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

Olympus Stylus Tough 6020 vs Olympus Stylus Tough 8010

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Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus Tough 6020

Light-weight
Weight
122 g
Waterproof
Waterproof
Great at the beach
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus Tough 8010

Waterproof
Waterproof
Great at the beach

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differences

Advantages of the Olympus Tough 6020

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

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recommendations

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
              Compact 95x62x22 mm
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              1 cm
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Common Weaknesses
              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
              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
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              Sensor shift
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p
              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"
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.9
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              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

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Olympus TG-620

              Olympus TG-620

              Waterproof

              $189

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

              Olympus TG-610

              Waterproof

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Olympus TG-320

              Olympus Tough TG-320

              Waterproof

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              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

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6020 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $165 - $170

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Waterproof Not waterproof
              Weight Heavier
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $183

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Continuous shooting Shoots slower
              Waterproof Not waterproof
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS (IXUS 170)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS (IXUS 170)

              Travel zoom

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Continuous shooting Shoots slower
              Waterproof Not waterproof
              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Waterproof

              $160

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

              Travel zoom

              $278

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Continuous shooting Shoots slower
              Waterproof Not waterproof

              Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Tough TG-810

              Olympus Tough TG-810

              Waterproof

              $249

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2

              Waterproof

              $400

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Size Larger
              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $280

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Larger
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Waterproof

              $372

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker

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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.