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10th November 2011
Olympus XZ-1 now available in Silver with special lens cap

Olympus launches a new look for its flagship compact

The game-changing Olympus XZ-1 now comes in silver, with a new special lens cap in an accessories upgrade

Olympus’ red dot design and TIPA award-winning XZ-1 compact camera now comes in a wider range of options, thanks to a new version in silver and a new special lens cap accessory. The discreet lens cap opens and closes automatically as the camera powers on and off.

discreet lens cap opens and closes automatically

In addition to the familiar versions with a matt black or white lacquered body, the XZ-1 is now available in silver. Of course, the new silver version comes with all the characteristics that make this compact camera such a winner: the trinity of the ultra-bright 1:1.8-2.5 Olympus lens, the large 1/1.63” high-sensitivity sensor and the powerful processor delivers exceptional picture quality and stunning low-light performance. The results can be viewed on a large 3-inch OLED screen. A pro-style front lens control ring gives creativity free eign, ensuring easy access to all major parameters. A host of other creative options include Multi Exposure and six Art Filters that even work in HD Movie mode.

The silver XZ-1 is available for £399.99 from mid-December 2011.

The black LC-63A lens cap features a sleek design, with a front cover that opens and closes automatically. It costs £24.99 and will be available in January 2012. For a full list of specifications, please go to

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