Olympus XZ-2 iHS vs Olympus XZ-1

Winner
Olympus XZ-2 iHS

52

Olympus XZ-1

43

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus XZ-1

Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus XZ-1.
Explore our gallery of 37 sample photos taken by the Olympus XZ-2 iHS.

competitors

Olympus XZ-2 iHS Competitors

Fujifilm X30

Fujifilm X30

Pro digicam

$547

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Autofocus Faster autofocus
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$413 body only

$474 with 14-42mm lens

Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
True resolution Higher true resolution
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Olympus PEN-F

Olympus PEN-F

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$999 body only

$1,199 with 14-42mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Built-in flash No built-in flash

Olympus XZ-1 Competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$435 - $448

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus PEN-F

Olympus PEN-F

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$999 body only

$1,199 with 14-42mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Pro digicam

$309

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

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