With an F1.8 lens, a full array of manual controls, and some creative in-camera extras, the Olympus XZ-1 is a very versatile camera. Though not the easiest one for novices to use, it will reward those who get to know it.

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    The Olympus XZ-1 is a manual-oriented camera with great optics, but its autofocus and exposure levels are weak spots, and it's not entirely novice-friendly.

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