Panasonic Lumix TS4 vs Fujifilm FinePix XP150

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS4

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Fujifilm FinePix XP150

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix TS4

Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP150

Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/2000 of a second
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel

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Advantages of the Fujifilm XP150

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Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The XP150's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1300s
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Around 40% faster max shutter speed
Lowest price
Cheaper
$324.99 vs $425.00
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The best price we've seen is $100 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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Advantages of the Panasonic TS4

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3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3.3 vs f/3.9
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At its widest zoom, the TS4's lens captures marginally more light (0.5 f-stops)
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
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vs
  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
5.0 cm vs 9.0 cm
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Focus on subjects more than 40% closer to the lens
Size
Smaller
103×64×27 mm vs 103×71×27 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Longest exposure
Much longer exposures
60s vs 4s
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15x longer exposures
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
3.7 fps vs 3 fps
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More than 20% faster continuous shooting
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
310 shots vs 300 shots
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Almost the same
Weight
Slightly lighter
197 g vs 205 g
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Almost the same
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              GPS Built-in GPS Help
              Great for travel
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              XP1501080p @ 30fps
              TS41080p @ 60fps
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Common Weaknesses
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              XP1509.0 cm
              TS45.0 cm
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              XP1503,200 ISO
              TS41,600 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              XP1503 fps
              TS43.7 fps
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              XP1505x
              TS44.6x

              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths
              Thickness Thin Help
              1.1"
              Common Weaknesses
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm XP80

              Fujifilm XP80

              Waterproof

              $130 - $199

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
              Battery life Has a significantly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $260

              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Waterproof

              $249

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Olympus TG-820 iHS

              Olympus TG-820

              Waterproof

              $250

              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
              Battery life Has a significantly shorter battery life
              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              Waterproof

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records very high quality movies
              GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $139

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
              Battery life Has a significantly shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Waterproof

              $228 - $258

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen size Has a much larger screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS

              Fujifilm FinePix XP150 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Waterproof

              $130

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Canon Rebel SL1

              Canon Rebel SL1

              Entry-level DSLR

              $399 - $509 body only

              $499 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Fujifilm FinePix XP100

              Fujifilm FinePix XP100

              Waterproof

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Olympus Tough TG-810

              Olympus Tough TG-810

              Waterproof

              $249

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Waterproof

              $240

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS4 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix TS5

              Panasonic Lumix TS5

              Waterproof

              $275 - $289

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

              Waterproof

              $285

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Slightly larger
              Olympus Tough TG-4

              Olympus Tough TG-4

              Waterproof

              $335 - $379

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Size Larger
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Waterproof

              $152

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Size Significantly smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
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              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS6 (DMC-FT6)

              Waterproof

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Size Larger

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