Updated (January, 2014): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix XP70 vs Olympus TG-820 iHS

Olympus TG-820 vs Fujifilm FinePix XP60

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Olympus TG-820 iHS

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Fujifilm FinePix XP60

64

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Reasons to buy the Olympus TG-820

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,030k dots
Really small
Size
Compact 96x63x23 mm
Great macro
Macro focus
1 cm
Light-weight
Weight
155 g
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP60

Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 fps
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm XP60

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Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
10 fps vs 5 fps
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2x faster continuous shooting
Lowest price
Cheaper
$127.72 vs $238.30
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The best price we've seen is $111 cheaper (around 50% less)
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Advantages of the Olympus TG-820

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Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
1,030k dots vs 230k dots
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Around 4.5x higher resolution screen
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
1 cm vs 9 cm
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Focus on subjects 9x closer to the lens
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Size
Smaller
96x63x23 mm vs 104x67x26 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Battery life
Longer battery life
220 shots vs 200 shots
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10% more shots per battery charge
Weight
Lighter
155 g vs 183 g
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Around 20% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
0.9" vs 1"
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More than 10% thinner
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent waterproof cameras, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              4 seconds
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              XP60:200 shots
              TG-820:220 shots
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.9
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Thickness Thin Help
              XP60:1"
              TG-820:0.9"
              Common Weaknesses
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $100 - $169

              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

              Waterproof

              $248

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Waterproof

              $189 - $347

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $239

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Fujifilm FinePix XP150

              Fujifilm FinePix XP150

              Waterproof

              $349

              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Waterproof

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Waterproof

              $198 - $226

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Waterproof

              $140 - $141

              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Waterproof

              $135

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Size Slightly smaller
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Continuous shooting Shoots significantly slower
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Waterproof

              $168 - $208

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Fujifilm FinePix XP200

              Fujifilm FinePix XP200

              Waterproof

              $353

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Fujifilm FinePix XP100

              Fujifilm FinePix XP100

              Waterproof

              $139

              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

              Olympus TG-820 iHS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Waterproof

              $178

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Waterproof

              $480

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS4

              Panasonic Lumix TS4

              Waterproof

              $290

              Aperture Wider aperture
              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

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