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Reasons to buy the Olympus TG310

Macro focus
Great macro
2 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

Macro focus
Great macro
2 cm
 
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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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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Olympus Tough-3000

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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
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        720p @ 30fps
        Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
        28 mm
        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
        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

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Olympus TG-320

        Olympus Tough TG-320

        Waterproof

        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        3D Captures 3D images
        Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS10

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS10

        Waterproof

        $179

        Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
        Shutter lag Has much less shutter lag
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Wide angle Has a significantly narrower wide angle lens
        Olympus TG-620

        Olympus TG-620

        Waterproof

        $180

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Fujifilm FinePix XP60

        Fujifilm FinePix XP60

        Waterproof

        $169 - $180

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
        Olympus Stylus Tough 6010

        Olympus Stylus Tough 6010

        Waterproof

        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

        Olympus TG-310 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix TS5

        Panasonic Lumix TS5

        Waterproof

        $298 - $450

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Size Significantly larger
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
        Ricoh Pentax GR Limited Edition

        Ricoh Pentax GR Limited Edition

        Boutique

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Size Much larger
        Olympus VH-520

        Olympus VH-520

        Travel zoom

        $89

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
        Waterproof Not waterproof
        Olympus Tough TG-810

        Olympus Tough TG-810

        Waterproof

        $299 - $329

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Screen size Larger screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Olympus TG-630 iHS

        Olympus TG-630 iHS

        Waterproof

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

        Olympus Stylus Tough-3000 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Olympus Stylus Tough 6020

        Olympus Stylus Tough 6020

        Waterproof

        $195

        Size Smaller
        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Longest exposure Slightly shorter max exposures
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

        Waterproof

        $209 - $310

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
        Longest exposure Slightly shorter max exposures
        Olympus Stylus 725 SW

        Olympus Stylus 725 SW

        Waterproof

        Size Smaller
        Thickness Thinner
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Olympus TG-820 iHS

        Olympus TG-820

        Waterproof

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Aperture Narrower aperture

        appearance

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