Olympus VG-160 Review
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|3 Years Old|
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It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Only 4288 x 3216 pixels image resolution
Very low display resolution (numeric)
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The Olympus VG-160 has a relatively average megapixel (14 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras.
Only 4288 X 3216 Pixels Image Resolution
The Olympus VG-160 has a 4288 x 3216 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most cameras. Most cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all cameras the image resolution ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels (worst) to 7680 x 5120 pixels (best).
1" Image Sensor Size
This camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is typical of many cameras.
The Olympus VG-160 is one of the lighter cameras (only 125 grams) amongst cameras of this age. Across all the cameras the weights range from 1g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.
Average Optical Zoom
At 5 times zoom factor, the Olympus VG-160 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras.
Has a Built-In Flash
The Olympus VG-160 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.
Quite Large Display Diagonal
The smallest display diagonal of cameras is 0.5" and the largest is 9". The Olympus VG-160 has a fairly large display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other cameras.
Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)
At only 230,000 pixels, the Olympus VG-160 has a fairly low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other digital cameras. Cameras have display resolutions (numeric) of between 3 pixels and 16,000,000 pixels.
Does Not Support Wi-Fi
The Olympus VG-160 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other digital cameras.
Supports Video Capability
The Olympus VG-160 supports video capability. Most of the other cameras also support video capability.
Only 165 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
The Olympus VG-160 is a digital camera that takes 165 shots battery life (CIPA standard).
Features Date Imprinting
The Olympus VG-160 features date imprinting, as do most of the other cameras.
Features Brightness Adjustment
The Olympus VG-160 features brightness adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature brightness adjustment.
Features Noise Reduction
The Olympus VG-160 features noise reduction, as do most of the other cameras.
Has a Tripod Mountable
The Olympus VG-160 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other digital cameras.
Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)
Like most of the other cameras, the Olympus VG-160 does not have a GPS (satellite).
Does Not Feature Bluetooth
Like most of the other cameras, the Olympus VG-160 does not feature bluetooth.
Average Digital Zoom
With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Olympus VG-160 has a pretty typical digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras.
Five Aspherical Lenses
Most digital cameras have between 1 and 14 aspherical lenses, including the Olympus VG-160 which has five aspherical lenses.
4288 X 3216 Still Image Resolution
The Olympus VG-160 has a 4288 x 3216 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras. Most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 3264 x 2448, 2560 x 1920, 2048 x 1536, 1920 x 1080 and 1600 x 1200 and 1280 x 960. Across all cameras the still image resolution ranges from S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 (worst) to 6016 x 4000 (best).
Has an Image Stabilizer
The Olympus VG-160 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.
Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number
The smallest minimum aperture number of cameras is -2, the largest is 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.4. At only 2.8, the Olympus VG-160 has a fairly small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This camera was released in December 2013.
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