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Olympus VR-340

$119.94
A great value for money 16 megapixel 10 times zoom factor camera
Compact 16MP 10x Yes Nov 2013
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Olympus VR-340 Review

Representing excellent value for money but with good reviews, we have ranked the Olympus VR-340 number 156 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 60?

It has good expert reviews and excellent user reviews with an average overall rating of 70%.
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:
1" image sensor size
Has a built-in flash
Does not have an HDMI
Does not support Wi-Fi

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Olympus digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras. However good for sports photography, ranking number 9999999 in sports photography cameras as well being average for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras.
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How Big is the Olympus VR-340?

The Olympus VR-340 is 104.3mm wide and 60.2mm tall. It is 28.3mm deep and weighs 170g.

Olympus VR-340 front dimensions

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Olympus VR-340 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Good

Expert review site datatid.dk scored this camera 80 out of 100.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 6,180 expert and owner reviews (including 1,319 verified purchases) for Olympus digital cameras and found that on average Olympus has very good reviews. We also found that Olympus has very good reviews specifically for its cameras. 89% of those that bought a Olympus camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Good Value

The price range of digital cameras is from $29 to $6,895. We think that this camera represents good value compared to other digital cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the Olympus VR-340 of £75.99 ($75.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $43.95.

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Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16 megapixels, the Olympus VR-340 has a pretty typical megapixel compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is typical of many cameras.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 170 grams, the Olympus VR-340 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Olympus VR-340 has a relatively average optical zoom (10 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Olympus VR-340 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Olympus VR-340 has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras. The smallest display diagonal of cameras is 0.5" and the largest is 9".

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Olympus VR-340 does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other cameras.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Olympus VR-340 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other cameras.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most of the other digital cameras, the Olympus VR-340 does not feature bluetooth.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Olympus VR-340 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Olympus VR-340 has a relatively typical digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Olympus VR-340 features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Olympus VR-340 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other cameras.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of only 5.7, the Olympus VR-340 has a fairly small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras. The average maximum aperture number of digital cameras is 11.

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3D

The Olympus VR-340 is 3D, as are most of the other cameras.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Olympus VR-340 has a quite short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 24 millimeters) compared to most of the other digital cameras. Across all the cameras the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 75mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm.

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Features Date Imprinting

The Olympus VR-340 features date imprinting. Most of the other cameras also feature date imprinting.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Olympus VR-340 supports video capability, as do most of the other cameras.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Olympus VR-340 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most digital cameras. 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 best still image resolution is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664.

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Quite Small Closest Focusing Distance

Cameras have closest focusing distances of between 0.001m and 5m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.17m. With a closest focusing distance of only 0.01 meters, the Olympus VR-340 has a very small closest focusing distance compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus VR-340 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was November 2013 when Olympus released the VR-340.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

olympus v105080wu000, olympus vr340silver, olympus vr340black, olympus vr340white, info v105080ve000, olympus optical4x, olympus vr340red, vr340zil

Barcodes:

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