waterproof
  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the FinePix XP120 and Tough 8010

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.9"

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus Tough 8010 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it is waterproof.

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.9 vs f/3.4), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,040k dots) and has worse image stabilization (sensor shift vs LensSensor shift).

Nikon Coolpix S8100

Nikon Coolpix S8100
7 months newer

Significant advantages of the S8100 (vs the Tough 8010)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    2. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Sensor shift

Significant disadvantages of the S8100 (vs the Tough 8010)

  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the S8100 and Tough 8010

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix A1000

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9 years newer
$477

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A1000 (vs the Tough 8010)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A1000 (vs the Tough 8010)

  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the Coolpix A1000 and Tough 8010

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

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8 years newer
$448

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 (vs the Tough 8010)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 (vs the Tough 8010)

  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 and Tough 8010

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

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8 years newer
$338 - $399

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the Tough 8010)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Much higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the Tough 8010)

  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the PowerShot SX740 HS and Tough 8010

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95)

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9 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95) (vs the Tough 8010)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95) (vs the Tough 8010)

  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95) and Tough 8010

  • None found

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus Tough 8010 compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it is slightly smaller (compact (95×62×22 mm) vs standard size (116×88×59 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 2.3"), is slightly lighter (215 g vs 390 g) and is waterproof.

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,040k dots), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital), takes much lower resolution photos (9.8 MP vs 24 MP) and slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (1,600 ISO vs 51,200 ISO).

Canon EOS M100

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

Significant advantages of the EOS M100 (vs the Tough 8010)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the EOS M100 (vs the Tough 8010)

  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the EOS M100 and Tough 8010

  • Fairly small: Mid size (108×67×35 mm) vs Compact (95×62×22 mm)
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 302 g vs 215 g

Canon EOS M50 (EOS Kiss M)

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8 years newer

Significant advantages of the EOS M50 (EOS Kiss M) (vs the Tough 8010)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the EOS M50 (EOS Kiss M) (vs the Tough 8010)

  • Not waterproof
  • Significantly larger: Standard size (116×88×59 mm) vs Compact (95×62×22 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 2.3" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the EOS M50 (EOS Kiss M) and Tough 8010

  • Light weight: 390 g vs 215 g
  • Each has a built-in flash