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7.5 out of 10

Olympus XZ-1

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Overall 10
10

Great for low light conditions

Peter Chou, Amazon
17 November 2014
  • Summary: Second Olympus camera, I purchased this mostly because of the f1.8 lens. Great for low light conditions, but these days, I don't have the capacity to carry a camera around, and if I do, I just take my pro DSLR Nikon or Canon. For a point and shoot, it gives you pretty good shots, sadly I never learned how to use it because of my limited time.
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

cow7 "yk", Amazon
6 September 2014
Overall 10
10

I'm completely happy with my new point & shoot - the optics ...

Rosa Zalesak, Amazon
12 August 2014
  • Summary: I'm completely happy with my new point & shoot - the optics are amazing. The seller delivered quickly, packed it perfectly, and sent a follow-up email. A great shopping experience. Thanks!
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Overall 8
8.0

Great for a point & shoot camera

Andrew M., Amazon
9 August 2014
  • Summary: Takes great photos. Doesn't work very well in low lighting. It's bulky but I knew that before hand. Still working and has survived the wife so it must be good. My Sony digicam died twice before this one. Easy to use, large screen, fast response (in decent lighting and a fast memory card.).
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Overall 10
10

Amzing, a lot of fun!

sb "tolly", Amazon
23 June 2014
  • Summary: I've always loved photography, and with my XZ-1 I enjoy shooting photos even more! Definitely the best compact camera among all I've had. Before purchasing this I always carried my digital SLR wherever I go for vacation, but now this is my primary camera. My favorite part is the art filter, which makes my vacation x10 more fun! Olympus customer service was also very helpful.
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Overall 10
10

Great pics on shore and under water

Luis Paulo de A Porto, Amazon
21 December 2013
  • Summary: This camera is great for this price range. It's compact but delivers great pictures. The lens are very bright, with F1.8 apperture. That makes a great camera for night photos even without flash. It's easy and simple to use. I also use with under water housing when i'm scuba diving. The pics are amazing. So much better when I compare with the Olympus Tough. I own a Canon 650D but now, with the XZ-1 I normally leave my Canon at home on my scuba trips.
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Overall 10
10

Amazing

phazelag "phazelag", Amazon
20 December 2013
  • Summary: I have had this camera for 2 years, and it awesome. I think the best thing I can do to show you how well this camera works is to show you my gallery of photos. Hopefully amazon permits this: [...] It can do things a DSLR cant, like High Speed Sync Flash to fill in shadows on backlit subjects. I do recommend getting the screw on flip open lens cap. The lens on this camera is really where the money is made.
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Overall 10
10

My DSLR *hates* this camera

JorgeLR1, Amazon
15 December 2013
  • Summary: Fantastic low-light pics. The f1.8 lens comes in handy. I often just opt to go without flash. It also shoots RAW. I have to say, since I got this camera, I usually leave my big Nikon DSLR at home (for indoor/family get togethers). Don't get me wrong, It's no DSLR, but a very capable alternative when you don't want to lug around the big camera bag. I also love the flexibility of Aperture/shutter priority modes.
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Overall 10
10

fantastic camera

adrian, Amazon
22 November 2013
  • Summary: excellent camera that takes incredible pictures. wish it was a little smaller to make it more pocketable though, but as is its still pretty great.
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User Review

Longin Adamczyk, DP Review
2 October 2013
  • Excerpt: I own it since it came out. Took thousands of pictures from subarctic to subtropics. It never disappoint you, either quality or overall mechanical soundness! As a backup I am using e620 with the multiple lenses, although, XZ1 has been used most of the time. I think the quality of the video should be a bit higher, nonetheless in the full light it creates half decent .avi format video clips.
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