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Olympux XZ-1

£40 Cashback is available on the Olympus XZ-1, the camera scores very highly in reviews, and is available for £299 before cashback!

The camera features a high sensitivity 10 megapixel CCD sensor, an i.Zuiko Digital f1.8-f2.5 wide angle 4x optical zoom lens (28-112mm), with lens ring and another dial at the back, the camera also features a high resolution 3″ 631k pixel OLED screen, manual controls, RAW support, ISO100-6400, built in flash, flash hot-shoe, accessory port (as featured in the PEN series), multi-exposure, AF illuminator, 1cm macro, art filters, HDMI out, 320 shot battery life, lithium ion battery, upto 7/15fps shooting (JPEG, 2fps RAW), 720p HD video (at 30fps), and will be available in white, black or silver.

Panasonic Lumix FZ100
NeoCamera has reviewed the new Panasonic Lumix FZ100 ultra zoom – we had a look at Photokina 2010 – it features a 25mm Wide-angle 24x Optical Zoom lens (25-600mm), 1,920 x 1,080 Full-HD Movie in AVCHD with Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, 14.1-megapixel MOS Sensor and Venus Engine FHD, iA (Intelligent Auto) Mode with Motion Deblur Mode and POWER O.I.S, Intuitive Manual Control and Creative Option Featuring My Color Mode, 3.0-inch Free-angle LCD with 460,000-dots, 11fps shooting, “Happy Mode”, and supports SD, SDHC and SDXC. The Panasonic Lumix FZ100 is available for £331

Read more Panasonic Lumix FZ100 Ultra Zoom Reviews: ePHOTOzine (vs the FX45), Trusted Reviews

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Olympus SZ-10, 18x optical zoom, pocket camera: ePHOTOzine
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Olympux XZ-1 ByThom, ePHOTOzine
Samsung EX1 / TL500 ByThom, ePHOTOzine
Fujifilm FinePix X100 ByThom, ePHOTOzine
Sony Cybershot HX9v GPS ByThom, ePHOTOzine
Nikon Coolpix P300 ByThom, ePHOTOzine (also check out the P300 vs LX5 vs S95 Review here)

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ePhotoZine, DPReview, and IanTan.org has reviewed the new Olympus XZ-1, shown in prototype form at Photokina. The camera features a high sensitivity 10 megapixel CCD sensor, an i.Zuiko Digital f1.8-f2.5 wide angle 4x optical zoom lens (28-112mm), with lens ring and another dial at the back, the camera also features a high resolution 3″ 631k pixel OLED screen, manual controls, RAW support, ISO100-6400, built in flash, flash hot-shoe, accessory port (as featured in the PEN series), multi-exposure, AF illuminator, 1cm macro, art filters, HDMI out, 320 shot battery life, lithium ion batter, upto 7/15fps shooting (JPEG, 2fps RAW), 720p HD video (at 30fps), and will be available in white or black. The Olympus XZ-1 is available from Amazon UK in black or white for £399.

“In conclusion, the XZ-1 is a modern classic with best-in-class hardware and top notch image quality, but it does come with some puzzling shortcomings. Thanks to its impressive lens and color rendition, it is the current compact champ.” – IanTan.org

Olympus XZ-1 Front
Olympus has announced the new Olympus XZ-1, shown in prototype form at Photokina, it is nice to see Olympus’ re-entry into the serious compact market. The camera features a high sensitivity 10 megapixel CCD sensor, an i.Zuiko Digital f1.8-f2.5 wide angle 4x optical zoom lens (28-112mm), with lens ring and another dial at the back, the camera also features a high resolution 3″ 631k pixel OLED screen, manual controls, RAW support, ISO100-6400, built in flash, flash hot-shoe, accessory port (as featured in the PEN series), multi-exposure, AF illuminator, 1cm macro, art filters, HDMI out, 320 shot battery life, lithium ion batter, upto 7/15fps shooting (JPEG, 2fps RAW), 720p HD video (at 30fps), and will be available in white or black. Olympus has also announced a waterproof case, waterproof up to 40 metres.

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“Get great photos and High Definition movies from a pocket-sized camera. The light-grabbing iZUIKO lens stays bright across the aperture range and is paired with the powerful TruePic V processor and large 1/1.63” CCD sensor for breathtaking pictures. Get beautifully clear, high-resolution images. The superb iZUIKO lens, TruePic V processor, and the high sensitive 10 megapixel CCD sensor deliver pictures that impress. See clearly what you’re shooting. The 3” 610K-dot display features deep blacks and great contrast, and stays brilliantly visible, even when viewed from an angle.”

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