Canon PowerShot D20 vs Olympus Stylus Tough 8010

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Canon PowerShot D20

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Olympus Stylus Tough 8010

60

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot D20

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
Large screen
Screen size
3"
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus Tough 8010

Size
Really small
Compact (95×62×22 mm)
Thickness
Thin
0.9"

Items often bought with the Canon D20 or Olympus Tough 8010

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Advantages of the Canon D20

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High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 24fps vs 720p
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs
  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
461k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Battery life
Significantly longer battery life
280 shots vs 200 shots
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40% more shots per battery charge
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The D20's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 1/4s
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60x longer exposures
Lowest price
Cheaper
$329.00 vs $399.00
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The best price we've seen is $70 cheaper (around 20% less)
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Advantages of the Olympus Tough 8010

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Size
Much smaller
95×62×22 mm vs 112×71×28 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
0.9" vs 1.1"
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More than 20% thinner
Weight
Slightly lighter
215 g vs 228 g
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Around 10% lighter
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1600s
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20% faster max shutter speed
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent waterproof cameras, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              1.0 cm
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Common Weaknesses
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              D203,200 ISO
              Tough 80101,600 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.9
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths
              Thickness Thin Help
              D201.1"
              Tough 80100.9"
              Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $260

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Size Is slightly larger
              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Waterproof

              $262

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is significantly larger
              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $139

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Thickness Is thicker
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

              Waterproof

              $489

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon PowerShot D20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot D30

              Canon PowerShot D30

              Waterproof

              $299

              Size Smaller
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Nikon AW130

              Nikon AW130

              Waterproof

              $249 - $297

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Fujifilm XP80

              Fujifilm XP80

              Waterproof

              $130 - $199

              Size Smaller
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Waterproof

              $250

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Waterproof

              $179

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Battery life Shorter battery life

              Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Tough TG-4

              Olympus Tough TG-4

              Waterproof

              $335 - $379

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker
              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Waterproof

              $260

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Weight Lighter
              Size Larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

              Waterproof

              $249

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Olympus Tough TG-810

              Olympus Tough TG-810

              Waterproof

              $249

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Size Larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Waterproof

              $369

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker

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