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
Macro focus
Great macro
2 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP20

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 
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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 Slightly cheaper $129.99 vs $149.00
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The best price we've seen is $19 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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Advantages of the Olympus TG310

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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)
Macro focus Much better macro capability 2 cm vs 9 cm
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Focus on subjects 4.5x closer to the lens
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"
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              XP20:$129.99
              TG310:$149.00
              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"
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              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
              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

              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
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Waterproof

              $107 - $188

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sensor size Has a marginally smaller sensor
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20

              Panasonic Lumix TS20

              Waterproof

              $136

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S30

              Nikon Coolpix S30

              Waterproof

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Waterproof

              $299 - $428

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Fujifilm FinePix XP20 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Waterproof

              $169

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix XP10

              Fujifilm FinePix XP10

              Waterproof

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              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 XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $160 - $258

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix XP30

              Fujifilm FinePix XP30

              Waterproof

              $155 - $190

              GPS Has a GPS
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive

              Olympus TG-310 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus TG-320

              Olympus Tough TG-320

              Waterproof

              $200

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Continuous shooting Shoots slower
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro capability
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Waterproof

              $180

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots slower
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Waterproof

              $194

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Waterproof

              Size Slightly larger
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1

              Waterproof

              $350

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Continuous shooting Shoots slower

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