Fujifilm XP120 vs Olympus TG-4

Portability
91
Imaging
43
Features
46
Overall
44
Fujifilm FinePix XP120 front
 
Olympus Tough TG-4 front
Portability
90
Imaging
42
Features
51
Overall
45

Fujifilm XP120 vs Olympus TG-4 Key Specs

Fujifilm XP120
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 3200 (Bump to 6400)
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 28-140mm (F3.9-4.9) lens
  • 203g - 110 x 71 x 28mm
  • Introduced January 2017
  • Refreshed by Fujifilm XP130
Olympus TG-4
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 25-100mm (F2.0-4.9) lens
  • 247g - 112 x 66 x 31mm
  • Announced April 2015
  • Succeeded the Olympus TG-3
  • Refreshed by Olympus TG-5
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Fujifilm XP120 vs Olympus TG-4 Overview

Following is a extended overview of the Fujifilm XP120 vs Olympus TG-4, both Waterproof cameras by brands FujiFilm and Olympus. The sensor resolution of the XP120 (16MP) and the TG-4 (16MP) is pretty comparable and both cameras have the identical sensor size (1/2.3").

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The XP120 was announced 22 months after the TG-4 which makes them a generation away from each other. Each of these cameras feature different body design with the Fujifilm XP120 being a Ultracompact camera and the Olympus TG-4 being a Compact camera.

Before delving right into a in depth comparison, here is a concise synopsis of how the XP120 matches up versus the TG-4 in relation to portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm XP120 over the Olympus TG-4

 XP120 TG-4 
AnnouncedJanuary 2017April 2015More modern by 22 months
Screen resolution920k460kSharper screen (+460k dot)

Reasons to pick Olympus TG-4 over the Fujifilm XP120

 TG-4 XP120 

Common features in the Fujifilm XP120 and Olympus TG-4

 XP120 TG-4 
Manually focus More exact focus
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Screen size3"3"Same screen size
Selfie screen Missing selfie screen
Touch screen Missing Touch screen

Fujifilm XP120 vs Olympus TG-4 Physical Comparison

For anybody who is planning to carry around your camera often, you will need to consider its weight and measurements. The Fujifilm XP120 enjoys physical dimensions of 110mm x 71mm x 28mm (4.3" x 2.8" x 1.1") with a weight of 203 grams (0.45 lbs) while the Olympus TG-4 has proportions of 112mm x 66mm x 31mm (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.2") and a weight of 247 grams (0.54 lbs).

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Don't forget, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change based on the lens you are employing during that time. Following is a front view over all size comparison of the XP120 and the TG-4.

Fujifilm XP120 vs Olympus TG-4 size comparison

Taking into consideration size and weight, the portability grade of the XP120 and TG-4 is 91 and 90 respectively.

Fujifilm XP120 vs Olympus TG-4 top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm XP120 vs Olympus TG-4 Sensor Comparison

In many cases, its hard to envision the contrast in sensor sizes merely by checking out technical specs. The pic here will help give you a far better sense of the sensor dimensions in the XP120 and TG-4.

As you can tell, both of these cameras come with the identical sensor size and the same exact megapixels so you should expect comparable quality of pictures but you should always factor the release date of the cameras into account. The younger XP120 will have an advantage when it comes to sensor tech.

