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Advantages of the Olympus TG-860

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Snapsort is not aware of any important advantages of the Olympus TG-860 vs the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870.
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Advantages of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870

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Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Size
Smaller
113×64×28 mm vs 130×64×28 mm
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More than 10% smaller
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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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
              Wide angle Excellent wide angle Help
              21 mm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 60fps
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              3"
              Battery life Great battery life Help
              300 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
              TG-860224 g
              Stylus Tough TG-870221 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
              TG-860130×64×28 mm
              Stylus Tough TG-870113×64×28 mm
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.5

              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/2000 of a second
              Screen type No OLED screens Help
              LCD

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