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Advantages of the Nikon AW1

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Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Waterproof
Waterproof
Yes vs No
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Great for vacations and holidays at the beach, or around the pool
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
True resolution
Higher true resolution
14.2 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture around 50% more detail in your photos
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/16000s vs 1/2000s
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8x faster max shutter speed
Focus points
Slightly more focus points
135 vs 25
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Weight
Slightly lighter
201 g vs 250 g
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Around 20% lighter
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Advantages of the Olympus Tough TG-5

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Battery life
Longer battery life
340 shots vs 220 shots
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More than 50% more shots per battery charge
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
20 fps vs 15 fps
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More than 30% faster continuous shooting
Size
Slightly smaller
113×66×32 mm vs 114×72×37 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The Tough TG-5's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Thickness
Slightly thinner
1.3" vs 1.5"
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More than 10% thinner
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Compared to recent digital cameras

Common Strengths
Size Fairly small Help
AW1114×72×37 mm
Tough TG-5113×66×32 mm
Weight Light weight Help
AW1201 g
Tough TG-5250 g
Thickness Thin Help
AW11.5"
Tough TG-51.3"
Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
External flash not needed
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
AW1$359.99
Tough TG-5$399.00
Common Weaknesses
Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
Can only preview photos on the screen
External flash No external flash support Help
Less expandable
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
AW1Hybrid detection
Tough TG-5Contrast detection
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
AW16,400 ISO
Tough TG-512,800 ISO
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
AW114.2 MP
Tough TG-59.7 MP
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
AW1921k dots
Tough TG-5460k dots

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