Conclusion: The Fuji FinePix XP150 is a fast and easy to use camera that should survive all manner of outdoor pursuits with the adventurous photographer. Reasonably priced and with a wide array of specialised functions, it's definitely a contender in the tough outdoor camera market.
Excerpt: The Fuji FinePix XP150 is a tough little camera that's certainly not short on features. A particular favourite is the panorama mode, which allows you to simply pan the camera around to capture a horizontal or vertical vista. Care needs to be taken if light is low, as motion blur can appear, but it's a simple way to get great panoramics.
Excerpt: The Fuji Finepix XP150 sits amidst a range of waterproof compacts that also include the XP170, which adds Wi-Fi functionality, plus XP100 and XP50 models, which omit the XP150’s GPS image tagging, this palm-sized contender for your latest ‘outdoor camera’ features an industrial-looking design and comes in the usual range of bold colours.
Pros: Easy to use, Fair battery life, Attractively styled
Cons: GPS slow to lock on target, Pricey for a point and shoot
Excerpt: With plenty of choice in the tough camera market, Fujifilm's latest offering provides a run of features to cater for those who want to get rough with their camera. The company has been making tough compact cameras for some time and the latest models feel a little more premium than some in the past, from the outside at least.
Pros: Good value for money, looks nice, easy to use
Cons: Focusing, prone to lens flare and lens obstruction, final image quality isn't great