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

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix AW100

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP150

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 Cheaper $179.99 vs $250.00
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The best price we've seen is $70 cheaper (around 30% 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

              $213

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Waterproof

              $289 - $543

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $145 - $195

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS4

              Panasonic Lumix TS4

              Waterproof

              $352

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              3D Captures 3D images
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot D30

              Canon PowerShot D30

              Waterproof

              $299 - $330

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Olympus TG-820 iHS

              Olympus TG-820

              Waterproof

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Waterproof

              $198 - $214

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS

              Fujifilm FinePix XP150 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP170

              Fujifilm FinePix XP170

              Compact

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Fujifilm FinePix XP200

              Fujifilm FinePix XP200

              Waterproof

              $285

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Larger
              GPS No built-in GPS

              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
              Canon PowerShot D20

              Canon PowerShot D20

              Waterproof

              $229 - $300

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Size Larger
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

              Waterproof

              $470

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Pentax Optio WG-2 GPS

              Pentax Optio WG-2 GPS

              Waterproof

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              Size Larger
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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