Updated (February, 2012): Compare the Olympus TG-820 iHS vs Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

vs

     
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus Tough TG-810

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

Weight
Light-weight
159 g
 
Differences | Recommendations | Cast your vote | Similarities | Competitors | Appearance | Discussion

differences

Advantages of the Olympus TG-810

Report a correction
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 920k dots vs 230k dots
Help
4x higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
Help
More than 10% larger screen
GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
Help
Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Olympus Tough TG-810 Learn more about
the Olympus TG-810

Advantages of the Olympus Tough-3000

Report a correction
Aperture Wider aperture f/3.5 vs f/3.9
Help
At its widest zoom, the Tough-3000's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Size Smaller 95x65x23 mm vs 100x65x26 mm
Help
More than 10% smaller
Weight Significantly lighter 159 g vs 221 g
Help
Around 30% lighter
Macro focus Better macro capability 2 cm vs 3 cm
Help
Focus on subjects more than 30% closer to the lens
Thickness Thinner 0.9" vs 1"
Help
More than 10% thinner
Olympus Stylus Tough-3000 Learn more about
the Olympus Tough-3000
vs

recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent waterproof cameras, and ignoring price

Snapsort Recommends
Olympus Tough TG-810 Olympus Tough TG-810 75
Retailer
    Style
      Color
        You save

        vs

        67 Olympus Stylus Tough-3000 Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Waterproof Waterproof Help
        Great at the beach
        Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
        4 seconds
        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
        1,600 ISO
        3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
        No 3d support
        Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
        28 mm
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        720p @ 30fps
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        TG-810:5x
        Tough-3000:3.6x
        Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
        TG-810:f/3.9
        Tough-3000:f/3.5

        Compared to recent waterproof cameras

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

        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

        Nikon Coolpix AW100

        Nikon Coolpix AW100

        Waterproof

        $254

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Olympus TG-820 iHS

        Olympus TG-820

        Waterproof

        $190

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

        Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

        Waterproof

        $199 - $299

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Olympus Stylus Tough 8010

        Olympus Stylus Tough 8010

        Waterproof

        $269

        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Panasonic Lumix TS5

        Panasonic Lumix TS5

        Waterproof

        $310 - $359

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

        Waterproof

        $372

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Canon PowerShot SD880 IS

        Canon PowerShot SD880 IS

        Compact

        Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
        Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
        Waterproof Is not waterproof
        Weight Is slightly heavier

        Olympus Tough TG-810 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Olympus TG-610

        Olympus TG-610

        Waterproof

        $220

        Continuous shooting Shoots faster
        Weight Lighter
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Olympus Stylus 850 SW

        Olympus Stylus 850 SW

        Waterproof

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Size Smaller
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

        Olympus Stylus Tough-3000 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Olympus TG-310

        Olympus TG310

        Waterproof

        $179

        Size Slightly smaller
        Thickness Slightly thinner
        Panasonic Lumix TS25

        Panasonic Lumix TS25

        Waterproof

        $178 - $190

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Olympus Stylus Tough 6010

        Olympus Stylus Tough 6010

        Waterproof

        Size Smaller
        Thickness Slightly thinner
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Weight Heavier
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1

        Waterproof

        $330

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Image stabilization Better image stabilization
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Weight Heavier

        appearance

        Olympus Tough TG-810 Olympus Stylus Tough-3000
        Olympus Tough TG-810 Olympus Stylus Tough-3000
        Olympus Tough TG-810 Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

        discussion

        Olympus Tough TG-810
        Tough TG-810
        Olympus

        Report a correction
        Olympus Stylus Tough-3000
        Stylus Tough-3000
        Olympus

        Report a correction

        Showing 0 comments