Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix XP50 vs Olympus TG-320

Olympus Tough TG-320 vs Fujifilm FinePix XP30

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Reasons to buy the Olympus Tough TG-320

Really small
Size
Compact 96x63x23 mm
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Thin
Thickness
0.9"
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP30

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

galleries

Explore our gallery of 15 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix XP30. Explore our gallery of 1 sample photo taken by the Olympus TG-320.

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm XP30

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GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
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
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Advantages of the Olympus TG-320

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3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3.5 vs f/3.9
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At its widest zoom, the TG-320's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
3 cm vs 9 cm
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Focus on subjects 3x closer to the lens
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Size
Smaller
96x63x23 mm vs 99x67x23 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Weight
Slightly lighter
155 g vs 165 g
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Around 10% lighter
Thickness
Slightly thinner
0.9" vs 0.9"
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Almost the same
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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
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              4 seconds
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              XP300.8 fps
              TG-3200.6 fps
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              Sensor shift
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              XP303,200 ISO
              TG-3201,600 ISO
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              XP305x
              TG-3203.6x
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              XP30f/3.9
              TG-320f/3.5

              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              XP3099x67x23 mm
              TG-32096x63x23 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              XP30165 g
              TG-320155 g
              Common Weaknesses
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Waterproof

              $190

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Size Is slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $280

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Size Is slightly larger
              Olympus TG-310

              Olympus TG310

              Waterproof

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Fujifilm FinePix XP100

              Fujifilm FinePix XP100

              Waterproof

              $229

              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
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Size Is slightly larger
              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Waterproof

              $238

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing

              Fujifilm FinePix XP30 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10

              Sony Cybershot TX10

              Waterproof

              $240

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
              Panasonic Lumix TS5

              Panasonic Lumix TS5

              Waterproof

              $249 - $299

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Canon PowerShot G16

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Pro digicam

              $399

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Pro digicam

              $57

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

              Olympus TG-320 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Waterproof

              $372

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

              Waterproof

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Waterproof

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Weight Slightly heavier
              GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

              GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

              Waterproof

              $520

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

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