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
              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
              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
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Waterproof

              $299 - $428

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Olympus Stylus Tough 6000

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6000

              Waterproof

              $401

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Waterproof

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $261 - $297

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Waterproof

              $249

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly 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-320

              Olympus Tough TG-320

              Waterproof

              $200

              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 6020 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Stylus 820

              Olympus Stylus 820

              Compact

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Olympus Stylus Tough 6010

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6010

              Waterproof

              $401

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Weight Heavier
              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Waterproof

              $297 - $548

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Weight Significantly heavier

              Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Tough TG-810

              Olympus Tough TG-810

              Waterproof

              $329

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Travel zoom

              $290

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

              Waterproof

              $372

              Aperture Wider aperture
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability

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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.