Six customers who reviewed the Olympus XZ-10 reckoned that it had a good lens. Globostrat wrote in their review of the Olympus XZ-10 “Full manual controls, settings galore, clean images at lower ISO and a lens that is sharp throughtout the zoom range (even in the corners) without the need to stop down”. Martin De Keijzer said on Amazon “Great little camera, Lightstark so even in darker situations good photo's(1.8 lens”. Mooncoin said on Amazon “You can set the high limit for auto ISO - I've set it to 1000 ISO which, with the bright lens and image stabilisation, is good for most situations” and scored the Olympus XZ-10 5 stars.
Five Olympus XZ-10 reviewers concluded that this digital cameras had a good zoom. Reviewser scored it 80 out of 100 and said on Amazon “The wide-angle zoom is great for capturing anything that doesn't require you to get too close” in their Olympus XZ-10 review. Tallpete33 mentioned on Amazon “I had traded my XZ-1 for a Sony HX10v purely for its usability and better zoom” in their review. Tallpete33 also mentioned “** UPDATE ** After several weeks more use I have gone back to my Sony HX10v which handles much better, has a 16x optical zoom and much easier menu system”.
Several people said in their reviews that it had a good autofocus. Three years ago Mrs. C. Colbert said on Amazon “The speed of focus and shoot is dynamic, with shots at a split second.I have found this superb when taking shots of live sport” in their review of the Olympus XZ-10. Reviewser gave this digital cameras a score of 4 stars and mentioned on Amazon “The autofocus is crisp and other than in low light the image quality is superb.” in their review.
One person considered that it had a good image stabiliser. Globostrat wrote on Amazon two years ago “The sensor-based image stabilisation is helpful, although a bit less efficient than lens-shift IS” in their review of the Olympus XZ-10.