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

Olympus TG-820 vs Fujifilm FinePix XP60

Winner
Olympus TG-820 iHS

79

Fujifilm FinePix XP60

69

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus TG-820

Large screen
Screen size
3.0"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,030k dots
Really small
Size
Compact 96x63x23 mm
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
230 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP60

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 60fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 fps
Light sensitivity
High ISO
6,400 ISO

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 $260.00
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The best price we've seen is $100 cheaper (around 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
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

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Waterproof

              $300

              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
              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-810

              Olympus Tough TG-810

              Waterproof

              $249

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix TS5

              Panasonic Lumix TS5

              Waterproof

              $299

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Battery life Has a much longer battery life
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Olympus Stylus Tough 8010

              Olympus Stylus Tough 8010

              Waterproof

              $569

              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Waterproof

              $244 - $332

              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
              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

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $110 - $180

              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Fujifilm XP80

              Fujifilm XP80

              Waterproof

              $176 - $230

              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Waterproof

              $170

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

              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Waterproof

              $243

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

              Olympus TG-820 iHS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Waterproof

              $350

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

              Waterproof

              $249

              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-2 iHS

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

              Waterproof

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Significantly larger
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

              Waterproof

              $252

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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