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

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Fujifilm FinePix XP10

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Fujifilm FinePix XP10

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP30

Size
Really small
Compact 99x67x23 mm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Weight
Light-weight
165 g
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP10

Size
Really small
Compact 96x64x23 mm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Weight
Light-weight
135 g
Waterproof
Waterproof
Great at the beach
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm XP30

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Wide angle Significantly better wide angle 28 mm vs 36 mm
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More than 20% better wide angle
Image stabilization Image stabilization 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/4.0
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At its widest zoom, the XP30's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
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
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 Common Weaknesses
        Waterproof Waterproof Help
        Great at the beach
        Thickness Thin Help
        0.9"
        Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
        XP30:4s
        XP10:1/4s
        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
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        XP30:0.8 fps
        XP10:0.6 fps
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
        XP30:f/3.9
        XP10:f/4.0
        Screen size Very small screens Help
        2.7"
        Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
        XP30:28 mm
        XP10:36 mm
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        720p @ 30fps
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
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        Compared to recent waterproof cameras

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
        Usually standard
        Size Fairly small Help
        XP30:99x67x23 mm
        XP10:96x64x23 mm
        External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
        Limited to the in-camera mic
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix XP50

        Fujifilm FinePix XP50

        Waterproof

        $250

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Size Is slightly larger
        Canon PowerShot D10

        Canon PowerShot D10

        Waterproof

        $496

        Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
        Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Fujifilm FinePix XP100

        Fujifilm FinePix XP100

        Waterproof

        $219

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Olympus X560 WP

        Olympus X560 WP

        Waterproof

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen

        Fujifilm FinePix XP30 Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix x20

        Fujifilm FinePix x20

        Pro digicam

        $599

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Autofocus Faster autofocus
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

        Pro digicam

        $798

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Size Significantly larger
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Pro digicam

        $498

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Size Larger
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

        Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

        Boutique

        $799

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Size Much larger
        Weight Much heavier
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Travel zoom

        $348 - $448

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Size Significantly larger
        Weight Significantly heavier

        Fujifilm FinePix XP10 Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Samsung NX1000

        Samsung NX1000

        Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

        $320 with 20-50mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Built-in flash No built-in flash
        Size Much larger
        Olympus Stylus Tough 6020

        Olympus Stylus Tough 6020

        Waterproof

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Fujifilm FinePix XP20

        Fujifilm FinePix XP20

        Waterproof

        $130

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier
        Canon EOS 70D

        Canon EOS 70D

        Pro DSLR

        $999 - $1,231 body only

        $200 - $1,149 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Size Much larger
        Weight Much heavier
        Fujifilm FinePix XP60

        Fujifilm FinePix XP60

        Waterproof

        $169

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

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