Olympus XZ-2 review

The heavyweight compact Olympus Stylus XZ-2 is more than just a point-and-shoot

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Product Type
Compact Camera
Battery Size Supported
Proprietary Battery Size
Green Compliant
Yes
Maximum Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
Touchscreen
Yes
Effective Camera Resolution
12 Megapixel
GPS
No
USB
Yes
Wide Angle
Yes
PictBridge
Yes
Product Family
Stylus
Image Stabilization
Electronic, Optical
Colour
Black
Optical Zoom
4x
Digital Zoom
4x
Brand Name
Olympus
Features
Self-timer, Continuous Shooting Mode, Live View, Orientation Sensor, External Flash Shoe, Eye Detect, Face Detection
Screen Size
7.6 cm (3")
Video Formats
MPEG-4 AVC, MOV
Weight (Approximate)
346 g
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
WEEE, RoHS
Flash Memory Capacity
39 MB
Minimum Focus Distance
10 mm
Maximum Image Resolution
3968 x 2976
Maximum Frame Rate
30 fps
Number of Batteries Supported
1
Battery Built-in
No
Battery Rechargeable
Yes
Battery Included
Yes
Display Screen Type
LCD
Image Sensor Type
CMOS
Total Camera Resolution
12.8 Megapixel
HDMI
Yes
HD Movie Mode
Yes
Battery Model Supported
LI-90B
Memory Card Supported
Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC UHS-I), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC UHS-I), Eye-Fi Card, Flash Air
Height
65.4 mm
Width
113 mm
Depth
48 mm
Autofocus Points
35
Focal Length
6 mm to 24 mm
Image Formats
RAW, JPEG
Audio Formats
WAV
Focus Modes
Auto, Manual
Manufacturer
Olympus Corporation
Product Model
XZ-2
Product Name
Stylus XZ-2 Compact Camera
Product Line
Stylus
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
V101020BE000
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.olympus.co.uk
Marketing Information

Point. Shoot. Be amazed.

Combine the ease-of-use of a point and shoot with the image quality of a more advanced camera and you get the Olympus XZ-2. This premium compact helps you push the creative envelope with an arsenal of amazing technology. A super-fast f1.8 iZuiko lens and a large, high-sensitivity BSI (Backside-Illuminated) CMOS Sensor help capture brilliant low light shots. Experienced photographers will love how the XZ-2's full manual controls are effortless to access and use. Feed your creative side with 11 Art Filters and 5 Effects, one-touch HD video and an accessory port for flashes and viewfinders. The XZ-2. Pro features packed in one awesomely creative compact.

Battery Life
310 Shot
Package Contents
  • Stylus XZ-2 Compact Camera
  • LI-90B Lithium-Ion Battery
  • Shoulder Strap
  • CB-USB6 USB Cable
  • CB-AVC3 Audio/Video Cable
  • Operating Instructions
  • Warranty Card
  • Lens Cap
  • Software CD-ROM
Display Resolution
920000 Pixel
Limited Warranty
2 Year
Built-in Devices
Wireless Flash Control, Speaker, Microphone
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