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Olympus VR-350 Digital Camera

£79.99
Compact Camera 16MP 10x Nov 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Olympus has good reviews for its digital cameras
Good size
Does not support Full HD video
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Reviews

Olympus Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 4,447 expert and user reviews (including 623 verified purchases) for Olympus digital cameras and found that on average Olympus has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Olympus has good reviews specifically within its medium megapixel digital cameras range. 88% of those that bought a Olympus digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One Olympus VR-350 reviewer wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was compact. Five years ago expert review site Steves-Digicams.com wrote “For 2012, Olympus has introduced three almost identical models in their V-Series line of compact, point-and-shoot digital still cameras; the VR-340, VR-350” in their review of this digital camera.

Average Weight

The Olympus VR-350 has a pretty average weight (170 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

There are a number of other 170g digital cameras currently available which you might want to look at including the Olympus VR-340 (£75.99) which has better reviews.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Olympus VR-350 supports video capability. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera also support video capability.

It may also be worth considering one of the other digital cameras which support video capability currently available including the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 (£80.00), the Olympus VR-340 (£75.99), or the Samsung SAMSUNG ST96 which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Olympus VR-350 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera also have a built-in flash.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash and we think because of it's better review score, the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 (£80.00), the Olympus VR-340 (£75.99), and the Samsung SAMSUNG ST96 is also worth considering.

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Features Date Imprinting

The Olympus VR-350 features date imprinting, as do most of the other cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Olympus VR-350 has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus VR-350 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with an image stabilizer and we think because of it's better review score, the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 (£80.00), the Olympus VR-340 (£75.99), and the Samsung SAMSUNG ST96 is also worth considering.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Olympus VR-350 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most similar spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. Most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Olympus digital camera have still image resolution(s) of 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080 and 2560 x 1920 and 3264 x 2448. Across all medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for more than two years the best still image resolution is 4928 x 3264 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Olympus VR-350 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Video

1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Olympus VR-350 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by medium megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The best video resolution of all comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Olympus VR-350 does not support Full HD video, although this is within the context that most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago also do not support Full HD video.

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Lens System

Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24 millimeters, the Olympus VR-350 has a quite short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera. The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera is 4.5mm and the longest is 40mm.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

At only 4 times zoom factor, the Olympus VR-350 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera. Digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera have digital zooms of between 1x and 120x.

There are a number of other 4x digital zoom cameras currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Olympus VR-340 (£75.99).

If you would prefer a camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might want to consider the Kodak Pixpro FZ151 (£94.00) (6x).

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the digital cameras of a similar type and age to this camera the maximum aperture numbers range from 2.5 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 7.4. With a maximum aperture number of only 5.7, the Olympus VR-350 has one of the bigger maximum aperture numbers amongst medium megapixel digital cameras of this age.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Olympus VR-350 has a relatively typical optical zoom (10 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 10x optical zoom cameras currently available including the Olympus VR-340 (£75.99) which has better reviews.

Digital cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might also be worth considering include the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 (£80.00) (25x and higher rated).

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Olympus released the VR-350.


Display

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Olympus VR-350 has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 3" screen digital cameras and we think the Olympus VR-340 (£75.99) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers olympus v105060se000
Barcodes 04545350039295, 04545350039301, 04545350039318, 04545350039325

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