Unleash your creative side with the Olympus XZ-10. 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-10 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 CMOS sensor.
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Superior Bright, Super Fast f1.8 to 2.7 Lens
The iZuiko f1.8-2.7 4.7 23.5mm (26-130mm equivalent angle of view in 35mm cameras) digital lens is a 5x compact version of the legendary, high-quality ZUIKO Digital lenses featured with Olympus DSLRs. With a maximum aperture of f1.8 at wide-angle and f2.7 at telephoto, this lens assures fast shutter speeds for sharp low-light images. This aperture range also allows photographers to take portraits that highlight the subject by defocusing the background, a capability not possible in most compact cameras. The lens is specifically designed for clear, high-quality photographic performance with minimal ghosting or flare.
5x iZuiko Zoom Lens with 10x Super-Resolution Zoom
Based on the standards of Olympus DSLR lenses, the wide aperture of the iZuiko f1.8-2.7 allows a rich and vibrant range of photographic expression. It allows faster shutter speeds in low light and it allows for a shallower depth of field than most compact point-and-shoot cameras. 10x Super-Resolution Zoom allowing you to capture close-ups images without any loss of image quality even in movie mode.
26mm Wide Lens
All the capabilities you need in one compact lens. The 5x optical zoom gets you close to the action while the 26mm Wide-Angle Lens lets you capture group shots and breathtaking panoramas.
Premium Image Quality, Low Light Performance
A powerful, DSLRquality Image Processor and a cutting-edge BSI CMOS sensor come together to dramatically improve image quality with spectacular low-light performance, blazing fast autofocus, enhanced Intelligent Auto for spectacular scene and subject recognition.
This family of technologies conquers challenging shooting conditions with improved light condensing efficiency, less noise and quick response time twice as fast as traditional cameras for definitively unmatched image quality.
12MP High Sensitivity BSI CMOS Sensor
An amazing 12 million pixels in the High-Sensitivity, High-Speed BSI CMOS sensor deliver unmatched image quality with less noise and improved image detail, especially in low-light situations.
The XZ-10 pairs a high sensitivity 12 megapixel CMOS sensor with the TruePic V Image Processor to produce clear and colorful photos using all the pixel information from each image to provide the best digital images possible. The image processor is noted for accurate natural color, true-to-life flesh tones, brilliant blue skies and precise tonal expression; it also lowers image noise in photos shot at higher ISO settings, enabling great results in low-light situations
Shooting into backlight typically results in washed out, overly bright images. Backlight HDR Adjustment takes a collage of images at various exposure levels and blends them into one, perfectly exposed image.
The XZ-10 provides DSLR quality low light photos with an increased ISO sensitivity to 12,800.
The XZ-10 also features an AF illuminator to make it simple to focus in low-light situations
Low Light Mode
The XZ-10 has a built-in pop-up flash to illuminate low-light subjects, reduce red-eye and fill in dark areas.
You can easily create a combination of photos by selecting one of four themes. Each theme allows you to create a photo story with a certain flair with just a single touch. Choose Standard to capture three images in segments to tell a story. Select Speed that allows continuous seamless shooting of 5 images and combines them into one image, Choose Zoom-In/Zoom-Out to captures two images at two different distances into one image, or select Fun Frames and create images that mimic Film style and Polaroids.
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11 Art Filters with 5 Art Effects
Express your creativity with special effects for you photos & HD Videos. Olympus Art Filters infuse familiar scenes with new an unexpected moods ranging from the exciting to the serene and from the whimsical to the mysterious.
Full HD Movie 1920 x 1080 HD
The XZ-10s easy-to-reach record button on the back of the camera body makes recording videos a breeze. Add style and artistic flair to your movies with Olympus Art Filters and Effects.
For easy photo and video playback on your HDTV. The XZ-10 makes sharing your content easier than ever. Using the HDMI output, just connect the XZ-10 to your HDTV with an HDMI cable (not included) and navigate the camera's menus from the comfort of your couch. This is perfect for sharing your pictures and movies with an audience.
