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

61

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Reasons to buy the Olympus TG-620

Large screen
Screen size
3.0"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
460k dots
High ISO
Light sensitivity
6,400 ISO
Great macro
Macro focus
1 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

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Advantages of the Fujifilm XP50

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Lowest price
Cheaper
$135.00 vs $189.99
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The best price we've seen is $55 cheaper (around 30% 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
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 30fps
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              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
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              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
              XP5099x68x26 mm
              TG-62098x65x21 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

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $110 - $180

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Thickness Is thicker
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Waterproof

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Fujifilm FinePix XP150

              Fujifilm FinePix XP150

              Waterproof

              $300

              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix XP100

              Fujifilm FinePix XP100

              Waterproof

              $285

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20

              Panasonic Lumix TS20

              Waterproof

              $215

              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Waterproof

              $141 - $169

              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $259

              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 XP50 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP20

              Fujifilm FinePix XP20

              Waterproof

              $179

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

              Olympus TG-620 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus TG-820 iHS

              Olympus TG-820

              Waterproof

              $238

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Lowest price More expensive
              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Waterproof

              $160

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Nikon Coolpix AW130

              Nikon Coolpix AW130

              Compact

              $347

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier

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