Reviews and Problems with Olympus Stylus Tough 6020
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A very poor camera
Eduardo Hernandez "Piolo", Amazon
27 March 2014
Summary: It's a very poor camera. It takes forever to wait until you can take the next photo. For the price is a nothing! After the first month we just put it inside a a box in the basement. I will like to return it!
Summary: I got this product and followed the directions exactly but the first time I used it, it got water damage and there was water in the lens. I tried dozens of times to contact the seller and get a refund, as it does have a one year warranty, but no one ever got back to me. this was in 2011 and here it is 2013 and I still have never heard from this company about getting a refund or them honoring the warranty.
Summary: This camera was a disappointment. It only lasted on two vacations before it completely died. (of course it was just out of warranty by then...) I was very disappointed as we had treated the camera very well in spite of it's "tough" status and had only taken it into the water for photos (only while snorkeling in shallow water) a few times. It is NOT waterproof and is NOT "tough." Spend your money on a better camera.....
Summary: I purchased this camera just over a year ago, always acted a little funny but never had any real problems with it. Then about 10 days after the warranty expired this "waterproof" camera got completely waterlogged, water in the image sensor and is now completely useless. Of course olympus wants me to send it in so they can tell me how much it will cost me to repair.
Summary: Had the previous Stylus Tough for several years and loved it. Finally bit the dust and decided to just upgrade to the newer model. What a mistake! The camera was woefully slow, very poor image quality and broke the FIRST time it went in the water. A complete decline in Olympus cameras and will be buying another mfr next.
Summary: My camera only last for 1 month, I used it for one week in the beach and it took great pictures underwater, then I used it in the pool (1 meter or less deep) and water got in (the lock was secure) I don't recommend this camera to anyone! unless you want to lose some money..
Olympus Tough Camera 6020 - Not What It Says It Is!
Garrett E. Coble, Amazon
4 August 2011
Summary: After some basic research for a camera to be used solely for vacations to tropical locations, I settled on the Olympus Tough 6020 camera. I was sold on the features of the camera, particularly the ability shoot pictures and video under water. What a mistake. In the month of July 2011, my girl friend and I took a cruise to the Caribbean and on the second island stop of our cruise my camera died. I sadly discovered later that water had collected in the camera.
Summary: My girlfriend and I took a month long vacation in Nicaragua. We both bought stlylus tough series cameras. Mine got water damage within the first week from being used in a pool, 5ft deep at the deepest point. My girlfriends camera received water damage within two weeks from being splashed in the surf. Customer service has been less than helpful and I still haven't received a new camera over two months later.
Summary: I had purchased this camera a couple of years ago and was very happy with the quality. However, the first time I took it in the water (a swimming pool), it leaked and died. Being past the 1-year warrantee, I could do nothing but replace it. So I purchased another one in May 2011 and it worked great for a couple of weeks. But the first time I took it into the water (a swimming pool), it had problems again.
Summary: Ok... I thought I did a lot of research here, looking at quality of image and quietness of the video zoom, etc. on some of the best online camera review sites... and of course, the waterproofing and durability. (I wanted this for a beach vacation, pool use, hiking in wet weather, etc.) When I got this camera I was shocked at how unbalanced it felt in my hand. It is VERY heavy for such a small camera, and all that weight is toward the left.