• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 4.0x zoom 25mm - 100mm (35mm equiv.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 5.0x zoom 26mm - 130mm (35mm equiv.)

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Advantages

Olympus TG-3 over Olympus XZ-10

  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • 60p
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • More pixels
    16.0 vs 12.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Newer
    5 months vs 19 months old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features

Olympus XZ-10 over Olympus TG-3

  • Lens zoom ratio
    5.0x vs 4.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.55 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Shoots RAW
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Love or hate them, they can be useful
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • More dots on screen
    920k vs 461k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Longer shutter
    30 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

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The Competition

Compared to Olympus TG-2

Olympus TG-3
Olympus TG-2
  • $379
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • 60p
  • $383
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • More dots on screen
Olympus XZ-10
Olympus TG-2
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Shoots RAW
  • $383
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • GPS

Compared to Nikon P330

Olympus TG-3
Nikon P330
  • $379
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • Longer battery life
  • $380
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
Olympus XZ-10
Nikon P330
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Hot shoe
  • $380
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Canon S120

Olympus TG-3
Canon S120
  • $379
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • GPS
  • Longer battery life
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Olympus XZ-10
Canon S120
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Hot shoe
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Ricoh WG-4 GPS

Olympus TG-3
Ricoh WG-4 GPS
  • $379
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot shoe
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Faster shutter
Olympus XZ-10
Ricoh WG-4 GPS
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Bigger pixels
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • GPS
  • 60p

Compared to Ricoh WG-4

Olympus TG-3
Ricoh WG-4
  • $379
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • GPS
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Faster shutter
Olympus XZ-10
Ricoh WG-4
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Bigger pixels
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 60p
  • More pixels
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