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Olympus VG-140
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Olympus VG-140 Digital Camera

14MP 5x CCD Mar 2012
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
The Right Camera For Every OccasionWith a winning combination of features and style, the easy-to-use VG-140 is the ideal camera for every occasion.This camera gives you HD movie, Magic art filters... More
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13 Reasons For

Olympus Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Compact cameras manufactured by Olympus have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all cameras (not just compact cameras) and found that Olympus also has good reviews across its entire range.

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many cameras of a comparable type and age to it. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

Compact cameras that are a comparable age to the VG-140 have display diagonals of between 1" and 4.8". At 3 inches, the Olympus VG-140 has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on digital cameras of this age and spec. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Olympus VG-140 supports video capability, which is unusual. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the VG-140 do not support video capability.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the VG-140, the Olympus VG-140 has an image stabilizer.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec, the Olympus VG-140 has a built-in flash.

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Has One Photo Effects

The Olympus VG-140 has a greater number of photo effects than most digital cameras of this age and type. The most commonly found photo effects is Black&White, but this photo effects is not found on this camera. The photo effectss Art are also found on this Olympus camera.

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4288 X 3216 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Olympus VG-140 has a 4288 x 3216 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it. Most digital cameras that are a comparable age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). The still image resolution of all cameras of a similar type and age to the VG-140 ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 5152 x 3864 (best).

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the Olympus VG-140 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). In addition, this Olympus 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). The video resolution of all compact cameras that are a similar age to the VG-140 ranges from 320 x 240 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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TFT Display

The Olympus VG-140 has a better display than most compact cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This camera has a TFT display, whereas most compact cameras that were released around the same time as it have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. Across all digital cameras that are a similar age to the VG-140 the display ranges from LCD to AMOLED.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most commonly found focus adjustment on cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The Olympus VG-140 has a greater number of audio formats than most compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera supports a WAV audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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12 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

This compact camera digital camera received a score of 50% from camera expert review website parentesis.com. The digital camera expert review sites don't rate this Olympus digital camera very highly.

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Olympus VG-140 does not support Full HD video, although this is within the context that most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the VG-140 also do not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago do not support wi-Fi. The Olympus VG-140 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Not 3D

The Olympus VG-140 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the VG-140 are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Olympus VG-140 does not have a GPS (satellite), although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

The Olympus VG-140 is not waterproof. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the VG-140 are also not waterproof.

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Only 165 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Olympus VG-140 is a digital camera that takes 165 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s. Most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the VG-140 take between 110 and 949 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modess

The Olympus VG-140 has a greater number of shooting modes than most similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as it. This digital camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most frequently found shooting modes found on cameras that came out more than two years ago. The shooting modess "Movie" and "Scene" are also found on this Olympus digital camera.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

Across all the digital cameras of this age and spec the ISO sensitivity (max)s range from 3 to 26,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 4,800. With an ISO sensitivity (max) of only 1,600, the Olympus VG-140 has a fairly low ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the VG-140.

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Very Small Combined Zoom

The Olympus VG-140 has one of the smaller combined zooms (only 20 times zoom factor) amongst compact cameras of this age. Digital cameras of this age and type have combined zooms of between 3x and 1,600x.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The Olympus VG-140 has a greater number of supported image formats than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This Olympus digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by compact cameras that are a comparable age to the VG-140.

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Fairly Large Closest Focusing Distance

With a closest focusing distance of 0.07 meters, the Olympus VG-140 has a fairly large closest focusing distance compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age. The closest focusing distances of digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the VG-140 range from 0.01m to 0.2m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.039m.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Olympus VG-140

Released Over Four Years Ago

This compact camera digital camera has been on the market for over four years.

Average Digital Zoom

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

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Olympus VG-140 has a relatively standard optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Megapixel

The Olympus VG-140 has a fairly typical megapixel (14 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the VG-140.

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Average Weight

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

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Super Macro Focusing Range
Focus Adjustment
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Second Display
Ports & Interfaces
Connection to PC
HDMI
Camera
3D
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Camera Playback
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Hand Strap
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Weight
Interface
Face Detection
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Aperture Range (F-F)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Ports Quantity
On/off Switch
Effective Sensor Resolution
Camera Shutter Speed
Digital SLR

Expert Reviews

(1)
26 January 2012

Si estás empezando a usar una cámara y estás buscando algo muy sencillo que no tenga funciones complicadas, esta es una buena opción. ¿O quieres regalar algo a tus papás o abuelos? Seguro...

Su tamao es compacto y es muy sencilla de usar
La batera no dura tanto
El flash no ilumina una escena grande
La calidad de las imgenes no es tan buena como debera de ser con 14 megapixeles

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers olympus optical4, olympus optical4x
Barcodes 00050332177437, 00050332179363
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