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Olympus VG-180

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Olympus VG-180

£118.61
Olympus VG-180
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A good spec and classic compact digital camera
Compact 16MP 5x Yes Jan 2013
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Olympus VG-180 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Olympus VG-180 number 497 across all digital cameras.
90
Reviews
48 Reviews
72
Features
Good Features
62
Age
5 Years Old
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 80%, based on 48 reviews. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report it is easy to use, it is a good size and it is fairly priced.
This Olympus digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Very small optical zoom
If you don't like messing around with settings and just want A stylish, slim and inexpensive camera that makes it easy to take great photos and movies, you ve found it. and A bit more on top. but what makes the vg-180 so easy to use and so popular with people who own one A precision 5x optical zoom lens makes A big difference. it gets you right up close to people and scenes so you capture all the detail that makes an image really come to life. on top you get all the olympus technical wizardry that automatically selects the right settings for every shot. whether you re snapping photos or recording A movie with sound to share on your PC or TV, i-auto and 16 megapixels are all you could possibly need. if you re feeling creative, you can play around with your pictures by applying special effects like pop art or reflection with one of nine magic filters. like with everything on the vg-180, it\'s simple. you just hit the button.\<br>\<br> 5x wide optical zoom \
\\Zoom in up close to the action and capture wide-angle landscapes and group shots all with the same lens.\<br>\<br> 16 megapixels \
\\The vg-180 lets you produce high-resolution stills and movies thanks to its 16mp sensor.\<br>\<br> VGA movie recording with sound \
\\A simple one-touch button allows you to record movies with amazing VGA clarity right from your camera.\<br>\<br> 9 magic filters \
Only 640 x 480 pixels video resolution
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity

Olympus VG-180 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good User Reviews

The average user rating of this Olympus digital camera is 80 out of 100 based on 48 user reviews. Over 71% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Easy to Use

12 customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Six owners who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was compact.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Eight people considered that it was good value for money.

Users Report Nice Design

Four customers who reviewed it considered that it was neat.

Olympus Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

Based on 6,556 owner and expert reviews (including 1,442 verified purchases), Olympus has very good ratings for its digital cameras. 90% of those that bought a Olympus digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Seven owners thought it was able to produce good images.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Two owners who reviewed the product thought it had a good zoom.

Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Olympus released the VG-180 in January 2013.

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Features

Average Megapixels

The Olympus VG-180's sensor megapixels of 16MP is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 49% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Olympus VG-180's optical zoom of only 5x is in the smallest 15% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Olympus VG-180 is 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 640 x 480 is known as VGA.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus VG-180 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Olympus VG-180's minimum aperture number of 2.8 is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 68% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Olympus VG-180 of only 1,600 is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 10% of all cameras when ranked 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 a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Olympus VG-180 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Olympus VG-180 of 6.5 is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 85% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Olympus VG-180's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 130mm is in the longest 35% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The display resolutions of digital cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The Olympus VG-180's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 19% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Olympus VG-180's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 26mm is longer than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is longer than 72% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most other cameras, the Olympus VG-180 does not support Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of cameras is 1MB, the biggest is 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB. The internal memory of the Olympus VG-180 of only 16.4MB is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is smaller than 77% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Olympus VG-180 of 0.435" is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 52% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The Olympus VG-180's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 77% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have display diagonals of between 1" and 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Olympus VG-180 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The Olympus VG-180 supports a maximum still image resolution of 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by digital cameras. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

olympus vg180black

Barcodes:

00050332185487, 04545350043681, 04545350043698

Olympus VG-180

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