Nikon Coolpix L840 vs Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

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Nikon Coolpix L840
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
Smaller maximum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L840 is a 6.5 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 0.8 smaller than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 (5.7).
0.5 smaller minimum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L840 has a minimum aperture of 3, whereas the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is a 3.5 minimum aperture digital camera (0.5 larger).
750mm longer maximum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L840 has a maximum focal length of 855mmmm, however the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is only a 105mmmm maximum focal length digital camera (750mm shorter).
Higher display resolution Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L840 is a 921,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 461 pixels higher than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 (460,000 pixels pixels).
Four supported batteries Edit
The number of supported batteries on the Nikon Coolpix L840 is four, but the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 only has one supported battery.
590 shots shots per battery charge Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L840 takes 590 shots shots per battery charge, however the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 only takes 300 shots shots per battery charge. 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.

One more awards
The Nikon Coolpix L840 has 2 awards from expert review sites, but the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has 1 award.
8 Reasons For
Shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is a 21mmmm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 1.5mm shorter than the Nikon Coolpix L840 (21mmmm).
Bigger internal memory Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is a 37MBMB internal memory digital camera. That's 17MB bigger than the Nikon Coolpix L840 (37MBMB).
2x lighter Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has a weight of 224gg, however the Nikon Coolpix L840 is a 538gg digital camera (314g 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.

23% shorter Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has a height of 64.1mmmm. That's 14.2mm shorter than the Nikon Coolpix L840 (64.1mmmm).
Thinner Edit
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is 27.6mmmm deep. That's 68.4mm thinner than the Nikon Coolpix L840 (27.6mmmm).
Narrower Edit
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is 112.9mmmm wide. That's 0.59999999999999mm narrower than the Nikon Coolpix L840 (112.9mmmm).
Moderately better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is 80%, whereas the average rating of the Nikon Coolpix L840 is 76% (based on 6 reviews).
Moderately better user reviews
The average user review score of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is 88%, whereas the average rating of the Nikon Coolpix L840 is 85% (based on 70 reviews).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Longer minimum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L840 is a 22.5mmmm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 1.5mm longer than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 (21mmmm).
Smaller internal memory Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L840 is a 20MBMB internal memory digital camera. That's 17MB smaller than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 (37MBMB).
314g heavier Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L840 has a weight of 538gg, however the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is a 224gg digital camera (314g lighter). 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.

19% taller Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L840 has a height of 78.3mmmm. That's 14.2mm taller than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 (64.1mmmm).
72% thicker Edit
Nikon Coolpix L840 is 96mmmm deep. That's 68.4mm thicker than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 (27.6mmmm).
Wider Edit
Nikon Coolpix L840 is 113.5mmmm wide. That's 0.59999999999999mm wider than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 (112.9mmmm).
Expert review Rating is moderately Worse
The average expert rating of the Nikon Coolpix L840 is only 76%, whereas the average expert rating of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is 80% (based on 1 review).
User review Rating is moderately Worse
The average user rating of the Nikon Coolpix L840 is 85%, whereas the average user rating of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is 88% (based on 76 reviews).
9 Reasons Against
Bigger maximum aperture Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is a 5.7 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 0.8 bigger than the Nikon Coolpix L840 (5.7).
0.5 larger minimum aperture Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has a minimum aperture of 3.5, whereas the Nikon Coolpix L840 is a 3 minimum aperture digital camera (0.5 smaller).
Eight times shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has a maximum focal length of 105mmmm, however the Nikon Coolpix L840 is an 855mmmm maximum focal length digital camera (750mm longer).
2x lower display resolution Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is a 460,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 461 pixels lower than the Nikon Coolpix L840 (460,000 pixels pixels).
Only one supported battery Edit
The number of supported batteries on the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is one, but the Nikon Coolpix L840 only has four supported batteries.
Only 300 shots shots per battery charge Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 takes 300 shots shots per battery charge, however the Nikon Coolpix L840 only takes 590 shots shots per battery charge. 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.

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Older by one month
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 is one month older than the Nikon Coolpix L840.
One less award
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 has only received 1 award, but the Nikon Coolpix L840 has received 2 awards.

