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Olympus XZ-1 8 to 10 Megapixel

4.5 star rating
                      4.5 / 5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $499.99

Product Description

Unleash your creative side with the first-ever Olympus X Series camera. Designed for those who want the quality of an SLR in a high-end point-and-shoot format, this camera provides a new, easy-to-use outlet for artistic expression. With the 10-megapixel XZ-1 you’ll capture high-quality still images and HD videos in any shooting environment thanks to its fast, super-bright, built-in Olympus iZuiko lens and its large, super-sensitive CCD sensor.

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Wayne MacPhail a Intermediate

Date Reviewed: May 6, 2011

Strengths:    Great image stabilization. Fast lens. Excellent build quality.

Weaknesses:    Menus a little confusing for a Canon native.

Bottom Line:   
I had been looking at the LX-5 and the G12 before photo_john on Twitter suggested I consider this camera (which I had not heard of). Very glad he did. Before buying I did some test shots in store comparing it to the LX-5 and was amazed at the difference in quality between the two cameras when I got the images into Aperture. The 1.8 lens is fast and super sharp (it out resolves the 10 M sensor, I think. Get image stabilization and build quality. So far really enjoying shooting with it. Perfect street photog camera. Will get the EVF for it soon.

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Duration Product Used:   21+ years

Price Paid:    $549.00

Purchased At:   Henry's

Similar Products Used:   LX-5 G12

Type of photography:   Outdoor

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by kingkong a Professional

Date Reviewed: March 11, 2011

Strengths:    Superb optical quality with F/1.8 aperture of zoom focal length from 28mm to 112mm does fit for everyone. The special filter effect is helpful in expression to some extent.

Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
Although I have already owned an E-PL2, the excellent optical quality and the f/1.8 aperture of the zoom lens made my eyes wide open again.
Thin and compact, simple control with guide in menu is a merit of point-and-shoot digital camera. A nice dc for travel and daily usage!

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Duration Product Used:   21+ years

Purchased At:   Hong KOng SAR, CHINA

Similar Products Used:   N/A

Type of photography:   Other

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