• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24mm - 120mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25mm - 100mm (35mm eq.)

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Advantages

Nikon AW120 over Olympus TG-3

  • More lens zoom
    5.0x vs 4.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • More dots on screen
    921k vs 461k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen

Olympus TG-3 over Nikon AW120

  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.0 vs f/2.8
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    100 vs 5 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Canon A1400

Nikon AW120
Canon A1400
  • $265
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Longer exposure
Olympus TG-3
Canon A1400
  • $352
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Canon N2

Nikon AW120
Canon N2
  • $265
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • GPS
  • $296
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • More lens zoom
Olympus TG-3
Canon N2
  • $352
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $296
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • More lens zoom

Compared to Nikon AW130

Nikon AW120
Nikon AW130
  • $265
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $294
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Slow-motion videos
Olympus TG-3
Nikon AW130
  • $352
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $294
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • More dots on screen

Compared to Ricoh WG-5 GPS

Nikon AW120
Ricoh WG-5 GPS
  • $265
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Wi-Fi
  • $344
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • In-camera panoramas
Olympus TG-3
Ricoh WG-5 GPS
  • $352
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • Longer battery life
  • $344
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Faster shutter

Compared to Olympus TG-4

Nikon AW120
Olympus TG-4
  • $265
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • More dots on screen
  • $376
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • RAW file ability
Olympus TG-3
Olympus TG-4
  • $352
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $376
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • RAW file ability
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