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Olympus VR-370 Digital Camera

16MP 12.5x CCD Jan 2013
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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Olympus Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Based on 1,711 expert and owner reviews, Olympus has good reviews for its digital cameras. Olympus also has good reviews specifically for its compact cameras compared to other brands.

Good Quality Pictures

One Olympus VR-370 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. Jayemess said “Delighted with this camera, great zoom, easy to use, splendid pics” in their Olympus VR-370 review and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Easy to Use

One person who reviewed this digital cameras agreed that it was easy to use. Jayemess said “Delighted with this camera, great zoom, easy to use, splendid pics”.

Good Quality Lens

One person wrote in their reviews that this digital cameras had a good zoom. Two years ago Jayemess wrote on Amazon “Delighted with this camera, great zoom, easy to use, splendid pics” in their Olympus VR-370 review.

Good Product Quality

One person who purchased the product agreed that it was good quality. Jayemess mentioned “Very happy with price paid for this super all-round and quality camera” in their review of this digital cameras.

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. 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

The Olympus VR-370 has a quite large display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a similar age to the VR-370. Digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the VR-370 have display diagonals of between 1" and 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.8".

We compared this camera to all the other 3" screen cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the 115 HS, and the S120 ($449.66) both from Canon is also worth considering.

If this compact camera digital camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might also want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77 (3.5" and higher rated), or the Samsung Galaxy Camera EK-GC110 (4.8" and higher rated).

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many cameras of this age and type. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

There are a number of other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available which you might also want to look at including the Fujifilm X10, or the Canon SX280 HS which has better reviews.

If the memory card type of this camera is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the Sony DSC-H400 ($226.97) (MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus VR-370 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the VR-370.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The smallest optical zoom of cameras that have been around for a similar time to the VR-370 is 3x and the biggest is 63x. With an optical zoom of 12.5 times zoom factor, the Olympus VR-370 has one of the bigger optical zooms amongst compact cameras of this age.

Alternative 12.5x optical zoom cameras currently available which you might also want to consider include the Casio EX-ZR300 which has better reviews.

If you want a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to consider the Kodak Pixpro FZ151 (15x), the GE G100 ($119.99) (15x), or the Casio EX-ZR800 (18x).

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as the VR-370, the Olympus VR-370 has a built-in flash.

Other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo ($597.00).

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Features Three Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Olympus VR-370 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. The most commonly featured flash modes is Auto, but this flash modes is not featured on this camera. The flash modess Fill-in, Flash off and Red-eye reduction are also featured on this digital camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Olympus VR-370 has a higher still image resolution than most similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. This digital camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Olympus digital camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080 and 2048 x 1536 and 3264 x 2448. Across all comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the VR-370 the still image resolution ranges from 640 x 360 to 5152 x 3864.

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Four Number of Aspheric Elementss

The Olympus VR-370 is a four number of aspheric elements digital camera.

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Has Four Shooting Modess

The number of shooting modes found on the Olympus VR-370 is more than most cameras of this spec and age. The most frequently found shooting modes is Auto, but this shooting modes is not found on this Olympus digital camera. The shooting modess Manual, Movie, Program and Scene are also found on this camera.

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Has One Image Editing

The Olympus VR-370 has a greater number of image editing modes than most compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. The most frequently found image editing is Resizing, but this image editing is not found on this camera. The image editings Rotating are also found on this Olympus camera.

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Quite Big Combined Zoom

With a combined zoom of 50 times zoom factor, the Olympus VR-370 has one of the bigger combined zooms amongst digital cameras of this age. The smallest combined zoom of compact cameras that were released more than two years ago is 3x and the biggest is 1,600x.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Olympus VR-370 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the VR-370. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. 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). The worst video resolution of all digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the VR-370 is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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TFT Display

The Olympus VR-370 has a better display than most compact cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera has a TFT display, whereas most digital cameras of this spec and age have an LCD display. 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. The display of all cameras of this spec and age ranges from LCD to AMOLED.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years range from 5mm to 39mm. The Olympus VR-370 has one of the shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s (only 24 millimeters) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The Olympus VR-370 has a greater number of audio formats than most cameras of this age and type. This digital camera supports a WAV audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by digital cameras that are a similar age to the VR-370.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Capability

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the VR-370, the Olympus VR-370 does not support video capability.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most digital cameras that are a comparable age to the VR-370 do not support Full HD video. The Olympus VR-370 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also support Full HD video including the Fujifilm X10, or the Nikon Coolpix P330 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Olympus VR-370 does not support wi-Fi, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also do not support wi-Fi.

Alternative digital cameras which also support wi-Fi that you might want to consider include the Galaxy Camera EK-GC110, or the SAMSUNG WB150F both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

The Olympus VR-370 is not 3D. Most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the VR-370 are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a camera that is 3D then you might want to consider the Panasonic DMC-TZ30 ($375.99), or the Nikon Coolpix P330 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the VR-370, the Olympus VR-370 does not have a GPS (satellite).

There are a number of other digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) which you might also want to consider including the Nikon Coolpix P330, the Canon IXUS 140, or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41 which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

Most cameras that were released more than two years ago are not waterproof. The Olympus VR-370 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of compact cameras that came out around the same time as the VR-370 is 11x. With a digital zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the Olympus VR-370 has one of the smaller digital zooms amongst compact cameras of this age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including the PowerShot SX220 HS, or the 115 HS both from Canon which has better reviews.

If this Olympus camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might want to look at the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo ($597.00) (5x) which also has a higher rating.

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Only Two Number of Diaphragm Bladess

Most comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to the VR-370 have between one and eight number of diaphragm bladess, including the Olympus VR-370 which has two number of diaphragm bladess.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

Across all the cameras of a similar age and spec to the VR-370 the ISO sensitivity (max)s range from 3 to 26,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 4,800. At only 1,600, the Olympus VR-370 has a quite low ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the VR-370.

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Very Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

Compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the VR-370 have slowest camera shutter speeds of between 0.12s and 250s. With a slowest camera shutter speed of only 4 seconds, the Olympus VR-370 has one of the shorter slowest camera shutter speeds amongst cameras of this age.

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Fairly Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

The smallest ISO sensitivity (min) of cameras that are a comparable age to the VR-370 is 10, the biggest is 200, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 94. With an ISO sensitivity (min) of 100, the Olympus VR-370 has a fairly big ISO sensitivity (min) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Olympus VR-370

Released Over Four Years Ago

Olympus released the VR-370 over four years ago.

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16 megapixels, the Olympus VR-370 has a relatively typical megapixel compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the VR-370.

If this camera megapixel is too low for you then you might also want to consider the Coolpix P510 ($449.00) (16.1MP and higher rated), or the Coolpix L320 ($232.88) (16.1MP and higher rated) both from Nikon or the Casio EX-ZR700 (16.1MP and higher rated).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Total Megapixels
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Combined Zoom
Number of Aspheric Elements
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Super Macro Focusing Range
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 Exposure Correction
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
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
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Self-Timer Delay
Playback Zoom (max)
Image Editing
Camera File System
Tripod Mountable
Camera Playback
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Type
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Frame
Camera Shutter Speed

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers olympus vr370, olympus vr370b, olympus vr370bl, olympus vr370bla, olympus vr370blac, olympus vr370black, olympus v105110be000, olympus v105110se000
Barcodes 04545350043346, 04545350043353, 04545350043360, 04545350043377

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