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Olympus XZ-1 Review

by on August 9, 2011

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Olympus XZ-1

The Olympus XZ-1 is a surprisingly compact point and shoot camera that offers lots of advanced operations for serious photographers.  [click to continue…]

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An invitation for a Taiwan press event all but confirms a June 30 announcement for the new Olympus PEN models, which appear to include the E-PM1, E-PL3 and E-P3.  [click to continue…]

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Camera    Firmware Update

Below you will find this week’s firmware updates.  Hit the manufacturer website links for more details and download instructions for the firmware. [click to continue…]

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Olympus XZ-1

by on January 10, 2011

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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. [click to continue…]

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