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

Size
Really small
Compact 95x62x22 mm
Weight
Light-weight
122 g
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus Tough 8010

Size
Really small
Compact 95x62x22 mm
 
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differences

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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              similarities

              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
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              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"
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              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

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Tough TG-810

              Olympus Tough TG-810

              Waterproof

              $299 - $329

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

              Waterproof

              $448

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Olympus TG-820 iHS

              Olympus TG-820

              Waterproof

              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-630 iHS

              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Waterproof

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

              Olympus TG-610

              Waterproof

              $249

              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

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6020 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              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-3000

              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Waterproof

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Olympus Stylus Tough 6000

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6000

              Waterproof

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Weight Heavier
              Olympus TG-620

              Olympus TG-620

              Waterproof

              $190

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Heavier
              Canon PowerShot S300

              Canon PowerShot S300

              Compact

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability

              Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $250 - $297

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Size Larger
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

              Waterproof

              $309

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Size Significantly larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Waterproof

              $319

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2

              Waterproof

              $400

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Size Larger

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