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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 25 mm
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Around 20% better wide angle
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
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
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
  1. Lens
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  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
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
Size
Smaller
113×64×28 mm vs 112×66×31 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
7 fps vs 5 fps
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40% faster continuous shooting
Thickness
Thinner
1.1" vs 1.2"
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Around 10% thinner
Weight
Lighter
221 g vs 247 g
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More than 10% lighter
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$279.00 vs $329.99
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The best price we've seen is $51 cheaper (around 20% less)
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Advantages of the Olympus TG-4

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Aperture
Much wider aperture
f/2 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the TG-4's lens captures much more light (1.6 f-stops)
Battery life
Significantly longer battery life
380 shots vs 300 shots
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Around 30% more shots per battery charge
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similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths
Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
Stylus Tough TG-8701080p @ 60fps
TG-41080p @ 30fps
GPS Built-in GPS Help
Great for travel
Screen size Larger than average screens Help
3"
Battery life Great battery life Help
Stylus Tough TG-870300 shots
TG-4380 shots
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
Stylus Tough TG-870221 g
TG-4247 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
Stylus Tough TG-870113×64×28 mm
TG-4112×66×31 mm

Compared to recent waterproof cameras

Common Strengths

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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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