Clicky

Olympus TG-810 vs Olympus TG-6

Portability
92
Imaging
37
Features
37
Overall
37
Olympus TG-810 front
 
Olympus Tough TG-6 front
Portability
90
Imaging
39
Features
54
Overall
45

Olympus TG-810 vs Olympus TG-6 Key Specs

Olympus TG-810
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 80 - 1600
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 28-140mm (F3.9-5.9) lens
  • 215g - 100 x 65 x 26mm
  • Introduced August 2011
Olympus TG-6
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 12800
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • 25-100mm (F2.0-4.9) lens
  • 253g - 113 x 66 x 32mm
  • Launched May 2019
  • Previous Model is Olympus TG-5
Sora from OpenAI releases its first ever music video

Olympus TG-810 vs Olympus TG-6 Overview

The following is a detailed analysis of the Olympus TG-810 versus Olympus TG-6, both Waterproof cameras and they are both created by Olympus. The image resolution of the TG-810 (14MP) and the TG-6 (12MP) is fairly comparable and they come with the same exact sensor size (1/2.3").

Photobucket discusses licensing 13 billion images with AI firms

The TG-810 was released 8 years before the TG-6 which is a fairly serious difference as far as camera technology is concerned. Both cameras offer the identical body type (Compact).

Before we go straight into a comprehensive comparison, below is a brief synopsis of how the TG-810 scores vs the TG-6 in relation to portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

Meta to Introduce 'AI-Generated' Labels for Media starting next month
	
	

Reasons to pick Olympus TG-810 over the Olympus TG-6

 TG-810 TG-6 

Reasons to pick Olympus TG-6 over the Olympus TG-810

 TG-6 TG-810 
LaunchedMay 2019August 2011Newer by 94 months
Focus manually Dial accurate focusing
Display resolution1040k920kClearer display (+120k dot)

Common features in the Olympus TG-810 and Olympus TG-6

 TG-810 TG-6 
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Display sizing3"3"Equivalent display size
Selfie screen Neither contains selfie screen
Touch display Neither contains Touch display

Olympus TG-810 vs Olympus TG-6 Physical Comparison

When you are aiming to travel with your camera regularly, you will have to factor in its weight and measurements. The Olympus TG-810 has got outside dimensions of 100mm x 65mm x 26mm (3.9" x 2.6" x 1.0") with a weight of 215 grams (0.47 lbs) whilst the Olympus TG-6 has proportions of 113mm x 66mm x 32mm (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.3") having a weight of 253 grams (0.56 lbs).

See the Olympus TG-810 versus Olympus TG-6 in our newest Camera plus Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Take into account, the weight of an ILC will vary depending on the lens you choose during that time. Below is the front view size comparison of the TG-810 versus the TG-6.

Olympus TG-810 vs Olympus TG-6 size comparison

Considering dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the TG-810 and TG-6 is 92 and 90 respectively.

Olympus TG-810 vs Olympus TG-6 top view buttons comparison

Olympus TG-810 vs Olympus TG-6 Sensor Comparison

Typically, it can be tough to picture the contrast in sensor dimensions merely by going through specifications. The pic below might provide you a greater sense of the sensor dimensions in the TG-810 and TG-6.

To sum up, the 2 cameras offer the same exact sensor sizing but different resolution. You can anticipate the Olympus TG-810 to provide greater detail as a result of its extra 2 Megapixels. Greater resolution will allow you to crop pics a little more aggressively. The more aged TG-810 will be behind in sensor technology.

Olympus TG-810 vs Olympus TG-6 sensor size comparison

Olympus TG-810 vs Olympus TG-6 Screen and ViewFinder

Olympus TG-810 vs Olympus TG-6 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
Body cameras now worn by bakery staff to deter stealing

Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Olympus TG-810 as a Portrait photography camera
Olympus TG-6 as a Portrait photography camera
33
sensor resolution is decent (14MP)
features face detect focusing
no manual focus
no manual mode
external flash not possible
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support
40
you can focus manually
provides face detect autofocus
exports RAW formats
manual exposure not possible
can't use external flash
megapixel count low (12MP)
very small sensor (1/2.3")
Snapchat Adds Watermarks to AI-Created Images

Street Comparison

Olympus TG-810 Street photography features
Olympus TG-6 Street photography features
61
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
environment sealing
no moving screen
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support
65
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
exports RAW formats
weather proofing
screen does not articulate
very small sensor (1/2.3")
more heavy than average in class (253 grams)
Japan-exclusive Leica Leitz Phone 3 features big sensor and new modes

