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Olympus VG-140

A fully featured 14 megapixel 5 times zoom factor camera
Compact Camera 14MP 5x Yes Aug 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Olympus VG-140 Review

With good features and mediocre reviews, we have ranked the Olympus VG-140 number 935 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 34?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 50%. Canon digital cameras have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Very light
1" image sensor size
Only 4288 x 3216 pixels image resolution
Very low display resolution (numeric)

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Olympus VG-140 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Poor Expert Reviews

This Olympus camera received an expert rating of 50% from parentesis.com. It seems that experts really don't rate this camera very highly.

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Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 14 megapixels, the Olympus VG-140 has a fairly typical megapixel compared to most of the other cameras.

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Only 4288 X 3216 Pixels Image Resolution

The Olympus VG-140 has a higher image resolution than most digital cameras. This Olympus camera has a 4288 x 3216 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. The image resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels to 7680 x 5120 pixels.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most commonly found image sensor size on cameras.

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Very Light

Across all the cameras the weights range from 1g to 1.5kg. The Olympus VG-140 is one of the lighter cameras (only 125 grams) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Olympus VG-140 has a pretty standard optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The Olympus VG-140 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Olympus VG-140 has a fairly large display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras. The smallest display diagonal of cameras is 0.5", the largest is 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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2/3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 2/3"|1/2"|1/2.3"" optical sensor size, which is typical of many cameras. 8.80 x 6.60mm.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus VG-140 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Very Light

The lightest camera is 0.097kg heavy and the heaviest is 360kg. At only 0.125 kilograms, the Olympus VG-140 is quite light compared to most of the other cameras.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The Olympus VG-140 has one of the lower display resolutions (numeric) (only 230,000 pixels) amongst cameras of this age. Across all the cameras the display resolutions (numeric) range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels.

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Only 165 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Olympus VG-140 is a digital camera that takes 165 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other digital cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Features Face Detection

The Olympus VG-140 features face detection. Most of the other cameras also feature face detection.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Olympus VG-140 does not have an HDMI. Most of the other cameras do have an HDMI.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Olympus VG-140 does not support Full HD video, unlike most of the other cameras.

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Supports Video Capability

The Olympus VG-140 supports video capability, as do most of the other cameras.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Olympus VG-140 has a pretty standard digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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4288 X 3216 Still Image Resolution

The Olympus VG-140 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras. This digital camera has a 4288 x 3216 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). Digital cameras still image resolution(s) range from S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 to 6016 x 4000.

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Quite Short Camera Shutter Speed

Across all the cameras the camera shutter speeds range from 0.00008s to 4s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.98s. The Olympus VG-140 has a very short camera shutter speed (only 0.5 seconds) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This digital camera has been on the market since August 2012.


Olympus VG-140 Review Sources

To prepare this Olympus VG-140 review we compared this digital camera to 100 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 303,840 product attributes, 186,316 digital camera reviews and 2,554,000 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers olympus optical4x
Barcodes 00050332177437, 00050332179363

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