Updated (March, 2014): Compare the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3 vs Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

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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 Olympus TG-1 iHS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.0
Size
Really small
Compact 99x63x25 mm
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 
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differences

Advantages of the Olympus TG-2 iHS

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High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Battery life Slightly longer battery life 320 shots vs 300 shots
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Around 10% more shots per battery charge
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Advantages of the Olympus TG-1 iHS

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3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Size Smaller 99x63x25 mm vs 112x67x29 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Thickness Thinner 1" vs 1.1"
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More than 10% thinner
Weight Slightly lighter 221 g vs 230 g
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Almost the same
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similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Aperture Very wide aperture Help
f/2.0
Screen type OLED screens Help
Bright and vivid
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
Battery life Great battery life Help
TG-2 iHS:320 shots
TG-1 iHS:300 shots
Waterproof Waterproof Help
Great at the beach
Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
4 seconds
Lowest price Very expensive Help
TG-2 iHS:$382.00
TG-1 iHS:$370.95
Weight Heavy Help
TG-2 iHS:230 g
TG-1 iHS:221 g
Zoom Poor zoom Help
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
25 mm
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
1080p @ 30fps

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

Waterproof

$299 - $428

Thickness Is thicker
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

Waterproof

$249

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
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-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

Nikon Coolpix AW110

Waterproof

$214

Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
Light sensitivity Slightly lower maximum light sensitivity
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

Waterproof

$198 - $214

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot D30

Canon PowerShot D30

Waterproof

$269 - $332

Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix AW120

Nikon Coolpix AW120

Waterproof

$297 - $548

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Size Smaller
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Panasonic Lumix TS5

Panasonic Lumix TS5

Waterproof

$249 - $450

3D Takes 3D photos
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

Olympus TG-1 iHS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$305 - $429

Supports 24p Supports 24p
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

appearance

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discussion

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Avatar for NICE NICE (4:08 AM, March 24, 2013)
The TG-2 has an OLED screen as well. Might want to fix that info.