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Reasons to buy the Olympus TG310

Size
Really small
Compact 96x63x22 mm
Macro focus
Great macro
2 cm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Weight
Light-weight
155 g
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus Tough 6000

Size
Really small
Compact 95x63x22 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens, Sensor shift
Macro focus
Great macro
2 cm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
 
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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
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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"
        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
        External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
        Limited to the in-camera mic
        Screen type No OLED screens Help
        LCD
        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-320

        Olympus Tough TG-320

        Waterproof

        $162

        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        3D Captures 3D images
        Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
        Fujifilm FinePix XP100

        Fujifilm FinePix XP100

        Waterproof

        $210

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Olympus TG-610

        Olympus TG-610

        Waterproof

        $250

        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

        Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

        Waterproof

        $399 - $448

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

        Olympus TG-310 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

        Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

        Super zoom

        $198

        Zoom Much more zoom
        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker
        Samsung NX2000

        Samsung NX2000

        Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

        $285 - $299 with 20-50mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Screen size Much larger screen
        Built-in flash No built-in flash
        Size Much larger
        Olympus TG-820 iHS

        Olympus TG-820

        Waterproof

        $190

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
        Fujifilm FinePix XP50

        Fujifilm FinePix XP50

        Waterproof

        $200

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        Fujifilm FinePix XP30

        Fujifilm FinePix XP30

        Waterproof

        $190

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

        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
        Olympus Stylus 850 SW

        Olympus Stylus 850 SW

        Waterproof

        Size Slightly smaller
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Kodak EasyShare M550

        Kodak EasyShare M550

        Compact

        $163

        Weight Lighter
        Longest exposure Longer exposures
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        Canon Rebel T3

        Canon Rebel T3

        Entry-level DSLR

        $276 - $290 body only

        $350 - $409 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Autofocus Faster autofocus
        Size Much larger
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Nikon Coolpix P300

        Nikon Coolpix P300

        Pro digicam

        $278

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Size Larger
        Thickness Significantly thicker

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