Canon PowerShot SX510 vs Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4

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Canon PowerShot SX510
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
0.9 smaller maximum aperture Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX510 is a 5.8 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 0.9 smaller than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 (4.9).
Hugely longer maximum focal length Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX510 has a maximum focal length of 720mm, but the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is only a 100mmmm maximum focal length digital camera (620mm shorter).
5% shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX510 is a 24mm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 1mm shorter than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 (25mmmm).
Higher display resolution Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX510 is a 461,000 pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 460,540 pixels higher than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 (460,000 pixels pixels).
8% narrower Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX510 is a 104mm wide digital camera. That's 7.5mm narrower than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 (111.5mmmm).
Cheaper by $147
The Canon PowerShot SX510 costs $147.27 less than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4.
Better user reviews
Based on 165 reviews, the average user review score of the Canon PowerShot SX510 is 93%, however the average rating of the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is 85% (based on 75 reviews).
5 Reasons For
3.9MP higher megapixel count Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is a 16MPMP digital camera. That's 3.9MP higher than the Canon PowerShot SX510 (16MPMP). 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.

Vastly smaller minimum aperture Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 has a minimum aperture of 2, however the Canon PowerShot SX510 is a 3.4 minimum aperture digital camera (1.4 larger).
Shorter Edit
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is 65.9mmmm tall. That's 14.3mm shorter than the Canon PowerShot SX510 (65.9mmmm).
38.3mm thinner Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is a 31.2mmmm deep digital camera. That's 38.3mm thinner than the Canon PowerShot SX510 (31.2mmmm).
16 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
33% lower megapixel count Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX510 is a 12.1MP digital camera. That's 3.9MP lower than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 (16MPMP). 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.

1.4 larger minimum aperture Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX510 has a minimum aperture of 3.4, however the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is a 2 minimum aperture digital camera (1.4 smaller).
Taller Edit
Canon PowerShot SX510 is 80.2mm tall. That's 14.3mm taller than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 (65.9mmmm).
Thicker Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX510 is a 69.5mm deep digital camera. That's 38.3mm thicker than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 (31.2mmmm).
Less retailers
The Canon PowerShot SX510 is only stocked by 6 retailers, whereas the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is stocked by 22 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock.
Older by four months
The Canon PowerShot SX510 is four months older than the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4.
7 Reasons Against
0.9 bigger maximum aperture Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is a 4.9 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 0.9 bigger than the Canon PowerShot SX510 (4.9).
Significantly shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 has a maximum focal length of 100mmmm, but the Canon PowerShot SX510 is a 720mm maximum focal length digital camera (620mm longer).
Longer minimum focal length Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is a 25mmmm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 1mm longer than the Canon PowerShot SX510 (25mmmm).
One thousand and two times lower display resolution Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is a 460,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 460,540 pixels lower than the Canon PowerShot SX510 (460,000 pixels pixels).
Wider Edit
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is a 111.5mmmm wide digital camera. That's 7.5mm wider than the Canon PowerShot SX510 (111.5mmmm).
More expensive by $147
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is $147.27 more expensive than the Canon PowerShot SX510.
User review Rating is Worse
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4's average user score is 85%, however the Canon PowerShot SX510's is 93% (based on 165 reviews).

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Date Released

24 months Ago 20 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
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Megapixel Count
12.1MP 16MP
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Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 4000 x 3000
 4000 x 2664
 4000 x 2248
 2992 x 2992
 2816 x 2112
 2816 x 1880
 2112 x 2112
 2816 x 1584
 1920 x 1080
 1600 x 1200
 1600 x 1064
 1200 x 1200
 640 x 480
 640 x 424
 480 x 480
 640 x 360
 4608 x 3456
 3264 x 2448
 2048 x 1536
 4000 x 3000
 4000 x 2664
 4000 x 2248
 2992 x 2992
 2816 x 2112
 2816 x 1880
 2112 x 2112
 2816 x 1584
 1920 x 1080
 1600 x 1200
 1600 x 1064
 1200 x 1200
 640 x 480
 640 x 424
 480 x 480
 640 x 360
 4608 x 3456
 3264 x 2448
 2048 x 1536
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
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Image Format
 JPG
 RAW
 JPG
 RAW
BEST
Total Megapixel Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.8MP
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
Maximum Waterproof Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 15m
Maximum Freezeproof Temperature
Unknown - Click to provide data -10°C
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
30x 4x
BEST
Digital Zoom
4x 4x
BEST
Maximum Aperture
5.8
BEST
4.9
Minimum Aperture
3.4 2
BEST
Maximum Focal Length
720mm
BEST
100mm
Minimum Focal Length
24mm
BEST
25mm
Focal Length Range
4.3 - 129 4.5 - 18
Lens Structure
13/10 9/7
Combined Zoom
120x 16x
BEST
Aspheric Element
Unknown - Click to provide data 4

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 servo
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 spot
 Spot Auto Focus
 Face detection
 single
 continuous
 servo
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 spot
 Spot Auto Focus
 Face detection
Closest Focusing Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.01m
Normal Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.1 - ∞ / 0.1 - ∞
Focus
 Auto
 Auto
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
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 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Speed
 Auto
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 800
 1600
 3200
 64
 640
 6400
 Auto
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 800
 1600
 3200
 64
 640
 6400
Maximum ISO Speed
3,200 6,400
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Minimum ISO Speed
100 100
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
BEST
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
15s 4s
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Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s
BEST
1s

Flash

Flash Mode
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Manual
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Fill-in
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Manual
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Fill-in
Tele Flash Range
0.5 - 3 0.2 - 3.1
Flash Range
0.5 - 5 0.2 - 7.9

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
30fps
BEST
240fps
Video Format
 MOV
 AVI
 M-JPEG
 MOV
 AVI
 M-JPEG
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Audio Format
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
BEST

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Internal Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 55MB
Memory Slot
1 1

Display

Screen Size
3"
BEST
3"
Display
 TFT
BEST
 TFT
Field of View
100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
461,000 pixels
BEST
460,000 pixels

Ports & Interfaces

USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
HDMI Connector
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
BEST
USB Connector
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Underwater
 Sunny
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Underwater
 Sunny
Shooting Mode
 Auto
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Movie
 Manual
 Program
 Auto
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Movie
 Manual
 Program
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Vivid
 Black&White
 Vivid
Self-Timer
2,10 2,12
Maximum Playback Zoom
10x 10x
BEST
Image Editing Mode
 Rotating
 Rotating
Camera File System
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF
 PRINT Image Matching III
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF
 PRINT Image Matching III
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
Built-In Processor
DIGIC 4 TruePic VII
Scene Mode
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Portrait
 Beach
 Cuisine
 Documents
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Sports
 Self-portrait
 Sunset
 Underwater
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Portrait
 Beach
 Cuisine
 Documents
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Sports
 Self-portrait
 Sunset
 Underwater
Display Language
 Multi
 Multi
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
349g Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
80.2mm 65.9mm
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Depth
69.5mm 31.2mm
BEST
Width
104mm
BEST
111.5mm
Weight Including Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data 247g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 1
Battery Size
NB-6LH LI‑92B
Shot Per Battery Charge
250 shots Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
ImageBrowser EX, PhotoStitch, Map Utility Unknown - Click to provide data
Included Cable
 USB
 USB
BEST

Other Features

Software CD
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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