Close

Loading image...
Olympus VG-140
+ 1 Video

Olympus VG-140 Digital Camera

14MP 5x CCD Aug 2012
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
The Right Camera For Every OccasionWith a winning combination of features and style, the easy-to-use VG-140 is the ideal camera for every occasion.This camera gives you HD movie, Magic art filters... More
Available from international sellers only
Tell Me When It Becomes Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...

11 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked 1,701 expert and user reviews for Olympus digital cameras and found that on average Olympus has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Olympus has good ratings specifically for its compact camera digital cameras.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. 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.

Chart Edit

SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC memory card, which is typical of many cameras of a comparable age and type to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Chart Edit

Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Olympus VG-140 supports video recording. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the VG-140 also support video recording.

Chart Edit

Has an Image Stabiliser

The Olympus VG-140 has an image stabiliser. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the VG-140 also have an image stabiliser.

Chart Edit

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Olympus VG-140 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras that have been available for a similar time to the VG-140.

Chart Edit

Has One Photo Effect

The number of photo effects found on the Olympus VG-140 is more than most cameras of this spec and age. The most commonly found photo effect is Black&White, but this photo effect is not found on this digital camera. The photo effects Art are also found on this Olympus digital camera.

Chart Edit

4288 X 3216 Still Image Resolution

The Olympus VG-140 has a 4288 x 3216 still image resolution which is higher than most digital cameras of a similar age and type to it. Most cameras of this spec and age have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. The best still image resolution of all digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the VG-140 is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 384 x 480.

Chart Edit

1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Olympus VG-140 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most common video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this Olympus digital camera). This camera also supports a video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). Compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the VG-140 video resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

Chart Edit

TFT Display

The Olympus VG-140 has a TFT display which is better than most digital cameras of this age and type. Most compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. Across all digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the VG-140 the display ranges from LCD (worst) to OLED (best).

Chart Edit

Very Thin

At only 19.3 millimeters, the Olympus VG-140 is quite thin compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The thinnest compact camera camera that was released more than two years ago is 4mm deep, the thickest is 2,200mm, and the average depth is 38mm.

Chart Edit

12 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

This compact camera camera received an expert rating of 50% from parentesis.com. Experts don't rate this digital camera very highly.

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the VG-140, the Olympus VG-140 does not support Full HD video.

Chart Edit

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the VG-140, the Olympus VG-140 does not support WiFi connectivity.

Chart Edit

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years, the Olympus VG-140 is not 3D compatible.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a GPS

The Olympus VG-140 does not have a GPS, although this is within the context that most of the other digital cameras that came out more than two years ago also do not have a GPS.

Chart Edit

Not Waterproof

Most cameras of this age and type are not waterproof. The Olympus VG-140 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

Chart Edit

Only 165 Shots Per Battery Charge

The Olympus VG-140 is a camera that takes 165 shots shots per battery charge. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the VG-140 take between 30 and 869 shots per battery charge.

Chart Edit

Only Has Three Shooting Modes

The Olympus VG-140 has a greater number of shooting modes than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most commonly found shooting mode found on compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the VG-140. The shooting modes "Movie" and "Scene" are also found on this Olympus digital camera.

Chart Edit

Very Small Combined Zoom

Across all the digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the VG-140 the combined zoom range from 3x to 1,600x, and the average combined zoom is 50x. The Olympus VG-140 has a quite small combined zoom (only 20 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as the VG-140.

Chart Edit

Only Has Two Playback Modes

The number of camera playback modes found on the Olympus VG-140 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This camera has a Movie playback mode, which is the most commonly found playback mode found on cameras of a comparable age and type to the VG-140. The playback mode "Single image" is also found on this Olympus digital camera.

Chart Edit

Only Supports One Image Format

The Olympus VG-140 has a greater number of supported image formats than most compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This Olympus camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by cameras of this age and type.

Chart Edit

Quite Large Closest Focusing Distance

The average closest focusing distance of comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the VG-140 is 0.27m, and the closest focusing distances range from 0.01m to 30m. The Olympus VG-140 has one of the larger closest focusing distances (0.07 meters) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

Chart Edit

7 Other reasons to consider the Olympus VG-140

Released Over Four Years Ago

This compact camera camera has been on the market for over four years.

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Olympus VG-140 has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the VG-140.

Chart Edit

Average Digital Zoom

The Olympus VG-140 has a pretty standard digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the VG-140.

Chart Edit

1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many cameras of this spec and age. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

Chart Edit

Average Optical Zoom

The Olympus VG-140 has a pretty average optical zoom (5 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the VG-140.

Chart Edit

Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 14 megapixels, the Olympus VG-140 has a fairly average megapixel count compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

Chart Edit

Average Weight

With a weight of 125 grams, the Olympus VG-140 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the VG-140.

Chart Edit

Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Super Macro Focusing Range
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Voice Recording
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Second Display
Ports & Interfaces
PC Connectivity
HDMI Port
Camera
3D Compatible
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Battery Included
Hand Strap
Other Features
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port
Weight
Interface
Face Detection
Focal Length
Aperture Range
USB 3.0 Port
On/off Switch
Effective Sensor Resolution
Camera Shutter Speed Range
Digital SLR

Expert Reviews

(1)
26 January 2012

Si estás empezando a usar una cámara y estás buscando algo muy sencillo que no tenga funciones complicadas, esta es una buena opción. ¿O quieres regalar algo a tus papás o abuelos? Seguro...

Su tamao es compacto y es muy sencilla de usar
La batera no dura tanto
El flash no ilumina una escena grande
La calidad de las imgenes no es tan buena como debera de ser con 14 megapixeles

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers olympus optical4, olympus optical4x
Barcodes 00050332177437, 00050332179363
Feedback