• 1/3.1 inch 0.0mm2
  • 13.2 megapixels
  • 3.0x zoom 29mm - 87mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $107 Average Retail $130 MSRP
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 5.0x zoom 21mm - 105mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $253 Average Retail $250 MSRP

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Advantages

Nikon S32 over Olympus TG-850

Olympus TG-850 over Nikon S32

  • Larger sensor
    1/2.3 inch vs 1/3.1 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Lens zoom ratio
    5.0x vs 3.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • More pixels
    16.0 vs 13.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • High-res screen
    460k vs 230k dots
    Better screen fidelity makes you a better photographer
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Wider angle lens
    21 mm vs 29 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

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The Competition

Compared to Olympus TG-830

Nikon S32
Olympus TG-830
  • $107
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Newer
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
Olympus TG-850
Olympus TG-830
  • $253
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Longer battery life
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • GPS

Compared to Panasonic TS5

Nikon S32
Panasonic TS5
  • $107
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Faster shutter
  • $451
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
Olympus TG-850
Panasonic TS5
  • $253
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $451
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • Longer shutter

Compared to Fujifilm AX650

Nikon S32
Fujifilm AX650
  • $107
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • 1080p
  • Newer
  • $95
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
Olympus TG-850
Fujifilm AX650
  • $253
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $95
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer shutter

Compared to Nikon L30

Nikon S32
Nikon L30
  • $107
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • 1080p
  • HDMI out
  • $97
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
Olympus TG-850
Nikon L30
  • $253
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $97
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels

Compared to Ricoh WG-20

Nikon S32
Ricoh WG-20
  • $107
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • 1080p
  • $247
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
Olympus TG-850
Ricoh WG-20
  • $253
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • 1080p
  • $247
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
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