With great features like a fast f/1.8 lens and slow-motion video, the XZ-10 will win the hearts of photographers who want a pocketable camera. There are some image quality issues though, and battery life is short.
Typical price: $499.00
It has the look, control, and lens of an enthusiast compact, but its sensor is common point-and-shoot size.
The deluge of camera releases for 2013 has begun, with Olympus announcing a new compact as well as a telephoto lens for its Micro Four Thirds range.