Advanced Control and Usability
Hybrid Control Ring and Customization
The XZ-10 offers advanced manual controls that experienced photographers expect. But, with the XZ-10, advanced features are easy to use. Similar to the XZ-2, the XZ-10 is equipped with a hybrid control ring, built around the lens, which allows users to easily assign function settings to their preferences.
3 Touch LCD
Whether composing still images or HD videos, photographers will appreciate the XZ-10s sharp 3.0-inch touch LCD to frame and show off still images and High Definition (HD) movies. The LCD displays 920,000 dots in vivid color, reproduces colors and shades more accurately with deeper black tones, and consumes less power. The monitor also provides a wide viewing angle ensuring that images can be composed from even the most obscure angles. The XZ-10s touch screen reacts quickly with the slightest touch and can focus by touch even if the subject is not in the center. Touch Screen display makes it easy to choose AF points, capture a picture, change camera settings, release the shutter or navigate controls, simply by touching the screen.
Compact digital camera
SD Memory Card(SDHC, SDXC, ?UHS-I compatible), Eye-Fi
? UHS-I ?Available for 104MB/s
6.150 mm (H) x 4.612 mm (v)
Image Pickup Unit
1/2.3" CMOS Sensor
Pixels number (Effective Pixels number, Total no. of pixel)/Total no. of pixels/Aspect ratio
12 million pixels / Approx. 12.76 million pixels / 1.33 (4:3)
Primary color filter (RGB)
10 elements in 8groups
Focal length(35mm equivalent)
4.7mm to 23.5mm(26mm to 130mm)
Super Resolution Zoom
W:10cm to infinity,T:30cm to infinity
Super Macro:1cm to 60cm,Wide-angle edge fixing
DCF, DPOF compatible/Exif, PRINT Image Matching III
RAW (12-bit lossless compression), JPEG, RAW+JPEG
Recording image size
[RAW] 3968 x 2976 pixels
[JPEG] 3968 x 2976 pixels - 640 x 480 pixels
RAW: 4032(H)x3024(V) (approx. 1/1.5 lossless compressed) Approx. 13.9MB
Set1(LF): 4032(H)x3024(V) (1/4 compressed) Approx. 5.9MB
Set2(LN): 4032(H)x3024(V) (1/8 compressed) Approx. 2.7MB
Set3(MN): 2560(H)x1920(V) (1/8 compressed) Approx. 1.1MB
Built in (Imager shift image stabilizer)
1 modes (IS:2 dimensional activation ), OFF
Live View display modes
Image Exposure Level,
Shadow adjustment and face detect mode,
Grid Line Mode,
Magnified View Mode,
Field of view
Normal Mode, Grid Line Mode(4 types), Histogram Mode, Off
Aperture value, Shutter speed, Auto Bracket, AE Lock, AF mode, IS, Shooting Mode, Battery Check, Internal Temperature Warning, Face Detection, Histogram, Number of storable still pictures, Record mode, ISO, Sequential shooting, Self-timer, White Balance, AF confirmation mark, Exposure Compensation Value, Spot metering Area
Flash Mode, Flash Status, Flash intensity Control, Super FP,
Focal length, Tone control, Eye-Fi condition, Super-ResZOOM, Battery check
Display of Face Detection
Max 8 frames of face detection can be displayed.
3" Touch control with 920K dots
Touch shutter release, Touch Live Guide, AF area selection, Frame advance/backward, Enlargement playback, PhotoSession
Brightness control/Colour temperature
±2 levels / ±7 levels
Vivid / Natural
Vivid / Natural
Single AF (S-AF) / SuperMacro Mode
Only movie mode is available.
