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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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 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 TG-820 iHS

Olympus TG-820

Waterproof

$199

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
Weight Is slightly heavier
Olympus TG-620

Olympus TG-620

Waterproof

$210

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 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
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-3000

Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

Waterproof

$195

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
Weight Is slightly heavier
Pentax Optio W90

Pentax Optio W90

Waterproof

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
Weight Is slightly heavier
Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization

Olympus Stylus Tough 6020 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Olympus Stylus Tough 6000

Olympus Stylus Tough 6000

Waterproof

$401

Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Weight Heavier
Fujifilm FinePix XP10

Fujifilm FinePix XP10

Waterproof

Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Olympus TG-610

Olympus TG-610

Waterproof

$276

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Larger screen
Size Larger
Macro focus Worse macro capability

Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Olympus Tough TG-810

Olympus Tough TG-810

Waterproof

$299

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Larger screen
Size Larger
Macro focus Worse macro capability
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

Waterproof

$299 - $319

Aperture Much wider aperture
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Significantly larger
Thickness Thicker
Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

Waterproof

$249 - $269

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Significantly larger
Thickness Thicker

appearance

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discussion

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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.