• 2/3 inch 58.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 112.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm X10 advantages over Olympus TG-5

  • Larger sensor
    2/3 inch vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 2.20 vs 1.54 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Olympus TG-5 advantages over Fujifilm X10

  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Fast startup
    ~1.30 vs 2.2 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 340 vs 270 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Thinner
    31 mm vs 56 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    7 years vs 13 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    250g vs 361g
    Lighter weight
  • Less shutter lag
    0.17 vs 0.33 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Wider angle lens
    25 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    20.0 fps vs 6.6 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    21 vs 6 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Really solid body littered with external controls feels like a camera should; Very bright zoom lens; Clever EXR modes; Raw support.

  • White orb problem; EV dial difficult to turn; Below average battery life; Shallow buffers; Occasional demosaicing errors.

The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm X20

Fujifilm X10
Fujifilm X20
  • $663
  • 2/3 inch
  • $499
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • In-camera panoramas
Olympus TG-5
Fujifilm X20
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $499
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Nikon P7800

Fujifilm X10
Nikon P7800
  • $663
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $500
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • In-camera panoramas
Olympus TG-5
Nikon P7800
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $500
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Fujifilm X30

Fujifilm X10
Fujifilm X30
  • $663
  • 2/3 inch
  • $499
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • In-camera panoramas
Olympus TG-5
Fujifilm X30
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $499
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Ricoh WG-5 GPS

Fujifilm X10
Ricoh WG-5 GPS
  • $663
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Olympus TG-5
Ricoh WG-5 GPS
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • Faster shutter

Compared to Olympus TG-6

Fujifilm X10
Olympus TG-6
  • $663
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $449
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Focus peaking
Olympus TG-5
Olympus TG-6
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $449
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Fast startup
  • Newer
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