Olympus TG310

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Olympus TG-310

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Fujifilm FinePix XP20

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Fujifilm FinePix XP20

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Reasons to buy the Olympus TG310

Size
Really small
Compact 96x63x22 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Macro focus
Great macro
2 cm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP20

Size
Really small
Compact 99x67x23 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
 
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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
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The XP20's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Lowest price Cheaper $129.99 vs $204.20
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The best price we've seen is $74 cheaper (around 40% less)
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Advantages of the Olympus TG310

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Macro focus Much better macro capability 2 cm vs 9 cm
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Focus on subjects 4.5x closer to the lens
Aperture Wider aperture f/3.5 vs f/3.9
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At its widest zoom, the TG310's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Size Smaller 96x63x22 mm vs 99x67x23 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 5.9 fps vs 0.8 fps
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Around 7.5x faster continuous shooting
Thickness Slightly thinner 0.9" vs 0.9"
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Around 10% thinner
Weight Slightly lighter 155 g vs 162 g
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Almost the same
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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"
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              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"
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              XP20:f/3.9
              TG310:f/3.5
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              XP20:5x
              TG310:3.6x

              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
              XP20:99x67x23 mm
              TG310:96x63x22 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Sensor shift
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              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

              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 slightly more expensive
              Waterproof Is not waterproof
              Olympus TG-320

              Olympus Tough TG-320

              Waterproof

              $211

              3D Captures 3D images
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Fujifilm FinePix XP10

              Fujifilm FinePix XP10

              Waterproof

              Shutter lag Has much less shutter lag
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix S30

              Nikon Coolpix S30

              Waterproof

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Samsung AQ100

              Samsung AQ100

              Waterproof

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Wide angle Has a significantly narrower wide angle lens
              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Waterproof

              $130

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing

              Fujifilm FinePix XP20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Waterproof

              $250

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Size Slightly larger
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $150 - $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
              Sony Alpha A6000

              Sony Alpha A6000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $648 body only

              $798 - $799 with 16-50mm lens

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Panasonic Lumix TS5

              Panasonic Lumix TS5

              Waterproof

              $293 - $298

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier

              Olympus TG-310 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Waterproof

              $195

              Size Slightly larger
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Waterproof

              $349 - $449

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Nikon 1 AW1

              Nikon 1 AW1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $697 with 11-2mm lens

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Waterproof

              $129 - $169

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability

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