Here we are comparing TG-870 and X30, two Compact cameras from Olympus and Fujifilm. Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 is a Ultracompact class camera and Fujifilm X30 is a Small Sensor Compact class camera.
Olympus TG-870 was introduced to market in January 2016 and Fujifilm X30 was launched in August 2014. There is 16 months difference between TG-870 and X30 so we don't expect to see a huge technology difference between these two cameras but it would still give an advantage to younger TG-870, especially in sensor tech.
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. Olympus TG-870 is ranked #3
out of 152 Ultracompact cameras with an overall score of 49 whereas Fujifilm X30 is ranked #2
out of 262 Small Sensor Compact cameras with an overall score of 64.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Olympus TG-870 and Fujifilm X30 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Olympus TG-870 and Fujifilm X30 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.