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
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP50

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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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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        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

        Olympus TG-620

        Olympus TG-620

        Waterproof

        $180

        Nikon Coolpix AW100

        Nikon Coolpix AW100

        Waterproof

        $250 - $297

        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
        Fujifilm FinePix XP70

        Fujifilm FinePix XP70

        Waterproof

        $145 - $195

        Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
        Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
        Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
        Size Is slightly larger
        Panasonic Lumix TS25

        Panasonic Lumix TS25

        Waterproof

        $138 - $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
        Nikon Coolpix AW110

        Nikon Coolpix AW110

        Waterproof

        $213

        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Size Is slightly larger
        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 XP150

        Fujifilm FinePix XP150

        Waterproof

        $180

        Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
        GPS Has a built-in GPS
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier

        Fujifilm FinePix XP50 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix XP60

        Fujifilm FinePix XP60

        Waterproof

        $169 - $175

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
        Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
        Size Slightly larger
        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
        Fujifilm FinePix XP20

        Fujifilm FinePix XP20

        Waterproof

        $149 - $150

        Size Slightly smaller
        Thickness Slightly thinner
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
        Fujifilm FinePix XP100

        Fujifilm FinePix XP100

        Waterproof

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

        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-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
        Nikon Coolpix AW120

        Nikon Coolpix AW120

        Waterproof

        $289 - $543

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Screen type Has an OLED screen
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

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