Olympus XZ-2 review

The Olympus XZ-2 is a compact aimed at the demands of enthusiasts. Successor to the XZ-1, it sports the same 28-112mm equivalent 4x zoom with a bright f1.8-2.5 maximum aperture, but swaps its predecessor’s 1/1.63in 10 Megapixel CCD sensor with a 1/1.7in CMOS chip with 12 Megapixels. The processor is also updated to the latest…

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Olympus PEN E-PL5 review

The Olympus PEN E-PL5 is a mid-range mirror-less compact system camera (CSC) with a 16 Megapixel sensor and a 3in articulated touch screen. Like all Olympus CSCs, the PEN E-PL5 employs the Micro Four Thirds standard and this model sits in the middle of the retro-styled PEN range between the entry-level PEN Mini E-PM2 and…

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Olympus OM-D E-M5 review

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 is the latest Micro Four Thirds compact system camera from Olympus and its first with a built-in viewfinder. Announced in May 2012, the E-M5 design is based on the popular and, for it’s time, diminutive Olympus OM series of SLRs, from the late 1970s. Those lucky enough to have lived through…

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