• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 4.0x zoom 25mm - 100mm (35mm equiv.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 5.0x zoom 24mm - 120mm (35mm equiv.)

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Advantages

Olympus TG-3 over Nikon AW120

  • Wider aperture
    f/2.0 vs f/2.8
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • 60p
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Nikon AW120 over Olympus TG-3

  • Lens zoom ratio
    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

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Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Panasonic TS5

Olympus TG-3
Panasonic TS5
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wider aperture
  • GPS
  • $265
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer shutter
Nikon AW120
Panasonic TS5
  • $294
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wider aperture
  • GPS
  • $265
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • 60p
  • Longer shutter

Compared to Canon S120

Olympus TG-3
Canon S120
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • GPS
  • Longer battery life
  • $399
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Nikon AW120
Canon S120
  • $294
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • GPS
  • More pixels
  • $399
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Ricoh WG-4 GPS

Olympus TG-3
Ricoh WG-4 GPS
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot shoe
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Faster shutter
Nikon AW120
Ricoh WG-4 GPS
  • $294
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wider aperture
  • 60p

Compared to Ricoh WG-4

Olympus TG-3
Ricoh WG-4
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • GPS
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Faster shutter
Nikon AW120
Ricoh WG-4
  • $294
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wider aperture
  • 60p

Compared to Canon N2

Olympus TG-3
Canon N2
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wider aperture
  • GPS
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Lens zoom ratio
Nikon AW120
Canon N2
  • $294
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • GPS
  • Longer battery life
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Lens zoom ratio
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