Olympus TG-610 vs Olympus TG310

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Olympus TG-610

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Olympus TG-310

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Reasons to buy the Olympus TG-610

Large screen
Screen size
3"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
Really small
Size
Compact (100×65×26 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus TG310

Size
Really small
Compact (96×63×23 mm)
Macro focus
Great macro
2.0 cm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Weight
Light-weight
155 g

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differences

Advantages of the Olympus TG310

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Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3.5 vs f/3.9
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At its widest zoom, the TG310's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Size
Smaller
96×63×23 mm vs 100×65×26 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
5.9 fps vs 3.4 fps
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More than 70% faster continuous shooting
Macro focus
Better macro capability
2.0 cm vs 3.0 cm
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Focus on subjects more than 30% closer to the lens
Weight
Lighter
155 g vs 190 g
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Around 20% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
0.9" vs 1"
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More than 10% thinner
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Advantages of the Olympus TG-610

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Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
920k dots vs 230k dots
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4x higher resolution screen
Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Common Weaknesses
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              1. Sensor shift
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              TG310f/3.5
              TG-610f/3.9
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              TG3103.6x
              TG-6105x

              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              TG31096×63×23 mm
              TG-610100×65×26 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              TG3100.9"
              TG-6101"
              Common Weaknesses
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Tough TG-810

              Olympus Tough TG-810

              Waterproof

              $249

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Olympus Stylus Tough 6010

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6010

              Waterproof

              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Movie format Records lower quality movies
              Olympus Stylus Tough 8010

              Olympus Stylus Tough 8010

              Waterproof

              $399

              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Waterproof

              $353

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $260

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Is slightly larger
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Waterproof

              $262

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

              Waterproof

              $320

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Olympus TG-310 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Waterproof

              $117 - $161

              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Size Significantly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Waterproof

              $99

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Fujifilm FinePix XP20

              Fujifilm FinePix XP20

              Waterproof

              $159

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Olympus TG-610 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D750

              Nikon D750

              Pro DSLR

              $1,584 - $1,997 body only

              $2,125 - $2,697 with 24-120mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Fujifilm XP80

              Fujifilm XP80

              Waterproof

              $130 - $199

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Olympus Tough TG-4

              Olympus Tough TG-4

              Waterproof

              $330 - $379

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Fujifilm FinePix XP200

              Fujifilm FinePix XP200

              Waterproof

              $389

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

              Super zoom

              $382 - $480

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

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