Olympus TG310 vs Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

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Reasons to buy the Olympus TG310

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Olympus TG310 over the Olympus Stylus Tough-3000.
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Olympus Stylus Tough-3000 over the Olympus TG310.

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differences

Advantages of the Olympus TG310

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Size
Slightly smaller
96×63×23 mm vs 96×65×23 mm
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Almost the same
Thickness
Slightly thinner
0.9" vs 0.9"
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Olympus Tough-3000

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recommendations

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

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              TG31096×63×23 mm
              Tough-300096×65×23 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Weight Light weight Help
              TG310155 g
              Tough-3000159 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              1. Sensor shift
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              3.6x
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.5

              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus TG-320

              Olympus Tough TG-320

              Waterproof

              $181

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              3D Captures 3D images
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Olympus TG-820 iHS

              Olympus TG-820

              Waterproof

              $260

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20

              Panasonic Lumix TS20

              Waterproof

              $215

              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Waterproof

              $149

              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Pentax Optio W90

              Pentax Optio W90

              Waterproof

              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Olympus Stylus Tough 6010

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6010

              Waterproof

              Movie format Records lower quality movies

              Olympus TG-310 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Waterproof

              $127 - $130

              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Size Larger
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Waterproof

              $369

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Olympus TG-610

              Olympus TG-610

              Waterproof

              $210

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS

              Compact

              $314

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Nikon D5300

              Nikon D5300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $647 body only

              $578 - $747 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6000

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6000

              Waterproof

              $192

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Size Slightly smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Weight Heavier
              Olympus Stylus Tough 8010

              Olympus Stylus Tough 8010

              Waterproof

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Weight Heavier
              Olympus Stylus 1050 SW

              Olympus Stylus 1050 SW

              Compact

              $599

              Size Slightly smaller
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

              Panasonic Lumix ZS20

              Travel zoom

              $362

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Waterproof

              $270

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier

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