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Olympus VR-340

£75.99
A classic and great value for money compact camera
Compact 16MP 10x Yes Nov 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Olympus VR-340 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very good reviews, we have ranked the Olympus VR-340 number 104 across all digital cameras.
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Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has not bad expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with an average overall rating of 70%. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite fast camera shutter speed
Has an image stabilizer
Quite low ISO sensitivity (max)
Does not feature bluetooth

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Olympus digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is good for sports photography, ranking number 87 in sports photography cameras. It is also good for wildlife photography, ranking number 135 in wildlife photography cameras as well being mediocre for portrait photography, ranking number 130 in portrait photography cameras.
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Olympus VR-340 Video Reviews


How Big is the Olympus VR-340?

The Olympus VR-340 is 104.3mm wide and 60.2mm tall. It is 28.3mm deep and weighs 170g.

Olympus VR-340 front dimensions

Olympus VR-340 size in context

Olympus VR-340 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

Digital camera expert review website datatid.dk scored this Olympus digital camera 80 out of 100.

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Very Good Brand

Based on 6,224 owner and expert reviews (including 1,337 verified purchases), Olympus has very good ratings for its cameras. Olympus also has very good ratings specifically for its digital cameras. 90% of those that bought a Olympus digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old. However at £75.99 it is cheaper than 91% of cameras.


Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Olympus VR-340 of 16MP is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Olympus VR-340 of 10x is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Olympus VR-340's minimum aperture number of 3 is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

The ISO sensitivity (max) of the Olympus VR-340 of only 1,600 is very low compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 3% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Digital cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 14,000.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus VR-340 has an image stabilizer. 77% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Quite Fast Camera Shutter Speed

The slowest camera shutter speed of digital cameras is 0.000062s, the fastest is 8s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.16s. The camera shutter speed of the Olympus VR-340 of 0.5s is in the fastest 6% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Olympus VR-340 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of digital cameras.

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Average Weight

The Olympus VR-340's weight of 170g is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Still Image Resolution

This digital camera supports a still image resolution of 4608 x 3456|4608 x 3456|3264 x 2448|3264 x 2448|2560 x 1920|2560 x 1920|2048 x 1536|2048 x 1536|1920 x 1080|1920 x 1080|1600 x 1200|1600 x 1200|1280 x 960|1280 x 960|640 x 480|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on cameras.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Olympus VR-340 has a tripod mount, unlike 75% of digital cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Olympus VR-340 does not feature bluetooth, although keep in mind that 96% of digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Olympus VR-340 features brightness adjustment. 79% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The Olympus VR-340's display diagonal of 3" is quite large compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 10% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Digital cameras have display diagonals of between 0.5" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Olympus VR-340 of 0.435" is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Olympus VR-340 supports video capability. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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Four Aspherical Lenses

The Olympus VR-340 is a four aspherical lens camera.

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3D

The Olympus VR-340 is 3D. 90% of digital cameras are not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Olympus VR-340 does not have a GPS (satellite). 90% of digital cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most other digital cameras, the Olympus VR-340 does not support Wi-Fi. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Olympus VR-340 does not have an HDMI. 55% of digital cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Features Date Imprinting

The Olympus VR-340 features date imprinting, unlike 93% of digital cameras which do not feature date imprinting.

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Quite Large Closest Focusing Distance

The Olympus VR-340's closest focusing distance of 0.01m is fairly large compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 17% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Olympus VR-340's digital zoom of 4x is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera was released in November 2013.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers olympus vr340black, olympus vr340white, info v105080ve000, olympus vr340red
Barcodes 00050332182615, 00050332182622, 00050332182639, 00050332182646, 00050332182653, 00503321826224, 03610170825661, 03610170826392, 04017386123434, 04017386123441, 04017386123458, 04017386123465, 04017386997424, 04545350040192, 04545350040208, 04545350040215, 04545350040222, 08432932006539, 08432932006546, 08432932006553, 08432932006560

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