Olympus XZ-2 iHS vs Olympus XZ-1

Winner
Olympus XZ-2 iHS

50

Olympus XZ-1

41

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus XZ-2 iHS

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus XZ-1

Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
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

Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$440

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$504

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Olympus Stylus 1

Olympus Stylus 1

Pro digicam

$580

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

Olympus XZ-1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$504

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Pro digicam

$269

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Fujifilm XF1

Fujifilm XF1

Pro digicam

$200

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Wide angle Better wide angle
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

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