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Olympus VG-160
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Olympus VG-160 Digital Camera

14MP 5x CCD Dec 2013
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
14 MegapixelsHigh-resolution CCD delivers superior image quality that enables you to print poster-sized pictures easily. 5x Wide Angle Optical ZoomThe 26-130mm Optical Zoom covers a versatile... More
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18 Reasons For

Olympus Has Good Camera Reviews

Olympus has good average reviews for its compact cameras as well as across its entire camera range compared to other manufacturers.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on digital cameras of this spec and age. 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

At 3 inches, the Olympus VG-160 has a fairly large display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age. The display diagonals of similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the VG-160 range from 1" to 4.8".

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. 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-160 supports video capability. Most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the VG-160 do not support video capability.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus VG-160 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other compact cameras that have been available for more than two years also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Olympus VG-160 has a built-in flash. Most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the VG-160 also have a built-in flash.

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Has One Photo Effects

The Olympus VG-160 has a greater number of photo effects than most comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. The most commonly found photo effects is Black&White, but this photo effects is not found on this digital camera. The photo effectss Art are also found on this camera.

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Features Four Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Olympus VG-160 is more than most compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the VG-160. The flash modess "Fill-in", "Flash off" and "Red-eye reduction" are also featured on this Olympus digital camera.

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Has Four White Balances

The Olympus VG-160 has a greater number of white balance modes than most digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the VG-160. The white balances "Fluorescent", "Sunny" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Olympus camera.

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Five Number of Aspheric Elementss

The Olympus VG-160 is a five number of aspheric elements camera.

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4288 X 3216 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Olympus VG-160 has a 4288 x 3216 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most digital cameras of this spec and age have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Olympus camera have still image resolution(s)s of 1280 x 960, 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 2048 x 1536 and 2560 x 1920 and 3264 x 2448. The worst still image resolution of all cameras of a comparable type and age to the VG-160 is 640 x 360 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most frequently supported USB version on digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Olympus VG-160 supports a maximum video resolution of 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). Across all compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the VG-160 the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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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 this age and spec.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture numbers of cameras of this age and type range from 1.3 to 6.9, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.2. The Olympus VG-160 has one of the smaller minimum aperture numbers (only 2.8) amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The number of audio formats supported by the Olympus VG-160 is more than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This digital camera supports a WAV audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by cameras that were released around the same time as the VG-160.

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Quite Small ISO Sensitivity (min)

The average ISO sensitivity (min) of cameras of a similar spec and age to the VG-160 is 94. At only 80, the Olympus VG-160 has a quite small ISO sensitivity (min) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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13 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most digital cameras of this age and type do not support Full HD video. The Olympus VG-160 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the VG-160, the Olympus VG-160 does not support wi-Fi.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the VG-160, the Olympus VG-160 is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age, the Olympus VG-160 does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

The Olympus VG-160 is not waterproof, although this is within the context that most of the other cameras of this type and age are also not waterproof.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The Olympus VG-160 has a fairly small digital zoom (only 4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the VG-160. The smallest digital zoom of compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the VG-160 is 1x and the biggest is 810x.

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Only 165 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Olympus VG-160 is a camera that takes 165 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modess

The Olympus VG-160 has a greater number of shooting modes than most similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as it. This camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most commonly found shooting modes found on digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the VG-160. The shooting modess "Movie" and "Program" are also found on this Olympus digital camera.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

Cameras of this type and age have ISO sensitivity (max)s of between 3 and 26,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 4,800. At only 1,600, the Olympus VG-160 has a fairly low ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The shortest slowest camera shutter speed of digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the VG-160 is 0.12s, the longest is 250s, and the average slowest camera shutter speed is 14s. With a slowest camera shutter speed of only 4 seconds, the Olympus VG-160 has a fairly short slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

At only 230,000 pixels, the Olympus VG-160 has a quite low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the VG-160. The display resolution (numeric)s of compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the VG-160 range from 230 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The Olympus VG-160 has a greater number of supported image formats than most compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by cameras that were released around the same time as the VG-160.

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Quite Large Closest Focusing Distance

The Olympus VG-160 has a fairly large closest focusing distance (0.07 meters) compared to most of the other digital cameras that came out around the same time as the VG-160. The average closest focusing distance of compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the VG-160 is 0.039m, and the closest focusing distances range from 0.01m to 0.2m.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Olympus VG-160

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this compact camera digital camera was released.

Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 5 times zoom factor, the Olympus VG-160 has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the VG-160.

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Average Megapixel

The Olympus VG-160 has a fairly typical megapixel (14 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the VG-160.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 125 grams, the Olympus VG-160 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the VG-160.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Material
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)
Lens Type
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Combined Zoom
Number of Aspheric Elements
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Super Macro Focusing Range
Focus Adjustment
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode 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 Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Noise Reduction
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Second Display
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
DC-In Jack
USB Version
Camera
3D
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Playback Zoom (max)
Image Editing
Camera File System
Tripod Mountable
Camera Playback
Brightness Adjustment
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Hand Strap
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Date Imprinting
Weight
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Aperture Range (F-F)
On/off Switch
Camera Shutter Speed
Digital SLR

Expert Reviews

27 December 2013

Kompaktkameras gibt es viele. Zu Preisen unter 50 bis weit über 500 Euro...

Metalowa, stylowa obudowa
Atwa obsuga
Duy ekran LCD
Mocna lampa byskowa
Jasny obiektyw
Tylko zoom cyfrowy podczas nagrywania
Niska jako obrazu w filmach
Niefunkcjonalny zoom cyfrowy
Brak stabilizacji optycznej i mao wydajna stabilizacja cyfrowa
Wysoki poziom szumu, niewyrane detale od ISO 400, powolny autofokus

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers olympus vg160, olympus vg160s, olympus vg160x, olympus vg160si, olympus vg160sil, olympus vg160silv, olympus vg160silve, olympus vg160silver
Barcodes 00050332182561, 00050332182578, 00050332182585, 00050332182592, 00503321825784, 00503321825852, 03610170826569, 03610170826743, 04545350040109, 04545350040116, 04545350040123, 04545350040130, 08432932006577, 08432932006591, 08432932006607, 08432932007314, 08432932007321, 08432932007345
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