Olympus Tough TG-6 vs Sony HDR-AS300R Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Outdoor & Action cameras.

Tough TG-6 vs HDR-AS300R - Side by side

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Olympus Tough TG-6 vs Sony HDR-AS300R 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


  • Introduced in December 2016
  • Outdoor & Action
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 8 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 1600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • mm (0.0") Monitor
  • Fixed lens 17mm, f2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 29 x 47 x 83mm³ (1.1" x 1.9" x 3.3")
  • 114g (3.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for HDR-AS300R

Olympus Tough TG-6 VS Sony HDR-AS300R Other Specs Comparison

Why is Olympus Tough TG-6 a better choice

Tough TG-6


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
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
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. A nice touch is the superior video recording.

The Tough TG-6 scores 23 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony HDR-AS300R

Tough TG-6


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

Conclusion: Advantages of the HDR-AS300R 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 HDR-AS300R.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Tough TG-6


Image stabilizer
Olympus Tough TG-6 VS Sony HDR-AS300R Dimensions

Look at front view of the Tough TG-6 and HDR-AS300R

Tough TG-6 und HDR-AS300R, front viewTough TG-6 und HDR-AS300R, front view

Top view of cameras

Tough TG-6 und HDR-AS300R, view from aboveTough TG-6 und HDR-AS300R, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Olympus Tough TG-6

Sony HDR-AS300R


We recommend Olympus Tough TG-6 as better choice.

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