Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix XP20 vs Panasonic Lumix TS25

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Fujifilm FinePix XP20

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix TS20

Size
Really small
Super compact 101x58x19 mm
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP20

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Fujifilm FinePix XP20 over the Panasonic Lumix TS20.
 
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Advantages of the Fujifilm XP20

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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 Panasonic TS20

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3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Size Smaller 101x58x19 mm vs 99x67x23 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Wide angle Better wide angle 25 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability 5 cm vs 9 cm
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Focus on subjects more than 40% closer to the lens
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Battery life Longer battery life 260 shots vs 200 shots
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30% more shots per battery charge
Thickness Thinner 0.7" vs 0.9"
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More than 20% thinner
Weight Lighter 142 g vs 162 g
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More than 10% lighter
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures 8s vs 4s
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2x longer exposures
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Thickness Thin Help
              XP20:0.9"
              TS20:0.7"
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              $129.99
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              XP20:0.8 fps
              TS20:1.3 fps
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              XP20:9 cm
              TS20:5 cm
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.9
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              XP20:5x
              TS20:4x

              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
              TS20:101x58x19 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              XP20:Sensor shift
              TS20:Lens
              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
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              XP20:28 mm
              TS20:25 mm

              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
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $160 - $199

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix TS5

              Panasonic Lumix TS5

              Waterproof

              $278 - $298

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Waterproof

              $169

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

              Waterproof

              $372

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Olympus TG-320

              Olympus Tough TG-320

              Waterproof

              $211

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Thickness Is thicker
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2

              Waterproof

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Longest exposure Much longer exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Fujifilm FinePix XP20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D600

              Nikon D600

              Pro DSLR

              $1,360 - $1,410 body only

              $1,550 with 50mm lens

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Sony Alpha A6000

              Sony Alpha A6000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $648 body only

              $798 - $799 with 16-50mm lens

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Fujifilm FinePix XP10

              Fujifilm FinePix XP10

              Waterproof

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Waterproof

              $129 - $169

              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Waterproof

              $198 - $212

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS4

              Panasonic Lumix TS4

              Waterproof

              $290

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Panasonic Lumix FX80

              Panasonic Lumix FX80

              Compact

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

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