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
Macro focus Much better macro capability 1 cm vs 9 cm
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Focus on subjects 9x closer to the lens
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Screen size Significantly 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
Lowest price Cheaper $189.99 vs $275.13
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The best price we've seen is $85 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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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
              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
              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

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              Screen type No OLED screens Help
              LCD
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              220 shots
              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
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Waterproof

              $147

              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Waterproof

              $139 - $148

              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 AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $264

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Size Is slightly larger
              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Waterproof

              $125

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Olympus TG-620

              Olympus TG-620

              Waterproof

              $188

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Waterproof

              $198 - $199

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              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

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP100

              Fujifilm FinePix XP100

              Waterproof

              $219

              Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
              Battery life Longer battery life
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Size Larger
              Fujifilm FinePix XP150

              Fujifilm FinePix XP150

              Waterproof

              GPS Has a GPS
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Fujifilm FinePix XP30

              Fujifilm FinePix XP30

              Waterproof

              $299

              GPS Has a GPS
              Size Smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Fujifilm FinePix XP20

              Fujifilm FinePix XP20

              Waterproof

              $119

              Size Smaller
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Waterproof

              $159 - $163

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

              Olympus TG-820 iHS Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

              Waterproof

              $199 - $299

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

              Waterproof

              $325 - $379

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Waterproof

              $249

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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