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

Fujifilm FinePix XP50 vs Fujifilm FinePix XP22

Winner
Fujifilm FinePix XP50

67

Fujifilm FinePix XP22

57

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP50

CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP22

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard

galleries

Explore our gallery of 13 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix XP50.

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
Slightly smaller
99×68×24 mm vs 99×68×26 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
Help
10% more shots per battery charge
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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
              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
              9.0 cm
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              0.8 fps
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              XP22200 shots
              XP50220 shots
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              1. Sensor shift
              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
              XP2299×68×24 mm
              XP5099×68×26 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              XP220.9"
              XP501"
              Weight Light weight Help
              XP22162 g
              XP50175 g
              Common Weaknesses
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $139

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Fujifilm XP80

              Fujifilm XP80

              Waterproof

              $156 - $229

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              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
              Olympus TG-320

              Olympus Tough TG-320

              Waterproof

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              3D Captures 3D images
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Olympus TG-310

              Olympus TG310

              Waterproof

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas

              Fujifilm FinePix XP22 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung ES70

              Samsung ES70

              Compact

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot D30

              Canon PowerShot D30

              Waterproof

              $299

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Larger
              Nikon Coolpix S9900

              Nikon Coolpix S9900

              Travel zoom

              $297 - $327

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $160

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              GPS No built-in GPS

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP100

              Fujifilm FinePix XP100

              Waterproof

              $219

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Size Larger
              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Waterproof

              $178

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $370

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Lowest price More expensive
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
              Fujifilm FinePix XP30

              Fujifilm FinePix XP30

              Waterproof

              $319

              GPS Has a GPS
              Size Slightly smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

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