Updated (January 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix XP50 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

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Reasons to buy the Olympus TG-620

Large screen
Screen size
3"
Really small
Size
Compact (98×66×22 mm)
High ISO
Light sensitivity
6,400 ISO
Great macro
Macro focus
1.0 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP50

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures

Items often bought with the Olympus TG-620 or Fujifilm XP50

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Explore our gallery of 13 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix XP50.

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Advantages of the Fujifilm XP50

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Lowest price
Cheaper
$130.00 vs $208.93
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The best price we've seen is $79 cheaper (around 40% less)
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Advantages of the Olympus TG-620

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Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
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
Size
Smaller
98×66×22 mm vs 99×68×26 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
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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              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
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              220 shots
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              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
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Waterproof

              $186

              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

              $260

              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

              $140

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Thickness Is thicker
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Waterproof

              $240

              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Waterproof

              $99

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Thickness Is thicker
              HDR Lacks a built-in HDR feature
              Fujifilm FinePix XP200

              Fujifilm FinePix XP200

              Waterproof

              $389

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Olympus Tough TG-810

              Olympus Tough TG-810

              Waterproof

              $249

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Waterproof

              $117 - $161

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Fujifilm XP80

              Fujifilm XP80

              Waterproof

              $130 - $199

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Fujifilm FinePix XP20

              Fujifilm FinePix XP20

              Waterproof

              $159

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              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

              Olympus TG-620 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus TG-820 iHS

              Olympus TG-820

              Waterproof

              $250

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

              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

              Waterproof

              $320

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

              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Waterproof

              $237

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot D30

              Canon PowerShot D30

              Waterproof

              $299 - $329

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Significantly larger
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

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