Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix XP22 vs Fujifilm FinePix XP60

Fujifilm FinePix XP50 vs Fujifilm FinePix XP22

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Fujifilm FinePix XP50

61

Fujifilm FinePix XP22

52

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP50

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP22

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm XP22

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GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
Help
Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Size
Smaller
99x67x23 mm vs 99x68x26 mm
Help
Around 10% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
0.9" vs 1"
Help
Around 10% thinner
Weight
Slightly lighter
162 g vs 175 g
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Around 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Fujifilm XP50

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Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Battery life
Longer battery life
220 shots vs 200 shots
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10% more shots per battery charge
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              4 seconds
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              9 cm
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              0.8 fps
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              XP22200 shots
              XP50220 shots
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              Sensor shift
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.9
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              XP2299x67x23 mm
              XP5099x68x26 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              XP220.9"
              XP501"
              Weight Light weight Help
              XP22162 g
              XP50175 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $110 - $180

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Fujifilm FinePix XP100

              Fujifilm FinePix XP100

              Waterproof

              $285

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix XP11

              Fujifilm FinePix XP11

              Waterproof

              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Light sensitivity Slightly lower maximum light sensitivity
              Fujifilm FinePix XP30

              Fujifilm FinePix XP30

              Waterproof

              $249

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Waterproof

              $169 - $384

              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Waterproof

              $236

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              Waterproof

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Movie format Records very high quality movies
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization

              Fujifilm FinePix XP22 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $150

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Olympus Stylus 1030 SW

              Olympus Stylus 1030 SW

              Waterproof

              $540

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP150

              Fujifilm FinePix XP150

              Waterproof

              $300

              GPS Has a GPS
              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT20

              Panasonic Lumix FT20

              Waterproof

              $215

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Size Significantly smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Olympus TG-620

              Olympus TG-620

              Waterproof

              $190

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Screen size Larger screen
              Lowest price More expensive
              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $259

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Lowest price More expensive
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed

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