Updated (March, 2014): Compare the Nikon Coolpix AW120 vs Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

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Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.0
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Macro focus
Great macro
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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix AW110

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon AW110

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3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Size Smaller 110x65x25 mm vs 112x67x29 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Weight Lighter 193 g vs 230 g
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Around 20% lighter
Thickness Thinner 1" vs 1.1"
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More than 10% thinner
Lowest price Cheaper $207.00 vs $338.68
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The best price we've seen is $132 cheaper (around 40% less)
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Advantages of the Olympus TG-2 iHS

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Aperture Much wider aperture f/2.0 vs f/3.9
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At its widest zoom, the TG-2 iHS's lens captures much more light (1.9 f-stops)
Wide angle Better wide angle 25 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Battery life Longer battery life 320 shots vs 250 shots
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Around 30% more shots per battery charge
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The TG-2 iHS's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
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similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Screen type OLED screens Help
Bright and vivid
High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
240 fps
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures
GPS Built-in GPS Help
Great for travel
Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
1 cm
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Waterproof Waterproof Help
Great at the beach
Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
4 seconds
Zoom Poor zoom Help
AW110:5x
TG-2 iHS:4x

Compared to recent waterproof cameras

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Screen size Larger than average screens Help
3.0"
Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
AW110:614k dots
TG-2 iHS:610k dots
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
AW110:Lens
TG-2 iHS:Sensor shift
Thickness Thin Help
AW110:1"
TG-2 iHS:1.1"
External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
AW110:28 mm
TG-2 iHS:25 mm

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix AW120

Nikon Coolpix AW120

Waterproof

$289 - $340

Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

Waterproof

$349 - $449

Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

Waterproof

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

Waterproof

$249 - $269

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Panasonic Lumix TS5

Panasonic Lumix TS5

Waterproof

$293 - $298

Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
Longest exposure Much longer exposures
Thickness Is thicker
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

Waterproof

$198 - $212

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot D30

Canon PowerShot D30

Waterproof

$299 - $330

Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature

Nikon Coolpix AW110 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix AW100

Nikon Coolpix AW100

Waterproof

$250

Size Smaller
Weight Slightly lighter
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Olympus TG-1 iHS

Olympus TG-1 iHS

Waterproof

$580

3D Takes 3D photos
Size Smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

appearance

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Nikon Coolpix AW110 Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS
Nikon Coolpix AW110 Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

discussion

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madss (11:10 AM, July 02, 2014)
olympus tg-2 is s...t. My was flooded with water during the snorkling - 0,5 m deep. It has been only 2 weeks old. Everything was properly closed. No warranty for flooding (both perhaps)
 
Jordan Lee (1:15 PM, November 24, 2013)
How long the battery will last ?