Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix XP60 vs Olympus TG-820 iHS

Olympus TG-820

Winner
Olympus TG-820 iHS

82

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Fujifilm FinePix XP50

68

Fujifilm FinePix XP50

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus TG-820

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,030k dots
Size
Really small
Compact 96x63x23 mm
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP50

HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm XP50

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Advantages of the Olympus TG-820

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Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 1,030k dots vs 230k dots
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Around 4.5x higher resolution screen
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
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
Size Smaller 96x63x23 mm vs 99x68x26 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The TG-820'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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More than 10% thinner
Weight Lighter 155 g vs 175 g
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More than 10% lighter
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent waterproof cameras, and ignoring price

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Fujifilm FinePix XP50 Fujifilm FinePix XP50 68

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82 Olympus TG-820 Olympus TG-820 iHS

similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
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
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
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
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
Sensor shift
Thickness Thin Help
XP50:1"
TG-820:0.9"
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
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix AW100

Nikon Coolpix AW100

Waterproof

$250 - $297

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
Olympus TG-320

Olympus Tough TG-320

Waterproof

$211

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

Waterproof

$349

Aperture Has a much wider aperture
Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Canon PowerShot D20

Canon PowerShot D20

Waterproof

$229 - $300

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Panasonic Lumix TS25

Panasonic Lumix TS25

Waterproof

$139 - $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

Fujifilm FinePix XP50 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm FinePix XP60

Fujifilm FinePix XP60

Waterproof

$169 - $180

3D Takes 3D photos
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Size Slightly larger
Fujifilm FinePix XP70

Fujifilm FinePix XP70

Waterproof

$165 - $195

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
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
Fujifilm FinePix XP30

Fujifilm FinePix XP30

Waterproof

$155 - $200

GPS Has a GPS
Size Slightly smaller
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

Travel zoom

$685

Aperture Wider aperture
Macro focus Much better macro capability
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

Olympus TG-820 iHS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

Waterproof

$309

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
GPS Has a GPS
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

Waterproof

$249 - $269

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Olympus TG-620

Olympus TG-620

Waterproof

$210

Thickness Slightly thinner
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Olympus TG-630 iHS

Olympus TG-630 iHS

Waterproof

Battery life Longer battery life
Thickness Slightly thinner
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Weight Slightly heavier
Olympus Tough TG-810

Olympus Tough TG-810

Waterproof

$299 - $329

GPS Has a GPS
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Movie format Lower resolution movies

appearance

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