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

Olympus TG-610

Winner
Olympus TG-610

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Fujifilm FinePix XP20

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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
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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 Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Macro focus Significantly 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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        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Waterproof Waterproof Help
        Great at the beach
        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
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        XP20:0.8 fps
        TG-610:3.4 fps
        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
        Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
        Usually standard
        Size Fairly small Help
        XP20:99x67x23 mm
        TG-610:99x64x26 mm
        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

        Fujifilm FinePix XP50

        Fujifilm FinePix XP50

        Waterproof

        $200

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
        Fujifilm FinePix XP60

        Fujifilm FinePix XP60

        Waterproof

        $169 - $175

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20

        Panasonic Lumix TS20

        Waterproof

        $138

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Size Is slightly smaller
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Panasonic Lumix TS5

        Panasonic Lumix TS5

        Waterproof

        $299 - $410

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier

        Fujifilm FinePix XP20 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix XP70

        Fujifilm FinePix XP70

        Waterproof

        $160 - $219

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

        Fujifilm FinePix XP30

        Waterproof

        $200

        GPS Has a GPS
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        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 XP100

        Fujifilm FinePix XP100

        Waterproof

        $210

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

        Olympus TG-610 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Olympus TG-620

        Olympus TG-620

        Waterproof

        $184

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        Olympus Tough TG-810

        Olympus Tough TG-810

        Waterproof

        $441

        GPS Has a GPS
        Continuous shooting Shoots slower
        Weight Heavier
        Olympus TG-820 iHS

        Olympus TG-820

        Waterproof

        $190

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Olympus Stylus Tough 6020

        Olympus Stylus Tough 6020

        Waterproof

        Size Smaller
        Weight Significantly lighter
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Canon PowerShot S120

        Canon PowerShot S120

        Pro digicam

        $447 - $450

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Waterproof Not waterproof
        Weight Heavier

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