Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Nikon Coolpix AW110 vs Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix AW100

Size
Really small
Compact 110x64x22 mm
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
 
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Advantages of the Nikon AW100

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Size Smaller 110x64x22 mm vs 110x67x28 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 3 cm
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Focus on subjects 3x closer to the lens
Weight Lighter 178 g vs 214 g
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Around 20% lighter
Thickness Thinner 0.9" vs 1.1"
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Around 20% thinner
Lowest price Cheaper $129.00 vs $229.00
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The best price we've seen is $100 cheaper (more than 40% less)
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Advantages of the Olympus TG-830 iHS

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Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The TG-830 iHS 's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
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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 Common Weaknesses
              High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
              240 fps
              GPS Built-in GPS Help
              Great for travel
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              4 seconds
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.9
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Screen type No OLED screens Help
              LCD
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Waterproof

              $214 - $380

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Waterproof

              $297 - $548

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Waterproof

              $229

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

              Waterproof

              $399 - $448

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              Waterproof

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Canon PowerShot D20

              Canon PowerShot D20

              Waterproof

              $249 - $300

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Panasonic Lumix TS5

              Panasonic Lumix TS5

              Waterproof

              $310 - $410

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Nikon Coolpix AW100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

              Waterproof

              $372

              Aperture Wider aperture
              3D Takes 3D photos
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              GoPro HD Hero 2

              GoPro HD Hero 2

              Waterproof

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus TG-820 iHS

              Olympus TG-820

              Waterproof

              $190

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              3D Takes 3D photos
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Waterproof

              $349

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Waterproof

              $149

              Size Significantly smaller
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              GPS No built-in GPS

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