Olympus Stylus XZ-2
Fast, accurate AF, Versatile three-mode lens ring, Flip-out 3in 920k dot LCD touch-screen, Accessory port for optional EVF.
Excellent still image quality, Fast maximum lens apertures, Very good overall lens performance, Removable/Interchangeable grips
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.
Less than stellar zoom length, High ISO pixel smudging, Lengthy delay in image playback feature
Expensive, No Wi-Fi or GPS, Noisy images at high ISOs.
By Digital Photography Review on November 25, 2013
Stepping up in the compact spectrum are cameras that tend to be aimed at photographers who want full photographic control. Good low-light performance, the ability to shoot Raw, and accessible manual controls make these compacts a viable portable...-
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 Digital Photography Review on December 18, 2012
The holiday season is upon us once again and with all the sales and special deals around at the moment, this is a great time to start thinking about getting a new camera. Maybe for a loved one, maybe just as a treat to yourself. In this article,...-
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