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

Olympus TG-820

Winner
Olympus TG-820 iHS

79

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Fujifilm FinePix XP60

69

Fujifilm FinePix XP60

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus TG-820

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,030k dots
Size
Really small
Compact 96x63x23 mm
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP60

HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 
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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 $169.00 vs $299.00
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The best price we've seen is $130 cheaper (more than 40% 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 Slightly 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 Common Weaknesses
              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
              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
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Thickness Thin Help
              XP60:1"
              TG-820:0.9"
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              XP60:1080p @ 60fps
              TG-820:1080p @ 30fps

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

              Waterproof

              $247 - $249

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Waterproof

              $150 - $180

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Olympus TG-620

              Olympus TG-620

              Waterproof

              $205

              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Fujifilm FinePix XP150

              Fujifilm FinePix XP150

              Waterproof

              $200

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Waterproof

              $194

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Waterproof

              $218

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Light sensitivity Slightly lower maximum light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $238 - $300

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Light sensitivity Slightly lower maximum light sensitivity

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $158 - $258

              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Waterproof

              $107 - $188

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Size Much larger
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Fujifilm FinePix XP200

              Fujifilm FinePix XP200

              Waterproof

              $276

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Waterproof

              $200

              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Size Slightly smaller
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Continuous shooting Shoots significantly slower

              Olympus TG-820 iHS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Waterproof

              $249

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Olympus Tough TG-810

              Olympus Tough TG-810

              Waterproof

              $441

              GPS Has a GPS
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

              Waterproof

              $372

              Aperture Wider aperture
              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

              Waterproof

              $382 - $448

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Size Significantly larger
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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