Olympus XZ-10 Review

 
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Model Name: Olympus Stylus XZ-10 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
General
Model Number: XZ-10
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $399.99
Street Price: $299.00
Date Available: 2013-03-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 7.8 oz (221 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.0 x 2.4 x 1.4 in.
(102 x 61 x 34 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 12.0
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.55 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Built-in image stabilization: Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3968 x 2976 (11.8 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG , 12-bit RAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
1280x720 (120p)
432x324 (240p)
Movie File Format: .MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264), Linear PCM, 16-bit, 44.1kHz stereo audio
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: iZuiko Digital ED; 10 elements in 8 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 26 - 130 mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x
Aperture Range: f/1.8 (W) / f/2.7 (T) - f/8
Normal Focus Range: 10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 60 cm
0.4 - 23.6 in
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2x Super Resolution Zoom
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: 35-area multiple AF / All target, Single target; Face Priority AF On/Off
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
Evf Resolution In Pixels:  
Evf Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 920,000 dots
Touchscreen: Yes
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom: 14.0x
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 0
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto (Customizable, Default 100-1600); Manual ISO 100 - 6400, 1/3 EV steps
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Tungsten, Flourescent 1, Sunlight, Flash, Overcast, Shade, 2 Manual (Custom) settings, 1 Kelvin setting
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Digital ESP, Center-weighted Average, Spot
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Hand-Held Starlight, Night, Night + Portrait, Sunset, Documents, Panorama, Fireworks, Multiplex exposure, Beach & Snow, Backlight HDR; 11 Art Filters (Cross Process, Diorama, Dramatic Tone, Gentle Sepia, Grainy Film, Key Line, Light Tone, Pale & Light Colour, Pin Hole, Pop Art and Soft Focus)
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-eye reduction, Fill-in, Off, Red-eye reduction slow sync., Slow sync, Manual (Full,1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/16, 1/32, 1/64); Wireless (1 channel, 1 group)
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: TBD
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Wireless
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slots:
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit RAW, RAW+JPEG
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format: .MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264), Linear PCM, 16-bit, 44.1kHz stereo audio
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC:
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional RM-UC1 Remote cable
Connections (extended): Dedicated Multi-connector (USB/AV/Remote); Micro (Type-D) HDMI
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 (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 240
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: OLYMPUS [ib] software CD-ROM
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: TruePic VI image engine, Sensor-shift image stabilization, 3" 921K-dot touchscreen LCD, Full HD 1080p videos, 12-bit RAW capture, 11 Art Filters, FlashAir and Eye-Fi compatible, UHS-I compliant. Available in black, brown or white.

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