Olympus TG310 vs Fujifilm FinePix XP20

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Olympus TG-310

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Fujifilm FinePix XP20

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Reasons to buy the Olympus TG310

Really small
Size
Compact 96x63x22 mm
Great macro
Macro focus
2 cm
Thin
Thickness
0.9"
Light-weight
Weight
155 g
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP20

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Size
Really small
Compact 99x67x23 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift

galleries

Explore our gallery of 25 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix XP20. Explore our gallery of 2 sample photos taken by the Olympus TG-310.

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
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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)
Continuous shooting
Shoots significantly faster
5.9 fps vs 0.8 fps
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Around 7.5x faster continuous shooting
Size
Smaller
96x63x22 mm vs 99x67x23 mm
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More than 10% smaller
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
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              Common Weaknesses
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              Sensor shift
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              XP203,200 ISO
              TG3101,600 ISO
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              XP205x
              TG3103.6x
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              XP20f/3.9
              TG310f/3.5

              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              XP2099x67x23 mm
              TG31096x63x22 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              XP20162 g
              TG310155 g
              Common Weaknesses
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Waterproof

              $384

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Waterproof

              $189

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Thickness Is thicker
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Fujifilm FinePix XP30

              Fujifilm FinePix XP30

              Waterproof

              $280

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing

              Fujifilm FinePix XP20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $110 - $180

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix XP10

              Fujifilm FinePix XP10

              Waterproof

              $179

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Fujifilm X-M1

              Fujifilm X-M1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $329 - $350 body only

              $1,000 with 16-50mm lens

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Much larger
              Fujifilm FinePix XP150

              Fujifilm FinePix XP150

              Waterproof

              $349

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Larger
              Canon EOS 1D X

              Canon EOS 1D X

              Pro DSLR

              $5,299 body only

              $7,460 with 70-200mm lens

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Size Much larger
              Built-in flash No built-in flash

              Olympus TG-310 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Waterproof

              Size Slightly larger
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Olympus TG-320

              Olympus Tough TG-320

              Waterproof

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Continuous shooting Shoots significantly slower
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Olympus TG-610

              Olympus TG-610

              Waterproof

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Screen size Larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Ricoh WG-20

              Ricoh WG-20

              Waterproof

              $132 - $149

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Size Larger
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Placeholder

              Canon PowerShot A310

              Compact

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

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