Despite its decent features and handy Tap Control, there's no getting past the slow performance of the Olympus Stylus 1050 SW.
Other cameras may deliver better image quality and performance, but none can survive the range of conditions that the Olympus 1030 SW was designed for.
If you need a camera that you can take snorkeling or skiing, then the Stylus 790 SW might be just the ticket, but you can find better image quality elsewhere for the same price.
Olympus' Stylus 770SW might not produce perfect images, but you'd be hard pressed to find a compact camera as tough as this one.
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For those who need a tough, waterproof, and ultracompact digital camera, the Olympus Stylus 720 SW's strengths outweigh some frustrating usability issues.
A basic camera, the Olympus Stylus 500 Digital is a good option for outdoorsy snapshot photographers who don't want to worry about the weather or fuss with camera settings.