Minox DCC 14.0 vs Olympus VR-340

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Minox DCC 14.0
Olympus VR-340

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
50% lighter Edit
The Minox DCC 14.0 is a 113.5g digital camera. That's 56.5g lighter than the Olympus VR-340 (170g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

4 Reasons For
2MP higher megapixel Edit
The Olympus VR-340 has a megapixel of 16MP, whereas the Minox DCC 14.0 is only a 14MP digital camera (2MP lower). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

A lot larger display diagonal Edit
The Olympus VR-340 is a 3" screen digital camera, whereas the Minox DCC 14.0 is only a 2" screen digital camera (1" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

£65 cheaper
The Olympus VR-340 costs £64.95 less than the Minox DCC 14.0.
User reviews are vastly better
Based on 1 review, the Olympus VR-340 has an average user review score of 100%, however the Minox DCC 14.0 has an average rating of 60% (based on 1 review).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
2MP lower megapixel Edit
The Minox DCC 14.0 has a megapixel of 14MP, whereas the Olympus VR-340 is a 16MP digital camera (2MP higher). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

A lot smaller display diagonal Edit
The Minox DCC 14.0 is a 2" screen digital camera, whereas the Olympus VR-340 is a 3" screen digital camera (1" larger). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

£65 more expensive
The Minox DCC 14.0 is more expensive than the Olympus VR-340 by £64.95.
Vastly Lower user review Score
The Minox DCC 14.0's average user rating is only 60%, however the Olympus VR-340's is 100% (based on 1 review).
2 Reasons Against
34% heavier Edit
The Olympus VR-340 is a 170g digital camera. That's 56.5g heavier than the Minox DCC 14.0 (170g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Nine months older
The Olympus VR-340 is older than the Minox DCC 14.0 by nine months.

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
Megapixel
14MP 16MP
BEST
Image Stabilizer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Image stabilizer
Sensor Type
 CCD
 CCD
BEST
Still Image Resolution(s)
 4608 x 3456
 3264 x 2448
 2560 x 1920
 2048 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 1600 x 1200
 1280 x 960
 640 x 480
 4608 x 3456
 3264 x 2448
 2560 x 1920
 2048 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 1600 x 1200
 1280 x 960
 640 x 480
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
BEST
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
Total Megapixels
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.5MP
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 16:9
BEST
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1
BEST

Design

Colour of Product
 Silver
 Silver
Material
 Metal
 Metal

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 10x
Digital Zoom
4x 4x
Maximum Aperture Number
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.7
Minimum Aperture Number
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 240mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 24mm
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.2 - 42
Lens Type
 Wide-angle
 Wide-angle
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
5/1 9/8
Combined Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 40x
Number of Aspheric Elements
Unknown - Click to provide data 4

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 spot
 tracking
 Spot Auto Focus
 Face tracking
 Face detection
 spot
 tracking
 Spot Auto Focus
 Face tracking
 Face detection
BEST
Closest Focusing Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.01m
Normal Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.6 - ∞
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.2 - ∞
Super Macro Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.01
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Auto
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.9 - ∞
Focus
 TTL
 TTL
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.6m
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1m

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 Auto
 Auto
ISO Sensitivity
 80
 100
 160
 200
 400
 800
 1600
 80
 100
 160
 200
 400
 800
 1600
BEST
ISO Sensitivity (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,600
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 100
Light Metering
 Spot
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
BEST
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 4s
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1s
Camera Shutter Type
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
Flash Range (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.9 - 2.4
Flash Range (wide)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.2 - 4.7

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 1280 x 720
BEST
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 30fps
Video Formats Supported
 AVI
 AVI
Video Resolutions
 640 x 480
 640 x 480
BEST
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Formats Supported
 WAV
 WAV
BEST
Voice Recording
 Voice recording
 Voice recording

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
BEST
Internal Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 34.9MB
Maximum Memory Card Size
32GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Slots
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Display

Display Diagonal
2" 3"
BEST
Display
 TFT
 TFT
BEST
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Vari-angle LCD display
Field of View
Unknown - Click to provide data 100%
Touchscreen
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 460,000 pixels

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type
 Not available
 Not available

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PictBridge
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
BEST

Camera

3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
GPS (satellite)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 GPS (satellite)
White Balance
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Sunny
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Sunny
Shooting Modes
 Auto
 Program
 Movie
 Auto
 Program
 Movie
Self-Timer Delay
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,12
Image Editing
 Trimming
 Resizing
 Trimming
 Resizing
Camera File System
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
BEST
Tripod Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tripod mountable
Camera Playback
 Single image
 Slide show
 Single image
 Slide show
Brightness Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Brightness adjustment
Scene Modes
 Beach
 Snow
 Children
 Cuisine
 Documents
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Self-portrait
 Sunset
 Beach
 Snow
 Children
 Cuisine
 Documents
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Self-portrait
 Sunset

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
113.5g
BEST
170g
Height
49mm 60.2mm
Depth
74mm 28.3mm
Width
47mm 104.3mm
Weight (including Battery)
Unknown - Click to provide data 170g

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of Batteries Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Battery Type
Unknown - Click to provide data LI-50B

Operational Conditions

Storage Temperature (T-T)
4352 x 3264 Unknown - Click to provide data

System Requirements

Mac Operating Systems Supported
 Mac operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 USB
 AV
 USB
 AV
BEST
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Hand Strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hand strap

Networking

Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth

Other Features

Video Capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video capability
Built-In Flash
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB 2.0 ports quantity
Date Imprinting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Date imprinting
Camera Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1/2 - 1/2000
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