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

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Fujifilm FinePix XP10

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix TS20

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

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix XP10

Weight
Light-weight
135 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm XP10

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Weight Slightly lighter 135 g vs 142 g
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Almost the same
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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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At its widest zoom, the TS20's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Thickness Thinner 0.7" vs 0.9"
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Around 20% thinner
Longest exposure Longer exposures 8s vs 1/4s
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32x longer exposures
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        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Waterproof Waterproof Help
        Great at the beach
        Thickness Thin Help
        XP10:0.9"
        TS20:0.7"
        Weight Light weight Help
        XP10:135 g
        TS20:142 g
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
        XP10:None
        TS20:6,400 ISO
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        XP10:0.6 fps
        TS20:1.3 fps
        Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
        XP10:9 cm
        TS20:5 cm
        Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
        1,600 ISO
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
        XP10:f/4.0
        TS20:f/3.9
        Screen size Very small screens Help
        2.7"
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        720p @ 30fps
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        XP10:5x
        TS20:4x

        Compared to recent waterproof cameras

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
        Usually standard
        Size Fairly small Help
        XP10:96x64x23 mm
        TS20:101x58x19 mm
        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
        Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
        XP10:36 mm
        TS20:25 mm

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix XP50

        Fujifilm FinePix XP50

        Waterproof

        $189

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Fujifilm FinePix XP60

        Fujifilm FinePix XP60

        Waterproof

        $175

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

        Fujifilm FinePix XP10 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix XP70

        Fujifilm FinePix XP70

        Waterproof

        $135 - $199

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier
        Kodak Easyshare Sport C123

        Kodak EasyShare Sport C123

        Waterproof

        Aperture Slightly wider aperture
        Longest exposure Longer exposures
        Size Larger
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Olympus Stylus Tough 6020

        Olympus Stylus Tough 6020

        Waterproof

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Fujifilm FinePix XP20

        Fujifilm FinePix XP20

        Waterproof

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier
        Olympus FE-20

        Olympus FE-20

        Compact

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Screen size Smaller screen

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix TS25

        Panasonic Lumix TS25

        Waterproof

        $129 - $169

        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS4

        Panasonic Lumix TS4

        Waterproof

        $290

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Size Significantly larger
        HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2

        Waterproof

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Longest exposure Much longer exposures
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Olympus TG-320

        Olympus Tough TG-320

        Waterproof

        $211

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Macro focus Better macro capability
        HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

        Waterproof

        $372

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Size Significantly larger
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

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