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

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix AW100

Size
Really small
Compact 110x64x22 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP150

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
 
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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
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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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        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
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        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 AW120

        Nikon Coolpix AW120

        Waterproof

        $289 - $340

        Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Nikon Coolpix AW110

        Nikon Coolpix AW110

        Waterproof

        $199

        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 XP200

        Fujifilm FinePix XP200

        Waterproof

        $285

        Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
        High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Fujifilm FinePix XP70

        Fujifilm FinePix XP70

        Waterproof

        $135 - $199

        Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
        Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
        GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        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
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Canon PowerShot D10

        Canon PowerShot D10

        Waterproof

        $480

        Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
        Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker

        Fujifilm FinePix XP150 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S32

        Nikon Coolpix S32

        Waterproof

        $107 - $109

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
        Size Significantly larger
        True resolution Significantly lower true resolution

        Nikon Coolpix AW100 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        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
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

        Waterproof

        $372

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Aperture Wider aperture
        High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

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