Olympus TG310

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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 6000.
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus Tough 6000

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens, Sensor shift
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/2000 of a second
 

differences

Advantages of the Olympus TG310

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Movie format
Higher resolution movies
720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
Weight
Lighter
155 g vs 179 g
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More than 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Olympus Tough 6000

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Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens, Sensor shift vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Size
Slightly smaller
95x63x22 mm vs 96x63x22 mm
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Almost the same
Lowest price
Cheaper
$299.00 vs $518.44
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The best price we've seen is $219 cheaper (more than 40% less)
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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
              Size Fairly small Help
              TG310:96x63x22 mm
              Tough 6000:95x63x22 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              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
              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 flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              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 Poor movies Help
              TG310:720p @ 30fps
              Tough 6000:480p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              3.6x
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.5

              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              TG310:Sensor shift
              Tough 6000:Lens, Sensor shift
              Common Weaknesses
              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

              Olympus TG-320

              Olympus Tough TG-320

              Waterproof

              $186

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

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Waterproof

              $349 - $399

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Waterproof

              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Waterproof

              $249

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Olympus TG-610

              Olympus TG-610

              Waterproof

              $236

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Olympus Stylus Tough 6020

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6020

              Waterproof

              $118

              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Waterproof

              $139 - $180

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing

              Olympus TG-310 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Olympus TG-310.

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6010

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6010

              Waterproof

              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Olympus Stylus 840

              Olympus Stylus 840

              Compact

              $517

              Weight Slightly lighter
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              True resolution Lower true resolution
              Nikon D5300

              Nikon D5300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $697 body only

              $745 - $797 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix S6200

              Nikon Coolpix S6200

              Travel zoom

              $134

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Waterproof Not waterproof
              Olympus Stylus Tough 8000

              Olympus Stylus Tough 8000

              Waterproof

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