• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon W300 advantages over Olympus TG-6

  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • More telephoto lens reach
    120 mm vs 100 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer video battery life
    60 vs 50 minutes
    Capture more video
  • More pixels
    16.0 vs 12.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Longer exposure
    25 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Olympus TG-6 advantages over Nikon W300

  • Slower slow-motion
    480 fps vs 120 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo
  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.54 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.0 vs f/2.8
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 340 vs 280 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Newer
    2 years vs 4 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    20.0 fps vs 7.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    27 vs 5 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Waterproof
    Both provide
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • 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
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • 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 A1400

Nikon W300
Canon A1400
  • $387
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More telephoto lens reach
Olympus TG-6
Canon A1400
  • $379
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Waterproof
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Nikon AW120

Nikon W300
Nikon AW120
  • $387
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $219
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
Olympus TG-6
Nikon AW120
  • $379
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Bigger pixels
  • $219
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Nikon AW130

Nikon W300
Nikon AW130
  • $387
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
Olympus TG-6
Nikon AW130
  • $379
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • NFC

Compared to Olympus TG-4

Nikon W300
Olympus TG-4
  • $387
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $484
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Larger lens aperture
Olympus TG-6
Olympus TG-4
  • $379
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $484
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • Bigger JPEG buffer

Compared to Olympus TG-5

Nikon W300
Olympus TG-5
  • $387
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
Olympus TG-6
Olympus TG-5
  • $379
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Fast startup
  • Newer
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
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