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
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix AW110

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
 
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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 $215.00 vs $382.00
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The best price we've seen is $167 cheaper (more than 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
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
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
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
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
1080p @ 30fps

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix AW120

Nikon Coolpix AW120

Waterproof

$297 - $548

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

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

Waterproof

$348 - $428

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
Panasonic Lumix TS5

Panasonic Lumix TS5

Waterproof

$299 - $470

Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
Longest exposure Much longer exposures
Thickness Is thicker
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Nikon Coolpix AW100

Nikon Coolpix AW100

Waterproof

$257 - $297

Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

Waterproof

$229

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
Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

Waterproof

$279

Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

Nikon Coolpix AW110 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

No significant competitors found that are specific to the Nikon Coolpix AW110.

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Olympus TG-1 iHS

Olympus TG-1 iHS

Waterproof

$371

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

appearance

Nikon Coolpix AW110 Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS
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 ?