Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix XP20 vs Panasonic Lumix TS25

Panasonic Lumix TS20 vs Fujifilm FinePix XP10

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20

60

Fujifilm FinePix XP10

47

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix TS20

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
25 mm
Really small
Size
Super compact 101x58x19 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP10

Weight
Light-weight
135 g
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/2000 of a second
Size
Really small
Compact 96x64x23 mm

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm XP10

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Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1300s
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Around 40% faster max shutter speed
True resolution
Slightly higher true resolution
9.8 MP vs 9.6 MP
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Almost the same
Weight
Slightly lighter
135 g vs 142 g
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Almost the same
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$179.50 vs $215.00
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The best price we've seen is $36 cheaper (around 20% less)
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Advantages of the Panasonic TS20

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
25 mm vs 36 mm
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More than 30% better wide angle
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
5 cm vs 9 cm
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Focus on subjects more than 40% closer to the lens
Size
Smaller
101x58x19 mm vs 96x64x23 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Aperture
Slightly wider aperture
f/3.9 vs f/4.0
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Almost the same
Thickness
Thinner
0.7" vs 0.9"
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Around 20% thinner
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
1.3 fps vs 0.6 fps
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More than 2x faster continuous shooting
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
8s vs 1/4s
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32x longer exposures
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recommendations

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
              Size Fairly small Help
              XP1096x64x23 mm
              TS20101x58x19 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              XP10135 g
              TS20142 g
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Thickness Thin Help
              XP100.9"
              TS200.7"
              Common Weaknesses
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              XP100.6 fps
              TS201.3 fps
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              XP109 cm
              TS205 cm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              XP10f/4.0
              TS20f/3.9
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              XP105x
              TS204x

              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths

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

              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 TS25

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Waterproof

              $141 - $167

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Waterproof

              $135

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $105 - $180

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

              Waterproof

              $390

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Waterproof

              $169 - $384

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $259

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive

              Fujifilm FinePix XP10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP20

              Fujifilm FinePix XP20

              Waterproof

              $178

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Olympus Stylus Tough 6020

              Olympus Stylus Tough 6020

              Waterproof

              $858

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Lowest price Much more expensive
              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Waterproof

              $237 - $309

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Fujifilm X30

              Fujifilm X30

              Pro digicam

              $450 - $599

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix TS5

              Panasonic Lumix TS5

              Waterproof

              $172 - $249

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Size Significantly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Waterproof

              $237

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS6 (Lumix DMC-FT6)

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS6 (Lumix DMC-FT6)

              Waterproof

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

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