Maginified Spot AF
Face priority AF
Focusing point/Focusing point selection
35-area multiple AF / All target, Single target
Manual Focus Assist
Exposure Control (Still)
Digital ESP metering , Center weighted average metering, Spot metering
Target frame linkage light measurement
EV -3 - 17 (Digital ESP metering, Centre weighted average metering, Spot metering)
(1) i Auto (2) P: Programme AE (3) A: Aperture priority AE
(4) S: Shutter priority AE (5) M: Manual (6)Photo Story (7)Scene select AE (8) Art Filter
Scene select AE
Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Sport,Hand-HeldStarlight, Night, Night + Portrait, Sunset, Documents, Panorama, Fireworks, Multiplex exposure, Beach & Snow,
AUTO ISO 100 - 6400 (customizable, Default 100-1600)
Manual ISO 100 - 6400, 1/3 EV steps
Exposure Compensation Ranfe
±3 EV in 1/3 EV steps
Locked at 1st release of shutter button (can be set to Fn1)
Metering standard value adjustment
1/2000 - 30 sec.
Flash intensity control method
TTL Auto, Auto, Manual
Auto, Red-eye reduction, Fill-in, Off, Red-eye reduction slow sync., Slow sync, Full,1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/16, 1/32, 1/64
Flash intensity control
Up to ±3 EV in 0.3 EV step
Wireless Flash Control
Compatible external flash
FL-50R, FL-36R, FL-300R, FL600R
External Flash intensity type
1ch, 1Groups (External flash : 1group )
Single-frame shooting, Sequential shooting, High-speed shooting, BKT, Self-timer
Sequential shooting maximum speed
5fps?Sequiential shooting??15fps?High-speed shootingu?
Max. recordable pictures
on sequential shooting
Operation time: 12 sec., 2 sec. (cancel available)
Wireless remote control
3 frames in 0.3/0.7/1.0EV steps selectable
Pop Art (I, II / a.b.c.d.e.)
Soft Focus ( - / c.e.)
Pale & Light Color (I, II / a.b.c.d.)
Light Tone ( - / d.)
Grainy Film (I, II / b.c.d.)
Pin Hole (I, II, III / d.)
Diorama ( - / d.)
Cross Proscess (I, II / b.c.d.)
Gentle Sepia ( - / a.b.c.d.)
Dramatic Tone (I, II / b.c.d.e.)
Key Line (I, II / a.b.c.d.e.)
a. Soft Focus Effect
b. Pin-Hole Effect
c. White Edge Effect
d. Frame Effect
e. Star Light Effect
Standard ?Type I?II?III?IV?
Zoom In/Out ?Type I?II?
Fun Frame ?Instant?Film?Square?
Full HD: 1920(H)x1080(V), 30?(29.97????Recording 18Mbps, Aspect 16:9
HD: 1280(H)x720(V), 30?(29.97????Recording 9Mbps, Aspect 16:9
Maximum Recording Time
Full HD:29min, HD:29min
Full HD:29?, HD:29?
IS for Movie
OK/Shifting electronic image (so called Digital IS, IS1 mode only)
(1) i Auto (2) P: Programme AE (3) A: Aperture priority AE (4) S: Shutter priority AE
(5) M: Manual (6) C1: Custom1 AE 8) SCN: SCN AE
(9) Art Filter: ART Filtr AE
* S mode and M mode : Shutter speed is limited in less than 1/30 sec.
* C1/ C2 : Registered Mode is followed.
MOV Format : Max 4GB
Wave Format (Stereo linear PCM/16-bit, Sampling frequency 48kHz)
Wind Noise Reduction, Audio dubbing possible for still pictures (up to 30 sec.)
Maximum Recording Time
Picture with Sound: 4sec.
Movie: depend on Movie Recording Time
Auto WB, 7 Preset WBs, 2 Capture WBs, Custom WB(Kelvin setting)
White balance compensation
±7 steps in each A-B/G-M axis * Except for Custom WB
Auto WB system
Preset white balance
7 preset WBs (3000K - 7500K)
- Sunny(5300K), Shadow(7500K), Cloudy(6000K), Incandescent(3000K), Fluorescent(4000K),
CWB (Kelvin setting)
1 setting can be registered at Kelvin temperature, 2000K to 14000K.
