Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix XP50 vs Fujifilm FinePix XP30

Fujifilm FinePix XP30 vs Fujifilm FinePix XP10

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Fujifilm FinePix XP30

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Fujifilm FinePix XP10

45

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP30

Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP10

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Fujifilm FinePix XP10 over the Fujifilm FinePix XP30.

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Advantages of the Fujifilm XP30

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Wide angle
Significantly better wide angle
28 mm vs 36 mm
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More than 20% better wide angle
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/4.0
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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 1 f-stop 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
96x64x23 mm vs 99x67x23 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Weight
Lighter
135 g vs 165 g
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Around 20% lighter
Lowest price
Cheaper
$120.00 vs $249.00
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The best price we've seen is $129 cheaper (2.1x less)
Thickness
Slightly thinner
0.9" vs 0.9"
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Almost the same
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              XP304s
              XP101/4s
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              9 cm
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              XP300.8 fps
              XP100.6 fps
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              XP30f/3.9
              XP10f/4.0
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              XP3028 mm
              XP1036 mm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Size Fairly small Help
              XP3099x67x23 mm
              XP1096x64x23 mm
              Common Weaknesses
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              XP303,200 ISO
              XP101,600 ISO
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP20

              Fujifilm FinePix XP20

              Waterproof

              $178

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

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Waterproof

              $169 - $379

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Waterproof

              $135

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Fujifilm FinePix XP100

              Fujifilm FinePix XP100

              Waterproof

              $285

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $110 - $180

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $259

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

              Waterproof

              $210

              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

              Fujifilm FinePix XP30 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP150

              Fujifilm FinePix XP150

              Waterproof

              $300

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier

              Fujifilm FinePix XP10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6020

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6020

              Waterproof

              $858

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Lowest price Much more expensive
              GoPro Hero 3+ Silver Edition

              GoPro Hero 3+ Silver Edition

              Waterproof

              $397

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Thickness Thicker
              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Waterproof

              $240 - $312

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier

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