Updated (March, 2011): Compare the Olympus Stylus Tough 6020 vs Olympus Tough TG-810

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Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus Tough 6020

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Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus Tough 8010

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 over the Olympus Stylus Tough 6020.
 
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Advantages of the Olympus Tough 6020

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Weight Significantly lighter 122 g vs 215 g
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More than 40% lighter
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 5 fps vs 0.3 fps
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More than 16.5x faster continuous shooting
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Advantages of the Olympus Tough 8010

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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent waterproof cameras, and ignoring price

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        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Size Fairly small Help
        Compact 95x62x22 mm
        Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
        1 cm
        Waterproof Waterproof Help
        Great at the beach
        Thickness Thin Help
        0.9"
        Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
        1/4 of a second
        Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
        Lacks boost light sensitivity
        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        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
        Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
        f/3.9
        Screen size Very small screens Help
        2.7"
        Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
        28 mm
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        720p
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        5x

        Compared to recent waterproof cameras

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
        Usually standard
        Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
        Sensor shift
        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
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Olympus Tough TG-810

        Olympus Tough TG-810

        Waterproof

        $441

        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Olympus Stylus Tough 8000

        Olympus Stylus Tough 8000

        Waterproof

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Movie format Records lower quality movies
        Olympus TG-620

        Olympus TG-620

        Waterproof

        $220

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Olympus TG-610

        Olympus TG-610

        Waterproof

        $276

        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Olympus Stylus Tough 6010

        Olympus Stylus Tough 6010

        Waterproof

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Movie format Records lower quality movies
        Nikon Coolpix AW100

        Nikon Coolpix AW100

        Waterproof

        $250

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Size Is slightly larger
        Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

        Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

        Waterproof

        $349

        Aperture Has a much wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is much heavier

        Olympus Stylus Tough 6020 Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix AW120

        Nikon Coolpix AW120

        Waterproof

        $289 - $340

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Size Larger
        Weight Significantly heavier
        Fujifilm FinePix XP10

        Fujifilm FinePix XP10

        Waterproof

        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Olympus Stylus 7030

        Olympus Stylus 7030

        Compact

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Continuous shooting Shoots slower

        Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 Competitors

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        Canon PowerShot S70

        Pro digicam

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Supports RAW Shoots RAW
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        Size Much larger

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        annaks (11:43 AM, December 19, 2010)
        I love this website, so I would like to add these corrections!
        These two Olympus Stylus Tough Cameras do have significant differences.
        8010 vs 6020
        Waterproof 33 vs 16 ft
        Shockproof 6.6 vs 5 ft
        Crushproof 220 LBF vs not mentioned
        Internal mem. 2GB vs 1GB
        Size 3.9 x 2.5 x 0.94 vs 3.8 x 2.5 x 1.0
        Weight 7.6 vs 6.3 oz without batteries or card
        all according to specifications on the Olympus website.