Olympus C-2100UZ Review
Olympus surprised quite a few people when they first announced the C-2100 Ultra Zoom back on in June this year. Looking like an overgrown C-2020Z (on which it does appear to be based), the C-2100UZ sports a large 10x stabilised optical zoom lens. This is its main selling point, offering people the focal length reach they'd previously only been able to get with Sony's Mavica's or other digicams with (less than perfect) add-on lenses. Other things new to the C-2020Z are an electronic viewfinder (providing a sort of electronic TTL), a pop-up flash, new software features and a focus assist lamp.
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Olympus C-2100 2MP Digital Camera
w/ 10x Optical Zoom
Olympus STRAP ULTRAZOOM DIGITAL CAMERA