Fujifilm FinePix XP50 vs Fujifilm FinePix XP20

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Fujifilm FinePix XP50

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Fujifilm FinePix XP20

55

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP50

CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP20

Size
Really small
Compact (99×68×24 mm)
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

Items often bought with the XP50 or XP20

galleries

Explore our gallery of 25 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix XP20.
Explore our gallery of 13 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix XP50.

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm XP20

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Size
Smaller
99×68×24 mm vs 99×68×26 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
0.9" vs 1"
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Around 10% thinner
Weight
Slightly lighter
162 g vs 175 g
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Around 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Fujifilm XP50

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Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Battery life
Longer battery life
220 shots vs 200 shots
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10% more shots per battery charge
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$130.00 vs $168.00
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The best price we've seen is $38 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              XP20$168.00
              XP50$130.00
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              4 seconds
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              9.0 cm
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              0.8 fps
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              XP20200 shots
              XP50220 shots
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              1. Sensor shift
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.9
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              XP2099×68×24 mm
              XP5099×68×26 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              XP200.9"
              XP501"
              Weight Light weight Help
              XP20162 g
              XP50175 g
              Common Weaknesses
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Waterproof

              $127 - $161

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              True resolution Takes significantly lower resolution photos
              Fujifilm XP80

              Fujifilm XP80

              Waterproof

              $163 - $199

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Fujifilm FinePix XP100

              Fujifilm FinePix XP100

              Waterproof

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix XP30

              Fujifilm FinePix XP30

              Waterproof

              $314

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Waterproof

              $125

              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Waterproof

              $240

              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              Waterproof

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Movie format Records very high quality movies
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization

              Fujifilm FinePix XP20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS (IXUS 275 HS)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS (IXUS 275 HS)

              Travel zoom

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Waterproof Not waterproof
              Fujifilm FinePix XP10

              Fujifilm FinePix XP10

              Waterproof

              $179

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix S30

              Nikon Coolpix S30

              Waterproof

              $145

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Size Much larger
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $88 - $96

              Size Much smaller
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Thickness Much thicker
              Waterproof Not waterproof

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Fujifilm FinePix XP50.

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