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

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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
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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
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

        Pro digicam

        $798

        Aperture Has a much wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Lowest price Is much 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 XP70

        Fujifilm FinePix XP70

        Waterproof

        $155 - $199

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

        Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

        Boutique

        $799

        Aperture Has a much wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Lowest price Is much more expensive
        Waterproof Is not waterproof
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

        Waterproof

        $372

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Nikon Coolpix S32

        Nikon Coolpix S32

        Waterproof

        $107 - $109

        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

        No significant competitors found that are specific to the Fujifilm FinePix XP20.

        Fujifilm FinePix XP30 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm Finepix X10

        Fujifilm Finepix X10

        Pro digicam

        $402

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker
        Fujifilm FinePix XP200

        Fujifilm FinePix XP200

        Waterproof

        $285

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Size Significantly larger
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Fujifilm FinePix X100s

        Fujifilm FinePix X100s

        Boutique

        $1,099 - $1,100

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Size Much larger
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

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