Olympus XZ-2

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Olympus XZ-2 Digital Camera is currently being offered for just $179 shipped, today only, originally priced at $599. The i.ZUIKO DIGITAL lens is a compact version of the Olympus ZUIKO DIGITAL interchangeable lenses and is designed specifically for compact cameras like the XZ-2 3.0 Swivel Touch Screen LCD Display. Product page. Continue reading for a first look video and more information.

Notable features:

  • Super fast, bright i.ZUIKO f1.8 to f2.5 lens that uses high quality ZUIKO digital lenses.
  • Pairs a powerful TruePic VI sensor with an SLR-quality image processor to dramatically improve image quality with spectacular low-light performance and blazing autofocus speed.
  • 3.0″, 920K dot super high resolution Tilting Touch screen with FAST Touch Autofocus and shutter release just by touching the screen.
  • Built in Accessory Port, Hybrid Control Ring and Function button and level for ultimate control.
  • Special effects for your photos & HD Videos with Olympus’ 11 in-camera Art Filters and Art Effects.

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Not only does the XZ-2 have a 3.0 touch-screen display, but the LCD also swivels – flipping out from the camera to provide better viewing angles while shooting Olympus iHS Technology: The XZ-2 uses Olympus’ iHS technology for greatly enhanced picture quality & super-fast camera response time. More information.