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Olympus VR-340
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Olympus VR-340 Digital Camera

16MP 10x CCD Apr 2012
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
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22 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

This camera received a rating of 80% from camera expert review site datatid.dk. The expert review sites don't rate this digital camera that highly.

Olympus Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

On average Olympus compact camera digital cameras have good ratings compared to other brands as do all digital cameras manufactured by Olympus.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as 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.

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Quite Large Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Olympus VR-340 has a fairly large screen size compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type. Cameras of a comparable age and type to the VR-340 have screen sizes of between 1" and 4.8".

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3D Compatible

The Olympus VR-340 is 3D compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the VR-340 are not 3D compatible.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that were launched 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.

If the memory card type of this Olympus digital camera is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the Canon IXUS 145[plb_2166060_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Olympus VR-340 supports video recording, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the VR-340.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Olympus VR-340 has an image stabiliser. Most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the VR-340 also have an image stabiliser.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Olympus VR-340 has a built-in flash. Most of the other similar spec cameras that came out more than two years ago also have a built-in flash.

We think you might also be interested in alternative digital cameras which also have a built-in flash including the Canon IXUS 145[plb_2166060_price].

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

With a closest focusing distance of only 0.01 meters, the Olympus VR-340 has one of the smaller closest focusing distances amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The closest focusing distances of compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the VR-340 range from 0.01m to 30m.

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Has Three White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the Olympus VR-340 is more than most cameras of this spec and age. This digital camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the VR-340. The white balance modes "Fluorescent" and "Tungsten" are also found on this camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Olympus VR-340 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This Olympus digital camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution, whereas most comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. In addition, this camera have still image resolutions of 1280 x 960, 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 2048 x 1536 and 2560 x 1920 and 3264 x 2448. The best still image resolution of all cameras that are a similar age to the VR-340 is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Supports Five ISO Speeds

The Olympus VR-340 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras of this age and type. The most frequently supported ISO speed is 160, but this ISO speed is not supported by this camera. The ISO speeds 100, 200, 400, 800 and 1600 are also supported by this Olympus camera.

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Has Two Playback Modes

The Olympus VR-340 has a greater number of camera playback modes than most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This camera has a Single image playback mode, which is the most frequently found playback mode found on similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the VR-340. The playback mode "Slide show" is also found on this Olympus camera.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most frequently supported USB version on compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The Olympus VR-340 has a greater number of camera file systems than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by digital cameras of a similar type and age to the VR-340. The camera file systems "DCF" and "DPOF 1.1" are also supported by this Olympus digital camera.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This digital camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most frequently found light exposure correction on similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Olympus VR-340 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the VR-340. 640 x 480 pixels 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). Across all similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago the video resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Features One Light Metering Mode

The Olympus VR-340 has a greater number of light metering modes than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. The most commonly featured light metering mode is Centre-weighted, but this light metering mode is not featured on this Olympus digital camera. The light metering modes Spot are also featured on this camera.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto focus, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

With a minimum focal length of only 24 millimeters, the Olympus VR-340 has a fairly short minimum focal length compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the VR-340. Cameras of a comparable spec and age to the VR-340 have minimum focal lengths of between 2.6mm and 290mm.

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12 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Olympus VR-340 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago also do not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the VR-340, the Olympus VR-340 does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the VR-340 do not have a GPS. The Olympus VR-340 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

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Not Waterproof

The Olympus VR-340 is not waterproof. Most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the VR-340 are also not waterproof.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of digital cameras that have been around for more than two years range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 10x. With a digital zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the Olympus VR-340 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Features Four Flash Modes

The Olympus VR-340 has a greater number of flash modes than most similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the VR-340. The flash modes "Fill-in", "Flash off" and "Red-eye reduction" are also featured on this Olympus camera.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modes

The Olympus VR-340 has a greater number of shooting modes than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This Olympus digital camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most commonly found shooting mode found on digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the VR-340. The shooting modes "Movie" and "Program" are also found on this digital camera.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Speed

Across all the cameras of this type and age the maximum ISO speeds range from 3 to 52,000. The Olympus VR-340 has a fairly low maximum ISO speed (only 1,600) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Very Short Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

Digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have maximum camera shutter speeds of between 0.12s and 250s, and the average maximum camera shutter speed is 13s. At only 4 seconds, the Olympus VR-340 has a fairly short maximum camera shutter speed compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the VR-340.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture

At only 5.7, the Olympus VR-340 has a fairly big maximum aperture compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the VR-340. Across all the compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the VR-340 the maximum apertures range from 2 to 130, and the average maximum aperture is 6.6.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The Olympus VR-340 has a greater number of supported image formats than most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This Olympus digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by cameras of a comparable spec and age to the VR-340.

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Quite Big Minimum ISO Speed

Across all the compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago the minimum ISO speed range from 10 to 800, and the average minimum ISO speed is 96. The Olympus VR-340 has one of the bigger minimum ISO speed (100) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Olympus VR-340

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera has been on the market for over three years.

Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16 megapixels, the Olympus VR-340 has a pretty average megapixel count compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 10 times zoom factor, the Olympus VR-340 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 170 grams, the Olympus VR-340 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the VR-340.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Body Material
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens
Lens Structure
Combined Zoom
Aspheric Element
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 Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Video Resolution
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port
USB Version
Camera
GPS
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Self-Timer
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Bluetooth
Other Features
USB 3.0 Port
Camera Shutter Speed Range

Expert Reviews

(1)
26 March 2013

Tag billedet, læg det på Facebook, eller send det til en ven med det samme, ? det kan du klare med din smartphone, men skal det ske med det rigtige kamera, er det straks mere bøvlet. Vi har... Read more…

Inexpensive
10x zoom range
24mm wide-angle lens
Big, sharp LCD
Solid build quality
Lengthy shutter lag
Detail loss at higher ISO settings
Video limited to 720p
Pictures can be a little dull, imprecise zoom

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 29 August 2013 by Mr Norman Gater
(Verified Purchase)

This is a very good quality camera that is so simple to operate but has great features if you feel you need to use them.Zoom gives great flexibility with pictures and quality of pictures no... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vr340zil, vr340silver, olympus vr340, olympus vr340s, olympus vr340r, olympus vr340b, olympus vr340w, olympus vr340re, olympus vr340bl, olympus vr340wh, olympus vr340si, olympus vr340red, olympus vr340bla, olympus vr340whi, olympus vr340sil, info v105080ve000, olympus vr340silv, olympus vr340blac, olympus vr340whit, olympus vr340black, olympus vr340white, olympus vr340silve, olympus vr340silver
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