• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 28mm - 140mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 25mm - 100mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Olympus TG-630 advantages over Sony TF1

  • More lens zoom
    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)
  • Longer battery life
    More info 270 vs 200 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Longer exposure
    4 vs 2 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    5.0 fps vs 1.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Sony TF1 advantages over Olympus TG-630

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • More pixels
    16.1 vs 12.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    100 vs 25 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Wider angle lens
    25 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Select your focus point more intuitively.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm XP50

Olympus TG-630
Fujifilm XP50
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • More dots on screen
  • $238
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
Sony TF1
Fujifilm XP50
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More dots on screen
  • $238
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Shoots 1080p video

Compared to Olympus TG-320

Olympus TG-630
Olympus TG-320
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Longer battery life
  • $193
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
Sony TF1
Olympus TG-320
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More dots on screen
  • $193
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Bigger JPEG buffer

Compared to Olympus TG-820

Olympus TG-630
Olympus TG-820
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer battery life
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
Sony TF1
Olympus TG-820
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Olympus TG-620

Olympus TG-630
Olympus TG-620
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
Sony TF1
Olympus TG-620
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More pixels
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Panasonic TS25

Olympus TG-630
Panasonic TS25
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Bigger pixels
  • $154
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More pixels
  • Longer exposure
Sony TF1
Panasonic TS25
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More dots on screen
  • $154
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Longer exposure
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