Sony Alpha A5100 vs Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870

Winner
Sony Alpha A5100

55

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870

47

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha A5100

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Phase detection autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
Many focus points
Focus points
179
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Waterproof
Waterproof
Great at the beach

competitors

Sony Alpha A5100 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$444 - $448 body only

$525 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Touch screen No touch screen
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$326 body only

$397 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Size Significantly larger
Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 with 15-45mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Lens availability Fewer lenses available

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 Competitors

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

Waterproof

$324

Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Nikon AW130

Nikon AW130

Waterproof

$298

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Aperture Wider aperture
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Olympus Tough TG-4

Olympus Tough TG-4

Waterproof

$375

Aperture Much wider aperture
Battery life Longer battery life
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

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Sony Alpha A5100
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