Olympus TG310 vs Olympus Stylus Tough 6000

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Reasons to buy the Olympus TG310

High true resolution
True resolution
9.7 MP
Waterproof
Waterproof
Great at the beach
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus Tough 6000

Size
Really small
Compact 95x63x22 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens, Sensor shift
True resolution
High true resolution
9.8 MP
Waterproof
Waterproof
Great at the beach

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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
              Size Fairly small Help
              TG31096x63x22 mm
              Tough 600095x63x22 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Common Weaknesses
              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
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              TG310720p @ 30fps
              Tough 6000480p @ 30fps
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              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 Tough TG-850 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Waterproof

              $160

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Olympus TG-320

              Olympus Tough TG-320

              Waterproof

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              3D Captures 3D images
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Olympus Stylus Tough 6020

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6020

              Waterproof

              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Olympus Stylus 770 SW

              Olympus Stylus 770 SW

              Waterproof

              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag

              Olympus TG-310 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus TG-610

              Olympus TG-610

              Waterproof

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Screen size Larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Placeholder

              Canon PowerShot A310

              Compact

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Compact

              $127

              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Size Significantly larger
              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Waterproof

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
              Olympus TG-820 iHS

              Olympus TG-820

              Waterproof

              $260

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6010

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6010

              Waterproof

              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Olympus Stylus Tough 8000

              Olympus Stylus Tough 8000

              Waterproof

              Olympus Stylus 840

              Olympus Stylus 840

              Compact

              Weight Slightly lighter
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              True resolution Lower true resolution
              Epson PhotoPC 650

              Epson PhotoPC 650

              Pro digicam

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Olympus Tough TG-810

              Olympus Tough TG-810

              Waterproof

              $249

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

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