Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix XP50 vs Olympus Stylus Tough 6020

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP30

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus Tough 6020

Size
Really small
Compact 95x62x22 mm
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
Weight
Light-weight
122 g
 
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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
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures 4s vs 1/4s
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16x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Olympus Tough 6020

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Macro focus Much better macro capability 1 cm vs 9 cm
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Focus on subjects 9x closer to the lens
Size Smaller 95x62x22 mm vs 99x67x23 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 5 fps vs 0.8 fps
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Around 6.5x faster continuous shooting
Weight Lighter 122 g vs 165 g
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Around 30% lighter
Thickness Slightly thinner 0.9" vs 0.9"
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Around 10% thinner
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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 Common Weaknesses
        Waterproof Waterproof Help
        Great at the beach
        Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
        XP30:4s
        Tough 6020:1/4s
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        XP30:0.8 fps
        Tough 6020:5 fps
        Screen size Very small screens Help
        2.7"
        Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
        f/3.9
        Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
        28 mm
        Movie format HD (720p) video Help
        XP30:720p @ 30fps
        Tough 6020:720p
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        5x

        Compared to recent waterproof cameras

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
        Usually standard
        Thickness Thin Help
        0.9"
        Screen type No OLED screens Help
        LCD
        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 XP100

        Fujifilm FinePix XP100

        Waterproof

        $210

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Fujifilm FinePix XP10

        Fujifilm FinePix XP10

        Waterproof

        $190

        Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
        Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
        Nikon Coolpix AW100

        Nikon Coolpix AW100

        Waterproof

        $213 - $300

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Size Is slightly larger
        Olympus TG-320

        Olympus Tough TG-320

        Waterproof

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Fujifilm FinePix XP20

        Fujifilm FinePix XP20

        Waterproof

        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
        Olympus TG-310

        Olympus TG310

        Waterproof

        $248

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Weight Is slightly heavier

        Fujifilm FinePix XP30 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix XP50

        Fujifilm FinePix XP50

        Waterproof

        $200

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Size Slightly larger
        Fujifilm FinePix XP60

        Fujifilm FinePix XP60

        Waterproof

        $169 - $180

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Size Larger
        Nikon Coolpix AW110

        Nikon Coolpix AW110

        Waterproof

        $212

        Screen type Has an OLED screen
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

        Waterproof

        $372

        Aperture Wider aperture
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Size Larger
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

        Olympus Stylus Tough 6020 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Olympus TG-630 iHS

        Olympus TG-630 iHS

        Waterproof

        $149

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
        Size Slightly larger
        Weight Heavier
        Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

        Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

        Waterproof

        $229 - $299

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Size Significantly larger
        Weight Significantly heavier
        Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

        Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

        Waterproof

        $349

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Size Significantly larger
        Weight Much heavier
        Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

        Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

        Waterproof

        $350 - $448

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Screen type Has an OLED screen
        Size Significantly larger
        Weight Much heavier
        Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

        Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

        Waterproof

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier

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