• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Sony DSC-TX100V advantages over Olympus TG-830

  • Thinner
    17 mm vs 28 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    147g vs 214g
    Lighter weight
  • More dots on screen
    1230k vs 460k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Wider angle lens
    25 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene

Olympus TG-830 advantages over Sony DSC-TX100V

  • Less expensive
    $280 vs $400 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • More telephoto lens reach
    140 mm vs 100 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Longer exposure
    4 vs 2 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    11.5 fps vs 10.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    17 vs 10 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
  • 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

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • 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 Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • 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 Sony DSC-TX10

Sony DSC-TX100V
Sony DSC-TX10
  • $282
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Olympus TG-830
Sony DSC-TX10
  • $254
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Sony DSC-T110

Sony DSC-TX100V
Sony DSC-T110
  • $282
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • More dots on screen
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
Olympus TG-830
Sony DSC-T110
  • $254
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner

Compared to Fujifilm XP150

Sony DSC-TX100V
Fujifilm XP150
  • $282
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner
  • HDMI out
  • $272
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Olympus TG-830
Fujifilm XP150
  • $254
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • HDMI out
  • $272
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Sony TX20

Sony DSC-TX100V
Sony TX20
  • $282
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • $370
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Olympus TG-830
Sony TX20
  • $254
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $370
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Thinner

Compared to Nikon AW110

Sony DSC-TX100V
Nikon AW110
  • $282
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner
  • Lighter weight
  • $219
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
Olympus TG-830
Nikon AW110
  • $254
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $219
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
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