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Olympus 6000 vs Olympus VH-410

Portability
94
Imaging
34
Features
21
Overall
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Olympus Stylus Tough 6000 front
 
Olympus VH-410 front
Portability
95
Imaging
40
Features
34
Overall
37

Olympus 6000 vs Olympus VH-410 Key Specs

Olympus 6000
(Full Review)
  • 10MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 50 - 1600
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 28-102mm (F3.5-5.1) lens
  • 179g - 95 x 63 x 22mm
  • Revealed July 2009
  • Other Name is mju Tough 6000
Olympus VH-410
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 1600
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 26-130mm (F2.8-6.5) lens
  • 152g - 102 x 60 x 21mm
  • Introduced August 2012
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Olympus 6000 vs Olympus VH-410 Overview

Lets look more in depth at the Olympus 6000 vs Olympus VH-410, both Small Sensor Compact cameras and both of them are produced by Olympus. There exists a considerable gap among the image resolutions of the 6000 (10MP) and VH-410 (16MP) but both cameras posses the identical sensor sizing (1/2.3").

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The 6000 was introduced 4 years prior to the VH-410 which is a fairly large difference as far as camera technology is concerned. Each of the cameras feature the same body design (Compact).

Before delving straight to a more detailed comparison, here is a quick synopsis of how the 6000 grades vs the VH-410 when considering portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Olympus 6000 over the Olympus VH-410

 6000 VH-410 

Reasons to pick Olympus VH-410 over the Olympus 6000

 VH-410 6000 
IntroducedAugust 2012July 2009Newer by 38 months
Screen size3"2.7"Bigger screen (+0.3")
Screen resolution460k230kClearer screen (+230k dot)
Touch screen Quickly navigate

Common features in the Olympus 6000 and Olympus VH-410

 6000 VH-410 
Focus manually No manual focus
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Selfie screen Lacking selfie screen

Olympus 6000 vs Olympus VH-410 Physical Comparison

For those who are aiming to travel with your camera regularly, you will want to consider its weight and proportions. The Olympus 6000 has got outer dimensions of 95mm x 63mm x 22mm (3.7" x 2.5" x 0.9") having a weight of 179 grams (0.39 lbs) whilst the Olympus VH-410 has measurements of 102mm x 60mm x 21mm (4.0" x 2.4" x 0.8") having a weight of 152 grams (0.34 lbs).

Examine the Olympus 6000 vs Olympus VH-410 in our brand new Camera & Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Always remember, the weight of an ILC will differ based on the lens you have chosen at that moment. Here is a front view physical size comparison of the 6000 vs the VH-410.

Olympus 6000 vs Olympus VH-410 size comparison

Using dimensions and weight, the portability grade of the 6000 and VH-410 is 94 and 95 respectively.

Olympus 6000 vs Olympus VH-410 top view buttons comparison

Olympus 6000 vs Olympus VH-410 Sensor Comparison

Typically, its tough to visualise the gap in sensor dimensions purely by going through technical specs. The pic underneath might give you a much better sense of the sensor sizes in the 6000 and VH-410.

As you can tell, both cameras feature the identical sensor size albeit not the same megapixels. You can expect the Olympus VH-410 to provide greater detail using its extra 6MP. Higher resolution will also make it easier to crop pictures way more aggressively. The more aged 6000 will be disadvantaged when it comes to sensor tech.

Olympus 6000 vs Olympus VH-410 sensor size comparison

Olympus 6000 vs Olympus VH-410 Screen and ViewFinder

Olympus 6000 vs Olympus VH-410 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Olympus 6000 Portrait photography highlights
Olympus VH-410 Portrait photography highlights
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lack of manual focus
manual mode not available
cannot use external flash
low MP (10 megapixels)
sensor is small (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW files
35
sensor resolution is decent (16 megapixels)
offers face detect focusing
focusing manually not possible
manual mode not available
can't use external flash
very small sensor (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
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Street Comparison

Olympus 6000 as a Street photography camera
Olympus VH-410 as a Street photography camera
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image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
environment sealing
screen is fixed
sensor is small (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW files
63
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
has touch to focus
fixed screen
very small sensor (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
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Sports Comparison

