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

Olympus TG-820

Winner
Olympus TG-820 iHS

82

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Fujifilm FinePix XP60

72

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
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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
        Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
        XP60:Lens
        TG-820:Sensor shift
        Thickness Thin Help
        XP60:1"
        TG-820:0.9"
        Light sensitivity Very good maximum light sensitivity Help
        6,400 ISO
        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

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix XP70

        Fujifilm FinePix XP70

        Waterproof

        $140 - $240

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

        Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

        Waterproof

        $309

        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        GPS Has a built-in GPS
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Panasonic Lumix TS25

        Panasonic Lumix TS25

        Waterproof

        $138 - $180

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
        HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
        Nikon Coolpix AW100

        Nikon Coolpix AW100

        Waterproof

        $250 - $297

        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
        Canon PowerShot D20

        Canon PowerShot D20

        Waterproof

        $200 - $300

        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Olympus TG-630 iHS

        Olympus TG-630 iHS

        Waterproof

        Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
        Nikon Coolpix AW110

        Nikon Coolpix AW110

        Waterproof

        $213

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

        Fujifilm FinePix XP60 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        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

        $285

        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

        $250

        Battery life Slightly longer battery life
        Size Slightly smaller
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Continuous shooting Shoots significantly slower
        Fujifilm FinePix XP170

        Fujifilm FinePix XP170

        Compact

        Battery life Significantly longer battery life
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Continuous shooting Shoots 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

        $299 - $329

        GPS Has a GPS
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

        Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

        Waterproof

        $448

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

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