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

Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
5.9 fps
Great macro
Macro focus
2.0 cm
Thin
Thickness
0.9"
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP20

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thickness
Thin
0.9"

Items often bought with the Olympus TG310 or Fujifilm XP20

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 2 f-stops better
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$168.00 vs $209.99
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The best price we've seen is $42 cheaper (around 20% less)
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Advantages of the Olympus TG310

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Macro focus
Much better macro capability
2.0 cm vs 9.0 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
96×63×23 mm vs 99×68×24 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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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent waterproof cameras, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              XP2099×68×24 mm
              TG31096×63×23 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              Weight Light weight Help
              XP20162 g
              TG310155 g
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Common Weaknesses
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              XP203,200 ISO
              TG3101,600 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              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
              XP20f/3.9
              TG310f/3.5
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              XP205x
              TG3103.6x

              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Waterproof

              $130

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Thickness Is thicker
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Waterproof

              $127 - $161

              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix XP30

              Fujifilm FinePix XP30

              Waterproof

              $316

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Olympus TG-320

              Olympus Tough TG-320

              Waterproof

              3D Captures 3D images
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Waterproof

              $180

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger

              Fujifilm FinePix XP20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm XP80

              Fujifilm XP80

              Waterproof

              $164 - $200

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              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
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $88 - $96

              Size Much smaller
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Thickness Much thicker
              Waterproof Not waterproof
              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Waterproof

              $99

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

              Olympus TG-310 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Waterproof

              $369

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Waterproof

              $262

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Waterproof

              $260

              Size Slightly larger
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

              Waterproof

              $320

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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