Summary Olympus XZ-2 iHS

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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
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Fewer buttons
External mic jack External mic jack Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Help
Better editing
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
Macro focus Good macro Help
1.0 cm
Longest exposure Very long exposures Help
60 seconds
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The Olympus XZ-2 iHS vs other recent pro digicams

Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Battery life Above average battery life Help
340 shots

Cons

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Overall image quality Very low overall image quality Help
49.0
Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 30fps
Dynamic range Very narrow dynamic range Help
11.3 EV
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
None
Zoom Below average zoom Help
4x
Color depth Little color depth Help
20.4 bits
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Sensor shift
Announced Old Help
September 2012
Popularity Not so popular Help
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The Olympus XZ-2 iHS vs other recent pro digicams

Low light performance Very noisy at high ISO Help
216 ISO
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
28 mm
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Sensor size Small sensor Help
1/1.8" 7.44x5.58mm
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
11.8 MP
Screen type Screen type Help
LCD

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