Updated (January 2012): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix XP30 vs Fujifilm FinePix XP20

Fujifilm FinePix XP30 vs Fujifilm FinePix XP10

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Fujifilm FinePix XP30

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Fujifilm FinePix XP10

51

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP30

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
28 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Really small
Size
Compact (99×68×24 mm)
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP10

Size
Really small
Compact (96×64×23 mm)
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Weight
Light-weight
135 g

Items often bought with the XP30 or XP10

galleries

Explore our gallery of 15 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix XP30.
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm XP30

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
28 mm vs 36 mm
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More than 20% better wide angle
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Aperture
Slightly wider aperture
f/3.9 vs f/4
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Almost the same
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The XP30's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Longest exposure
Slightly longer exposures
4s vs 1/4s
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16x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Fujifilm XP10

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Size
Smaller
96×64×23 mm vs 99×68×24 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Weight
Lighter
135 g vs 165 g
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Around 20% lighter
Thickness
Slightly thinner
0.9" vs 0.9"
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Almost the same
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$179.00 vs $209.11
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The best price we've seen is $30 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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recommendations

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
              XP3099×68×24 mm
              XP1096×64×23 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              Weight Light weight Help
              XP30165 g
              XP10135 g
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              XP304s
              XP101/4s
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              9.0 cm
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              XP300.8 fps
              XP100.6 fps
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              XP303,200 ISO
              XP101,600 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              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"
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              XP3028 mm
              XP1036 mm
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Image stabilization One has image stabilization Help
              XP30
              1. Sensor shift
              XP10None
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              XP30f/3.9
              XP10f/4
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm XP80

              Fujifilm XP80

              Waterproof

              $130 - $199

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Waterproof

              $130

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $149

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP

              Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP

              Waterproof

              $236

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Movie format Records lower quality movies
              Wide angle Has a much narrower wide angle lens
              Fujifilm FinePix XP20

              Fujifilm FinePix XP20

              Waterproof

              $159

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Waterproof

              $200

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Fujifilm FinePix XP150

              Fujifilm FinePix XP150

              Waterproof

              $325

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Fujifilm FinePix XP30 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot G3 X

              Canon PowerShot G3 X

              Super zoom

              $999

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Zoom Much more zoom
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix X100T

              Fujifilm FinePix X100T

              Boutique

              $1,142 - $1,300

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10

              Sony Cybershot TX10

              Waterproof

              $206

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed

              Fujifilm FinePix XP10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Waterproof

              $117 - $161

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Significantly larger
              True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS (IXUS 275 HS)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS (IXUS 275 HS)

              Travel zoom

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Waterproof Not waterproof
              Weight Slightly heavier

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