Olympus TG310

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Reasons to buy the Olympus TG310

Size
Really small
Compact 96x63x22 mm
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
670 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus Tough 6000

Size
Really small
Compact 95x63x22 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift, Lens
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
Lowest price Significantly cheaper $149.00 vs $400.54
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The best price we've seen is $252 cheaper (2.7x less)
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 Sensor shift, Lens 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"
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              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
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Size Fairly small Help
              TG310:96x63x22 mm
              Tough 6000:95x63x22 mm
              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

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Waterproof

              $107 - $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 L620

              Nikon Coolpix L620

              Travel zoom

              $167

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Waterproof Is not waterproof
              Thickness Is thicker
              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Waterproof

              Olympus TG-620

              Olympus TG-620

              Waterproof

              $210

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Waterproof

              $170

              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

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Waterproof

              $180

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots slower
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Olympus TG-320

              Olympus Tough TG-320

              Waterproof

              $200

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

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1

              Waterproof

              $350

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Continuous shooting Shoots slower
              Fujifilm FinePix XP20

              Fujifilm FinePix XP20

              Waterproof

              $130 - $149

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot A1100 IS

              Canon PowerShot A1100 IS

              Compact

              $375

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Size Larger

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Stylus Tough 8010

              Olympus Stylus Tough 8010

              Waterproof

              $199 - $289

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Macro focus Slightly better macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Image stabilization Worse 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
              Olympus Stylus Tough 8000

              Olympus Stylus Tough 8000

              Waterproof

              Nikon D800

              Nikon D800

              Pro DSLR

              $3,297 body only

              $3,797 - $4,087 with 24-85mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Olympus Stylus 840

              Olympus Stylus 840

              Compact

              Weight Slightly lighter
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              True resolution Lower true resolution

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