Olympus XZ-2
Top 59%628 points
Top 59%
Megapixels
Number of cameras
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Top 95%
747 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Olympus XZ-2: 46 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

12MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
295
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
7.44 x 5.58mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
247
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
35
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
191
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
5fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
176
0

5. weight

346g
HTC Re: 65.50g
142
0

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
12800ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
127
0

7. video recording

1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
115
0

8. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
340shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Olympus XZ-2
34% have it
100
0

10. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Olympus XZ-2
48% have it
86
0

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0s
81
0

12. pixel density

462ppi
Hasselblad Stellar: 544ppi
77
0

13. width

65mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
76
0

14. height

113mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

15. volume

352.56cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

16. battery power

1450mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX: 4360mAh
69
0

17. resolution

1108 x 831px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px
69
0

18. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"
59
0

19. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Olympus XZ-2
22% have it
59
0

20. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Olympus XZ-2
73% have it
57
0

21. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Olympus XZ-2
52% have it
52
0

22. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Olympus XZ-2
88% have it
51
0

23. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Olympus XZ-2
66% have it
49
0

24. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Olympus XZ-2
88% have it
41
0

25. has a CMOS sensor

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Olympus XZ-2
67% have it
41
0

26. widest aperture

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
1.80f
Ricoh GR II: 1f
41
0

27. shoots raw

A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
Olympus XZ-2
55% have it
41
0

28. Has a hot shoe

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
Olympus XZ-2
51% have it
40
0

29. maximum focal length

A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.
112mm
Nikon Coolpix P900: 2m
39
0

30. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Olympus XZ-2
64% have it
37
0

31. exposure time

When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
60s
Hasselblad H5D-200c MS: 720s
37
0

32. has manual focus

This allows to manually set the focus.
Olympus XZ-2
59% have it
35
0

33. minimum focal length

A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.
28mm
HP Photosmart R937: 1.18mm
35
0

34. cross-type focus points

Cross-type focus points, in contrast to normal focus points, can detect both horizonal and vertical making them the most precise and reliable focus points to use.
9
Sony Alpha a6500: 169
35
0

35. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Olympus XZ-2
93% have it
32
0

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