Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 vs Sony Alpha A5100

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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870

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Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870

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

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha A5100

True resolution
High true resolution
24.7 MP
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

competitors

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 Competitors

Olympus Tough TG-4

Olympus Tough TG-4

Waterproof

$335 - $349

Aperture Much wider aperture
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

Waterproof

$372

Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Compact

$199 - $200

Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Wide angle Much worse wide angle

Sony Alpha A5100 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$498 body only

$588 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$348 body only

$379 - $390 with 16-50mm lens

Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Canon EOS M3

Canon EOS M3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$411 - $429 body only

$549 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen
Overall image quality Worse image quality

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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870
Stylus Tough TG-870
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Sony Alpha A5100
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