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

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
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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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        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

        Olympus TG-320

        Olympus Tough TG-320

        Waterproof

        $211

        3D Captures 3D images
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Fujifilm FinePix XP50

        Fujifilm FinePix XP50

        Waterproof

        $250

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
        Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
        Size Is slightly larger
        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
        Fujifilm FinePix XP60

        Fujifilm FinePix XP60

        Waterproof

        $175

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
        Fujifilm FinePix XP70

        Fujifilm FinePix XP70

        Waterproof

        $155 - $199

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
        Size Is slightly larger
        Fujifilm FinePix XP30

        Fujifilm FinePix XP30

        Waterproof

        $280

        GPS Has a built-in GPS
        Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Panasonic Lumix TS25

        Panasonic Lumix TS25

        Waterproof

        $139 - $169

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

        Fujifilm FinePix XP20 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

        Waterproof

        $372

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Size Larger
        Nikon Coolpix S32

        Nikon Coolpix S32

        Waterproof

        $107 - $109

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Size Much larger
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

        Olympus TG-310 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

        Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

        Waterproof

        $195

        Size Slightly larger
        Olympus TG-610

        Olympus TG-610

        Waterproof

        $276

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Screen size Larger screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

        Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

        Waterproof

        $290

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Size Significantly larger
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Sony Alpha A5000

        Sony Alpha A5000

        Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

        $448 with 16-50mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        True resolution Much higher true resolution
        Size Much larger
        Image stabilization No image stabilization

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