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XZ-1 10MP f1.8 Lens Black Digital Camera 4GB Kit
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Olympus XZ-1 10MP f1.8 Lens Black Digital Camera 4GB Kit

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Unleash your creative side with the first-ever Olympus X Series camera. Designed for those who want the quality of an SLR in a high-end point-and-shoot format, this camera provides a new, easy-to-use outlet for artistic expression. With the XZ-1 you'll capture high-quality still images and HD videos in any shooting environment thanks to its fast, super-bright, built-in Olympus iZuiko lens and its large, super-sensitive CCD sensor.


The 10 million pixels in the high-resolution CCD create superior image quality. Create poster-sized prints without losing a single detail.


Providing the best image quality ever in a compact Olympus camera, the large 1/1.63-inch CCD enables greater dynamic range and smoother gradations from highlights to shadows.


Based on the standards of Olympus DSLR lenses, the wide aperture of the iZuiko f1.8-2.5 allows a rich and vibrant range of photographic expression. It allows faster shutter speeds in low light - and it allows for a shallower depth of field than most compact point-and-shoot cameras.


A simple, one-touch button allows you to record movies with amazing clarity in high-definition, right from your camera.


The XZ-1 includes a port for accessories including the SEMA-1 Microphone adapter set and the VF-2 live-finder, a detachable electronic viewfinder. The viewfinder easily slides onto the camera's accessory port and hot shoe to provide 1.15x magnification for a 100 percent field of view. The VF-2 rotates up 90 degrees which is useful when shooting subjects from challenging angles. The external accessory port also allows for connection with the SEMA-1 external microphone adapter set for enhanced audio capture.


With six in-camera Art Filters (Pop Art, Soft Focus, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama and Dramatic Tone) you can explore your artistic side while taking both still shots and HD video. The Art Filters can be applied as you shoot, no additional software required.


Dual Image Stabilization combines Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization with high ISO sensitivity and fast shutter speeds to capture crisp, clear images in any situation.


Seeing the results before you shoot can change the way you take a picture. Want more vivid or muted color in your shot? Want warmer or cooler hues? Want a brighter or darker subject, or a sharper or softer background? Or maybe you want to capture the fast-moving action of your subject with a little artistic blur, or perhaps freeze the action? Simply set the camera to iAuto, press OK to engage Live Guide, then press the up and down arrows on the back of the E-PL1 to easily slide through numerous photographic effects. Make adjustments and watch the LCD as the effects are made live - before the image is captured! Live Guide also features a Tips section on how to compose a shot or shoot kids, pets, flowers and more.


Captures three images and stitches them together to create one amazing panoramic picture by simply pressing the shutter button and slowly panning across a panoramic scene.


AF Live View works as seamlessly as a point-and-shoot to display subjects, in focus, on the LCD the instant the shutter is pressed half way. AF Tracking locks your subject into focus right on the LCD, and constantly adjusts focus and brightness whether you or your subject is moving. With this mode, a simple push of the AF button and shutter release enables you to keep fast-moving and unpredictable subjects in focus.


Face Detection automatically focuses on your subjects' faces and optimizes exposure for sharp, brilliant portrait pictures.


In addition to more detail, the image sensor, combined with the next-generation TruePic V Image Processor, delivers excellent dynamic range, accurate color fidelity and reduced noise, all the way up to 3200 ISO.


The XZ-1's compact design makes it the perfect companion for all of your dive trips. The PT-050 underwater case has been customized for the XZ-1 and is waterproof to a depth of 40 meters (approximately 130 feet). With its durable, high-quality polycarbonate construction, this Olympus housing protects the camera from water while also cushioning it from knocks and bumps on land.

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5 out of 5 stars   Best DC I've ever had.
By Chris Liu (Austin, TX) September 02, 2011
Review submitted for Olympus XZ-1 10MP f1.8 Lens Black Digital Camera 4GB Kit (E1OMXZ1K)
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Pros: Small / Compact, Fast/accurate auto-focus, Good Image Quality, Good Image Stabilization, Large Clear LCD, Short Lag Time, Easy To Use
Cons: Limited Zoom
Other Comments: The xz-1 probably gives the best image quality among the small DCs. It can be better if it has better video recording and panoramic-image taking.
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5 out of 5 stars   Great little travel camera
By EGhost (South Florida) July 14, 2011
Review submitted for Olympus XZ-1 10MP f1.8 Lens Black Digital Camera 4GB Kit (E1OMXZ1K)
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Pros: Good Image Stabilization, Small / Compact, Great Zoom, Large Clear LCD, Good in Low Light, Good Image Quality, Fast/accurate auto-focus, Easy To Use, Nice Body Color
Cons: Poor video
Other Comments: Great little travel camera for those times when you don't want to lug all the heavy gear around. Nice for a RAW shooter or anyone who just loves those great Oly colors on the in-camera processed JPGSs. The expensive, but excellent, VF-2 viewfinder accessory really helps for shooting outdoors on sunny days. In general, I find I can compose better with an optical viewfinder and this one doesn't add much weight or bulk. The video quality is disappointing, but I use a separate camera for that and don't find that to be an issue.
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