Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix XP20 vs Fujifilm FinePix XP50

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Fujifilm FinePix XP20

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Fujifilm FinePix XP20

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP30

Size
Really small
Compact 99x67x23 mm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Weight
Light-weight
165 g
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP20

Size
Really small
Compact 99x67x23 mm
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Weight
Light-weight
162 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm XP20

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Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Lowest price Cheaper $129.99 vs $279.95
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The best price we've seen is $150 cheaper (2.2x less)
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Advantages of the Fujifilm XP30

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GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              4 seconds
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              9 cm
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              0.8 fps
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.9
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              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
              Size Fairly small Help
              Compact 99x67x23 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Sensor shift
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Waterproof

              $250

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Waterproof Is not waterproof
              Fujifilm FinePix XP10

              Fujifilm FinePix XP10

              Waterproof

              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Wide angle Has a significantly narrower wide angle lens
              Fujifilm FinePix XP100

              Fujifilm FinePix XP100

              Waterproof

              $219

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Samsung AQ100

              Samsung AQ100

              Waterproof

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Macro focus Much closer macro focusing
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Wide angle Has a significantly narrower wide angle lens

              Fujifilm FinePix XP20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $160 - $199

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Nikon D600

              Nikon D600

              Pro DSLR

              $1,360 - $1,410 body only

              $1,550 with 50mm lens

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $373

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Waterproof Not waterproof
              Ricoh GR Digital III

              Ricoh GR Digital III

              Pro digicam

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

              Fujifilm FinePix XP30 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Pro digicam

              $599

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Pro digicam

              $798

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Significantly larger
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

              Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

              Boutique

              $799

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $348

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Waterproof

              $107 - $109

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              True resolution Significantly lower true resolution

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