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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1

Longest exposure
Long exposures
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Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus Tough 6000

Macro focus
Great macro
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Advantages of the Olympus Tough 6000

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Macro focus Better macro capability 2 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 2.5x closer to the lens
Size Slightly smaller 95x63x22 mm vs 98x63x23 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Weight Slightly lighter 179 g vs 189 g
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Around 10% lighter
Thickness Slightly thinner 0.9" vs 0.9"
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-TS1

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Movie format Higher resolution movies 720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
Aperture Wider aperture f/3.3 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the DMC-TS1's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO 6,400 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
Longest exposure Much longer exposures 60s vs 1/4s
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240x longer exposures
Lowest price Cheaper $329.99 vs $400.54
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The best price we've seen is $71 cheaper (around 20% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Tough 6000:Lens, Sensor shift
              DMC-TS1:Lens
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              Tough 6000:$400.54
              DMC-TS1:$329.99
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
              Tough 6000:None
              DMC-TS1:6,400 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              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
              Tough 6000:480p @ 30fps
              DMC-TS1:720p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              Tough 6000:3.6x
              DMC-TS1:4.6x

              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Size Fairly small Help
              Tough 6000:95x63x22 mm
              DMC-TS1:98x63x23 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              Screen type No OLED screens Help
              LCD
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Waterproof

              $156

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Thickness Is thicker
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Olympus TG-310

              Olympus TG310

              Waterproof

              $179

              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Waterproof

              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Waterproof

              $178 - $190

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Olympus Stylus Tough 8000

              Olympus Stylus Tough 8000

              Waterproof

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 - $749 body only

              $550 - $600 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Waterproof Is not waterproof

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Tough TG-810

              Olympus Tough TG-810

              Waterproof

              $290

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Olympus Stylus 850 SW

              Olympus Stylus 850 SW

              Waterproof

              Size Slightly smaller
              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Olympus Stylus 720 SW

              Olympus Stylus 720 SW

              Waterproof

              Size Smaller
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Olympus Stylus 740

              Olympus Stylus 740

              Compact

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Slightly smaller
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $280 - $350

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Larger
              Waterproof Not waterproof

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2

              Waterproof

              Size Slightly larger
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Panasonic Lumix TS5

              Panasonic Lumix TS5

              Waterproof

              $310 - $359

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS10

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS10

              Waterproof

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              Weight Lighter
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

              Waterproof

              $202

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Longest exposure Much shorter max exposures
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

              Waterproof

              $372

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker

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