Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT10 vs Olympus TG310

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT10

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus TG310

Weight
Light-weight
155 g

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Advantages of the Olympus TG310

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
28 mm vs 35 mm
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20% better wide angle
Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
2.0 cm vs 5.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 2.5x closer to the lens
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
5.9 fps vs 4.6 fps
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Around 30% faster continuous shooting
Weight
Lighter
155 g vs 172 g
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Around 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FT10

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Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
  1. Lens
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  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
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
              DMC-FT10100×64×22 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Weight Light weight Help
              TG310155 g
              DMC-FT10172 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              TG31028 mm
              DMC-FT1035 mm
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              TG3103.6x
              DMC-FT104x
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.5

              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths

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              Common Weaknesses
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Waterproof

              $369

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Longest exposure Much shorter exposures
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20

              Panasonic Lumix TS20

              Waterproof

              $210

              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Much shorter exposures
              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Waterproof

              $180

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Longest exposure Much shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Olympus TG-320

              Olympus Tough TG-320

              Waterproof

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              3D Captures 3D images
              Longest exposure Much shorter exposures
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Waterproof

              $260

              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Much shorter exposures
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $260

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Longest exposure Much shorter exposures
              Size Is slightly larger
              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 slightly more expensive

              Olympus TG-310 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Waterproof

              $262

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Waterproof

              $127 - $161

              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

              $237

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Waterproof

              $159

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Longest exposure Much shorter max exposures
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1

              Waterproof

              $350

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Continuous shooting Shoots slower
              Weight Heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Waterproof

              $99

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Panasonic Lumix TS5

              Panasonic Lumix TS5

              Waterproof

              $275

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Thicker

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