A flexible camera from Olympus, Olympus XZ-1 is a "giant" of the Japanese camera into a modern market. Olympus XZ-1 shows the advantages such as fast and wide lens, high sensitivity 10-megapixel CCD, manual controls, OLED monitor with a resolution of 610K dots, the ability to dual image stabilization, ISO up to 3200 and many more.
This camera has a very wide aperture lens, f/1.8, which supports the use of low-light conditions. XZ-1 also features two control dial like the S95, as well as a hotshoe like the LX5. Lens on the XZ-1 is so tempting to label i.Zuiko written on the lens edge, indicating the highest optical quality of the Zuiko.
Olympus XZ-1 using a lens with a range of 28-112mm f/1.8-2.5 is equivalent to 4 x optical zoom. This camera is using OLED screen technology which has better color gamut than LCD screens and also provide a wider viewing angle.
Key Features of the Olympus XZ-1:
• High Sensitivity 10MP CCD sensor
CCD sensor and a 10 million pixel resolution ensures high image quality, so that the printed poster-sized picture though will not lose detail.
• Large, High-Sensitivity CCD
Provide the best picture quality available on compact Olympus camera. Its large-sized CCD (1/1.63-inch) allows a greater dynamic range and subtle gradations of highlights to shadows.
• 4X Zoom Lens iZuiko
Based on the standard Olympus DSLR lens, aperture F1.8-2.5 wide iZuiko allows the rich color. This is made possible by faster shutter speeds in low light - and allows for shallow depth.
• HD Movie 720p
The touch of a button allows you to record movies with exceptional clarity in high definition, directly from your camera.
• Accessory Port
XZ-1 includes ports for accessory set including SEMA-1 Microphone adapter and VF-2-finder. VF-2 rotates to 90 degrees which is useful when photographing the subject of a very difficult angle. External accessory port also allows for connection to an external microphone adapter SEMA-1 set to gain a better audio quality.
• In-Camera Art Filters, Movie and Still Images
With six types of filters the available camera (Pop Art, Soft Focus, Film rugged, Pin Hole, Diorama and Dramatic Tones), you can explore your artistic side while taking both still images and HD video. These filters can be applied while you memoteret, without any additional software is required.
• New Easy-to-Use Control Live Guide
Available on this camera features Live Guide, which can be accessed easily to make various adjustments, and its LCD display with photos display well before it was taken.
• Dual Image Stabilization
Dual Image Stabilization combines Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization with high ISO sensitivity and fast shutter speeds so you can capture a sharp, clear and crisp even when the subject is taken on the move.
• In-Camera Panorama
To create one amazing panoramic picture by simply pressing the shutter button and slowly panning the panorama scene.
• AF Live View With AF Tracking
F Live View mode works seamlessly at point and shot thanks to the New TruPic V processor.
• TruePic V Image Processor 720p movie mode (30 fps in Motion JPEG format)
In addition to more detail, the image sensor, combined with next-generation processor TruePic V Image, providing excellent dynamic range, color accuracy, and reduce distortions.
Package Purchase =
• LI-50B lithium-ion battery
• USB-to-AC adapter
• Lens cap w / retaining strap
• Shoulder strap
• USB cable
• A / V cable
• CD-ROM featuring Olympus Viewer 2 and Olympus [ib] software
• Fold-out Quick Start Guide + full manual on CD-ROM
Excess OLYMPUS XZ-1 =
+ There are many options such as the aspect ratio of 1:1, 3:2, 4:3 to 16:9
Exposure manual + P / A / S / M with a shutter speed range
60 - 1/2000 sec, 3 fps
+ Rotary control on the front (lens ring) which serves to change
various settings such as shutter, aperture, ISO and manual
+ TruPicV the same processor as the Olympus PEN camera to
+ OLED screen VGA resolution, 3-inch diagonal with 621 thousand pixels
+ ISO 100 to ISO 6400 (ISO AUTO no 100-800)
Movie + HD 720p, 30 fps MJPEG format
+ RAW file format, and conversion of RAW in the camera
+ TTL flash hot shoe for flash Olympus (FL-50R, FL-36R, FL-50,
FL-36, FL-14), even wireless flash
+ Neutral Density filter built-in