• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 300.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon 360 HS advantages over Olympus TG-5

  • Less expensive
    $179 vs $399
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • More telephoto lens reach
    300 mm vs 100 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Thinner
    22 mm vs 31 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    147g vs 250g
    Lighter weight
  • More pixels
    20.2 vs 12.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Olympus TG-5 advantages over Canon 360 HS

  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.54 vs 1.19 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.0 vs f/3.6
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 340 vs 180 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Newer
    18 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    20.0 fps vs 7.2 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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The Competition

Compared to Canon 340 HS

Canon 360 HS
Canon 340 HS
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • More pixels
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
Olympus TG-5
Canon 340 HS
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Waterproof
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Canon 170 IS

Canon 360 HS
Canon 170 IS
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
Olympus TG-5
Canon 170 IS
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Focus peaking
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Canon 350 HS

Canon 360 HS
Canon 350 HS
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
Olympus TG-5
Canon 350 HS
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Waterproof
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • NFC

Compared to Ricoh WG-5 GPS

Canon 360 HS
Ricoh WG-5 GPS
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
Olympus TG-5
Ricoh WG-5 GPS
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Focus peaking
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More pixels

Compared to Olympus TG-4

Canon 360 HS
Olympus TG-4
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
Olympus TG-5
Olympus TG-4
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Fast startup
  • More pixels
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