Olympus XZ-2 iHS vs Olympus XZ-1

Winner
Olympus XZ-2 iHS

47

Olympus XZ-1

39

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

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

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 OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$439 - $650 body only

$540 - $700 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Olympus OM-D E-M10 II

Olympus OM-D E-M10 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$523 body only

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

Olympus XZ-1 Competitors

Samsung WB250F

Samsung WB250F

Travel zoom

$450

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Samsung TL500

Samsung TL500

Pro digicam

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot G11

Canon PowerShot G11

Pro digicam

Battery life Much longer battery life
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

discussion

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Olympus XZ-1
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