Fast, accurate AF, Versatile three-mode lens ring, Flip-out 3in 920k dot LCD touch-screen, Accessory port for optional EVF.
Fast lens, Excellent control layout, Tilting touch-screen LCD, EVF option, Hot shoe, Raw shooting support.
Poor high ISO noise performance, Average continous shooting performance, Touch-sceen inactive for movie recording, Only 2 video modes.
Expensive, No Wi-Fi or GPS, Noisy images at high ISOs.
By The Imaging Resource on July 13, 2013
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By Stuff.tv on April 01, 2013
If night-time photography gets you going, the XZ-2 is a fine choice...80
By Camera Labs on April 01, 2013
The Stylus XZ-2 provides a great balance between advanced control, capable handling, and ease of use that few of its competitors have achieved with equal success. In part, this is due to the way that they've cleverly limited the influence of the...84
By Steves Digicams on February 25, 2013
By Josh Fate Bringing a new level to their compact point-n-shoot camera line, the Stylus XZ line by Olympus offers increased image quality and capabilities, which can easily be seen in the Stylus XZ-2. While it is not the smallest camera available, it...-
By Pocket-lint on January 30, 2013
Well, well, if it isn't one of the best high-end compact cameras we've seen. The XZ-2 white looks gorgeous, takes equally lovely pictures and its dual function lens ring is a joy to use. But boy is it pricey. The £479 RRP is touching upon...80
By DPexpert on December 19, 2012
REVIEW—OLYMPUS XZ-2 compact camera] by terry on 20 December 2012 Price: $600 Up with the best THE LOW-DOWN: This 12 megapixel camera is the top Olympus compact. It has a bright f1.8-2.5 lens with a focal length of 28–112mm (film...-
By Sydney Morning Herald on December 19, 2012
DateDecember 20, 2012 Read later This 12-megapixel camera is the top Olympus compact. It has a bright f1.8-2.5 lens with a focal length of 28mm-112mm (film equivalent). Image stabilisation is by sensor shift. The high-resolution 75mm LCD...-
By Good Gear Guide on December 17, 2012
Olympus’ Stylus XZ-2 compact is about as advanced as a small-sensor compact camera can get. It’s great for enthusiast photographers who want to muck around with settings. Novice users might be daunted, but the XZ-2 is at the top of its...80
By DigitalVersus on November 27, 2012
The XZ-2 is a success for Olympus. The controls and general handling are particularly nice in this camera, plus image quality is good and there are plenty of advanced functions. However, the Sony RX100 is still one giant leap ahead of all expert...80
By SlashGear on November 14, 2012
The premium compact camera you’re about to experience is the Olympus XZ-2, coming in hard with a 12.3 megapixel 1/1.7” BSI CMOS sensor, an ultra-bright zoom lens at 28-112mm equivalent f/1.8-2.5, and a 3-inch touchscreen on the back with...-