As well as being compared against other waterproofs and compacts, the Fujifilm FinePix XP150 is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs and travel zooms. The Fujifilm FinePix XP150's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the XP80 and the FinePix XP70) and Sony (such as the Cybershot TX10 and the Cyber-shot DSC-TX30)

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm XP150 compared to other waterproof competitors include: it has a significantly longer battery life (300 shots vs 220 shots) and has a built-in GPS.

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), is slightly larger (compact (103×71×27 mm) vs compact (96×63×23 mm)), has worse image stabilization (sensor shift vs lens) and doesn't have a touch screen.

Sony Cybershot TX10

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10
10 months older
$225

Significant advantages of the TX10 (vs the XP150)

  • Much better macro capability: 1.0 cm vs 9.0 cm
  • Has a touch screen
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the TX10 (vs the XP150)

  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the TX10 and XP150

  • Thin: 0.7" vs 1.1"

Fujifilm XP80

Fujifilm XP80
3 years newer
$146 - $229

Significant advantages of the XP80 (vs the XP150)

  • Shoots significantly faster: 10 fps vs 3 fps

Significant disadvantages of the XP80 (vs the XP150)

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 210 shots vs 300 shots
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the XP80 and XP150

  • Thin: 1" vs 1.1"

Fujifilm FinePix XP70

Fujifilm FinePix XP70
2 years newer
$139

Significant advantages of the XP70 (vs the XP150)

  • Can create panoramas in-camera
  • Has in-camera HDR
  • Shoots significantly faster: 10 fps vs 3 fps

Significant disadvantages of the XP70 (vs the XP150)

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 210 shots vs 300 shots
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the XP70 and XP150

  • Thin: 1" vs 1.1"

Fujifilm FinePix XP60

Fujifilm FinePix XP60
1 year newer
$233

Significant advantages of the XP60 (vs the XP150)

  • Takes 3D photos
  • Can create panoramas in-camera
  • Has in-camera HDR

Significant disadvantages of the XP60 (vs the XP150)

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 200 shots vs 300 shots
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the XP60 and XP150

  • Thin: 1" vs 1.1"

Olympus TG-820

Olympus TG-820 iHS
similar age
$260

Significant advantages of the TG-820 (vs the XP150)

  • Much better macro capability: 1.0 cm vs 9.0 cm
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,030k dots vs 230k dots
  • Takes 3D photos

Significant disadvantages of the TG-820 (vs the XP150)

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 220 shots vs 300 shots
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the TG-820 and XP150

  • Thin: 0.9" vs 1.1"

Nikon Coolpix AW100

Nikon Coolpix AW100
4 months older
$390

Significant advantages of the AW100 (vs the XP150)

  • Much better macro capability: 1.0 cm vs 9.0 cm
  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the AW100 (vs the XP150)

  • Slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the AW100 and XP150

  • Built-in GPS
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 1.1"

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm XP150 compared to other compact competitors include: it has better image stabilization (sensor shift vs none), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), has a significantly longer battery life (300 shots vs 175 shots), is newer (january 2012 vs february 2011) and has a built-in GPS.

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.9 vs f/2.8), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), is significantly larger (compact (103×71×27 mm) vs super compact (129×62×15 mm)) and doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps).

Fujifilm FinePix XP170

Fujifilm FinePix XP170
4 months newer

Significant advantages of the XP170 (vs the XP150)

  • Can create panoramas in-camera

Significant disadvantages of the XP170 (vs the XP150)

  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the XP170 and XP150

  • Both shoot high resolution HD movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Great battery life: 300 shots vs 300 shots

Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

Canon PowerShot A2300 IS
similar age
$84

Significant advantages of the A2300 IS (vs the XP150)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.9
  • Much better macro capability: 3.0 cm vs 9.0 cm
  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (95×54×20 mm) vs Compact (103×71×27 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the A2300 IS (vs the XP150)

