Updated (March, 2011): Compare the Olympus Stylus Tough 6020 vs Olympus Tough TG-810

Olympus Stylus Tough 6020

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Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus Tough 6020

Light-weight
Weight
122 g
Great macro
Macro focus
1 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus Tough 8010

Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
 

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
Lowest price
Cheaper
$117.94 vs $299.00
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The best price we've seen is $181 cheaper (2.5x less)
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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
              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
              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 flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              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
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Sensor shift
              Common Weaknesses
              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 Tough TG-850 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Waterproof

              $249

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              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 PEN E-PL1

              Olympus PEN E-PL1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $440 with 14-42mm lens

              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Waterproof Is not waterproof
              Canon PowerShot D20

              Canon PowerShot D20

              Waterproof

              $170 - $179

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Olympus TG-620

              Olympus TG-620

              Waterproof

              $190

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

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6020 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP10

              Fujifilm FinePix XP10

              Waterproof

              $120

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

              Olympus TG-610

              Waterproof

              $236

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Olympus TG-310

              Olympus TG310

              Waterproof

              $518

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Lowest price Significantly more expensive
              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $100 - $169

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Size Larger
              Fujifilm FinePix XP20

              Fujifilm FinePix XP20

              Waterproof

              $178

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Size Larger

              Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              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
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20

              Panasonic Lumix TS20

              Waterproof

              $215

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Fastest shutter speed Significantly slower max shutter speed
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Waterproof

              $349 - $399

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker
              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Waterproof

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Weight Lighter
              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.