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Olympus XZ-2
8.1 out of 10

Olympus XZ-2

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Reviews and Problems with Olympus XZ-2

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Overall 6
6.0

Poor focus performance has not been fixed as of Oct 2014.

Chronas Maganaas "Tom", Amazon
30 October 2014
  • Summary: The camera is great, but... Low light focus ability is still a problem. Love my XZ1. Bought an XZ 2 for the new sensor with better high ISO IQ. Got it! Worth the upgrade except... I was never very happy with low light focusing with the XZ1. I hoped that would be improved also. NOT.
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Overall 6
6.0

It's OK. I'm returning it though.

Hey It's Joel, Amazon
17 July 2014
  • Summary: If you're looking for a compact camera to get better pictures from your cell phone, this is a good one. And for the price, it's practically a steal. PROS: - well built - nifty front lens ring used to change aperture - touch screen; just point and the camera shoots!
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Overall 6
6.0

Hard to Hold and Bad Menus

Jeff, Amazon
13 June 2014
  • Summary: I have a hard time comfortably holding this camera. Maybe my larger hands and long fingers make it more difficult? That lever switch in the front, while high quality and functional, is just in a bad spot. My other issue relates to the software and interface. I think it lacks thoughtful organization.
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Overall 6
6.0

Picture were hit or miss, new 1.3 firmware seems to be a great improvement

Deepa Mohan, Amazon
25 December 2013
  • Summary: I previously owned mostly Panasonics (a simple point and shoot and lx5), but after I had some problems with both of my panasonic cameras after a year of working, I decided to try olympus this time.
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Overall 6
6.0

Camera makers and reviewers are misleading the consumer.

William Cho, Amazon
2 December 2013
  • Summary: It seems most people do not realize the scale factor must be applied to maximum aperture ratings. So a DX DSLR with a zoom lense of 3.5-5.6 is a brighter lens (and narrower depth of field capable) than a compact with aperture rating of 1.8-2.5 using a sensor size of 1/1.6.
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Overall 6
6.0

Great high-end point and shoot - but you pay a premium price for it

Leaveu, Amazon
26 December 2012
  • Summary: This camera is very nice, image quality is very good thanks to a great lens and an improved sensor from previous version. It's a joy to hold it in your hand, the grip is a welcome addition compared to previous version. Also seems to have a very good built quality. Tilt screen is also very helpful.
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Overall 6
6.0

From joy to disappointment in a few steps

KM, Amazon
10 April 2014
  • Summary: All have their strengths and weaknesses but upon consideration I felt the XZ-2 struck the right balance of cost to features. Strengths Great colour reproduction Cost – only the MX-1 was cheaper at time of purchase Picture quality – lens and sensor gave good results in low light Still supported with...
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Overall 6
6.0

Very nice camera... but priced a bit too high

Leaveu, Amazon
15 December 2012
  • Summary: This camera is very nice, image quality is very good thanks to a great lens and an improved sensor from previous version. It's a joy to hold it in your hand, the grip is a welcome addition compared to previous version. Also seems to have a very good built quality. Tilt screen is also very helpful.
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Overall 6
6.0

Direi Buona

Riccardo, amazon.it
23 June 2014
  • Summary: Una buona macchina fotografica ma mi aspettavo qualcosa in più per la qualità d'immagine Pregi: - Ottima ottica luminosa e nitida, tira fuori molta luce. - Buona qualità immagini ma fino a 400 iso. - Molte funzioni e comoda la ghiera e il tasto programmabile.
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Overall 6
6.0

Nella media delle prosumer sul mercato, con pregi e difetti.

dgillus, amazon.it
2 June 2014
  • Summary: Pregi: basso rumore anche a 400 iso, display orientabile, autofocus veloce e preciso, possibiità di uso in manuale, a priorità di tempi o diaframmi. Difetti: impossibilità di scegliere oltre ai tempi e/o diaframmi anche gli iso. Colori meno naturali di Canon o Nikon. Non proprio tascabiile.
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