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

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Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus Tough 8010

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 over the Olympus Stylus Tough 6020.
 
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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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        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
        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
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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        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 Tough TG-810

        Olympus Tough TG-810

        Waterproof

        $441

        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 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-820 iHS

        Olympus TG-820

        Waterproof

        $190

        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-620

        Olympus TG-620

        Waterproof

        $184

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

        Olympus Tough TG-320

        Waterproof

        $185

        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

        Fujifilm FinePix XP10

        Fujifilm FinePix XP10

        Waterproof

        $200

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

        Olympus TG-610

        Waterproof

        $250

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Screen size Larger screen
        Size Larger
        Weight Significantly heavier
        Fujifilm FinePix XP70

        Fujifilm FinePix XP70

        Waterproof

        $168 - $219

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        Size Larger

        Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Travel zoom

        $118 - $129

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
        Waterproof Not waterproof
        Nikon Coolpix S9700

        Nikon Coolpix S9700

        Travel zoom

        $297

        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

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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.