• 1/3.1 inch 0.0mm2
  • 13.2 megapixels
  • 29mm - 87mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 21mm - 105mm (35mm eq.)

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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
  • 60p
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • More dots on screen
    460k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More pixels
    16.0 vs 13.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • 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 Panasonic TS5

Nikon S32
Panasonic TS5
  • $111
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Newer
  • Faster shutter
  • $264
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
Olympus TG-850
Panasonic TS5
  • $216
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Newer
  • $264
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • Longer shutter

Compared to Nikon L30

Nikon S32
Nikon L30
  • $111
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • 1080p
  • HDMI out
  • $83
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
Olympus TG-850
Nikon L30
  • $216
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $83
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels

Compared to Ricoh WG-20

Nikon S32
Ricoh WG-20
  • $111
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • 1080p
  • $189
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
Olympus TG-850
Ricoh WG-20
  • $216
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • 60p
  • $189
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus

Compared to Ricoh WG-30w

Nikon S32
Ricoh WG-30w
  • $111
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • $277
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
Olympus TG-850
Ricoh WG-30w
  • $216
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • More dots on screen
  • $277
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • Manual focus

Compared to Panasonic TS6

Nikon S32
Panasonic TS6
  • $111
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Faster shutter
  • $298
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
Olympus TG-850
Panasonic TS6
  • $216
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $298
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • GPS
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