Sports Comparison

Olympus TG-810 as a Sports photography camera
Olympus TG-6 as a Sports photography camera
40
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
sensor resolution is decent (14 megapixels)
features tracking focus
environment sealing
slow continuous shooting (1.0 fps)
no shutter priority
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
not so great battery power (220 CIPA)
doesn't have phase detect AF
47
high frames per second (20.0 frames/s)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
provides tracking focus
weather proofing
good battery power (340 per charge)
no shutter priority
megapixel count low (12MP)
very small sensor (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect autofocus
Photography Glossary

Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Olympus TG-810
Travel photography with Olympus TG-6
64
environment sealing
sensor resolution is decent (14 megapixels)
flash built-in
rather wide (28mm)
no Timelapse recording
not so great battery power (220 shots)
doesn't feature selfie friendly screen
slow max aperture (f3.9)
68
good battery power (340 shots)
weather proofing
flash built-in
decently wide (25mm)
fast max aperture (f2.0)
more heavy than average in class (253g)
megapixel count low (12MP)
display is not selfie friendly
President Biden pushes bill mandating TikTok sale or ban

Landscape Comparison

Olympus TG-810 Landscape photography advice
Olympus TG-6 Landscape photography advice
43
rather wide (28mm)
nice screen size (3")
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
sensor resolution is decent (14MP)
environment sealing
no manual focus
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
slow max aperture (f3.9)
no manual mode
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support
not so great battery power (220 CIPA)
no Timelapse recording
57
you can focus manually
decently wide (25mm)
fast max aperture (f2.0)
screen size is good (3 inch)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
exports RAW formats
weather proofing
good battery power (340 CIPA)
can't swap lens (fixed lens mount)
manual exposure not possible
megapixel count low (12 megapixels)
very small sensor (1/2.3")
Apple Innovates by Creating Next-Level Optical Stabilization for iPhone

Vlogging Comparison

Olympus TG-810 Vlogging details
Olympus TG-6 Vlogging details
30
rather wide (28mm)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
features face detect focusing
slow max aperture (f3.9)
doesn't feature selfie friendly screen
video res low (1280 x 720 resolution)
no microphone jack
34
decently wide (25mm)
fast max aperture (f2.0)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
provides face detect autofocus
video res high (3840 x 2160 pxls)
display is not selfie friendly
doesn't have microphone socket
more heavy than average in class (253g)
Samsung Releases Faster Versions of EVO MicroSD Cards

Olympus TG-810 vs Olympus TG-6 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Olympus TG-810 and Olympus TG-6
 Olympus TG-810Olympus Tough TG-6
General Information
Brand Name Olympus Olympus
Model type Olympus TG-810 Olympus Tough TG-6
Class Waterproof Waterproof
Introduced 2011-08-16 2019-05-22
Physical type Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Processor TruePic III+ TruePic VIII
Sensor type CCD BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 14 megapixels 12 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 4:3 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Full resolution 4288 x 3216 4000 x 3000
Max native ISO 1600 12800
Lowest native ISO 80 100
RAW images
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Single autofocus
Autofocus tracking
Selective autofocus
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Autofocus live view
Face detect focus
Contract detect focus
Phase detect focus
Total focus points - 25
Cross type focus points - -
Lens
Lens support fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 28-140mm (5.0x) 25-100mm (4.0x)
Maximum aperture f/3.9-5.9 f/2.0-4.9
Macro focusing distance 3cm 1cm
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Display type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display diagonal 3" 3"
Resolution of display 920 thousand dots 1,040 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Display tech TFT Hypercrystal III Color LCD -
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Lowest shutter speed 4 secs 4 secs
Highest shutter speed 1/2000 secs 1/2000 secs
Continuous shooting rate 1.0 frames per sec 20.0 frames per sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Change white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash distance 4.20 m -
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in Auto, Red Eye Reduction, Slow sync. (1st curtain), Red-eye Slow sync. (1st curtain), Fill- in, Manual, Flash Off
Hot shoe
Auto exposure bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Video resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 180 (30fps) 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 102 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PC
Max video resolution 1280x720 3840x2160
Video file format MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless Eye-Fi Connected Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS BuiltIn Built-in
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 215g (0.47 lb) 253g (0.56 lb)
Dimensions 100 x 65 x 26mm (3.9" x 2.6" x 1.0") 113 x 66 x 32mm (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.3")
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 life 220 images 340 images
Type of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID LI-50B LI-92B
Self timer Yes (2 or 12 sec) Yes
Time lapse recording
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I support)
Card slots One One
Pricing at launch $428 $449