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

73

Fujifilm FinePix XP60

64

Runner-up

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
Thin
Thickness
0.9"
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP60

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Light sensitivity
High ISO
6,400 ISO
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures

galleries

Explore our gallery of 7 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix XP60. Explore our gallery of 30 sample photos taken by the Olympus TG-820 iHS.

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 significantly faster
10 fps vs 5 fps
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2x faster continuous shooting
Lowest price
Cheaper
$159.99 vs $238.30
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The best price we've seen is $78 cheaper (more than 30% 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
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              XP601080p @ 60fps
              TG-8201080p @ 30fps
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              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
              XP60200 shots
              TG-820220 shots
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.9
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              XP60104x67x26 mm
              TG-82096x63x23 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              XP601"
              TG-8200.9"
              Common Weaknesses
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $110 - $180

              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Waterproof

              $160

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

              Waterproof

              $255

              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

              $245

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Waterproof

              $246 - $335

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Olympus TG-620

              Olympus TG-620

              Waterproof

              $210

              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              Waterproof

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Movie format Records very high quality movies
              HDR Lacks a built-in HDR feature
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Waterproof

              $169

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Size Significantly smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Waterproof

              $246

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Compact

              $127 - $147

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Waterproof

              $189

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

              Olympus TG-820 iHS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS4

              Panasonic Lumix TS4

              Waterproof

              $350

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

              Waterproof

              $279

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Waterproof

              $369

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

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