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Olympus 6010 vs Sony W830

Portability
94
Imaging
35
Features
21
Overall
29
Olympus Stylus Tough 6010 front
 
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830 front
Portability
96
Imaging
45
Features
26
Overall
37

Olympus 6010 vs Sony W830 Key Specs

Olympus 6010
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Display
  • ISO 64 - 1600
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 28-102mm (F3.5-5.1) lens
  • 179g - 95 x 63 x 22mm
  • Released July 2009
  • Also referred to as mju Tough 6010
Sony W830
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 80 - 3200
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 25-200mm (F3.3-6.3) lens
  • 122g - 93 x 52 x 23mm
  • Launched January 2014
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Olympus 6010 vs Sony W830 Overview

Lets look much closer at the Olympus 6010 and Sony W830, one being a Waterproof and the latter is a Ultracompact by competitors Olympus and Sony. There exists a sizeable gap between the image resolutions of the 6010 (12MP) and W830 (20MP) but they feature the exact same sensor dimensions (1/2.3").

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The 6010 was introduced 5 years prior to the W830 and that is quite a large gap as far as technology is concerned. Both of these cameras come with different body type with the Olympus 6010 being a Compact camera and the Sony W830 being a Ultracompact camera.

Before delving straight into a more detailed comparison, below is a quick summation of how the 6010 scores against the W830 in the way of portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Olympus 6010 over the Sony W830

 6010 W830 

Reasons to pick Sony W830 over the Olympus 6010

 W830 6010 
LaunchedJanuary 2014July 2009Fresher by 54 months

Common features in the Olympus 6010 and Sony W830

 6010 W830 
Manually focus No manual focusing
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Screen dimension2.7"2.7"Identical screen sizing
Screen resolution230k230kIdentical screen resolution
Selfie screen Neither offers selfie screen
Touch screen Missing Touch screen

Olympus 6010 vs Sony W830 Physical Comparison

For anyone who is aiming to carry your camera frequently, you are going to need to factor in its weight and size. The Olympus 6010 offers outer measurements of 95mm x 63mm x 22mm (3.7" x 2.5" x 0.9") having a weight of 179 grams (0.39 lbs) and the Sony W830 has specifications of 93mm x 52mm x 23mm (3.7" x 2.0" x 0.9") and a weight of 122 grams (0.27 lbs).

Compare the Olympus 6010 and Sony W830 in the new Camera and Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Keep in mind, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change depending on the lens you are utilizing at that moment. Underneath is the front view physical size comparison of the 6010 compared to the W830.

Olympus 6010 vs Sony W830 size comparison

Using dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the 6010 and W830 is 94 and 96 respectively.

Olympus 6010 vs Sony W830 top view buttons comparison

Olympus 6010 vs Sony W830 Sensor Comparison

Sometimes, it is very hard to visualise the gap between sensor sizing merely by reviewing technical specs. The photograph below will provide you a stronger sense of the sensor sizing in the 6010 and W830.

As you have seen, both of these cameras posses the exact same sensor measurements albeit not the same resolution. You should expect the Sony W830 to offer greater detail using its extra 8MP. Higher resolution will also allow you to crop photographs somewhat more aggressively. The older 6010 is going to be behind with regard to sensor technology.

Olympus 6010 vs Sony W830 sensor size comparison

Olympus 6010 vs Sony W830 Screen and ViewFinder

Olympus 6010 vs Sony W830 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Olympus 6010 Portrait photography factors
Sony W830 Portrait photography factors
21
no manual focus
manual exposure not available
no external flash support
resolution not great (12 megapixels)
very small sensor (1/2.3")
has no RAW files
38
good megapixels (20MP)
includes face detection autofocus
lack of manual focus
no manual exposure
no external flash support
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
has no RAW format
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Street Comparison

Olympus 6010 as a Street photography camera
Sony W830 as a Street photography camera
62
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
weather proofing
fixed screen
very small sensor (1/2.3")
has no RAW files
59
has image stabilization (Optical)
screen does not articulate
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
has no RAW format
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Sports Comparison