Fujifilm XP120 vs Olympus TG-4 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm XP120 vs Olympus TG-4 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm XP120 vs Olympus TG-4 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 Portrait photography features
Olympus TG-4 Portrait photography features
42
focusing manually
good megapixels (16 megapixels)
provides face detection focusing
no manual exposure
can't use external flash
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
48
focusing manually
decent MP (16 megapixels)
features face detection focus
delivers RAW files
manual mode not possible
cannot use external flash
sensor is small (1/2.3")
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Street Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 Street photography information
Olympus TG-4 Street photography information
62
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
environment proofing
screen does not articulate
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
65
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
delivers RAW files
weather proof
no articulating screen
sensor is small (1/2.3")
heavier than others in class (247g)
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 Sports photography details
Olympus TG-4 Sports photography details
46
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
good megapixels (16 megapixels)
provides tracking autofocus
environment proofing
no shutter priority mode
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
bad battery (210 CIPA)
lack of phase detect AF
48
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
decent MP (16MP)
features tracking autofocus
weather proof
good battery life (380 shots)
max fps very slow (5.0 fps)
lack of shutter priority mode
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lack of phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Fujifilm XP120
Travel photography with Olympus TG-4
67
environment proofing
good megapixels (16 megapixels)
flash built-in
quite wide (28mm)
bad battery (210 shots)
display isn't selfie friendly
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.9)
74
good battery life (380 CIPA)
weather proof
decent MP (16MP)
built-in flash
really wide (25mm)
great maximum aperture (f2.0)
heavier than others in class (247 grams)
does not have a selfie friendly screen
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 Landscape photography highlights
Olympus TG-4 Landscape photography highlights
51
focusing manually
quite wide (28mm)
good sized screen (3 inches)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
good megapixels (16MP)
environment proofing
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.9)
no manual exposure
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
bad battery (210 per charge)
63
focusing manually
really wide (25mm)
great maximum aperture (f2.0)
screen size is decent (3")
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
decent MP (16MP)
delivers RAW files
weather proof
good battery life (380 per charge)
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
manual mode not possible
sensor is small (1/2.3")
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Vlogging Comparison

Vlogging with Fujifilm XP120
Vlogging with Olympus TG-4
33
quite wide (28mm)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
provides face detection focusing
great video quality (1920 x 1080 pixels)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.9)
display isn't selfie friendly
does not have external mic jack
34
really wide (25mm)
great maximum aperture (f2.0)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
features face detection focus
great video quality (1920 x 1080 resolution)
does not have a selfie friendly screen
missing external mic support
heavier than others in class (247g)
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Fujifilm XP120 vs Olympus TG-4 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm XP120 and Olympus TG-4
 Fujifilm FinePix XP120Olympus Tough TG-4
General Information
Brand Name FujiFilm Olympus
Model Fujifilm FinePix XP120 Olympus Tough TG-4
Class Waterproof Waterproof
Introduced 2017-01-05 2015-04-13
Physical type Ultracompact Compact
Sensor Information
Chip - TruePic VII
Sensor type BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 16 megapixels 16 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Max resolution 4608 x 3456 4608 x 3456
Max native ISO 3200 6400
Max enhanced ISO 6400 -
Minimum native ISO 100 100
RAW images
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch to focus
Continuous AF
AF single
Tracking AF
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detection AF
Contract detection AF
Phase detection AF
Number of focus points - 25
Lens
Lens mounting type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 28-140mm (5.0x) 25-100mm (4.0x)
Largest aperture f/3.9-4.9 f/2.0-4.9
Macro focus range 9cm 1cm
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Screen type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen diagonal 3 inch 3 inch
Screen resolution 920k dots 460k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch display
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Minimum shutter speed 4s 4s
Fastest shutter speed 1/2000s 1/2000s
Continuous shutter rate 10.0fps 5.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Set WB
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash range 4.40 m (at Auto ISO) 7.90 m (at ISO 1600)
Flash modes Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro Auto, redeye reduction, fill-in, off, LED
External flash
Auto exposure bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p / Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1280 x 720 @ 60p / Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM 1920 x 1080 (30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Max video resolution 1920x1080 1920x1080
Video format H.264 H.264, Motion JPEG
Mic support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None BuiltIn
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 203 gr (0.45 lbs) 247 gr (0.54 lbs)
Physical dimensions 110 x 71 x 28mm (4.3" x 2.8" x 1.1") 112 x 66 x 31mm (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.2")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 210 shots 380 shots
Form of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery model - LI-92B
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs, group shot) Yes (2 or 12 sec, custom)
Time lapse recording
Storage type Internal + SD/SDHC/SDXC card SD, SDHC, SDXC, Internal Memory
Card slots Single Single
Launch pricing $229 $379