Olympus TG310

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Reasons to buy the Olympus TG310

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
670 ms shutter lag
Macro focus
Great macro
2 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

Macro focus
Great macro
2 cm
 
Differences | Recommendations | Similarities | Competitors | Appearance | Discussion

differences

Advantages of the Olympus TG310

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Size Slightly smaller 96x63x22 mm vs 95x65x23 mm
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Olympus Tough-3000

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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 Common Weaknesses
        Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
        2 cm
        Waterproof Waterproof Help
        Great at the beach
        Thickness Thin Help
        0.9"
        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
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
        1,600 ISO
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        Screen size Very small screens Help
        2.7"
        Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
        28 mm
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        720p @ 30fps
        Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
        f/3.5
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        3.6x

        Compared to recent waterproof cameras

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
        Usually standard
        Size Fairly small Help
        TG310:96x63x22 mm
        Tough-3000:95x65x23 mm
        Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
        Sensor shift
        GPS No built-in GPS Help
        Missing geo-tagging
        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

        Fujifilm FinePix XP50

        Fujifilm FinePix XP50

        Waterproof

        $109 - $169

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
        Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
        Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
        Olympus Stylus Tough 8010

        Olympus Stylus Tough 8010

        Waterproof

        $349

        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag
        Olympus TG-320

        Olympus Tough TG-320

        Waterproof

        $203

        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        3D Captures 3D images
        Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
        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
        Nikon Coolpix S30

        Nikon Coolpix S30

        Waterproof

        $110

        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Olympus Stylus Tough 6000

        Olympus Stylus Tough 6000

        Waterproof

        $329

        Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
        Movie format Records lower quality movies
        Nikon Coolpix AW120

        Nikon Coolpix AW120

        Waterproof

        $229 - $594

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Size Is slightly larger

        Olympus TG-310 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS10

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS10

        Waterproof

        $224

        Image stabilization Better image stabilization
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20

        Panasonic Lumix TS20

        Waterproof

        $119 - $215

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
        Olympus TG-1 iHS

        Olympus TG-1 iHS

        Waterproof

        $580

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Screen type Has an OLED screen
        Size Larger
        Weight Significantly heavier

        Olympus Stylus Tough-3000 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Olympus Stylus Tough 8000

        Olympus Stylus Tough 8000

        Waterproof

        Image stabilization Better image stabilization
        Size Smaller
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Weight Heavier
        Casio Exilim EX-TR15

        Casio Exilim EX-TR15

        Compact

        $955

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        Fujifilm FinePix XP20

        Fujifilm FinePix XP20

        Waterproof

        $120 - $164

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Olympus Stylus 1050 SW

        Olympus Stylus 1050 SW

        Compact

        Size Slightly smaller
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Image stabilization No image stabilization

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