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65points

Olympus Tough TG-6

59points

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

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Olympus Tough TG-6 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

Olympus Tough TG-6
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA
65
points
Olympus Tough TG-6
59
points
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

Why is Olympus Tough TG-6 better than Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA?

  • 120shots longer battery life
    ?

    340shotsvs220shots
  • Weather-sealed
    ?
  • 46g lighter
    253gvs299g
  • Has a built-in focus motor
    ?
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
    ?
  • Has a two-stage shutter
    ?
  • Has timelapse function
    ?
  • 8.87% more battery power
    1350mAhvs1240mAh

Why is Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA better than Olympus Tough TG-6?

  • 4.14x larger sensor
    ?

    13.2 x 8.8mmvs6.17 x 4.55mm
  • 1.67x more megapixels (main camera)
    20MPvs12MP
  • 290 more focus points
    ?

    315vs25
  • 2x higher maximum light sensitivity
    ?

    25600 ISOvs12800 ISO
  • 20% faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    ?

    24fpsvs20fps
  • Has phase detection autofocus for photos
    ?
  • Has phase detection autofocus for videos
    ?
  • 188.8k dots higher resolution (screen)
    ?

    1228.8k dotsvs1040k dots

Price comparison

Olympus Tough TG-6

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

Top specs and features

Design

1.Weather-sealed
?

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

Olympus Tough TG-6
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA
2.Has a flip-out screen
?

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

For example

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III

Olympus Tough TG-6
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA
3.Has a built-in focus motor
?

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.

Olympus Tough TG-6
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA
4.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

Dustproof/water-resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

Olympus Tough TG-6
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA
5.has an optical viewfinder
?

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens will capture. OVFs have no time lag and require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders, which can drain battery life. OVFs are also better in low light situations.

For example

Pentax K-1 + Pentax D FA 24-70mm HD f/2.8 ED SDM WR

Olympus Tough TG-6
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA
6.Has a hot shoe
?

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

For example

Canon EOS 450D

Olympus Tough TG-6
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

Optics

1.has AF tracking
?

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

Olympus Tough TG-6
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA
2.focus points
?

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.

Best

Canon EOS R

5655

25

315

3.sensor size
?

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

6.17 x 4.55mm

13.2 x 8.8mm

4.widest aperture
?

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Ricoh GR II

f/1

f/2

f/1.8

5.optical zoom
?

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.

Best

Nikon Coolpix P1000

125x

4x

2.9x

6.maximum light sensitivity
?

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

12800 ISO

25600 ISO

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
?

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Leica Q2

1080 x 120fps

2160 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

2.Has phase detection autofocus for videos
?

A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.

Olympus Tough TG-6
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA
3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
?

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

Olympus Tough TG-6
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA
4.Has timelapse function
?

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.

Olympus Tough TG-6
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA
5.has a 24p cinema mode
?

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

Olympus Tough TG-6
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA
6.supports AVCHD format
?

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

Olympus Tough TG-6
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
?

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

Olympus Tough TG-6
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA
2.has a microphone input
?

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

For example

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III

Olympus Tough TG-6
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

For example

Pentax K-1 + Pentax D FA 24-70mm HD f/2.8 ED SDM WR

Olympus Tough TG-6
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA
4.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*

Olympus Tough TG-6
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA
5.Has a zoom microphone
?

Zoom microphones record high-quality audio and enable you to record sound from a distance. They can be useful for recording meetings, lectures, and presentations.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

Olympus Tough TG-6
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)
?

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

340shots

220shots

2.battery power
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6

4360mAh

1350mAh

1240mAh

3.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Olympus Tough TG-6
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA
4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Olympus Tough TG-6
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA
5.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Olympus Tough TG-6
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA
6.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM

Olympus Tough TG-6
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

Features

1.has an external memory slot
?

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

Olympus Tough TG-6
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA
2.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

Olympus Tough TG-6
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA
3.Has a remote control
?

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

For example

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III

Olympus Tough TG-6
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA
4.has an accelerometer
?

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

Olympus Tough TG-6
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA
5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
?

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

Olympus Tough TG-6
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA
6.has a HDMI output
?

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Olympus Tough TG-6
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

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