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

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP20

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 
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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
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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"
        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
        Screen size Very small screens Help
        2.7"
        Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
        f/3.9
        Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
        28 mm
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        720p @ 30fps
        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
        Size Fairly small Help
        Compact 99x67x23 mm
        Screen type No OLED screens Help
        LCD
        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

        $200

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
        Fujifilm FinePix XP60

        Fujifilm FinePix XP60

        Waterproof

        $169 - $175

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
        Fujifilm FinePix XP70

        Fujifilm FinePix XP70

        Waterproof

        $160 - $219

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Fujifilm FinePix XP100

        Fujifilm FinePix XP100

        Waterproof

        $210

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Size Is slightly larger
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20

        Panasonic Lumix TS20

        Waterproof

        $138

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Size Is slightly smaller
        Fujifilm FinePix XP10

        Fujifilm FinePix XP10

        Waterproof

        $200

        Weight Is slightly lighter
        Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
        Wide angle Has a much narrower wide angle lens
        Nikon Coolpix S32

        Nikon Coolpix S32

        Waterproof

        $107 - $188

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Thickness Is thicker
        Sensor size Has a marginally smaller sensor

        Fujifilm FinePix XP20 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

        Fujifilm FinePix XP30 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

        Waterproof

        $160 - $188

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Aperture Wider aperture
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Longest exposure Slightly shorter max exposures
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

        Waterproof

        $372

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Size Larger
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

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