Olympus XZ-1

The Olympus XZ-1 is a 10MP point and shoot camera with 4x optical zoom lens and a retro-inspired style. The 4x zoom lens provides a 35mm equivalent zoom range of 28-112mm and a bright f/1.8 aperture at the wide end.

The XZ-1 can capture 720p HD video at 30 fps and RAW-format still images.  The camera features a sensor-shift image stabilization system, with electronic image stabilization applied during video capture.  The XZ-1 also sports a 3-inch OLED monitor with a high 614k resolution.

The Olympus XZ-1 should be available in January 2011 at an initial retail price of $499.99.  Check availability on Amazon.com.

More details in the press release below. [Read more…]