Olympus TG-820

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Olympus TG-820 iHS

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Olympus TG-630 iHS

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Olympus TG-630 iHS

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Reasons to buy the Olympus TG-820

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,030k dots
Size
Really small
Compact 96x63x23 mm
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus TG-630 iHS

Size
Really small
Compact 98x65x21 mm
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Weight
Light-weight
167 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Olympus TG-630 iHS

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Battery life Longer battery life 270 shots vs 220 shots
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More than 20% more shots per battery charge
Thickness Slightly thinner 0.9" vs 0.9"
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Almost the same
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $149.00 vs $189.99
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The best price we've seen is $41 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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Advantages of the Olympus TG-820

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Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 1,030k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Weight Slightly lighter 155 g vs 167 g
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Around 10% lighter
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              1 cm
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Light sensitivity Very good maximum light sensitivity Help
              6,400 ISO
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.9
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Size Fairly small Help
              TG-630 iHS:98x65x21 mm
              TG-820:96x63x23 mm
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              Screen type No OLED screens Help
              LCD
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

              Waterproof

              $229 - $299

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Olympus TG-620

              Olympus TG-620

              Waterproof

              $184

              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Waterproof

              $170 - $180

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Waterproof

              $229

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Waterproof

              $319

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

              Waterproof

              $419 - $448

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Olympus Tough TG-810

              Olympus Tough TG-810

              Waterproof

              $441

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Olympus TG-630 iHS Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Waterproof

              $130 - $188

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Size Much larger
              Screen size Smaller screen

              Olympus TG-820 iHS Competitors

              Advantages

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              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Olympus TG-820 iHS.

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