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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

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Lens, Sensor shift
 
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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
Lowest price Cheaper $248.00 vs $400.54
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The best price we've seen is $153 cheaper (around 40% less)
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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
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              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 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 Common Weaknesses
              Size Fairly small Help
              TG310:96x63x22 mm
              Tough 6000:95x63x22 mm
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              Screen type No OLED screens Help
              LCD
              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

              $185

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              3D Captures 3D images
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Waterproof

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

              Waterproof

              $419 - $448

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Waterproof

              $130 - $188

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sensor size Has a marginally smaller sensor
              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Waterproof

              $225 - $380

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Olympus TG-820 iHS

              Olympus TG-820

              Waterproof

              $190

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Olympus Stylus Tough 6020

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6020

              Waterproof

              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Olympus TG-310 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Waterproof

              $160 - $168

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots slower
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Waterproof

              $198 - $298

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Olympus Stylus Tough 8000

              Olympus Stylus Tough 8000

              Waterproof

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Size Slightly smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Weight Heavier
              Canon PowerShot G10

              Canon PowerShot G10

              Pro digicam

              $875

              Aperture Wider aperture
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Stylus 840

              Olympus Stylus 840

              Compact

              Weight Slightly lighter
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              True resolution Lower true resolution
              Samsung NV3

              Samsung NV3

              Ultra compact

              Size Smaller
              Macro focus Slightly better macro capability
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Olympus Stylus 850 SW

              Olympus Stylus 850 SW

              Waterproof

              Size Slightly smaller
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $129 - $300

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen size Larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger

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