Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1 vs Olympus Stylus Tough 6000

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1

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Olympus Stylus Tough 6000

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1

High ISO (boost)
Light sensitivity (boost)
6,400 ISO
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/3000 of a second
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
Really small
Size
Compact 98x63x23 mm
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus Tough 6000

Size
Really small
Compact 95x63x22 mm
Macro focus
Great macro
2 cm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Weight
Light-weight
179 g

differences

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
Lowest price
Cheaper
$299.00 vs $349.99
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The best price we've seen is $51 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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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)
Longest exposure
Much longer exposures
60s vs 1/4s
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240x longer exposures
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/3000s vs 1/2000s
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More than 30% faster max shutter speed
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              Common Weaknesses
              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              Tough 6000$299.00
              DMC-TS1$349.99
              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
              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 6000480p @ 30fps
              DMC-TS1720p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              Tough 60003.6x
              DMC-TS14.6x

              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              Tough 600095x63x22 mm
              DMC-TS198x63x23 mm
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Tough 6000Lens, Sensor shift
              DMC-TS1Lens
              Common Weaknesses
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Casio Exilim EX-G1

              Casio Exilim EX-G1

              Waterproof

              $387

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Panasonic Lumix TS5

              Panasonic Lumix TS5

              Waterproof

              $172

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Olympus TG-620

              Olympus TG-620

              Waterproof

              $190

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Stylus 850 SW

              Olympus Stylus 850 SW

              Waterproof

              $289

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

              Olympus Stylus 840

              Compact

              Weight Slightly lighter
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              True resolution Lower true resolution
              Olympus Stylus 1030 SW

              Olympus Stylus 1030 SW

              Waterproof

              $540

              Size Slightly smaller
              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Lowest price Significantly more expensive
              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Waterproof

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Weight Lighter
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Size Slightly larger
              Olympus Stylus Tough 8000

              Olympus Stylus Tough 8000

              Waterproof

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $403

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

              Super zoom

              $480 - $500

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX75

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX75

              Compact

              $146

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Waterproof Not waterproof
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

              Waterproof

              $390

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20

              Panasonic Lumix TS20

              Waterproof

              $215

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Longest exposure Much shorter max exposures

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