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Olympus VR-350 Digital Camera

16MP 10x CCD Sep 2012
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
16 Megapixels A High High-resolution 16 Megapixel CCD Delivers Superior Image Quality. Create Poster-sized Prints Without Losing Detail. 10x Super Wide Angle Optical Zoom The 24-240mm... More
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15 Reasons For

Olympus Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

On average Olympus compact camera digital cameras have good reviews compared to other brands as do all digital cameras built by Olympus.

Good Size

One Olympus VR-350 owner who bought the product wrote that it was compact. Steves-Digicams.com wrote on expert website Steve's Digicams “For 2012, Olympus has introduced three almost identical models in their V-Series line of compact, point-and-shoot digital still cameras; the VR-340, VR-350”.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. 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 Screen Size

Across all the cameras of a similar type and age to the VR-350 the screen sizes range from 1" to 4.8". With a screen size of 3 inches, the Olympus VR-350 has a quite large screen size compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the VR-350.

We compared this camera to all the other 3" screen cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-HX20, and the Samsung EX2F is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a camera with a larger screen size then you might want to look at the Nikon Coolpix P520 (3.2"), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77 (3.5") which also has a higher rating.

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3D Compatible

The Olympus VR-350 is 3D compatible. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the VR-350 are not 3D compatible.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3D compatible digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS, or the Nikon Coolpix S9500.

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SD Memory Card

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

If the memory card type of this compact camera camera is too bad for you then you might want to look at the Fujifilm FinePix X10 (SD|SDHC|SDXC), the Sony DSC-WX50 (MS Duo|MS PRO Duo|MS Pro-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Canon PowerShot N100 (SD|SDHC|SDXC) which is also higher rated.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Olympus VR-350 supports video recording, as do most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras which support video recording and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm FinePix X10, and the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other cameras that came out more than two years ago, the Olympus VR-350 has an image stabiliser.

We compared all the other digital cameras with an image stabiliser to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the J1455, and the A1455 both from GE or the Fujifilm FinePix X10 is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Olympus VR-350 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the VR-350.

There are a number of alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might also want to look at including the Fujifilm FinePix X10 which has better reviews.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is the most commonly found camera shutter on compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Has One Photo Effect

The number of photo effects found on the Olympus VR-350 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. The most commonly found photo effect is Black&White, but this photo effect is not found on this digital camera. The photo effects Art are also found on this camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Olympus VR-350 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution found on most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This camera also have still image resolutions of 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080 and 2560 x 1920 and 3264 x 2448. The still image resolution of all compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 5152 x 3864 (best).

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Olympus VR-350 is 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 comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. 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). Across all comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the VR-350 the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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TFT Display

The Olympus VR-350 has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. 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 compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years ranges from LCD (worst) to OLED (best).

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

At only 24 millimeters, the Olympus VR-350 has a fairly short minimum focal length compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the VR-350. Comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago have minimum focal lengths of between 5mm and 120mm.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Olympus VR-350 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the VR-350 also do not support Full HD video.

It is worth also looking at alternative cameras which also support Full HD video including the Fujifilm FinePix X10, or the Nikon Coolpix S9500 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Olympus VR-350 does not support WiFi connectivity, although keep in mind that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago also do not support WiFi connectivity.

Other digital cameras which also support WiFi connectivity that you might want to consider include the Canon IXUS 240 HS, or the Samsung Galaxy Camera EK-GC110 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago, the Olympus VR-350 does not have a GPS.

We think you might also be interested in alternative digital cameras which also have a GPS including the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 (£276.00), the Canon IXUS 140, or the Sony DSC-HX400V (£282.99) which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the VR-350, the Olympus VR-350 is not waterproof.

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Only Features Three Flash Modes

The Olympus VR-350 has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on similar spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The flash modes "Flash off" and "Flash on" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Speed

The Olympus VR-350 has a quite low maximum ISO speed (only 1,600) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the VR-350. The maximum ISO speeds of similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the VR-350 range from 200 to 26,000.

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Very Short Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

With a maximum camera shutter speed of only 4 seconds, the Olympus VR-350 has one of the shorter maximum camera shutter speeds amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. Across all the cameras of this spec and age the maximum camera shutter speeds range from 0.0005s to 250s.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture

The Olympus VR-350 has a quite big maximum aperture (only 5.7) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the VR-350. Digital cameras of a similar type and age to the VR-350 have maximum apertures of between 1.8 and 87, and the average maximum aperture is 6.8.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of supported image formats on the Olympus VR-350 is more than most cameras of a similar age and type to it. This digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by cameras of this spec and age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Olympus VR-350

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Olympus released the VR-350.

Average Megapixel Count

The Olympus VR-350 has a fairly average megapixel count (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the VR-350.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 16MP cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Olympus Stylus SH-50, or the Fujifilm FinePix F900.

If you would prefer a higher megapixel count then you might also want to consider the Sony DSC-W630 (16.1MP), or the Casio Exilim EX-ZR400 (16.1MP) which is also higher rated.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Olympus VR-350 has a pretty typical digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the VR-350.

Other 4x digital zoom cameras currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the PowerShot N (£274.37), or the IXUS 135 both from Canon.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to consider the WB200F (£279.95) (5x), or the WB350F (£107.99) (5x) both from Samsung which is also higher rated.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 10 times zoom factor, the Olympus VR-350 has a pretty average optical zoom compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 10x optical zoom digital cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Coolpix S6300, and the Coolpix 8800 both from Nikon is also worth considering.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 170 grams, the Olympus VR-350 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the VR-350.

We compared all the other 170g cameras to this camera and we think the Olympus VR-340 (£75.99), and the Nikon Coolpix P3 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Image Format
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Super Macro Focusing Range
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Camera
3D Compatible
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Battery Included
Hand Strap
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port
Date Imprinting

Expert Reviews

4 December 2012

Before digging into the pluses and minuses of the low-priced Olympus VR-350 point-n-shoot camera, it's probably worth clearing up some potential confusion about this model. For some reason,...

Es una cmara muy fcil de operar y tiene un precio muy atractivo
Su calidad de fotografa y video permiten subir el contenido a Internet o imprimirlo en formatos mayores a los estndar
No graba en Full HD como la mayora de los modelos que estn disponibles en el mercado y no tiene puerto HDMI para compartir el contenido directamente en una pantalla en alta definicin

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers olympus v105060se000
Barcodes 04545350039295, 04545350039301, 04545350039318, 04545350039325

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