Olympus XZ-2 iHS vs Olympus XZ-1

Winner
Olympus XZ-2 iHS

74

Olympus XZ-1

61

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus XZ-2 iHS

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus XZ-1

Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.8
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

Olympus SZ-10

Olympus SZ10

Travel zoom

$190

Zoom More zoom
Size Slightly smaller
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Samsung TL500

Samsung TL500

Pro digicam

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$598 - $600

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Built-in flash No built-in flash

Olympus XZ-1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZR3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZR3

Travel zoom

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$368 - $455

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$522

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

discussion

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