  • Lower resolution movies: 720p @ 25fps vs 1080p @ 30fps
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Much shorter battery life: 175 shots vs 300 shots

common strengths of the A2300 IS and XP150

  • None found

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS
1 year older
$295

Significant advantages of the 300 HS (vs the XP150)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.7 vs f/3.9
  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None

Significant disadvantages of the 300 HS (vs the XP150)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the 300 HS and XP150

  • Full HD (1080p) video: 1080p @ 24fps vs 1080p @ 30fps
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Pentax Optio V10

Pentax Optio V10
4 years older

Significant advantages of the V10 (vs the XP150)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/3.1 vs f/3.9
  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (95×58×19 mm) vs Compact (103×71×27 mm)
  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the V10 (vs the XP150)

  • Much worse wide angle: 36 mm vs 28 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the V10 and XP150

  • None found

Canon ELPH 320 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS
similar age
$223

Significant advantages of the 320 HS (vs the XP150)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.7 vs f/3.9
  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 2.7"
  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the 320 HS (vs the XP150)

  • Much shorter battery life: 170 shots vs 300 shots
  • No built-in GPS
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the 320 HS and XP150

  • Full HD (1080p) video: 1080p @ 24fps vs 1080p @ 30fps
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Casio Exilim EX-TR15

Casio Exilim EX-TR15
1 year newer
$1,119

Significant advantages of the EX-TR15 (vs the XP150)

  • Much better wide angle: 21 mm vs 28 mm
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.9
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the EX-TR15 (vs the XP150)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1 seconds vs 1/2000 of a second
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the EX-TR15 and XP150

  • Good movie support: 1,980 x 1,080 @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm XP150 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it has image stabilization (sensor shift vs none), is much smaller (compact (103×71×27 mm) vs prosumer size (124×99×76 mm)), has a built-in GPS, is slightly less expensive ($324.99 vs $569.95) and is thinner (1.1" vs 3").

However, on average it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3.2"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,037k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 24.1 MP) and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200
similar age
$289 (body only)
$400 - $447 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3200 (vs the XP150)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the D3200 (vs the XP150)

  • Much larger: Prosumer size (125×96×77 mm) vs Compact (103×71×27 mm)
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • Much thicker: 3" vs 1.1"

common strengths of the D3200 and XP150

  • Inexpensive: $289.00 vs $324.99

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300
1 year newer
$647 (body only)
$578 - $747 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5300 (vs the XP150)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 2.7"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,037k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the D5300 (vs the XP150)

  • Much larger: Prosumer size (124×99×76 mm) vs Compact (103×71×27 mm)
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • Much thicker: 3" vs 1.1"

common strengths of the D5300 and XP150

  • Built-in GPS
  • Light weight: 480 g vs 205 g

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm XP150 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a built-in GPS, has a significantly longer battery life (300 shots vs 120 shots) and is waterproof.

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 25 mm), has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.9 vs f/3), has a significantly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 461k dots) and doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 220 fps).

Nikon Coolpix L610

Nikon Coolpix L610
7 months newer
$130

Significant advantages of the L610 (vs the XP150)

  • Takes 3D photos
  • Much better macro capability: 1.0 cm vs 9.0 cm
  • Wider aperture: f/3.3 vs f/3.9

Significant disadvantages of the L610 (vs the XP150)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Much shorter battery life: 120 shots vs 300 shots
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the L610 and XP150

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Canon ELPH 310 HS

Canon ELPH 310 HS
4 months older
$295

Significant advantages of the 310 HS (vs the XP150)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/3 vs f/3.9
  • Much better macro capability: 1.0 cm vs 9.0 cm
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the 310 HS (vs the XP150)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Shorter battery life: 210 shots vs 300 shots
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the 310 HS and XP150

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Panasonic Lumix ZS25

Panasonic Lumix ZS25
1 year newer
$306

Significant advantages of the ZS25 (vs the XP150)

  • Takes 3D photos
  • Better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Wider aperture: f/3.3 vs f/3.9

Significant disadvantages of the ZS25 (vs the XP150)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the ZS25 and XP150

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS