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Olympus VR-340

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Olympus VR-340

$324.99
Olympus VR-340
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A good spec and classic compact digital camera, but representing only average value for money
Compact 16MP 10x Yes Nov 2013
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Olympus VR-340 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Olympus VR-340 number 169 in best selling cameras and number 504 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
2 Reviews
66
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

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 cameras 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Bigger than average optical zoom
Only 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity

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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
Olympus VR-340 size in context

Olympus VR-340 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 65% of cameras, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $324.99 it does not look like great value for money overall.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Olympus VR-340 of £75.99 ($75.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $249.00.

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Features

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Average Megapixels

The Olympus VR-340's sensor megapixels of 16MP is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 55% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Olympus VR-340 of 10x is bigger than 70% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Olympus VR-340 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 3840 x 3840 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Olympus VR-340's minimum aperture number of 3 is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 75% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Olympus VR-340's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 1,600 is lower than 89% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus VR-340 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Faster Than Average Camera Shutter Speed

The Olympus VR-340's camera shutter speed of 0.5s is faster than 91% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Olympus VR-340 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Average Weight

The Olympus VR-340's weight of 170g is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 64% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Olympus VR-340 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Olympus VR-340 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Olympus VR-340 of 0.435" is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 77% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Olympus VR-340 has a tripod mount. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Olympus VR-340 does not support Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Features Date Imprinting

The Olympus VR-340 features date imprinting. 93% of cameras do not feature date imprinting.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Olympus VR-340 does not have an HDMI. 55% of cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Olympus VR-340 supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Olympus VR-340 is 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. The best resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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3D

The Olympus VR-340 is 3D, unlike 90% of cameras which are not 3D.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Olympus VR-340's digital zoom of 4x is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 64% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Olympus VR-340 of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 88% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Olympus VR-340 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of digital cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

olympus vr340black, olympus vr340white, info v105080ve000, vr340silver, vr340zil

Barcodes:

00050332182615, 00050332182622, 00050332182646, 00050332182653, 00503321826224, 03610170825661, 03610170826392, 04017386123434, 04017386123441, 04017386123458, 04017386123465, 04017386997424, 04545350040192, 04545350040208, 04545350040215, 04545350040222, 08432932006539, 08432932006546, 08432932006553, 08432932006560

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