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Olympus VR-340
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Olympus VR-340 Digital Camera

16MP 10x CCD Oct 2013
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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19 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

This camera received an expert rating of 80 out of 100 from datatid.dk. That puts this compact camera digital camera in the bottom 89% of all the compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

Olympus Has Good Camera Reviews

Olympus has good average ratings for its compact cameras as well as across its entire camera range.

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many digital cameras of this age and type. 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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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of cameras that have been around for a similar time to the VR-340 range from 1" to 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.8". At 3 inches, the Olympus VR-340 has a fairly large display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the VR-340.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many digital cameras that are a comparable 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

Unlike most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the VR-340 which do not support video capability, the Olympus VR-340 supports video capability.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus VR-340 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the VR-340 also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Olympus VR-340 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the VR-340.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

With a closest focusing distance of only 0.01 meters, the Olympus VR-340 has a fairly small closest focusing distance compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age. The closest focusing distances of cameras that have been around for around the same time as the VR-340 range from 0.01m to 0.2m.

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Features Four Flash Modess

The Olympus VR-340 has a greater number of flash modes than most cameras of this age and spec. This Olympus digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the VR-340. The flash modess "Fill-in", "Flash off" and "Red-eye reduction" are also featured on this camera.

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Has Four White Balances

The Olympus VR-340 has a greater number of white balance modes than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on compact cameras that are a comparable age to the VR-340. The white balances "Fluorescent", "Sunny" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Olympus camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

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 that are a similar age to it. In addition, this Olympus digital 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 still image resolution of all digital cameras that came out around the same time as the VR-340 ranges from 640 x 360 to 5152 x 3864.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Features One Light Metering

The Olympus VR-340 has a greater number of light metering modes than most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. The most commonly featured light metering is Centre-weighted, but this light metering is not featured on this camera. The light meterings Spot are also featured on this Olympus digital camera.

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TFT Display

The Olympus VR-340 has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most compact cameras that are a comparable age to it. 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 of this age and type the display ranges from LCD (worst) to AMOLED (best).

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most commonly found focus adjustment on compact cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the compact cameras that have been available for more than two years the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 5mm to 39mm. The Olympus VR-340 has a quite short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 24 millimeters) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the VR-340.

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The number of audio formats supported by the Olympus VR-340 is more than most similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This camera supports a WAV audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the VR-340.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other cameras of this age and spec, the Olympus VR-340 does not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Olympus VR-340 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago also do not support wi-Fi.

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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 that were released more than two years ago also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other digital cameras of this age and type, the Olympus VR-340 is not waterproof.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

Across all the compact cameras that are a comparable age to the VR-340 the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x. At only 4 times zoom factor, the Olympus VR-340 has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released around the same time as the VR-340.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modess

The Olympus VR-340 has a greater number of shooting modes than most compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. This camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most frequently found shooting modes found on digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the VR-340. The shooting modess "Movie" and "Program" are also found on this Olympus camera.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

The Olympus VR-340 has one of the lower ISO sensitivity (max)s (only 1,600) amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age. The lowest ISO sensitivity (max) of cameras of this age and spec is 3 and the highest is 26,000.

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Very Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The average slowest camera shutter speed of digital cameras of this spec and age is 14s. The Olympus VR-340 has one of the shorter slowest camera shutter speeds (only 4 seconds) amongst cameras of this age.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

The biggest maximum aperture number of compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 1.8, the smallest is 87, and the average maximum aperture number is 6.9. With a maximum aperture number of only 5.7, the Olympus VR-340 has one of the bigger maximum aperture numbers amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the Olympus VR-340 is more than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This Olympus digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the VR-340.

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Quite Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

The ISO sensitivity (min)s of digital cameras that are a comparable age to the VR-340 range from 10 to 200. At 100, the Olympus VR-340 has a quite big ISO sensitivity (min) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Olympus VR-340

Released Over Three Years Ago

Olympus released the VR-340 over three years ago.

Average Megapixel

The Olympus VR-340 has a relatively average megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the VR-340.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Olympus VR-340 has a fairly standard optical zoom (10 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a similar age to the VR-340.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 170 grams, the Olympus VR-340 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the VR-340.

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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)
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 Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
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
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
DC-In Jack
HDMI
USB Version
Camera
3D
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Self-Timer Delay
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
Packaging Content
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
Camera Shutter Speed

Expert Reviews

(1)
26 March 2013

Tag billedet, læg det på Facebook, eller send det til en ven med det samme, ? det kan du klare med din smartphone, men skal det ske med det rigtige kamera, er det straks mere bøvlet. Vi har... Read more…

Inexpensive
10x zoom range
24mm wide-angle lens
Big, sharp LCD
Solid build quality
Lengthy shutter lag
Detail loss at higher ISO settings
Video limited to 720p
Pictures can be a little dull, imprecise zoom

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 29 August 2013 by Mr Norman Gater
(Verified Purchase)

This is a very good quality camera that is so simple to operate but has great features if you feel you need to use them.Zoom gives great flexibility with pictures and quality of pictures no... Read more…

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vr340zil, vr340silver, olympus vr340, olympus vr340s, olympus vr340r, olympus vr340b, olympus vr340w, olympus vr340re, olympus vr340bl, olympus vr340wh, olympus vr340si, olympus vr340red, olympus vr340bla, olympus vr340whi, olympus vr340sil, info v105080ve000, olympus vr340silv, olympus vr340blac, olympus vr340whit, olympus vr340black, olympus vr340white, olympus vr340silve, olympus vr340silver
Barcodes 00050332182615, 00050332182622, 00050332182639, 00050332182646, 00050332182653, 00503321826224, 03610170825661, 03610170826392, 04017386123434, 04017386123441, 04017386123458, 04017386123465, 04017386997424, 04545350040192, 04545350040208, 04545350040215, 04545350040222, 08432932006539, 08432932006546, 08432932006553, 08432932006560
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