Summary Olympus XZ-2 iHS

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Score Snapsort rank
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 6
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 4x
Screen size
Help 3"
Aperture
Help f/1.8
Screen resolution
Help 920k dots
Wide angle
Help 28 mm
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 30fps
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Pros

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The Olympus XZ-2 iHS vs other recent digicams

Aperture Very wide aperture Help
f/1.8
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
Longest exposure Very long exposures Help
60 seconds
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Fewer buttons
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting
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Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
External mic jack External mic jack Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Battery life Above average battery life Help
340 shots

Cons

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Low light performance Very noisy at high ISO Help
216 ISO
Zoom Below average zoom Help
4x
Dynamic range Very narrow dynamic range Help
11.3 EV
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second
Overall image quality Very low overall image quality Help
49.0
Color depth Little color depth Help
20.4 bits
Announced Old Help
September 2012
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The Olympus XZ-2 iHS vs other recent pro digicams

Sensor size Small sensor Help
1/1.8" 7.44x5.58mm
Wide angle Poor wide angle lens Help
28 mm
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
12,800 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
11.8 MP
Screen type Screen type Help
LCD
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 30fps
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
920k dots
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Sensor shift
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
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