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Olympus Stylus XZ-2 iHS Review

Key Features

Features Touchscreen, Articulating Screen, Wi-Fi
Optical Zoom 4x

Release Information

Release Date 11/4/2012
Release Price $199.99

Design

Camera Type Point-and-shoot
Width 4.44"
Height 2.57"
Depth 1.88"
Weight 346 grams
Color Color
Internal image stabilization Yes

Sensor

Sensor size 1/1.7"
Sensor type CMOS

Photo resolution

Megapixels 12 megapixels

Exposure

Exposure Compensation ±3 EV (at 1/3 EV steps)
Metering System Mutli, Center-weighted, Spot
ISO Sensitivity 100 - 12800
AE Lock 2 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps

Shutter

Shutter Speed 1/2000 - 60s (up to 16 min in Bulb mode)
Self-Timer 2 or 12 seconds

Focus

Focus Type TTL contrast detection
Focusing Modes Manual, Single AF, Continuous AF, AF Tracking, Face Detection AF, SuperMacro mode
AF Points 35 points

White Balance

White Balance Tungsten, Flourescent 1, Sunlight, Flash, Overcast, Shade, Under Water Auto

Display

Size 3"
Articulating/hinged screen Yes

Video

Video capture Yes
Max. resolution 1080p
Standrad framerate(s) 30
NTSC/PAL recording NTSC, PAL
Continuous AF (DSLR) Yes

Software

Supported video formats MOV, H.264
RAW support RAW, RAW + JPEG

Lens

Focal lenth (35mm equivalent - wide) 28 mm
Focal length (35mm equivalent - telephoto) 112 mm
Widest aperture/f-stop 2.5
Optical zoom 4x
Combined zoom 6x

Storage

Removable Storage SDHC Memory Card, SD Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDXC UHS-I Memory Card, SDHC UHS-I Memory Card

Camera Flash

Flash Yes (Built-in)

Ports

Video out Yes
Connection(s) USB, HDMI, Composite video video/audio output

Battery

Model Olympus Li-90B
Removable Yes

Audio

Built-in microphone Yes
Microphone input Built-in