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

Olympus TG-610

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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
Size
Really small
Compact 99x64x26 mm
Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP20

Size
Really small
Compact 99x67x23 mm
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Weight
Light-weight
162 g
 
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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
Size Slightly smaller 99x67x23 mm vs 99x64x26 mm
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Almost the same
Weight Lighter 162 g vs 190 g
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More than 10% lighter
Thickness Slightly 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
Macro focus Much better macro capability 3 cm vs 9 cm
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Focus on subjects 3x closer to the lens
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
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
        Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
        4 seconds
        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
        5x

        Compared to recent waterproof cameras

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
        Usually standard
        Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
        Sensor shift
        Size Fairly small Help
        XP20:99x67x23 mm
        TG-610:99x64x26 mm
        Thickness Thin Help
        XP20:0.9"
        TG-610:1"
        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

        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
        Olympus TG-310

        Olympus TG310

        Waterproof

        $204

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag
        Olympus Stylus Tough 6020

        Olympus Stylus Tough 6020

        Waterproof

        Size Is slightly smaller
        Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
        Olympus TG-320

        Olympus Tough TG-320

        Waterproof

        $211

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        3D Captures 3D images
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life

        Fujifilm FinePix XP20 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix XP70

        Fujifilm FinePix XP70

        Waterproof

        $155 - $199

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
        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
        Fujifilm FinePix XP60

        Fujifilm FinePix XP60

        Waterproof

        $175

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier
        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
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

        Pro digicam

        $798

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Size Significantly larger
        Weight Much heavier

        Olympus TG-610 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Olympus Tough TG-810

        Olympus Tough TG-810

        Waterproof

        $441

        GPS Has a GPS
        Continuous shooting Shoots slower
        Weight Heavier
        Olympus TG-620

        Olympus TG-620

        Waterproof

        $220

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        Canon EOS 6D

        Canon EOS 6D

        Pro DSLR

        $1,598 - $1,899 body only

        $2,499 with 24-105mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Size Much larger
        Built-in flash No built-in flash
        Olympus SP-810 UZ

        Olympus SP-810 UZ

        Super zoom

        $319

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Size Much larger
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

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