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Advantages of the Nikon AW130

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Screen type
Has an OLED screen
OLED vs LCD
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OLED screens are often brighter and more vibrant than typical LCD screens
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the AW130's lens captures slightly more light (0.6 f-stops)
Battery life
Significantly longer battery life
370 shots vs 300 shots
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More than 20% more shots per battery charge
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Size
Slightly smaller
110×66×27 mm vs 113×64×28 mm
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Almost the same
Thickness
Slightly thinner
1.1" vs 1.1"
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Almost the same
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$239.99 vs $279.00
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The best price we've seen is $39 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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Advantages of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870

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Wide angle
Significantly better wide angle
21 mm vs 24 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The Stylus Tough TG-870's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 60fps
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              AW13024 mm
              Stylus Tough TG-87021 mm
              GPS Built-in GPS Help
              Great for travel
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              3"
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              921k dots
              Battery life Great battery life Help
              AW130370 shots
              Stylus Tough TG-870300 shots
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              4 seconds
              Weight Heavy Help
              221 g
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              9.7 MP
              Size Large Help
              AW130110×66×27 mm
              Stylus Tough TG-870113×64×28 mm

              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses

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

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