At A Glance

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.

Manufacturer’s Description

Unleash your creative side with the first-ever Olympus X Series camera. Designed for those who want the quality of an SLR in a high-end point-and-shoot format, this camera provides a new, easy-to-use outlet for artistic expression. With the XZ-1 you'll capture high-quality still images and HD videos in any shooting environment thanks to its fast, super-bright, built-in Olympus iZuiko lens and its large, super-sensitive CCD sensor.