• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 240.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Olympus TG-830 advantages over Canon 190 IS

  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • More dots on screen
    460k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    11.5 fps vs 0.8 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon 190 IS advantages over Olympus TG-830

  • Larger lens aperture
    f/3.0 vs f/3.9
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • More telephoto lens reach
    240 mm vs 140 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Newer
    4 years vs 7 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    138g vs 214g
    Lighter weight
  • More pixels
    20.0 vs 16.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

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

  • 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
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • 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
  • 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 Fujifilm XP150

Olympus TG-830
Fujifilm XP150
  • $254
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • HDMI out
  • $272
  • 1/2.3 inch
Canon 190 IS
Fujifilm XP150
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $272
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Fujifilm XP60

Olympus TG-830
Fujifilm XP60
  • $254
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • More dots on screen
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
Canon 190 IS
Fujifilm XP60
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • HDMI out

Compared to Panasonic SZ3

Olympus TG-830
Panasonic SZ3
  • $254
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Built-in GPS
  • $125
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • More telephoto lens reach
Canon 190 IS
Panasonic SZ3
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $125
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Shoots 24p video

Compared to Nikon AW110

Olympus TG-830
Nikon AW110
  • $254
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $309
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Canon 190 IS
Nikon AW110
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $309
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Canon 150 IS

Olympus TG-830
Canon 150 IS
  • $254
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Built-in GPS
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • More telephoto lens reach
Canon 190 IS
Canon 150 IS
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
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