43points

Olympus Tough TG-810

83points

Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

Olympus Tough TG-810
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Olympus Tough TG-810 vs Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

Olympus Tough TG-810
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Olympus Tough TG-810
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
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83
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Why is Olympus Tough TG-810 better than Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM?

  • Weather sealed
  • Has AF tracking
  • 277g lighter
    215gvs492g
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • 82.67% less body volume
    168.04cm³vs969.3745600000002cm³
  • 27.5mm narrower
    64.5mmvs92mm
  • 24.2mm shorter
    100.2mmvs124.4mm

Why is Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM better than Olympus Tough TG-810?

  • 15.71% more megapixels (main camera)
    16.2MPvs14MP
  • 13.06x larger sensor
    23.5 x 15.6mmvs6.17 x 4.55mm
  • 8x higher maximum light sensitivity
    12800 ISOvs1600 ISO
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • 3.33x faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    10fpsvs3fps
  • 110shots longer battery life
    330shotsvs220shots
  • 3.75x better video recording quality (main camera)
    1080 x 60fpsvs720 x 24fps
  • 50% faster maximum shutter speed
    1/4000svs0.0005s

Top specs and features

Design

1.pixel density

462ppi

471ppi

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

2160ppi

2.resolution

1108 x 831px

1176 x 784px

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

5184 x 3888px

3.Weather sealed
Olympus Tough TG-810
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

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

4.Has a flip-out screen
Olympus Tough TG-810
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

5.Has a built-in focus motor
Olympus Tough TG-810
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

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.

6.Is dustproof and water resistant
Olympus Tough TG-810
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

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

Optics

1.has AF tracking
Olympus Tough TG-810
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

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.

2.sensor size

6.17 x 4.55mm

23.5 x 15.6mm

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

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

3.maximum light sensitivity

1600 ISO

12800 ISO

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

4.widest aperture

f/3.9

f/3.5

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

5.megapixels

14MP

16.2MP

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Olympus Tough TG-810
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

720 x 24fps

1080 x 60fps

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

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

2160 x 60fps

2.Has phase detection autofocus for videos
Olympus Tough TG-810
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

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.

3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Olympus Tough TG-810
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

4.supports AVCHD format
Olympus Tough TG-810
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

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.

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
Olympus Tough TG-810
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

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

2.has a microphone in
Olympus Tough TG-810
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

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

Battery

1. longer battery life

220shots

330shots

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

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

2.has a removable battery
Olympus Tough TG-810
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

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

3.has a battery level indicator
Olympus Tough TG-810
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Olympus Tough TG-810
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Has WiFi
Olympus Tough TG-810
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an external memory slot
Olympus Tough TG-810
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

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.

3.can be controlled remotely
Olympus Tough TG-810
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

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

4.has an accelerometer
Olympus Tough TG-810
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

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.

5.has a HDMI output
Olympus Tough TG-810
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

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

6.has GPS
Olympus Tough TG-810
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

Miscellaneous

1.has 3D photo/video recording capabilities
Olympus Tough TG-810
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

The device captures 3D still photos and/or 3D videos due to two separate lenses.

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