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Olympus Stylus XZ-2
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$299.00 - $599.00
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Summary: A 12-megapixel camera from Olympus with a 3-inch LCD, 4x optical zoom, an image stabilizer and manual controls.
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Type: Advanced point-and-shoot digital cameras
About - Olympus Stylus XZ-2

The Stylus XZ-2 is a 12-megapixel camera with 4x optical zoom and has a 35mm-equivalent focal length range of 28mm-112mm. It has a 3-inch LCD (920,000 pixels) and includes touchscreen capability.

Because it does not accept interchangeable lenses, we consider this model an advanced point-and-shoot.

The camera has a maximum aperture of f/1.8. The camera's shutter speed range is 60 seconds to 1/2000 of a second.

The Stylus XZ-2 stores photos and video on SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards and has 51MB of on-board storage. It captures images as JPG or RAW files at a top resolution of 3968 x 2976 and full HD-resolution video as MOV files at a top resolution of 1920 x 1080.

Like most digital cameras, this model comes with a proprietary rechargeable battery.

This advanced point-and-shoot has 35 autofocus points. It also includes 3 flash modes (for the on-board flash), 23 exposure modes, and an exposure compensation control that can be set at +/-3 EV. The image stabilization system for this camera is body-based.

The Stylus XZ-2 measures 4.9 inches wide by 2.8 inches high by 2.2 inches deep, and weighs 14 ounces (with battery, memory card, and strap).

About This Brand

Olympus budget series compacts emphasize simple operation. High-end SP models have featured very long zooms.  Select "Tough" subcompacts claim to be water-resistant, waterproof, shockproof, and crushproof. Olympus has Pen series models that are based on micro four-thirds sensor technology. This type of camera combines key SLR features—a large image sensor and interchangeable lenses—with the smaller size and weight of a point-and-shoot. Olympus produces several E-series SLRs, and offers a wide range of lenses.

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Features & Specs - Olympus Stylus XZ-2
info LCD size (in.) 3
info 35mm equivalent multiplier 28-112
info Shutter speed range 60 - 1/2000
info Still image formats JPG, RAW
info LCD pixel count 920k
info Memory card slots/type SD/SDHC/SDXC
info Height (in.) 2.8
info Depth (in.) 2.2
info Max. ISO 12800
info Live view Yes
info Image stabilizer B
info Color space Adobe RGB/sRGB
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Manufacturer Olympus Corporation
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.olympusamerica.com
Product Line Stylus
Product Series X
Product Model XZ-2
Product Name Stylus XZ-2 12 MP iHS Digital Camera
Product Type Compact Camera
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