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Olympus Stylus XZ-2 Digital Camera

12 Megapixels12 MegapixelsElectronic View FinderElectronic View FinderHigh ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.High ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringAccepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.

Model Specifications

BrandOlympus ModelStylus XZ-2
Sensor 12 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 8 x 6mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
StabilizationYes Dust-ReductionN / A
Sensitivity ISO 100 - 12800 Shutter-Speed 1/2000 - 60s, bulb up to 16m
Lens28 - 112mm F/1.8 - 2.5Mininum Focus5cm (w) / 60cm (t)
ZoomElectronicManual FocusWired ring
Filter DiameterN / A Focus System 35-point Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp *Tracking AF-C, Touch Focus.
Viewfinder Type Optional EVF Viewfinder Size 0.44" 1.5 Megapixels 100% Coverage *Sold separately. Attaches to hot-shoe via accessory port.
Display Attachment Tilting Display Size 3" LCD 920K Pixels 100% Coverage *Touchscreen
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M, B Scene Modes 14Portrait, andscape, Sport, Night, Night + Portrait,Sunset, Documents, Panorama, Fireworks, Multiple Exposure, Beach+Snow, Underwater Wide, Underwater Macro, HDR
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot, Highlight Spot, Shadow Spot Bracketing 3 Shots ±1 EV
Exposure Compensation ±3 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation ±3 EV, 1/3 EV
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning 2 Axis, 15 steps
Continuous Drive Self Timer Yes *2s, 12s
Command Dials 2 DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction No
Digital Level 2 Axis Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Wired Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure Yes
Image Formats JPEG RAW Flash Ports Hot-Shoe
Built-In Flash YesWireless flash control, 4 channels, 4 groups including built-in flash. (GN 5), 11.1 - 8.5m (W-T) Flash Sync Unknown
Video Capture 1920x1080 @ 30 FPS 16:9 Sound Input None
Video Format Quicktime H.264 WiFi No
Memory Secure Digital Extended Capacity GPS N / A
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 310 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2012-09-17 Construction
Size 113 x 66 x 48mm (W x H x D) Weight 346g

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Olympus XZ-2 Facts

Compact digital camera
12 Megapixels Fixed LensISO 100-12800
4X Wide Optical ZoomShutter 1/2000-60s
Built-in StabilizationFull manual controls, including Manual Focus
0.44" Optional EVF 1.5 MegapixelsCustom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
2 Axis Digital LevelSpot-Metering
1920x1080 @ 30 FPS Video RecordingHot-Shoe
3" LCD 920K PixelsLithium-Ion
Secure Digital Extended Capacity
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