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Olympus VR-350

Olympus VR-350
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A good spec and award winning compact digital camera
Compact 16MP 10x Yes Nov 2012
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Olympus VR-350 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Olympus VR-350 as follows:
82
Reviews
1 Review + 1 Award
77
Features
Good Features
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 74%.
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:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
16 megapixels \\a high high-resolution 16 megapixel CCD delivers superior image quality. create poster-sized prints without losing detail.\
\<br> 10x super wide angle optical zoom \\the 24-240mm optical zoom lets you get closer to the action while the 24mm wide-angle setting lets you capture wide landscapes, large interiors or big group pictures easily.\
\<br> 3.0\" LCD screen \\the large LCD with 460k dots features an extra-wide viewing angle for clear composing and shooting.\
\<br> HD 720p video with magic filters \\a simple, one touch button allows you to record movies with amazing clarity in high definition, right from your camera.\
\<br> dual image stabilisation \\dual image stabilisation combines sensor-shift image stabilisation with high ISO sensitivity and fast shutter speeds to capture crisp, clear images in any situation.\
\<br> intelligent auto (improved) \\the intelligent auto setting identifies the scene you\'re shooting -- portrait, landscape, night portrait, macro, or sport - and adjusts the settings to optimise results. A new improved algorithm means even better automatic shots.\
\<br> AF (auto focus) tracking \\af tracking automatically tracks unpredictable, fast-moving subjects such as kids and pets, and continuously adjusts the focus and brightness so you can capture these photogenic whirlwinds with ease.\
\<br> face detection \\face detection automatically focuses on your subjects\' faces and optimises exposure for sharp, brilliant portrait pictures.\
Only 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
Lower than average maximum ISO sensitivity

Olympus VR-350 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Olympus VR-350 of 16MP is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 49% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The Olympus VR-350's optical zoom of 10x is bigger than 70% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Olympus VR-350 has a maximum video resolution of 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 resolution ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Olympus VR-350 of 3 is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 73% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Olympus VR-350's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 1,600 is in the lowest 3% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus VR-350 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Weight

The Olympus VR-350's weight of 170g is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 63% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Olympus VR-350 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Olympus VR-350's digital zoom of 4x is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 51% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Olympus VR-350's image sensor size of 0.435" is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 55% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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3D

The Olympus VR-350 is 3D, which is unusual. 90% of cameras are not 3D.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Olympus VR-350 is 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. Cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Olympus VR-350 of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 87% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 220 Battery Life

The Olympus VR-350 is a camera that takes 220 shots battery life. Most of the other digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Olympus VR-350 supports video capability, unlike 67% of cameras which do not support video capability.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most other digital cameras, the Olympus VR-350 does not support Full HD video. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Features Date Imprinting

The Olympus VR-350 features date imprinting, unlike 93% of cameras which do not feature date imprinting.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

olympus v105060se000

Barcodes:

00050332182011, 04545350039295, 04545350039301, 04545350039318, 04545350039325

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