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Nikon Coolpix S2800 vs Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

Nikon Coolpix S2800 vs Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

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Nikon Coolpix S2800
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
21% higher megapixel Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S2800 is a 20.1MP digital camera. That's 4.1MP higher than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 (16MP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

13% smaller maximum aperture number Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S2800 has a maximum aperture number of 6.5. That's 0.8 smaller than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 (5.7).
Slightly smaller minimum aperture number Edit
Nikon Coolpix S2800 is 3.2 minimum aperture, but the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is a 3.5 minimum aperture digital camera (0.3 larger).
25mm longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S2800 is a 130mm maximum focal length digital camera, whereas the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is only a 105mm maximum focal length digital camera (25mm shorter).
104g lighter Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S2800 has a weight of 120g, whereas the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is a 224g digital camera (104g heavier). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Cheaper by £124
The Nikon Coolpix S2800 costs £55.99, whereas the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is £180.00.
9 Reasons For
5mm shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is a 21mm minimum focal length digital camera, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S2800 is a 26mm minimum focal length digital camera (5mm longer).
A lot bigger internal memory Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has an internal memory of 37MB, but the Nikon Coolpix S2800 is only a 25MB internal memory digital camera (12MB smaller).
0.3" larger display diagonal Edit
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is 3" screen, but the Nikon Coolpix S2800 is only a 2.7" screen digital camera (0.3" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

A lot higher display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has a display resolution (numeric) of 460,000 pixels, however the Nikon Coolpix S2800 is only a 230,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (230,000 pixels lower).
HDMI Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has an HDMI, however the Nikon Coolpix S2800 does not. Read more

A HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) port is an interface to transfer audio and video data between devices such as digital cameras, computer monitors, TVs and projectors.

A HDMI port on the camera allows you to connect the camera directly to a compatible TV for easy playback of your photos.

Fifty more battery life (CIPA standard) Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 takes 300.00 battery life (CIPA standard), however the Nikon Coolpix S2800 only takes 250.00 battery life (CIPA standard). Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Available from 2 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Expert reviews are a lot better
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has an average expert review score of 80%, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S2800 has an average rating of 70% (based on 5 reviews).
User reviews are better
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has an average user review score of 88%, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S2800 has an average rating of 79% (based on 17 reviews).

Reasons Against

10 Reasons Against
Longer minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
Nikon Coolpix S2800 is 26mm minimum focal length. That's 5mm longer than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 (21mm).
Smaller internal memory Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S2800 is a 25MB internal memory digital camera. That's 12MB smaller than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 (37MB).
12% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S2800 has a display diagonal of 2.7". That's 0.3" smaller than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 (3"). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

230,000 pixels lower display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S2800 is a 230,000 pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 230,000 pixels lower than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 (460,000 pixels).
Does not have an HDMI Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S2800 does not have an HDMI, however the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has an HDMI. Read more

A HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) port is an interface to transfer audio and video data between devices such as digital cameras, computer monitors, TVs and projectors.

A HDMI port on the camera allows you to connect the camera directly to a compatible TV for easy playback of your photos.

Only 250.00 battery life (CIPA standard) Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S2800 is a digital camera that takes 250.00 battery life (CIPA standard), whereas the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 only takes 300.00 battery life (CIPA standard). Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Not as many stockists
The Nikon Coolpix S2800 is only stocked by 1 shop, however the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is stocked by 3 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera.
Older by over one year
The Nikon Coolpix S2800 is 16 months older than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860.
Expert review Rating is considerably Worse
The Nikon Coolpix S2800 only has an average expert score of 70%, but the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has an average expert rating of 80% (based on 1 review).
User review Rating is Worse
The Nikon Coolpix S2800 only has an average user score of 79%, but the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has an average user rating of 88% (based on 76 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
A lot lower megapixel Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has a megapixel of 16MP, but the Nikon Coolpix S2800 is a 20.1MP digital camera (4.1MP higher). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

Bigger maximum aperture number Edit
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is only 5.7 maximum aperture, but the Nikon Coolpix S2800 is a 6.5 maximum aperture digital camera (0.8 smaller).
9% larger minimum aperture number Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is a 3.5 minimum aperture digital camera. That's 0.3 larger than the Nikon Coolpix S2800 (3.5).
24% shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 105mm. That's 25mm shorter than the Nikon Coolpix S2800 (105mm).
Heavier Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is a 224g digital camera. That's 104g heavier than the Nikon Coolpix S2800 (224g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

£124 more expensive
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is more expensive than the Nikon Coolpix S2800 by £124.01.

