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
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        Tough 6020:5 fps
        Tough 8010:0.3 fps
        Screen size Very small screens Help
        2.7"
        Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
        f/3.9
        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
        GPS No built-in GPS Help
        Missing geo-tagging
        Screen type No OLED screens Help
        LCD
        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 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 Tough TG-830 iHS

        Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

        Waterproof

        $229 - $299

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Olympus TG-320

        Olympus Tough TG-320

        Waterproof

        $162

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Nikon Coolpix AW100

        Nikon Coolpix AW100

        Waterproof

        $129 - $300

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Size Is slightly larger
        Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

        Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

        Waterproof

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

        Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

        Waterproof

        $229

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20

        Panasonic Lumix TS20

        Waterproof

        $154

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

        Olympus Stylus Tough 6020 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Olympus TG-630 iHS

        Olympus TG-630 iHS

        Waterproof

        $149

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
        Size Slightly larger
        Weight Heavier
        Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

        Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

        Waterproof

        $399 - $448

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Screen type Has an OLED screen
        Size Significantly larger
        Weight Much heavier
        Fujifilm FinePix XP10

        Fujifilm FinePix XP10

        Waterproof

        $190

        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Image stabilization No image stabilization

        Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Olympus Stylus 1030 SW

        Olympus Stylus 1030 SW

        Waterproof

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Size Slightly smaller
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        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
        Nikon Coolpix S9700

        Nikon Coolpix S9700

        Travel zoom

        $327

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Significantly thicker
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2

        Waterproof

        $420

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Image stabilization Better image stabilization
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Size Larger
        Olympus SP-810 UZ

        Olympus SP-810 UZ

        Super zoom

        $180

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much 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.