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Fujifilm XP150 vs Olympus TG-5

Portability
92
Imaging
38
Features
33
Overall
36
Fujifilm FinePix XP150 front
 
Olympus Tough TG-5 front
Portability
90
Imaging
38
Features
51
Overall
43

Fujifilm XP150 vs Olympus TG-5 Key Specs

Fujifilm XP150
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 3200
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 28-140mm (F3.9-4.9) lens
  • 205g - 103 x 71 x 27mm
  • Announced January 2012
Olympus TG-5
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 12800 (Increase to 12800)
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • 25-100mm (F2.0-4.9) lens
  • 250g - 113 x 66 x 32mm
  • Introduced May 2017
  • Superseded the Olympus TG-4
  • Renewed by Olympus TG-6
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Fujifilm XP150 vs Olympus TG-5 Overview

Here, we will be contrasting the Fujifilm XP150 versus Olympus TG-5, both Waterproof cameras by brands FujiFilm and Olympus. The image resolution of the Fujifilm XP150 (14MP) and the TG-5 (12MP) is relatively close and both cameras provide the identical sensor measurements (1/2.3").

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The Fujifilm XP150 was released 6 years earlier than the TG-5 and that is a fairly sizable gap as far as camera tech is concerned. Both of the cameras feature the same body design (Compact).

Before getting into a in depth comparison, here is a concise overview of how the Fujifilm XP150 matches up vs the TG-5 with regards to portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm XP150 over the Olympus TG-5

 Fujifilm XP150 TG-5 

Reasons to pick Olympus TG-5 over the Fujifilm XP150

 TG-5 Fujifilm XP150 
IntroducedMay 2017January 2012More recent by 65 months
Focus manually Dial accurate focusing
Screen size3"2.7"Bigger screen (+0.3")
Screen resolution460k230kSharper screen (+230k dot)

Common features in the Fujifilm XP150 and Olympus TG-5

 Fujifilm XP150 TG-5 
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Selfie screen Neither comes with selfie screen
Touch friendly screen Neither comes with Touch friendly screen

Fujifilm XP150 vs Olympus TG-5 Physical Comparison

For those who are going to lug around your camera often, you will want to factor in its weight and volume. The Fujifilm XP150 comes with exterior dimensions of 103mm x 71mm x 27mm (4.1" x 2.8" x 1.1") and a weight of 205 grams (0.45 lbs) whilst the Olympus TG-5 has sizing of 113mm x 66mm x 32mm (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.3") and a weight of 250 grams (0.55 lbs).

Analyze the Fujifilm XP150 versus Olympus TG-5 in the new Camera with Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Remember, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change dependant on the lens you have chosen at that time. Below is a front view over all size comparison of the Fujifilm XP150 compared to the TG-5.

Fujifilm XP150 vs Olympus TG-5 size comparison

Taking into consideration size and weight, the portability score of the Fujifilm XP150 and TG-5 is 92 and 90 respectively.

Fujifilm XP150 vs Olympus TG-5 top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm XP150 vs Olympus TG-5 Sensor Comparison

In many cases, it is very difficult to see the difference in sensor measurements only by researching a spec sheet. The graphic below may give you a stronger sense of the sensor dimensions in the Fujifilm XP150 and TG-5.

As you can see, both of the cameras feature the identical sensor size albeit not the same resolution. You should count on the Fujifilm XP150 to render more detail as a result of its extra 2MP. Higher resolution can also let you crop photographs way more aggressively. The older Fujifilm XP150 will be disadvantaged with regard to sensor technology.

Fujifilm XP150 vs Olympus TG-5 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm XP150 vs Olympus TG-5 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm XP150 vs Olympus TG-5 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm XP150 Portrait photography info
Olympus TG-5 Portrait photography info
29
MP count good (14 megapixels)
no manual focus
manual exposure not available
can't use external flash
small sensor (1/2.3")
does not have RAW files
39
manual focus
offers face detection focus
delivers RAW files
manual exposure not possible
external flash not possible
low megapixels (12MP)
sensor is small (1/2.3")
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Street Comparison

