Olympus XZ-1 Review

 
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Model Name: Olympus XZ-1 
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General
Model Number: XZ-1 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $499.99
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2011-01-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 9.7 oz (274 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.4 x 2.6 x 1.7 in.
(111 x 65 x 42 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3200 x 2400 (7.7 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2056 (7.5 MP, 16:9),
2736 x 2736 (7.5 MP, 1:1)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 2.0
Movie Resolution: 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 30, 30
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 11.30
CCD Size (inches): 1/1.63" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 10.00 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 112 mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range: 60 cm to Infinity
23.6 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 60 cm
0.4 - 23.6 in
Aperture Range: f/1.8 (W) / f/2.5 (T) - f/8 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type: Optional VF-2 external EVF 
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 614,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: AUTO: ISO 100 - 800 / Manual ISO 100 - 6400, 1/3 EV steps, Movie ISO 200 - 1600, Low light ISO 100 - 3200
White Balance Settings: Auto, Lamp, Fluorescent 1, Fluorescent 2, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Underwater Auto, One-Touch 
Shutter Speed Range: 60 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 324-zone Digital ESP, Center-weighted Average, Spot  
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Night Scene, Night + Portrait, Indoor, Self Portrait, Sport, Sunset, Fireworks, Multi Exposure, Cuisine, Document, Beach & Snow, Under Water Wide, Under Water Macro, Pet, Panorama 
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-eye reduction, Red-eye reduction slow sync., Slow sync at 1st curtain, Slow sync at 2nd curtain, Fill-in, Off. 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description:  
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB): 54.6
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit RAW 
CCD Raw Format: Yes 
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: Dedicated Multi-connector; Mini HDMI Type-D, Accessory Port, Optional Remote Cable RM-UC1 Available 
Included Software: OLYMPUS [ib] software CD-ROM 
OS Compatibility:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Li-50B 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Li-50B Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 320
Notes & Features: 1/1.63" 10-megapixel CCD with TruPic V image processor, iZUIKO f1.8-2.5 6.0-24mm lens, dual image stabilization, full PASM exposure modes, 720p videos, six Art Filters, Accessory Port for optional SEMA-1 external microphone adapter, VF-2 EVF or MAL-1 Macro Light. Available in black or white.  

 


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