Sports photography with Olympus 6000
Sports photography with Olympus VH-410
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image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
environment sealing
lack of shutter priority mode
low MP (10 megapixels)
sensor is small (1/2.3")
doesn't have phase detect AF
41
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
sensor resolution is decent (16 megapixels)
offers tracking focus
low fps (2.0 fps)
no shutter priority mode
very small sensor (1/2.3")
does not have phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Olympus 6000 as a Travel photography camera
Olympus VH-410 as a Travel photography camera
61
environment sealing
flash built-in
quite wide (28mm)
no Time Lapse mode
low MP (10MP)
display isn't selfie friendly
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.5)
68
has touch to focus
sensor resolution is decent (16 megapixels)
has built in flash
pretty wide (26mm)
missing Time Lapse function
screen is not selfie friendly
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
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Landscape Comparison

Landscape photography with Olympus 6000
Landscape photography with Olympus VH-410
35
quite wide (28mm)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
environment sealing
lack of manual focus
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.5)
small screen (2.7")
manual mode not available
low MP (10 megapixels)
sensor is small (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW files
no Time Lapse mode
43
pretty wide (26mm)
pretty good screen size (3 inch)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
sensor resolution is decent (16 megapixels)
focusing manually not possible
can't switch lenses (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
manual mode not available
very small sensor (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
missing Time Lapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Olympus 6000 Vlogging advice
Olympus VH-410 Vlogging advice
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quite wide (28mm)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.5)
display isn't selfie friendly
video quality not great (640 x 480 resolution)
no mic socket
33
pretty wide (26mm)
has touchscreen
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
offers face detect focusing
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
screen is not selfie friendly
low video resolution (1280 x 720 resolution)
missing mic support
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Olympus 6000 vs Olympus VH-410 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Olympus 6000 and Olympus VH-410
 Olympus Stylus Tough 6000Olympus VH-410
General Information
Brand Name Olympus Olympus
Model type Olympus Stylus Tough 6000 Olympus VH-410
Otherwise known as mju Tough 6000 -
Type Small Sensor Compact Small Sensor Compact
Revealed 2009-07-01 2012-08-21
Physical type Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Processor Chip - TruePic III+
Sensor type CCD CCD
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 10MP 16MP
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 16:9, 4:3 and 3:2 4:3 and 16:9
Highest resolution 3648 x 2736 4608 x 3456
Highest native ISO 1600 1600
Min native ISO 50 100
RAW pictures
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Single autofocus
Autofocus tracking
Autofocus selectice
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Live view autofocus
Face detection autofocus
Contract detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus
Lens
Lens support fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 28-102mm (3.6x) 26-130mm (5.0x)
Highest aperture f/3.5-5.1 f/2.8-6.5
Macro focusing range 2cm 5cm
Focal length multiplier 5.8 5.8
Screen
Screen type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen sizing 2.7 inches 3 inches
Screen resolution 230 thousand dots 460 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch friendly
Screen technology - TFT Color LCD
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder None None
Features
Slowest shutter speed 1/4 secs 4 secs
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 secs 1/2000 secs
Continuous shooting rate - 2.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Set white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance 4.00 m 4.70 m
Flash options Auto, Fill-in, Red-Eye reduction, Off, On Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in
External flash
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Video resolutions 640 x 480 (30, 15 fps), 320 x 240 (30, 15 fps) 1280 x 720 (30,15 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 15 fps), 320 x 180 (30,15 fps)
Highest video resolution 640x480 1280x720
Video format Motion JPEG Motion JPEG
Mic support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless None Eye-Fi Connected
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 179g (0.39 pounds) 152g (0.34 pounds)
Physical dimensions 95 x 63 x 22mm (3.7" x 2.5" x 0.9") 102 x 60 x 21mm (4.0" x 2.4" x 0.8")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery ID - LI-50B
Self timer Yes (12 seconds) Yes (2 or 12 sec)
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage xD Picture Card, microSD Card, Internal SD/SDHC/SDXC
Card slots 1 1
Launch pricing $259 $186