Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix XP150 vs Nikon Coolpix AW110

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix AW100

Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Size
Really small
Compact 110x64x22 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP150

Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm XP150

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Battery life Longer battery life 300 shots vs 250 shots
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20% more shots per battery charge
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $212.22 vs $250.00
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The best price we've seen is $38 cheaper (around 20% less)
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Advantages of the Nikon AW100

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Macro focus Much better macro capability 1 cm vs 9 cm
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Focus on subjects 9x closer to the lens
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Size Smaller 110x64x22 mm vs 103x71x27 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Thickness Thinner 0.9" vs 1.1"
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Around 20% thinner
Weight Lighter 178 g vs 205 g
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More than 10% lighter
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              GPS Built-in GPS Help
              Great for travel
              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
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              3 fps
              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 Common Weaknesses
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              XP150:Sensor shift
              AW100:Lens
              Thickness Thin Help
              XP150:1.1"
              AW100:0.9"
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Waterproof

              $204

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Canon PowerShot D20

              Canon PowerShot D20

              Waterproof

              $229 - $300

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $155 - $199

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Waterproof

              $250

              GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Waterproof

              $349

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS4

              Panasonic Lumix TS4

              Waterproof

              $290

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              3D Captures 3D images
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

              Waterproof

              $339

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Fujifilm FinePix XP150 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Waterproof

              $175

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Fujifilm FinePix XP100

              Fujifilm FinePix XP100

              Waterproof

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Waterproof

              $190

              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Fujifilm FinePix XP10

              Fujifilm FinePix XP10

              Waterproof

              Size Smaller
              Weight Significantly lighter
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

              Nikon Coolpix AW100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Waterproof

              $289 - $297

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Size Larger
              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              Waterproof

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              GoPro HD Hero 2

              GoPro HD Hero 2

              Waterproof

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

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