Olympus TG310 vs Olympus Stylus Tough 6000

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Reasons to buy the Olympus TG310

Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
5.9 fps
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
28 mm
Great macro
Macro focus
2.0 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus Tough 6000

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
  2. Sensor shift
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
28 mm
Macro focus
Great macro
2.0 cm

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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
  1. Lens
  2. Sensor shift
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  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Size
Slightly smaller
95×63×22 mm vs 96×63×23 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
              TG31096×63×23 mm
              Tough 600095×63×22 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
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              TG310720p @ 30fps
              Tough 6000480p @ 30fps
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              3.6x
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.5

              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths
              Weight Light weight Help
              TG310155 g
              Tough 6000179 g
              Common Weaknesses
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              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

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              3D Captures 3D images
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Olympus TG-820 iHS

              Olympus TG-820

              Waterproof

              $403

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Waterproof

              $149

              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS4

              Panasonic Lumix TS4

              Waterproof

              $425

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Waterproof

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

              Olympus TG-310 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Compact

              $99 - $127

              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Size Larger
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Waterproof

              $369

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Waterproof

              $180

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

              Fujifilm FinePix XP30

              Waterproof

              $319

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

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Stylus Tough 8000

              Olympus Stylus Tough 8000

              Waterproof

              Olympus Stylus 850 SW

              Olympus Stylus 850 SW

              Waterproof

              $219

              Size Slightly smaller
              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Olympus Stylus 840

              Olympus Stylus 840

              Compact

              Weight Slightly lighter
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              True resolution Lower true resolution
              Canon PowerShot D10

              Canon PowerShot D10

              Waterproof

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Olympus Stylus 1050 SW

              Olympus Stylus 1050 SW

              Compact

              $599

              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

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