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Olympus VG-140 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 14MP 5x Aug 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Supports video capability
Poor expert reviews
Does not support Full HD video

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Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 4,447 expert and owner reviews (including 623 verified purchases), Olympus has good reviews for its cameras. Olympus also has good reviews specifically for its medium megapixel digital cameras. 88% of those that bought a Olympus digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Poor Expert Reviews

This medium megapixel camera received an expert rating of 50% from parentesis.com. This means that camera experts really don't rate this camera very highly.


Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Olympus VG-140 supports video capability, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera.

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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 medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Features Face Detection

The Olympus VG-140 features face detection, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Olympus VG-140 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus VG-140 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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4288 X 3216 Still Image Resolution

The Olympus VG-140 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This Olympus digital camera has a 4288 x 3216 still image resolution(s), whereas most medium megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). The still image resolution of all cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 4928 x 3264 (best).

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Only 4288 X 3216 Pixels Image Resolution

The Olympus VG-140 has a 4288 x 3216 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

This digital camera's image resolution (4288 x 3216 pixels) is actually the worst image resolution amongst all similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera.

The best image resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera is 4928 x 3264 pixels.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Ports & Interfaces

Features Connection to PC

The Olympus VG-140 features connection to PC, as do most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Olympus VG-140 does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago which have an HDMI.

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Packaging Content

Has a Hand Strap

The Olympus VG-140 has a hand strap, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Olympus VG-140 has a batteries included, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Olympus VG-140 features voice recording. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Olympus VG-140 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera.

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Video

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 a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. In addition, this digital camera supports a video resolutions 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 comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera the video resolution ranges from 320 x 120 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Olympus VG-140 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as this camera also do not support Full HD video.

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Lens System

Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

With a minimum aperture number of only 2.8, the Olympus VG-140 has one of the smaller minimum aperture numbers amongst cameras of this age. The minimum aperture numbers of medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera range from 1.7 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.4.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At only 130 millimeters, the Olympus VG-140 has a fairly short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. Comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera have maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 18mm and 1,500mm.

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Average Digital Zoom

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

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 5 times zoom factor, the Olympus VG-140 has a fairly standard optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera.

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Battery

Only 165 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Olympus VG-140 is a digital camera that takes 165 shots battery life (CIPA standard).

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Focusing

Fairly Large Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distances of medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera range from 0.001m to 0.5m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.066m. The Olympus VG-140 has one of the larger closest focusing distances (0.07 meters) amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Olympus VG-140 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this medium megapixel camera was released.


Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

The Olympus VG-140 has a relatively average weight (125 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers olympus optical4x
Barcodes 00050332177437, 00050332179363

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