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

Olympus TG-820

Winner
Olympus TG-820 iHS

79

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Fujifilm FinePix XP50

65

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
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP50

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Fujifilm FinePix XP50 over the Olympus TG-820.
 
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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
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $220.00 vs $249.95
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The best price we've seen is $30 cheaper (more than 10% 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
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              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
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              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
              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
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 30fps

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $160 - $256

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Size Is slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $261 - $297

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

              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Waterproof

              $180

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

              Olympus TG-620

              Waterproof

              $210

              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              Waterproof

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Waterproof

              $148 - $150

              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
              Olympus TG-320

              Olympus Tough TG-320

              Waterproof

              $200

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              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

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Size Slightly larger
              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 XP30

              Fujifilm FinePix XP30

              Waterproof

              $155 - $200

              GPS Has a GPS
              Size Slightly smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

              Olympus TG-820 iHS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

              Waterproof

              $279

              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

              $299 - $428

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Waterproof

              $249

              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
              Canon PowerShot G15

              Canon PowerShot G15

              Pro digicam

              $399 - $499

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Much larger
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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