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Date Released

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
Megapixel
20.1MP
BEST
16MP
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Sensor Type
 CCD
BEST
 CCD
Still Image Resolution(s)
 5152 x 3864
 5120 x 2880
 3648 x 2736
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
 4608 x 3456
 3264 x 2448
 2048 x 1536
BEST
 5152 x 3864
 5120 x 2880
 3648 x 2736
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
 4608 x 3456
 3264 x 2448
 2048 x 1536
Maximum Image Resolution
 5152 x 3864
BEST
 5152 x 3864
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
Total Megapixels
20.48MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabilizer Location
 Lens
 Lens
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 1:1
 3:2
 16:9
 4:3
 1:1
 3:2
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Waterproof
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Waterproof
Colour
 Pink
 Pink
Waterproof Up to
Unknown - Click to provide data 15m
Freezeproof Up to
Unknown - Click to provide data -10°C
Material
 Metal
 Metal
Dustproof
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Dustproof
Shock Resistant
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Shock resistant
Freezeproof
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Freezeproof
Crash Proof
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Crash proof

Lens System

Optical Zoom
5x 5x
Digital Zoom
4x 4x
Maximum Aperture Number
6.5
BEST
5.7
Minimum Aperture Number
3.2
BEST
3.5
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
130mm
BEST
105mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
26mm 21mm
BEST
Focal Length Range (f-F)
4.6 - 23 3.74 - 18.7
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
6/5 10/8

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 centre weighted
 tracking
 contrast detection
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face tracking
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 spot
 Spot Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 tracking
 contrast detection
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face tracking
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 spot
 Spot Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.01m
Normal Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.1 - ∞
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
0.1 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
0.5 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
0.8 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 TTL
 TTL
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.1m

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 Auto
 Auto
ISO Sensitivity
 Auto
 80
 160
 200
 320
 1600
 3200
 64
 125
 400
 640
 800
 6400
 25
 Auto
 80
 160
 200
 320
 1600
 3200
 64
 125
 400
 640
 800
 6400
 25
ISO Sensitivity (max)
3,200 6,400
BEST
ISO Sensitivity (min)
80
BEST
125
Light Metering
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
4s 4s
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter Type
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Flash off
 Pre-flash
 Fill-in
 Red-eye reduction
 Auto
 Flash off
 Pre-flash
 Fill-in
 Red-eye reduction
External Flash Connector
 External flash connector
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range (tele)
0.8 - 2 0.1 - 2.5
Flash Range (wide)
0.5 - 4 0.12 - 4
Pre-Flash
 Pre-flash
Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
 AVI
 M-JPEG
 MOV
 H.264
 AVI
 M-JPEG
 MOV
 H.264
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolutions
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Resolution At Capture Speed
 1920x1080@60fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@60fps
 1280×720@60fps
BEST
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Formats Supported
 WAV
 LPCM
 PCM
 WAV
 LPCM
 PCM
Voice Recording
 Voice recording
 Voice recording
Audio System
 Stereo
 Stereo

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Internal Memory
25MB 37MB
BEST
Maximum Memory Card Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 128GB
Memory Slots
1 1

Display

Display Diagonal
2.7" 3"
BEST
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Field of View
98% Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution (numeric)
230,000 pixels 460,000 pixels
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PictBridge
HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
BEST
HDMI Connector Type
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0

Camera

3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
GPS (satellite)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 GPS (satellite)
White Balance
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Tungsten
 Underwater
 Sunny
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Tungsten
 Underwater
 Sunny
Shooting Modes
 Auto
 Scene
 Movie
 Auto
 Scene
 Movie
Photo Effects
 Black&White
 Muted
 Neutral
 Vivid
 Black&White
 Muted
 Neutral
 Vivid
Self-Timer Delay
2,10 2,10
Multi-Shot Function
 Multi-shot function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Histogram
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10x
Image Editing
 Rotating
 Resizing
 Crop
 Rotating
 Resizing
 Crop
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Multi Burst Mode
 Multi burst mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Playback
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
Brightness Adjustment
 Brightness adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Processor
Unknown - Click to provide data TruePic VII
Scene Modes
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Sunrise
 Pet
 Food
 Cuisine
 Documents
 Underwater
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Sunrise
 Pet
 Food
 Cuisine
 Documents
 Underwater
Languages Support
 Multi
 Multi
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 VIE
 IND
 DAN
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 VIE
 IND

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
120g
BEST
224g
Height
58.4mm 64.1mm
Depth
19.8mm 27.6mm
Width
93.8mm 112.9mm
Weight (including Battery)
120g Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported
1 1
Battery Type
EN-EL19 LI-50B
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
250 shots 300 shots
BEST
Battery Level Indicator
 Battery level indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Unknown - Click to provide data Viewer 3
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 USB
 AV
 USB
 AV
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wrist Strap Included
 Wrist strap included
 Wrist strap included

Networking

Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi

Other Features

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
Unknown - Click to provide data
Software CD
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Software CD

Technical Details

Built-In Speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)
Self-Timer
 Self-timer
 Self-timer
Audio Recording Formats
 WAV
 WAV
USB Port
 USB port
Unknown - Click to provide data
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