Here we are comparing two Compact cameras from Fujifilm and Olympus. Fujifilm X30 was introduced to market in August 2014 and Olympus TG-5 was launched in May 2017. As you can see, X30 is 3 years older than TG-5. Let's see if this age difference between two cameras makes a big difference.
Both cameras have 12.0MP sensors but Fujifilm X30's sensor is 2/3 sized whereas Olympus TG-5 has a 1/2.3" sensor. This will be an interesting match up as even though these two cameras doesn't have the exact same body type, they are both ranked amongst Top 10 cameras in their classes. Fujifilm X30 is ranked #2
out of 261 Small Sensor Compact cameras with an overall score of 64 whereas Olympus TG-5 is ranked #2
out of 75 Waterproof cameras with an overall score of 59.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Fujifilm X30 and Olympus TG-5 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Fujifilm X30 and Olympus TG-5 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.