One-touch white balance
2 custom settings can be registered
Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Art Filters
Auto, Normal, High Key, Low Key [except Art Flters]
4 levels (Auto, Normal, High key, Low key)
Neutral, Yellow, Orange, Red, Green for Monotone
at High ISO setting
Off, Low, Standard, High
at Slow shutter speed
Off, On, Auto
On : effective when shutter speed is slower than 1 sec.
Auto : effective when shutter speed is slower than 4 sec. (at ISO 200 or higher) or 8 sec. (at lower than ISO200)
Number of picture/Functions
2 frames / Auto gain, Live View
4:3(Default) / 3:2 / 16:9 / 1:1
RAW: Aspect ratio is recorded as Exif data, JPEG: JPEG image is produced based on the aspect ratio
One push Tele-converter
Single-frame, Information display, Index display (4/9/25 frames), Enlargement (2x - 14x), Movie (with sound, FF/REW/Pause), Picture rotation (auto), Slideshow *(with BGM/BGM+Sound/Sound)
* Slideshow : Still/Movie/Still+Movie, When a camera is connected to HDTV with HDMI cable, 3 new slideshow effect can be selectable.(Still)
Histogram (independent luminance / RGB available), Highlight/Shadow point warning, AF frame, Photographic information, OFF
39 languages selectable :
- Japanese, English, French, Germany, Spanish, Italian, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Arabic, Farsi, Russian, Czech, Danish, Polish, Dutch, Portuguese(por), Portuguese(bra),
Norwegian, Finnish,Croatian, Slovenian, Simplified Chinese, Greek, Slovak, Turkish, Latvian, Estonian, Swedish, Lithuanian, Serbian, Rumanian, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Hungarian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Malay, Thai, Hebrew
Reset & custom setting
1 settings recordable
RAW development, Gradation auto, Red-eye fix, Resize (1280x960, 640x480, 320x240), Trimming, Aspect, e-Portrait, Postrecording
RAW picture editing
RAW development based on settings of the camera(including Art Filter)
Shadow adjustment, Red-eye fix, Trimming, Aspect, Black&White, Sepia, Saturation, Resize, e-portrait
Single frame, All, Selected frames (from Index)
Single frame, Selected frames, Release protect (Single/All selected)
Print reservation (DPOF), Direct print (PictBridge compatible)
Dedicated multi-connector [USB: USB2.0 Hi-Speed, Video: NTSC/PAL selectable.]
Micro HDMI ?Type-D)
HDMI (HD/Stereo Sound), VIDEO-OUT(SD/Mono Sound)
Li-50B Li-ion battery (included)
Power battery holder
Available (1/3/5 min. off selectable)
No. of recordable pictures(with 50% flash light)
102.4mm (W) x61.1mm (H) x34.3mm (D)
[CIPA guideline compliant, excluding protrusions]
Approx. 221g [CIPA with BLN-1 battery and Memory card]
0 ~ +40? (operation) / -20 ~ +60? (storage)
30 - 90% (operation) / 10 - 90% (storage)
Color Universal design CUD
Super control panel
Battery information, Shooting mode, Shutter speed, Aperture value, Exposure compensation value, ISO sensitivity,
Exposure compensation indicator, Exposure indicator, Flash intensity compensation indicator, Date, Auto BKT setting,
NR setting, WB, Record mode, Flash Status, Image size,
Drive mode, Flash intensity compensation value, Metering mode, Recordable still image number, Focusing mode,
AF frame, Internal Temperature Warning, IS activating mode, Face detection, My Mode, Multi Exposure, Aspect Ratio
Color saturation, Color image, Brightness, Blur Background, Express Motion, Shooting Tips
Specifications and design are subject to change without notice.