Olympus TG-820

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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
Weight
Light-weight
155 g
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
 
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differences

Advantages of the Olympus TG-820

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Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 1,030k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Size Significantly smaller 96x63x23 mm vs 110x67x28 mm
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More than 30% smaller
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 3 cm
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Focus on subjects 3x closer to the lens
Weight Significantly lighter 155 g vs 214 g
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Around 30% lighter
Thickness Thinner 0.9" vs 1.1"
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Around 20% thinner
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High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Light sensitivity Very good maximum light sensitivity Help
              6,400 ISO
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              4 seconds
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.9
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              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

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

              Waterproof

              $335 - $379

              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-850 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Waterproof

              $249

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Waterproof

              $234

              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Light sensitivity Slightly lower maximum light sensitivity
              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Waterproof

              $125

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Waterproof

              $139 - $148

              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
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Waterproof

              $198 - $298

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Light sensitivity Slightly lower maximum light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Waterproof

              $309 - $327

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Weight Is significantly heavier

              Olympus TG-820 iHS Competitors

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

              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS Competitors

              Advantages

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              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS.

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