Olympus TG310 vs Olympus Stylus Tough 6000

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Reasons to buy the Olympus TG310

Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
5.9 fps
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
670 ms shutter lag
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
28 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus Tough 6000

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens, Sensor shift
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
28 mm

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
Lowest price
Significantly cheaper
$299.00 vs $518.44
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The best price we've seen is $219 cheaper (more than 40% less)
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
              Size Fairly small Help
              TG31096x63x22 mm
              Tough 600095x63x22 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Common Weaknesses
              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              TG310$518.44
              Tough 6000$299.00
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              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
              TG310720p @ 30fps
              Tough 6000480p @ 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
              Common Weaknesses
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Waterproof

              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Waterproof

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Olympus TG-610

              Olympus TG-610

              Waterproof

              $238

              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 8000

              Olympus Stylus Tough 8000

              Waterproof

              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S30

              Nikon Coolpix S30

              Waterproof

              $136

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

              Waterproof

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S31

              Nikon Coolpix S31

              Waterproof

              $154

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Olympus TG-310 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus TG-320

              Olympus Tough TG-320

              Waterproof

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Continuous shooting Shoots significantly slower
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Waterproof

              $349 - $354

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Waterproof

              $141 - $170

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Samsung AQ100

              Samsung AQ100

              Waterproof

              Size Smaller
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Stylus 840

              Olympus Stylus 840

              Compact

              Weight Slightly lighter
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              True resolution Lower true resolution
              Olympus Stylus 850 SW

              Olympus Stylus 850 SW

              Waterproof

              $205

              Size Slightly smaller
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Olympus Stylus 1030 SW

              Olympus Stylus 1030 SW

              Waterproof

              $540

              Size Slightly smaller
              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Lowest price Significantly more expensive
              Olympus Stylus 790 SW

              Olympus Stylus 790 SW

              Waterproof

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Placeholder

              Canon D6000

              Entry-level DSLR

              Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
              External flash Supports an external flash
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier

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