Olympus Tough TG-6 vs Sony FDR-X1000 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Outdoor & Action cameras.

Tough TG-6 vs FDR-X1000 - Side by side

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Olympus Tough TG-6 vs Sony FDR-X1000 Specs

Tough TG-6

  • Introduced in May 2019
  • Outdoor & Action
  • Sensor: 1/2.33"
  • 12 megapixel
  • 20 frames/second
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 25-100mm (4x), f2.0-4.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 113 x 66 x 32.4mm³ (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.3")
  • 250g (8.1 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Tough TG-6

FDR-X1000

  • Introduced in January 2015
  • Outdoor & Action
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 8 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 1600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • mm (0.0") Monitor
  • Fixed lens 17mm, f2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 24 x 51 x 88mm³ (0.9" x 2.0" x 3.5")
  • 114g (3.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for FDR-X1000

Olympus Tough TG-6 VS Sony FDR-X1000 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Olympus Tough TG-6 a better choice

Tough TG-6

FDR-X1000

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)12.008.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)2010
Auto Focus points (4)10
Better sensibility (4)100 - 12800 ISO100 - 1600 ISO
Built-in flash (2)
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.04
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Tough TG-6 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-6 scores 21 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony FDR-X1000

Tough TG-6

FDR-X1000

External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)300500
Weighs less (2)250g
(8.1 oz.)
114g
(3.7 oz.)
More portable (2)242cm³
(15 cu.in.)
108cm³
(7 cu.in.)

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-6. Another advantage over the Tough TG-6: the more compact size.

Yields 9 points for the FDR-X1000.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Tough TG-6

FDR-X1000

Image stabilizer
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
WiFi
GPS
Olympus Tough TG-6 VS Sony FDR-X1000 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Tough TG-6 and FDR-X1000

Tough TG-6 und FDR-X1000, front viewTough TG-6 und FDR-X1000, front view

Top view of cameras

Tough TG-6 und FDR-X1000, view from aboveTough TG-6 und FDR-X1000, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Olympus Tough TG-6

Sony FDR-X1000

21
9

We recommend Olympus Tough TG-6 as better choice.

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