Fujifilm XP150 Street photography details
Olympus TG-5 Street photography details
61
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
environment proofing
screen does not articulate
small sensor (1/2.3")
does not have RAW files
64
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
delivers RAW files
weather proofing
no moving screen
sensor is small (1/2.3")
more heavy than average (250 grams)
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm XP150 as a Sports photography camera
Olympus TG-5 as a Sports photography camera
44
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
MP count good (14MP)
includes tracking focus
environment proofing
slow frames per second (3.0 frames/s)
lack of shutter priority mode
small sensor (1/2.3")
does not have phase detect AF
46
high max fps (20.0 fps)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
offers tracking autofocus
weather proofing
good battery life (340 CIPA)
no shutter priority
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm XP150 as a Travel photography camera
Olympus TG-5 as a Travel photography camera
67
environment proofing
MP count good (14 megapixels)
built-in flash
relatively wide (28mm)
does not have Time Lapse recording
display isn't selfie friendly
sluggish max aperture (f3.9)
68
good battery life (340 shots)
weather proofing
built-in flash
relatively wide (25mm)
great maximum aperture (f2.0)
more heavy than average (250 grams)
low megapixels (12MP)
display isn't selfie friendly
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm XP150 Landscape photography advice
Olympus TG-5 Landscape photography advice
41
relatively wide (28mm)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
MP count good (14MP)
environment proofing
no manual focus
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
sluggish max aperture (f3.9)
screen is small (2.7")
manual exposure not available
small sensor (1/2.3")
does not have RAW files
does not have Time Lapse recording
57
manual focus
relatively wide (25mm)
great maximum aperture (f2.0)
pretty good screen size (3")
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
delivers RAW files
weather proofing
good battery life (340 CIPA)
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
manual exposure not possible
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
sensor is small (1/2.3")
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm XP150 Vlogging highlights
Olympus TG-5 Vlogging highlights
32
relatively wide (28mm)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
video res high (1920 x 1080 resolution)
sluggish max aperture (f3.9)
display isn't selfie friendly
does not have mic socket
34
relatively wide (25mm)
great maximum aperture (f2.0)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
offers face detection focus
video res high (3840 x 2160 pxls)
display isn't selfie friendly
missing external microphone support
more heavy than average (250g)
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Fujifilm XP150 vs Olympus TG-5 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm XP150 and Olympus TG-5
 Fujifilm FinePix XP150Olympus Tough TG-5
General Information
Brand FujiFilm Olympus
Model Fujifilm FinePix XP150 Olympus Tough TG-5
Type Waterproof Waterproof
Announced 2012-01-05 2017-05-17
Physical type Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Chip - TruePic VIII
Sensor type CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 14 megapixels 12 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest Possible resolution 4608 x 3072 4000 x 3000
Maximum native ISO 3200 12800
Maximum enhanced ISO - 12800
Minimum native ISO 100 100
RAW pictures
Minimum enhanced ISO - 100
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch focus
Autofocus continuous
Autofocus single
Tracking autofocus
Autofocus selectice
Autofocus center weighted
Multi area autofocus
Live view autofocus
Face detect focus
Contract detect focus
Phase detect focus
Number of focus points - 25
Cross focus points - -
Lens
Lens mounting type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 28-140mm (5.0x) 25-100mm (4.0x)
Maximum aperture f/3.9-4.9 f/2.0-4.9
Macro focus distance 9cm 1cm
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Type of display Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display diagonal 2.7 inch 3 inch
Display resolution 230k dots 460k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Display tech TFT color LCD monitor -
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder None None
Features
Minimum shutter speed 4s 4s
Fastest shutter speed 1/2000s 1/2000s
Continuous shutter rate 3.0fps 20.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual mode
Change white balance
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash range 3.10 m -
Flash options Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync Auto, redeye reduction, slow sync, redeye slow sync, fill, manual, off
External flash
AEB
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1920 x 1080 (30fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps) 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 102 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Maximum video resolution 1920x1080 3840x2160
Video file format H.264, Motion JPEG MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless None Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS BuiltIn Built-in
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 205 gr (0.45 lb) 250 gr (0.55 lb)
Physical dimensions 103 x 71 x 27mm (4.1" x 2.8" x 1.1") 113 x 66 x 32mm (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.3")
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 300 photos 340 photos
Battery style Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery model NP-50A LI-92B
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Auto release, Auto shutter (Dog, Cat), Couple, Portrait) Yes (2 or 12 secs, custom)
Time lapse feature
Storage type SD/ SDHC/ SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I compatible)
Card slots One One
Price at release $260 $449