Here we are comparing two cameras with different body types: Fujifilm XP90, which was introduced in January 2016 is a Waterproof camera with a 16.0MP 1/2.3-inch sensor whereas Olympus XZ-2 iHS, which was introduced in December 2012 is a Small Sensor Compact camera with a 12.0MP 1/1.7-inch sensor. As you can see, XZ-2 iHS is 4 years older than XP90. Let's see if this age difference between two cameras makes a big difference.
Fortunately, you can't go wrong with any of these cameras as we rank them amongst Top 10 cameras in their classes. Fujifilm XP90 is ranked #6
out of 75 Waterproof cameras with an overall score of 51 whereas Olympus XZ-2 iHS is ranked #3
out of 262 Small Sensor Compact cameras with an overall score of 61.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Fujifilm XP90 and Olympus XZ-2 iHS before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Fujifilm XP90 and Olympus XZ-2 iHS compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.