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Olympus Stylus VG-165
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Olympus Stylus VG-165 Digital Camera

14MP 5x CCD May 2014
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
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6 Reasons For

Olympus Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Compact camera digital cameras produced by Olympus have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all digital cameras (not just compact camera digital cameras) and found that Olympus also has good ratings across its entire range.

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many cameras of this type and age. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Stylus VG-165 has an image stabiliser. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Stylus VG-165 also have an image stabiliser.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Stylus VG-165 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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14 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Recording

The Stylus VG-165 does not support video recording, unlike most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago which support video recording.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Olympus Stylus VG-165 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other cameras of this age and type also do not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Stylus VG-165 does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to the Stylus VG-165 also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Stylus VG-165 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Stylus VG-165 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Olympus Stylus VG-165 does not have a GPS. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Stylus VG-165 also do not have a GPS.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other cameras of this spec and age, the Stylus VG-165 is not waterproof.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Stylus VG-165 is 12x, and the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x. At only 4 times zoom factor, the Olympus Stylus VG-165 has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Stylus VG-165.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The Stylus VG-165 has a 640 x 480 still image resolution which is higher than most cameras of a comparable age and type to it. Most cameras that are a similar age to it have a 2736 x 1824 still image resolution. Across all cameras of this age and spec the best still image resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture

With a maximum aperture of only 2.8, the Stylus VG-165's maximum aperture is one of the biggest amongst compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. Compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Stylus VG-165 have maximum apertures of between 1.8 and 87, and the average maximum aperture is 6.8.

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Very Short Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

The Stylus VG-165 has one of the shorter maximum camera shutter speeds (only 2 seconds) amongst cameras of this age. Digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Stylus VG-165 have maximum camera shutter speeds of between 0.0005s and 250s, and the average maximum camera shutter speed is 14s.

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Only Features Three Flash Modes

The Stylus VG-165 has a greater number of flash modes than most compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on cameras of a comparable age and type to the Stylus VG-165. The flash modes "Fill-in" and "Red-eye reduction" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 16.4 megabytes, the Stylus VG-165 has one of the smaller internal memory amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The smallest internal memory of cameras of a similar age and spec to the Stylus VG-165 is 1MB and the biggest is 8.2GB.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The Olympus Stylus VG-165 has a greater number of supported image formats than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by similar spec cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Very Large Minimum Aperture

The minimum aperture of the Olympus Stylus VG-165 of 6.5 is one of the largest amongst digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. Compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Stylus VG-165 have minimum apertures of between 1.3 and 6.6.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Olympus Stylus VG-165

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this digital camera was released.

Average Optical Zoom

The Stylus VG-165 has a fairly average optical zoom (5 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Stylus VG-165.

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Average Megapixel Count

The Stylus VG-165 has a pretty typical megapixel count (14 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Stylus VG-165.

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Average Screen Size

At 2.7 inches, the Stylus VG-165 has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as the Stylus VG-165.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Focal Length Range
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Light Exposure
ISO Speed
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Video
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port
USB Version
Camera
Self-Timer
Image Editing Mode
Built-In Processor
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Battery Size
Operational Conditions
Operating System/software
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Technical Details
Networking
Certificates
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Special Features

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00050332185456, 04545350043667, 04545350043674
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