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

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Fujifilm FinePix XP20

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Fujifilm FinePix XP20

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix TS20

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
25 mm
Size
Really small
Super compact 101x58x19 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

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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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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        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"
        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
        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
        Fujifilm FinePix XP70

        Fujifilm FinePix XP70

        Waterproof

        $155 - $199

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        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
        Fujifilm FinePix XP60

        Fujifilm FinePix XP60

        Waterproof

        $175

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Nikon Coolpix S32

        Nikon Coolpix S32

        Waterproof

        $107 - $109

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Panasonic Lumix TS5

        Panasonic Lumix TS5

        Waterproof

        $293 - $350

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

        Fujifilm FinePix XP20 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix XP10

        Fujifilm FinePix XP10

        Waterproof

        Size Smaller
        Weight Lighter
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Fujifilm FinePix XP30

        Fujifilm FinePix XP30

        Waterproof

        $280

        GPS Has a GPS
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Olympus TG-310

        Olympus TG310

        Waterproof

        $204

        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix TS25

        Panasonic Lumix TS25

        Waterproof

        $139 - $169

        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
        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 DMC-TS2

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2

        Waterproof

        $400

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Longest exposure Much longer exposures
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS10

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS10

        Waterproof

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Continuous shooting Shoots faster
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Nikon Coolpix AW120

        Nikon Coolpix AW120

        Waterproof

        $289 - $297

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Size Significantly larger

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