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Reasons to buy the Olympus TG310

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
28 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Macro focus
Great macro
2 cm
Waterproof
Waterproof
Great at the beach
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus Tough 6000

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
28 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens, Sensor shift
Macro focus
Great macro
2 cm
Waterproof
Waterproof
Great at the beach
 
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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
Thickness Slightly thinner 0.9" vs 0.9"
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Almost the same
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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
        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
        1,600 ISO
        3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
        No 3d support
        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
        Thickness Thin Help
        0.9"
        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 Stylus Tough-3000

        Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

        Waterproof

        Olympus TG-610

        Olympus TG-610

        Waterproof

        $220

        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Panasonic Lumix TS25

        Panasonic Lumix TS25

        Waterproof

        $178 - $190

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Olympus Stylus 1050 SW

        Olympus Stylus 1050 SW

        Compact

        Waterproof Is not waterproof
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Olympus TG-630 iHS

        Olympus TG-630 iHS

        Waterproof

        $132

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

        Olympus TG-310 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Olympus TG-320

        Olympus Tough TG-320

        Waterproof

        $249

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Continuous shooting Shoots slower
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1

        Waterproof

        $190

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Image stabilization Better image stabilization
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Continuous shooting Shoots slower
        Fujifilm FinePix XP30

        Fujifilm FinePix XP30

        Waterproof

        $299

        GPS Has a GPS
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        Nikon Coolpix S30

        Nikon Coolpix S30

        Waterproof

        $142

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Lowest price Slightly cheaper
        Size Much larger
        True resolution Much lower true resolution
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

        Waterproof

        $150 - $160

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Continuous shooting Shoots slower
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture

        Olympus Stylus Tough 6000 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Olympus Stylus 850 SW

        Olympus Stylus 850 SW

        Waterproof

        Size Slightly smaller
        Thickness Slightly thinner
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Olympus Stylus 740

        Olympus Stylus 740

        Compact

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Size Slightly smaller
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Canon Powershot S100

        Canon Powershot S100

        Pro digicam

        $280 - $350

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Size Larger
        Waterproof Not waterproof
        Olympus Stylus 720 SW

        Olympus Stylus 720 SW

        Waterproof

        Size Smaller
        Aperture Slightly wider aperture
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Nikon D90

        Nikon D90

        Entry-level DSLR

        $600 - $629 body only

        $816 - $830 with 18-105mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Autofocus Faster autofocus
        Size Much larger
        Weight Much heavier

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