Awards

2 Awards
Camera Labs: Highly Recommended
PhotographyBlog.com: Recommended
1 Award
PhotographyBlog.com: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

22 months Ago 23 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
BEST
Megapixel Count
16MP 16MP
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
 2048 x 1536
 4608 x 3456
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
 2048 x 1536
Maximum Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
Total Megapixel Count
16.76MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabilizer
 Lens
 Lens
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 1:1
 4:3
 3:2
 16:9
 1:1
 4:3
 3:2
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour
 Violet
 Violet
Maximum Waterproof Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 15m
Maximum Freezeproof Temperature
Unknown - Click to provide data -10°C
Body Material
 Metal
 Metal
Protection Feature
 Water resistant
 Dust resistant
 Shock resistant
 Freeze resistant
 Crash proof
 Water resistant
 Dust resistant
 Shock resistant
 Freeze resistant
 Crash proof
Freeze Resistant
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Crash Proof
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Lens System

Optical Zoom
38x 5x
BEST
Digital Zoom
4x 4x
Maximum Aperture
6.5
BEST
5.7
Minimum Aperture
3
BEST
3.5
Maximum Focal Length
855mm
BEST
105mm
Minimum Focal Length
22.5mm 21mm
BEST
Focal Length Range
4 - 152 3.74 - 18.7
Lens
 Wide-angle
 Wide-angle
Lens Structure
12/9 10/8

Focusing

Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 tracking
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 spot
 contrast detection
 Spot Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 tracking
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 spot
 contrast detection
 Spot Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.01m
Normal Focusing Range
0.3 - ∞ 0.1 - ∞
Macro Focusing Range
0.01 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus Point
99 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Mode Focusing Range
0.3 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Points Selection
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Focus
 Auto
 Auto
Auto Mode Focusing Range
3.5 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 Auto
 Auto
ISO Speed
 64
 125
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 1600
 3200
 6400
 25
 Auto
 80
 800
 64
 125
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 1600
 3200
 6400
 25
 Auto
 80
 800
Maximum ISO Speed
6,400 6,400
Minimum ISO Speed
125 125
Light Metering Mode
 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

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
4s 4s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Mode
 Auto
 Red-eye reduction
 Fill-in
 Flash off
 Auto
 Red-eye reduction
 Fill-in
 Flash off
Tele Flash Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.1 - 2.5
Flash Range
0.5 - 6.9 0.12 - 4

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Video Format
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 640x480@120fps
 640x480@100fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 640x480@120fps
 640x480@100fps
 1280×720@60fps
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Audio Format
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
Audio System
 Stereo
 Stereo

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Internal Memory
20MB 37MB
BEST
Maximum Memory Card Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 128GB
Memory Slot
1 1

Display

Screen Size
3" 3"
Display
 TFT
BEST
 TFT
Display Resolution
921,000 pixels
BEST
460,000 pixels

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Connector
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Tungsten
 Underwater
 Sunny
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Tungsten
 Underwater
 Sunny
Photo Effect
 Muted
 Neutral
 Vivid
 Muted
 Neutral
 Vivid
Self-Timer
2,10 2,10
Maximum Playback Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 10x
Image Editing Mode
 Crop
 Resizing
 Crop
 Resizing
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
 DPOF
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
 DPOF
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
Built-In Processor
Unknown - Click to provide data TruePic VII
Scene Mode
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
 Moon
 Cuisine
 Documents
 Underwater
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
 Moon
 Cuisine
 Documents
 Underwater
Display Language
 Multi
 Multi
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
538g 224g
BEST
Height
78.3mm 64.1mm
BEST
Depth
96mm 27.6mm
BEST
Width
113.5mm 112.9mm
BEST

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Alkaline
 Alkaline
Supported Battery
4
BEST
1
Battery Size
LR6/L40, FR6/L91, EN-MH2 LI-50B
Maximum Battery Life
1.35h Unknown - Click to provide data
Shot Per Battery Charge
590 shots
BEST
300 shots

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Unknown - Click to provide data Viewer 3
Included Cable
 USB
 USB

Other Features

Software CD
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Technical Details

Headphone Connectivity
 3.5 mm
 3.5 mm
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