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Olympus Stylus VG-165

$130.00
A good value for money and fully featured 14 megapixel 5 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 14MP 5x Yes May 2014
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Olympus Stylus VG-165 Review

Representing very good value for money but with mediocre reviews, we have ranked the Olympus Stylus VG-165 number 257 across all digital cameras.
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 50?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in flash
1" image sensor size
Only 4288 x 3216 pixels image resolution
Quite small display diagonal

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

Reviews

Very Good Brand

We checked 6,180 expert and owner reviews (including 1,319 verified purchases) for Olympus cameras and found that on average Olympus has very good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Olympus has very good reviews specifically within its cameras range. 89% of those that bought a Olympus digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 14 megapixels, the Olympus Stylus VG-165 has a fairly standard megapixel compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Only 4288 X 3216 Pixels Image Resolution

The Stylus VG-165 has a 4288 x 3216 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most cameras. Most cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all cameras the best image resolution is 7680 x 5120 pixels and the worst is 2592 x 1944 pixels.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is typical of many cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Olympus Stylus VG-165 has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Stylus VG-165 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

At only 2.7 inches, the Olympus Stylus VG-165 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras. Across all the cameras the display diagonals range from 0.5" to 9".

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4288 X 3216 Still Image Resolution

The Stylus VG-165 has a 4288 x 3216 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras. Most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). The best still image resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Stylus VG-165 does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other cameras.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Across all the digital cameras the internal memory range from 1MB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 420MB. The Stylus VG-165 has one of the smaller internal memory (only 16.4 megabytes) amongst cameras of this age.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Stylus VG-165 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

At only 4 times zoom factor, the Stylus VG-165 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras. The digital zooms of digital cameras range from 0.72x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture numbers of cameras range from -2 to 22. With a minimum aperture number of only 2.8, the Stylus VG-165 has a quite small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Olympus released the Stylus VG-165 in May 2014.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00050332185456, 04545350043667, 04545350043674

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