• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 4.0x zoom 25mm - 100mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $325 Average Retail $350 MSRP
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 5.0x zoom 24mm - 120mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $297 Average Retail $350 MSRP

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Advantages

Olympus TG-3 over Nikon AW120

  • Wider aperture
    f/2.0 vs f/2.8
    Sexier bokeh and better low-light
  • 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
  • High-res screen
    921k vs 461k dots
    Better screen fidelity makes you a better photographer

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The Competition

Compared to Nikon S800c

Olympus TG-3
Nikon S800c
  • $325
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wider aperture
  • Longer battery life
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Touchscreen
Nikon AW120
Nikon S800c
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Higher boost ISO
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Ricoh WG-4 GPS

Olympus TG-3
Ricoh WG-4 GPS
  • $325
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot shoe
  • $327
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Faster shutter
Nikon AW120
Ricoh WG-4 GPS
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi
  • $327
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wider aperture
  • Manual focus

Compared to Panasonic TS5

Olympus TG-3
Panasonic TS5
  • $325
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wider aperture
  • Wider angle lens
  • $356
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer shutter
Nikon AW120
Panasonic TS5
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wider angle lens
  • GPS
  • $356
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer shutter

Compared to Canon S120

Olympus TG-3
Canon S120
  • $325
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • More pixels
  • $447
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Nikon AW120
Canon S120
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • GPS
  • $447
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Wider aperture
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Ricoh WG-4

Olympus TG-3
Ricoh WG-4
  • $325
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • GPS
  • $327
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Faster shutter
Nikon AW120
Ricoh WG-4
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi
  • $327
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wider aperture
  • Manual focus
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