With its predecessor having attained something of a cult status, Olympus’s latest high-end compact camera, the Stylus XZ-2, has a lot to live up to. Read the Olympus Stylus ZX-2 review...

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Olympus Stylus XZ-2 review

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Autofocus

Olympus claims that the AF speed has been improved in the XZ-2, and we were fortunate to have an XZ-1 in the office to test this out. Comparing both the cameras, I can confirm that the Olympus’s claim is true – the XZ-2 is indeed faster.

Further aiding the AF’s ease of use is the touchscreen, which is used to change the AF point and focus the camera.

  1. 1. Olympus Stylus XZ-2 at a glance:
  2. 2. Features
  3. 3. Build and handling
  4. 4. Metering
  5. 5. Autofocus
  6. 6. Dynamic range
  7. 7. Noise, resolution and sensitivity
  8. 8. White balance and colour
  9. 9. Viewfinder, LCD and video
  10. 10. Our verdict
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