Olympus XZ-2 iHS vs Olympus XZ-1

Winner
Olympus XZ-2 iHS

49

Olympus XZ-1

40

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

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$448

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Pro digicam

$309

Wide angle Better wide angle
Size Slightly smaller
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$576

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

Olympus XZ-1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Pro digicam

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$418

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Samsung TL500

Samsung TL500

Pro digicam

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

discussion

Olympus XZ-2 iHS
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Olympus XZ-1
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