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Olympus Tough TG-5 vs Sony FDR-X1000 Specs
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Olympus Tough TG-5 VS Sony FDR-X1000 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus Tough TG-5 a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||12.00||8.00|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||20||10|
|Auto Focus points (4)||1||0|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 12800 ISO||100 - 1600 ISO|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||0.46|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Tough TG-5 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Olympus are the larger sensitivity, the built-in flash and that the display has a higher resolution.
The Tough TG-5 scores 21 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony FDR-X1000
|External microphone (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||300||500|
|Weighs less (2)||250g|
|More portable (2)||238cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the FDR-X1000 are the connector for an external microphone, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the Tough TG-5. Another advantage over the Tough TG-5: the more compact size.
Yields 9 points for the FDR-X1000.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Video resolution||3840 x 2160||3840 x 2160|
|Olympus Tough TG-5 VS Sony FDR-X1000 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the Tough TG-5 and FDR-X1000
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus Tough TG-5
We recommend Olympus Tough TG-5 as better choice.
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