The Olympus XZ-10 is a compact digital camera that features a 12 megapixel resolution with back-illuminated 1/2.3inch CMOS sensor, ultra-bright f/1.8-2.7 zoom lens equivalent of 26-130mm. Moreover, it has a high-resolution 3-inch 920k dots touch-sensitive LCD, 1080p Full HD video and movie recording, Eye-Fi/FlashAir compatibility and TruePic VI image processor. With this camera you can share your photos directly on the social networks by Eye-Fi/FlashAir compatibility. Some other features are RAW image capture, high-speed HD video recording at 120fps, eleven Art Filters, full manual exposure mode, built-in Neutral Density filter and much more that sets it apart from other competitive brands in the market.
The Olympus XZ-10 has 5x optical zoom that covers a focal range of 26-130mm. It has backlit 12 megapixel CMOS sensor and delivers high-quality images with its iHS technology. The camera offers 5x optical zoom lens equivalent of 26-130mm in 35mm terms. The camera placed emphasis on its maximum aperture that is f/1.8 at wide end and for low light condition and f/2.7 at telephoto. As similar to a DSLR this camera also allow defocusing effect and a super resolution technology that offers an extended 10x zoom. To keep shots steady it has Sensor-shift stabilization.
The camera features full manual controls and auto mode as well. The auto mode can adjust all the settings of the camera automatically and you can shoot in RAW too. To adjust the exposure time in any scene it offers a built-in ND filter. If you want to take creative photos the camera offers eleven Art Filters such as diorama, dramatic tone, etc. While applying an Art Filter to your photo from different themes you can also create a collage by combining various shots. You can record 720p HD high-speed videos at 120fps and full 1080p HD videos with stereo sound.
Some Important Specifications:
ISO 100-6400,12 megapixel backlit CMOS sensor,3.0inch 920k dots touch-sensitive LCD ,5x optical zoom f/1.8-2.7 equivalent of 26-130mm in 35mm terms, 5fps continuous shooting, Sensor shift image stabilization, RAW shooting and full manual control, 1cm minimum focusing distance, Aperture and shutter speed control and Full 1080p HD video recording with stereo sound.
The Olympus XZ-10 is a compact digital camera with a metal body this is why it is a bit heavy but easy to carry. On the rear there is a square rubberized patch for the thumb and a rubber grip on the front. Alongside the zoom rocker, shutter release and on/off switch there is a mode dial on top of the camera. A menu, playback, function, rotating wheel, movie record and info buttons are on the rear side of the camera that can be pressed to activate different controls. There is an extensive and useful set of options that are easy to understand and customize.
To change the shutter speed priority modes and aperture you can use the ring surrounding the lens. However, the menu system is easy to navigate. Moreover, with the 920k dots screen resolution you can view images crisp and clear and it is also touch-sensitive that makes it easy to set the shutter release and focus. The battery life is enough for shooting a day. The camera is available in an affordable price and comes in one color that is black. You can also buy memory card, camera case and accessory kit to keep your camera protected and safe.
The Olympus XZ-10 with iHS technology and 12 megapixel camera is a cheap camera that offers more optical zoom than others. It is compact, lightweight and easy to carry but does not provide tilting screen. You will find an array of useful features in this camera such as a close focusing distance of 1cm, RAW shooting, full 1080p HD video recording, 5fps continuous shooting and full manual control. It is one the lowest priced compact digital camera that produces high-quality images.