Sports photography with Olympus 6010
Sports photography with Sony W830
34
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
weather proofing
no shutter priority
resolution not great (12 megapixels)
very small sensor (1/2.3")
has no phase detect AF
43
has image stabilization (Optical)
good megapixels (20 megapixels)
includes tracking autofocus
slow fps (1.0 frames per second)
lack of shutter priority mode
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
has no phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Olympus 6010
Travel photography with Sony W830
61
weather proofing
built-in flash
decently wide (28mm)
lack of Time Lapse mode
resolution not great (12 megapixels)
display is not selfie friendly
slow max aperture (f3.5)
67
good megapixels (20 megapixels)
flash built-in
decently wide (25mm)
lack of Time Lapse recording
doesn't have selfie friendly display
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.3)
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Landscape Comparison

Olympus 6010 Landscape photography info
Sony W830 Landscape photography info
35
decently wide (28mm)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
weather proofing
no manual focus
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
slow max aperture (f3.5)
screen is small (2.7 inches)
manual exposure not available
resolution not great (12 megapixels)
very small sensor (1/2.3")
has no RAW files
lack of Time Lapse mode
41
decently wide (25mm)
has image stabilization (Optical)
good megapixels (20 megapixels)
lack of manual focus
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.3)
screen is small (2.7")
no manual exposure
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
has no RAW format
lack of Time Lapse recording
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Vlogging Comparison

Olympus 6010 as a Vlogging camera
Sony W830 as a Vlogging camera
28
decently wide (28mm)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
slow max aperture (f3.5)
display is not selfie friendly
low video resolution (640 x 480 pxls)
lack of external mic support
32
decently wide (25mm)
has image stabilization (Optical)
includes face detection autofocus
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.3)
doesn't have selfie friendly display
video resolution low (1280 x 720 resolution)
lack of external mic port
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Olympus 6010 vs Sony W830 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Olympus 6010 and Sony W830
 Olympus Stylus Tough 6010Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830
General Information
Company Olympus Sony
Model Olympus Stylus Tough 6010 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830
Also Known as mju Tough 6010 -
Type Waterproof Ultracompact
Released 2009-07-17 2014-01-07
Body design Compact Ultracompact
Sensor Information
Powered by TruePic III Bionz
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 12 megapixels 20 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3 and 16:9 4:3 and 16:9
Highest resolution 3968 x 2976 5152 x 3864
Highest native ISO 1600 3200
Lowest native ISO 64 80
RAW pictures
Autofocusing
Manual focus
AF touch
AF continuous
AF single
AF tracking
Selective AF
Center weighted AF
Multi area AF
AF live view
Face detect AF
Contract detect AF
Phase detect AF
Cross focus points - -
Lens
Lens mounting type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 28-102mm (3.6x) 25-200mm (8.0x)
Max aperture f/3.5-5.1 f/3.3-6.3
Macro focus distance 2cm -
Focal length multiplier 5.8 5.8
Screen
Range of display Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display sizing 2.7 inches 2.7 inches
Display resolution 230k dot 230k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch capability
Display technology - Clear Photo LCD
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Lowest shutter speed 1/4 secs 2 secs
Highest shutter speed 1/2000 secs 1/1600 secs
Continuous shooting speed - 1.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash range 4.00 m 2.80 m (with ISO auto)
Flash options - Auto / Flash On / Slow Synchro / Flash Off / Advanced Flash
Hot shoe
Auto exposure bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Video resolutions 640 x 480 (30, 15 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps) 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Highest video resolution 640x480 1280x720
Video file format Motion JPEG H.264
Mic jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless None None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 179 grams (0.39 lbs) 122 grams (0.27 lbs)
Dimensions 95 x 63 x 22mm (3.7" x 2.5" x 0.9") 93 x 52 x 23mm (3.7" x 2.0" x 0.9")
DXO scores
DXO All around score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery model LI-50C NP-BN
Self timer Yes (12 seconds) Yes (2 or 10 secs)
Time lapse feature
Type of storage xD Picture Card, microSD Card, Internal Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo, microSD/microSDHC
Storage slots Single Single
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