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

Olympus TG-820 vs Fujifilm FinePix XP50

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Olympus TG-820 iHS

79

Fujifilm FinePix XP50

65

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus TG-820

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,030k dots
Really small
Size
Compact 96x63x23 mm
High ISO
Light sensitivity
6,400 ISO
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP50

HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures

galleries

Explore our gallery of 13 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix XP50. Explore our gallery of 30 sample photos taken by the Olympus TG-820 iHS.

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm XP50

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Lowest price
Cheaper
$189.00 vs $260.00
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The best price we've seen is $71 cheaper (around 30% less)
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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
1.0 cm vs 9.0 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
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-820's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
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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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
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              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-82096x63x23 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              XP501"
              TG-8200.9"
              Weight Light weight Help
              XP50175 g
              TG-820155 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

              Panasonic Lumix TS5

              Panasonic Lumix TS5

              Waterproof

              $299

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $280

              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
              Olympus TG-620

              Olympus TG-620

              Waterproof

              $202

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Waterproof

              $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
              Canon PowerShot D20

              Canon PowerShot D20

              Waterproof

              $300

              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 XP30

              Fujifilm FinePix XP30

              Waterproof

              $276

              GPS Has a GPS
              Size Smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Fujifilm FinePix XP100

              Fujifilm FinePix XP100

              Waterproof

              $139

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Size Larger
              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $110 - $180

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Fujifilm XP80

              Fujifilm XP80

              Waterproof

              $177 - $230

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Waterproof

              $238

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Size Slightly larger

              Olympus TG-820 iHS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

              Waterproof

              $279

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              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
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

              Waterproof

              $249

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

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Waterproof

              $372

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Olympus Tough TG-810

              Olympus Tough TG-810

              Waterproof

              $249

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

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