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Reasons to buy the Olympus TG310

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
670 ms shutter lag
 

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 96x63x22 mm vs 95x65x23 mm
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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"
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported
        Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
        28 mm
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        720p @ 30fps
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        3.6x
        Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
        f/3.5

        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
        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

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Olympus TG-320

        Olympus Tough TG-320

        Waterproof

        $200

        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        3D Captures 3D images
        Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
        Olympus Stylus Tough 8010

        Olympus Stylus Tough 8010

        Waterproof

        $199 - $289

        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

        Waterproof

        $180

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
        Olympus Stylus Tough 6020

        Olympus Stylus Tough 6020

        Waterproof

        $195

        Weight Is slightly lighter
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Olympus Stylus Tough 6010

        Olympus Stylus Tough 6010

        Waterproof

        $401

        Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
        Movie format Records lower quality movies
        Nikon Coolpix S32

        Nikon Coolpix S32

        Waterproof

        $107 - $188

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
        Thickness Is thicker
        Sensor size Has a marginally smaller sensor
        Fujifilm FinePix XP50

        Fujifilm FinePix XP50

        Waterproof

        $250

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing

        Olympus TG-310 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix XP20

        Fujifilm FinePix XP20

        Waterproof

        $130 - $149

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        Olympus TG-630 iHS

        Olympus TG-630 iHS

        Waterproof

        $194

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1

        Waterproof

        $350

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Image stabilization Better image stabilization
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Continuous shooting Shoots slower

        Olympus Stylus Tough-3000 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Olympus Stylus 5010

        Olympus Stylus 5010

        Compact

        $110

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Size Smaller
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
        Waterproof Not waterproof
        Olympus Stylus Tough 6000

        Olympus Stylus Tough 6000

        Waterproof

        $401

        Image stabilization Better image stabilization
        Size Slightly smaller
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Weight Heavier
        Olympus Stylus Tough 8000

        Olympus Stylus Tough 8000

        Waterproof

        Image stabilization Better image stabilization
        Size Smaller
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Weight Heavier
        Olympus Stylus 850 SW

        Olympus Stylus 850 SW

        Waterproof

        Size Smaller
        Thickness Slightly thinner
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Image stabilization No image stabilization

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