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Olympus VG-160 Digital Camera

$334.67
Compact Camera 14MP 5x Dec 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Olympus has good digital camera reviews
Quite large display diagonal
Does not have a GPS (satellite)
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Olympus Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 4,447 expert and owner reviews (including 623 verified purchases) for Olympus cameras and found that on average Olympus has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Olympus has good ratings 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.


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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Olympus released the VG-160.


Camera

Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Olympus VG-160 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Olympus VG-160 features brightness adjustment. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than two years also feature brightness adjustment.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Olympus VG-160 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camera.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years, the Olympus VG-160 does not feature bluetooth.

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Display

Quite Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera is 2.9". At 3 inches, the Olympus VG-160 has a fairly large display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

Across all the cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera the display resolutions (numeric) range from 230 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels. With a display resolution (numeric) of only 230,000 pixels, the Olympus VG-160 has a quite low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Olympus VG-160 supports video capability, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Olympus VG-160 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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Features Date Imprinting

The Olympus VG-160 features date imprinting, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Olympus VG-160 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus VG-160 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera.

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4288 X 3216 Still Image Resolution

The Olympus VG-160 has a 4288 x 3216 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. This camera also have still image resolution(s) of 1280 x 960, 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 2048 x 1536 and 2560 x 1920 and 3264 x 2448. Across all cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera the worst still image resolution is 640 x 360 and the best is 4928 x 3264.

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Only 4288 X 3216 Pixels Image Resolution

The Olympus VG-160 has a 4288 x 3216 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

A 4288 x 3216 pixels maximum image resolution is actually the worst image resolution across all medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera.

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

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Lens System

Very Small Optical Zoom

At only 5 times zoom factor, the Olympus VG-160 has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type. Similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago have optical zooms of between 0.34x and 65x, and the average optical zoom is 14x.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

Across all the medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than two years the digital zooms range from 1x to 120x. With a digital zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the Olympus VG-160 has one of the smaller digital zooms amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 130 millimeters, the Olympus VG-160 has one of the shorter maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst medium megapixel digital cameras of this age. Across all the comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as this camera the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 18mm to 1,500mm.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

At only 2.8, the Olympus VG-160 has a fairly small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera. Comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.7 and 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.4.

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Battery

Only 165 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera take between 105 and 1,499 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Olympus VG-160 which takes 165 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Audio

Features Noise Reduction

The Olympus VG-160 features noise reduction. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera also feature noise reduction.

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Features Voice Recording

The Olympus VG-160 features voice recording, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Olympus VG-160 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also have a built-in microphone.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

The Olympus VG-160 has a relatively typical weight (125 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The Olympus VG-160 supports PictBridge. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also support PictBridge.

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Video

1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Olympus VG-160 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Olympus camera also 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 cameras of this age and type the worst video resolution is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Focusing

Fairly Large Closest Focusing Distance

The Olympus VG-160 has a quite large closest focusing distance (0.07 meters) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera. The closest focusing distances of medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera range from 0.001m to 0.5m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.066m.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers olympus vg160silver, olympus vg160x
Barcodes 00050332182561, 00050332182578, 00050332182585, 00050332182592, 00503321825784, 00503321825852, 03610170826569, 03610170826743, 04545350040109, 04545350040116, 04545350040123, 04545350040130, 08432932006577, 08432932006591, 08432932006607, 08432932007314, 08432932007321, 08432932007345

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