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Olympus Stylus VG-165 Digital Camera

$130.00
Compact Camera 14MP 5x May 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Good brand
Has an image stabilizer
Has a built-in flash
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Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 4,467 expert and owner reviews (including 627 verified purchases), Olympus has good reviews for its cameras. Olympus also has good reviews specifically within its medium megapixel cameras range compared to other brands. 89% of those that bought a Olympus camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was May 2014 when this medium megapixel digital camera was released.


Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

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

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Lens System

Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Olympus Stylus VG-165 has a fairly typical digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

At only 5 times zoom factor, the Stylus VG-165 has a fairly small optical zoom compared to most of the other medium megapixel cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera. Digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera have optical zooms of between 0.34x and 65x.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The Stylus VG-165 has a fairly small minimum aperture number (only 2.8) compared to most of the other digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The minimum aperture numbers of cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 1.7 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.4.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

The Olympus Stylus VG-165 has a pretty standard display diagonal (2.7 inches) compared to most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Stylus VG-165 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The Stylus VG-165 has a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 384 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. Cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera still image resolution(s) range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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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 medium megapixel cameras that have been available for more than two years. Most medium megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution.

This camera's image resolution (4288 x 3216 pixels) is in fact the worst image resolution amongst all cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera.

Amongst similar types of camera the best image resolution is 4928 x 3264 pixels.

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14 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 14 megapixels camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have an HDMI

The Stylus VG-165 does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other cameras that have been on the market for more than two years which have an HDMI.

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Memory

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 medium megapixel cameras of this age. The internal memory of comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera range from 8MB to 8GB, and the average internal memory is 220MB.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Stylus VG-165 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other cameras that have been around for more than two years also have a built-in microphone.

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Focusing

Quite Large Closest Focusing Distance

At 0.05 meters, the Olympus Stylus VG-165 has a quite large closest focusing distance compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera. The average closest focusing distance of medium megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago is 0.066m.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00050332185456, 04545350043667, 04545350043674

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