New Olympus XZ-1 Flagship Compact

Olympus launched their new flagship compact, the XZ-1 and new Micro 4/3 Pen E-PL2 this morning. Here are some sample still images captured with the new XZ-1 camera. Specs and additional info can be found at the Olympus Malaysia website and special Facebook promotional page. Picture samples from the Pen E-PL2 are featured on the next page.

Launched

Launched!

Mr Tan Tick Boon, Managing Director Olympus Malaysia, with the new XZ-1 and Mr Yong Kee Nyap, Assistant General Manager, Imaging System Division with the new Pen E-PL2.

Underwater Housing & Light

Underwater Housing & Light for Pen

Still Samples:

Olympus XZ-1 1SO 500, f 2.5, 1/160 sec - full size reduced to 800 x 450

Olympus XZ-1, ISO 500, f 2.5, 1/160 sec - full size reduced to 800 x 450

Olympus E-PL2 black version shown with the optional Medusa LED Close-up Light.

Olympus XZ-1, ISO 500, f 2.5, 1/160 sec - 100% crop from original

Olympus XZ-1, ISO 500, f 2.5, 1/160 sec - 100% crop from original

Olympus XZ-1, ISO 500, f 3.2, 1/400 sec - full size reduced to 800 x 450

Olympus XZ-1, ISO 500, f 3.2, 1/400 sec - full size reduced to 800 x 450

Olympus XZ-1, ISO 500, f 3.2, 1/400 sec - 100% crop from original

Olympus XZ-1, ISO 500, f 3.2, 1/400 sec - 100% crop from original

Olympus XZ-1, ISO 100, f 2.0, 1/400 sec - full size reduced to 800 x 450

Olympus XZ-1, ISO 100, f 2.0, 1/400 sec - full size reduced to 800 x 450

Olympus XZ-1, ISO 100, f 2.0, 1/400 sec - 100% crop from original

Olympus XZ-1, ISO 100, f 2.0, 1/400 sec - 100% crop from original

Olympus XZ-1, ISO 3200, f 2.5, 1/2000 sec - full size reduced to 800 x 450

Olympus XZ-1, ISO 3200, f 2.5, 1/2000 sec - full size reduced to 800 x 450

Olympus XZ-1, ISO 3200, f 2.5, 1/2000 sec - 100% crop from original

Olympus XZ-1, ISO 3200, f 2.5, 1/2000 sec - 100% crop from original

Olympus XZ-1, ISO 6400, f 6.3, 1/200 sec - full size reduced to 800 x 450

Olympus XZ-1, ISO 6400, f 6.3, 1/200 sec - full size reduced to 800 x 450

Olympus XZ-1, ISO 6400, f 6.3, 1/200 sec - 100% crop from original

Olympus XZ-1, ISO 6400, f 6.3, 1/200 sec - 100% crop from original

The announced retail price of the XZ-1 in Malaysia is RM 1799 (app USD 585). The underwater housing for the XZ-1 (PT 050) is quoted as RM 1090 (app USD 354) and the underwater housing for the E-PL2 (PT-EP03) is RM 2090 (app USD 680).

Firmware version is 0.9 and all settings at factory default. No post-adjustments made except size reduction & cropping. Images saved at 50% jpeg compression for web.

8 thoughts on “New Olympus XZ-1 Flagship Compact

  1. Nanomatrix, I believe the leaves on ISO3200 shot was facing upwards, while the veiny part was hidden underneath. For some reasons the leaves were shot in the reversed direction, bottom part facing upwards, showing the veins in ISO6400. Do correct me if I am wrong here.

  2. Pingback: Olympus XZ-1 Samples > G-gallery3

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