Panasonic Lumix TS20 vs Fujifilm FinePix XP20

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20

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Fujifilm FinePix XP20

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix TS20

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
25 mm
Really small
Size
Super compact (101×58×19 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP20

Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/2000 of a second
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

Items often bought with the Panasonic TS20 or Fujifilm XP20

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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 2 f-stops better
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1300s
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Around 40% faster max shutter speed
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$168.00 vs $209.99
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The best price we've seen is $42 cheaper (around 20% less)
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Advantages of the Panasonic TS20

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Wide angle
Significantly better wide angle
25 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Size
Smaller
101×58×19 mm vs 99×68×24 mm
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More than 30% smaller
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs
  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
5.0 cm vs 9.0 cm
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Focus on subjects more than 40% closer to the lens
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
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
1.3 fps vs 0.8 fps
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More than 60% faster continuous shooting
Longest exposure
Slightly longer exposures
8s vs 4s
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2x longer exposures
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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
              Size Fairly small Help
              XP2099×68×24 mm
              TS20101×58×19 mm
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Thickness Thin Help
              XP200.9"
              TS200.7"
              Weight Light weight Help
              XP20162 g
              TS20142 g
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Common Weaknesses
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              XP200.8 fps
              TS201.3 fps
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              XP209.0 cm
              TS205.0 cm
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              XP203,200 ISO
              TS201,600 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.9
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              XP205x
              TS204x

              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              XP20200 shots
              TS20260 shots
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Waterproof

              $130

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

              Waterproof

              $285

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Waterproof

              $127 - $161

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Waterproof

              $99

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Olympus TG-310

              Olympus TG310

              Waterproof

              $210

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Thickness Is thicker
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Waterproof

              $240

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger
              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Waterproof

              $125

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

              Fujifilm FinePix XP20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm XP80

              Fujifilm XP80

              Waterproof

              $130 - $199

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS (IXUS 275 HS)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS (IXUS 275 HS)

              Travel zoom

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Waterproof Not waterproof
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $88 - $96

              Size Much smaller
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Thickness Much thicker
              Waterproof Not waterproof
              Fujifilm FinePix XP10

              Fujifilm FinePix XP10

              Waterproof

              $179

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

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Waterproof

              $159

              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
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              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30 (DMC-FT30)

              Waterproof

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Size Slightly larger
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Panasonic Lumix TS5

              Panasonic Lumix TS5

              Waterproof

              $275 - $289

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2

              Waterproof

              $293

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Longest exposure Much longer exposures
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Samsung WB35F

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $75 - $110

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Zoom More zoom
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Size Significantly larger

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