Olympus Stylus XZ-10 – The New Camera in the XZ Lineup from Olympus

Olympus announced their new stylish compact camera – Olympus Stylus XZ-10, a smaller cheaper version from the XZ lineup. The 12MP camera has a 1:1.8-2.7 lens, coupled with a 12MP 1/2.3″ type back-lit CMOS sensor that offers ISOs up to 6400 and sensor-shift image stabilization. The display is 3inch and touch sensitive but doesn’t tilt like the XZ-2 from Olympus. The camera can record full HD videos with lesser blur while walking. The camera will be available from March 2013 says dpreview.com. It will be available in 2 colors black/white and comes with price tag of £349.99.

Olympus Stylus XZ-10 Features and Specifications:

Body type
Body typeCompact
Max resolution3968 x 2976
Image ratio w:h1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels12.0 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors12.8 megapixels
Sensor size1/2.3″ (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
Sensor typeBSI-CMOS
Color spacesRGB
ISOAuto, 100 – 6400
White balance presets7
Custom white balanceYes (2)
Image stabilizationSensor-shift
Uncompressed formatRAW
File format
  • RAW (12-bit lossless compression)
  • JPEG
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.)26 – 130 mm
Optical zoom5×
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Face Detection
Manual focusYes
Normal focus range10 cm (3.94″)
Macro focus range1 cm (.39″)
Number of focus points35
Lens mountNone
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCDFixed
Screen size3″
Screen dots920,000
Touch screenYes
Live viewYes
Viewfinder typeNone
Photography features
Maximum apertureF1.8 – F2.7
Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/2000 sec
Exposure modes
  • iAuto
  • Programme
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual
  • Scene select AE
  • Art Filter
Built-in flashYes (Pop-up)
External flashYes (Via wireless control only (no hot shoe))
Flash modesAuto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Wireless
Drive modes
  • Single-frame shooting, Sequential shooting, High-speed shooting, BKT, Self-timer
Self-timerYes (2 or 12 sec)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation±3 EV (at 1/3 EV steps)
AE Bracketing(3 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
Videography features
  • MPEG-4
  • H.264
Resolutions1920 x 1080 (30 fps, 18Mbps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps, 9Mbps)
Storage typesSD/SDHC/SDXC
USBUSB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMIYes (Mini HDMI type-D)
WirelessEye-Fi Connected
Environmentally sealedNo
BatteryBattery Pack
Battery descriptionLithium-Ion Li-50B rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA)240
Weight (inc. batteries)221 g (0.49 lb / 7.80 oz)
Dimensions102 x 61 x 34 mm (4.03 x 2.41 x 1.35″)
Other features


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Olympus has announced the Stylus XZ-10 enthusiast compact - a smaller, cheaper addition to the range alongside the well-regarded XZ-2.
Brand: Olympus Stylus
Manufacturer: Olympus
Model: Olympus Stylus XZ-10

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