Updated (January 2012): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix XP30 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 (96×63×23 mm)
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Great macro
Macro focus
3.0 cm
Thin
Thickness
0.9"
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP30

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Size
Really small
Compact (99×68×24 mm)
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Weight
Light-weight
165 g

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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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 2 f-stops 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
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
3.0 cm vs 9.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 3x closer to the lens
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)
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Size
Smaller
96×63×23 mm vs 99×68×24 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
              Size Fairly small Help
              XP3099×68×24 mm
              TG-32096×63×23 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              Weight Light weight Help
              XP30165 g
              TG-320155 g
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              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
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              XP303,200 ISO
              TG-3201,600 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
              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
              XP30f/3.9
              TG-320f/3.5
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              XP305x
              TG-3203.6x

              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 FinePix XP50

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Waterproof

              $130

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Size Is slightly larger
              Olympus TG-310

              Olympus TG310

              Waterproof

              $210

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $260

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Size Is slightly larger
              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Waterproof

              $152

              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

              Fujifilm FinePix XP30 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm XP80

              Fujifilm XP80

              Waterproof

              $130 - $199

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Size Larger
              Fujifilm FinePix X100T

              Fujifilm FinePix X100T

              Boutique

              $1,085 - $1,300

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $139

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Size Larger
              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
              Placeholder

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30 (DMC-FT30)

              Waterproof

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Fastest shutter speed Significantly slower max shutter speed

              Olympus TG-320 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus TG-820 iHS

              Olympus TG-820

              Waterproof

              $250

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S31

              Nikon Coolpix S31

              Waterproof

              $250

              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

              Waterproof

              $320

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Size Significantly larger
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Waterproof

              $369

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Significantly larger
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS10

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS10

              Waterproof

              $189

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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