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Olympus Stylus VG-165

67

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Olympus Stylus VG-165

Olympus Stylus VG-165
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A good spec but 4 year old compact camera
Compact 14MP 5x Yes Nov 2013
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Olympus Stylus VG-165 Review

With very good features, we have scored the Olympus Stylus VG-165 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very small optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Everything you need at the best price
14 megapixels
5X WIDE ZOOM
Intelligent auto
Magic art filters
Only 4288 x 3216 pixels image resolution
Lower than average megapixels

How Big is the Olympus Stylus VG-165?

The Olympus Stylus VG-165 is 95.4mm wide and 58.2mm tall. It is 21mm deep and weighs g.

Olympus Stylus VG-165 front dimensions
Olympus Stylus VG-165 size in context

Olympus Stylus VG-165 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Only 4288 X 3216 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Stylus VG-165 is 4288 x 3216 pixels. That's 13% lower image resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The worst resolution of all cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

Across all the digital cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Stylus VG-165's sensor megapixels of only 14MP is in the lowest 28% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Stylus VG-165's optical zoom of only 5x is smaller than 70% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Stylus VG-165 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Stylus VG-165's minimum aperture number of 2.8 is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 50% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Stylus VG-165 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Stylus VG-165 of only 6.5 is in the smallest 16% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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4288 X 3216 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Stylus VG-165 is 4288 x 3216. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. This digital camera also supports a still image resolution of 640 x 480. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Stylus VG-165's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 25% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Stylus VG-165 of 4x is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 14% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The Stylus VG-165's internal memory of only 16.4MB is smaller than 77% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the internal memory range from 1MB to 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The average display resolution of all cameras is 620,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Olympus Stylus VG-165 of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 15% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

Like most other cameras, the Stylus VG-165 does not have an HDMI. 55% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Cameras have display diagonals of between 1" and 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Olympus Stylus VG-165's display diagonal of only 2.7" is in the smallest 28% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

olympus by9v

Barcodes:

00050332185456, 04545350043667, 04545350043674

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