Updated (February, 2012): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix XP20 vs Olympus TG-620

Olympus TG-610

Winner
Olympus TG-610

75

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Fujifilm FinePix XP20

58

Fujifilm FinePix XP20

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus TG-610

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP20

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 
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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
Weight Lighter 162 g vs 190 g
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More than 10% lighter
Size Slightly smaller 99x67x23 mm vs 99x64x26 mm
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Almost the same
Thickness Thinner 0.9" vs 1"
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Around 10% thinner
Lowest price Cheaper $119.49 vs $220.00
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The best price we've seen is $101 cheaper (around 50% less)
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Advantages of the Olympus TG-610

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Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 920k dots vs 230k dots
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4x higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Macro focus Much better macro capability 3 cm vs 9 cm
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Focus on subjects 3x closer to the lens
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 3.4 fps vs 0.8 fps
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More than 4x faster continuous shooting
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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 Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              4 seconds
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              XP20:0.8 fps
              TG-610:3.4 fps
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.9
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              Screen type No OLED screens Help
              LCD
              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 Stylus Tough 6020

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6020

              Waterproof

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Waterproof

              $139 - $148

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Olympus TG-310

              Olympus TG310

              Waterproof

              $179

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
              Olympus TG-820 iHS

              Olympus TG-820

              Waterproof

              $190

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Fujifilm FinePix XP30

              Fujifilm FinePix XP30

              Waterproof

              $299

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Waterproof

              $125

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20

              Panasonic Lumix TS20

              Waterproof

              $130

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

              Fujifilm FinePix XP20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Waterproof

              $275

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Size Larger
              Lowest price More expensive
              Fujifilm FinePix XP10

              Fujifilm FinePix XP10

              Waterproof

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Waterproof

              $147

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Panasonic Lumix ZS25

              Panasonic Lumix ZS25

              Travel zoom

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Waterproof Not waterproof
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Waterproof

              $198 - $199

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Lowest price More expensive

              Olympus TG-610 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Tough TG-810

              Olympus Tough TG-810

              Waterproof

              $299

              GPS Has a GPS
              Continuous shooting Shoots slower
              Weight Heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Waterproof

              $159 - $163

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
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              Canon PowerShot SD500

              Compact

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Pentax Optio WG-2 GPS

              Pentax Optio WG-2 GPS

              Waterproof

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Size Larger

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