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

Olympus TG-620

Winner
Olympus TG-620

72

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Fujifilm FinePix XP50

65

Fujifilm FinePix XP50

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus TG-620

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Light sensitivity
High ISO
6,400 ISO
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP50

Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm XP50

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Lowest price Cheaper $99.99 vs $190.00
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The best price we've seen is $90 cheaper (around 50% less)
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Advantages of the Olympus TG-620

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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
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" 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 98x65x21 mm vs 99x68x26 mm
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Around 20% smaller
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 1 f-stop better
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 5 fps vs 0.8 fps
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Around 6.5x faster continuous shooting
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 Common Weaknesses
              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
              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
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.9
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              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
              XP50:1"
              TG-620:0.9"
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 30fps

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $157 - $240

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

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Waterproof

              $169 - $180

              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Thickness Is thicker
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $259 - $297

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Olympus TG-320

              Olympus Tough TG-320

              Waterproof

              $213

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              3D Captures 3D images
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Waterproof

              $210

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Size Is slightly larger
              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Waterproof

              $138 - $180

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Waterproof

              $107 - $188

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sensor size Has a marginally smaller sensor

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP30

              Fujifilm FinePix XP30

              Waterproof

              $155 - $200

              GPS Has a GPS
              Size Slightly smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Fujifilm FinePix XP20

              Fujifilm FinePix XP20

              Waterproof

              $130 - $149

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

              Olympus TG-620 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Waterproof

              $191

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Olympus TG-820 iHS

              Olympus TG-820

              Waterproof

              $219

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

              Waterproof

              $309

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              GPS Has a GPS
              Size Significantly larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Nikon Coolpix P300

              Nikon Coolpix P300

              Pro digicam

              $350

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

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