• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 300.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 21.00mm - 105.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon S810c advantages over Olympus TG-870

  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • More telephoto lens reach
    300 mm vs 105 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • More dots on screen
    1229k vs 920k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    8.0 fps vs 7.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Olympus TG-870 advantages over Nikon S810c

  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Newer
    4 years vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Wider angle lens
    21 mm vs 25 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    7 vs 3 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 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
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in GPS
    Both provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • 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
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • 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.
  • 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 Sony HX10V

Nikon S810c
Sony HX10V
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $375
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
Olympus TG-870
Sony HX10V
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $375
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer exposure

Compared to Nikon S800c

Nikon S810c
Nikon S800c
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
Olympus TG-870
Nikon S800c
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Olympus TG-850

Nikon S810c
Olympus TG-850
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Tiltable Screen
Olympus TG-870
Olympus TG-850
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Built-in GPS
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Olympus TG-860

Nikon S810c
Olympus TG-860
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Tiltable Screen
Olympus TG-870
Olympus TG-860
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive

Compared to Nikon S6900

Nikon S810c
Nikon S6900
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Olympus TG-870
Nikon S6900
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
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