Updated (January 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix XP60 vs Olympus TG-630 iHS

Olympus TG-620 vs Fujifilm FinePix XP50

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Olympus TG-620

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Fujifilm FinePix XP50

66

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus TG-620

Large screen
Screen size
3"
Really small
Size
Compact (98×66×22 mm)
Great macro
Macro focus
1.0 cm
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP50

Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures

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Advantages of the Fujifilm XP50

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Lowest price
Cheaper
$180.00 vs $233.50
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The best price we've seen is $54 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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Advantages of the Olympus TG-620

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Macro focus
Much better macro capability
1.0 cm vs 9.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 9x closer to the lens
Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Size
Smaller
98×66×22 mm vs 99×68×26 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
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The TG-620's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Thickness
Thinner
0.9" vs 1"
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Around 20% thinner
Weight
Slightly lighter
167 g vs 175 g
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Almost the same
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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
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 30fps
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              4 seconds
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              220 shots
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              1. Sensor shift
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.9
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              XP5099×68×26 mm
              TG-62098×66×22 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              XP501"
              TG-6200.9"
              Weight Light weight Help
              XP50175 g
              TG-620167 g
              Common Weaknesses
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $370

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $105

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Thickness Is thicker
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Waterproof

              $232

              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Thickness Is thicker
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              Waterproof

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Movie format Records very high quality movies
              HDR Lacks a built-in HDR feature
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Waterproof

              $152

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Thickness Is thicker
              HDR Lacks a built-in HDR feature
              Olympus TG-320

              Olympus Tough TG-320

              Waterproof

              $180

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              3D Captures 3D images
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              HDR Lacks a built-in HDR feature
              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Waterproof

              $127 - $130

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm XP80

              Fujifilm XP80

              Waterproof

              $169 - $229

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Fujifilm FinePix XP100

              Fujifilm FinePix XP100

              Waterproof

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Size Larger
              Fujifilm FinePix XP20

              Fujifilm FinePix XP20

              Waterproof

              $169

              Size Slightly smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Fujifilm FinePix XP30

              Fujifilm FinePix XP30

              Waterproof

              $320

              GPS Has a GPS
              Size Slightly smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

              Olympus TG-620 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

              Waterproof

              $248

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              GPS Has a GPS
              Size Significantly larger
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Waterproof

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

              Waterproof

              $279

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Heavier
              Olympus TG-610

              Olympus TG-610

              Waterproof

              $210

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

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