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Olympus VR-340

£75.99
Olympus VR-340
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A classic and bargain price compact camera, with good features
Compact 16MP 10x Yes Nov 2013
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Olympus VR-340 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Olympus VR-340 number 187 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
2 Reviews
93
Value for Money
Excellent
76
Features
Good Features
61
Age
4 Years Old
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has good expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with an average overall rating of 70%. Praktica 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 digital cameras 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Average optical zoom
Only 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity

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 very good for everyday photography, ranking number 149 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 152 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 148 in wildlife photography cameras.
75
Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

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 Summary

Good Expert Reviews

Camera expert review website datatid.dk scored this camera 80%.

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Olympus Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

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

Value For Money

Brilliant Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £75.99 it is cheaper than 95% of cameras.

Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since November 2013.

Features

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

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

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Average Megapixels

The Olympus VR-340's sensor megapixels of 16MP is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 45% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Olympus VR-340's optical zoom of 10x is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 38% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Olympus VR-340 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all cameras the best resolution is 3840 x 3840 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Olympus VR-340 of 3 is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 71% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The Olympus VR-340's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 1,600 is lower than 93% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus VR-340 has an image stabilizer. 78% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Faster Than Average Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the Olympus VR-340 of 0.5s is faster than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the fastest 11% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Olympus VR-340 has a built-in flash. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Weight

The Olympus VR-340's weight of 170g is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 36% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Olympus VR-340 of 3" is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 10% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Olympus VR-340 of 240mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 16% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Olympus VR-340 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Olympus VR-340 does not feature bluetooth, although it is worth noting that 95% of digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Olympus VR-340's image sensor size of 0.435" is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 26% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Olympus VR-340 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Olympus VR-340 does not support Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Features Date Imprinting

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

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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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Supports Video Capability

video capability

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

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The Olympus VR-340 supports a maximum still image resolution of 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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3D

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

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Olympus VR-340 of 4x is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 39% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Olympus VR-340 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

olympus vr340black, olympus vr340white, info v105080ve000, vr340silver, vr340zil

Barcodes:

00050332182615, 00050332182622, 00050332182646, 00050332182653, 00503321826224, 03610170825661, 03610170826392, 04017386123434, 04017386123441, 04017386123458, 04017386123465, 04017386997424, 04545350040192, 04545350040208, 04545350040215, 04545350040222, 08432932006539, 08432932006546, 08432932006553, 08432932006560

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