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Olympus VH-510 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 12MP 8x Jan 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Olympus has good reviews for its digital cameras
Supports video recording
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Reviews

Olympus Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Based on 4,447 user and expert reviews (including 84 verified purchases), Olympus has good ratings for its cameras. Olympus also has good ratings specifically for its low megapixel digital cameras compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a Olympus camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Olympus VH-510 supports video recording. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than two years also support video recording.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Olympus VH-510 supports Full HD video. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than two years also support Full HD video.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative cameras which support Full HD video currently available including because of it's better review score, the P330, or the P7700 both from Nikon or the Canon S110.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Olympus VH-510 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this Olympus camera). In addition, this camera supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera.

Amongst similar types of digital camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus VH-510 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago also have an image stabilizer.

Other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77, or the Canon SX50 HS.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Olympus VH-510 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also have a built-in flash.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung ZZBPWFR, or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS10.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Olympus VH-510 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Olympus VH-510 has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Lens System

Fairly Big Optical Zoom

Across all the similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera the optical zooms range from 1x to 50x, and the average optical zoom is 7.5x. With an optical zoom of 8 times zoom factor, the Olympus VH-510 has one of the bigger optical zooms amongst cameras of this age.

There are a number of other 8x optical zoom digital cameras currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the PowerShot N, or the 230 HS both from Canon.

Digital cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might also be worth considering include the Lumix DMC-FZ330 (£427.00) (24x), or the Lumix DMC-FZ200 (£299.00) (24x) both from Panasonic or the Canon SX280 HS (20x) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Olympus VH-510 has a pretty typical digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

There are a number of alternative 4x digital zoom cameras currently available that you might want to look at including the Canon Powershot ELPH 300 HS which has better reviews.

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Camera

Features Calendar

The Olympus VH-510 features calendar. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also feature calendar.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Olympus VH-510 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Olympus VH-510 has a batteries included, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Olympus VH-510 features voice recording, as do most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Olympus VH-510 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The Olympus VH-510 supports PictBridge. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that came out more than two years ago also support PictBridge.

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Light Exposure

Only Supports Three ISO Sensitivities

The Olympus VH-510 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most low megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 400, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this digital camera. The ISO sensitivities 100, 6400 and Auto are also supported by this camera.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera was released in April 2017.


Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Olympus VH-510 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 3" screen cameras and we think the Panasonic DMC-LF1 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

The Olympus VH-510 has a fairly standard weight (190 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 4545350039431
Barcodes 04545350039431, 04545350039448

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