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
Really small
Size
Compact 95x62x22 mm
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus Tough 8010

Size
Really small
Compact 95x62x22 mm

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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Lowest price
Much cheaper
$454.96 vs $858.00
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The best price we've seen is $403 cheaper (around 50% less)
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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
              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              Tough 6020$858.00
              Tough 8010$454.96
              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 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 8000

              Olympus Stylus Tough 8000

              Waterproof

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Movie format Records lower quality movies
              Olympus Tough TG-810

              Olympus Tough TG-810

              Waterproof

              $249

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Olympus TG-610

              Olympus TG-610

              Waterproof

              $236

              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 Tough TG-850 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Waterproof

              $160

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              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-3000

              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Waterproof

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6020 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP10

              Fujifilm FinePix XP10

              Waterproof

              $180

              Lowest price Much cheaper
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Placeholder

              Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z6

              Super zoom

              $449

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle

              Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Travel zoom

              $285

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Size Significantly larger
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

              Waterproof

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Olympus Stylus Tough 6010

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6010

              Waterproof

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Weight Lighter
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Waterproof

              $354

              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.