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Olympus VR-370 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 16MP 12.5x Jan 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Olympus digital cameras have good reviews
Easy to use
Good quality pictures
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Reviews

Olympus Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

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


Good Quality Pictures

One Olympus VR-370 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. Jayemess said “Delighted with this camera, great zoom, easy to use, splendid pics” in their Olympus VR-370 review and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Good Quality Lens

One person wrote in their reviews that this digital cameras had a good zoom. Two years ago Jayemess wrote on Amazon “Delighted with this camera, great zoom, easy to use, splendid pics” in their Olympus VR-370 review.


Design

Easy to Use

One person who reviewed this digital cameras agreed that it was easy to use. Jayemess said “Delighted with this camera, great zoom, easy to use, splendid pics”.

Good Product Quality

One person who purchased the product agreed that it was good quality. Jayemess mentioned “Very happy with price paid for this super all-round and quality camera” in their review of this digital cameras.


Price

Reasonably Priced

One Olympus VR-370 reviewer considered that it was good value for money. Jayemess said “Very happy with price paid for this super all-round”.


Display

Quite Large Display Diagonal

Digital cameras of this age and spec have display diagonals of between 2" and 4.8". With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Olympus VR-370 has one of the larger display diagonals amongst medium megapixel digital cameras of this age.

Alternative 3" screen digital cameras currently available which you might want to look at include the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, or the Samsung SAMSUNG DV300F which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a camera with a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Df (£2,039.00) (3.2"), the D4 (£4,689.00) (3.2"), or the D4S (£3,379.99) (3.2") all from Nikon which also has a higher rating.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus VR-370 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

There are a number of other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Nikon L120, or the Panasonic DMC-TZ30EF-W.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Olympus VR-370 has a higher still image resolution than most medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Olympus camera also have still image resolution(s) of 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080 and 2048 x 1536 and 3264 x 2448. The best still image resolution of all medium megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago is 4928 x 3264 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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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 typical of many digital cameras of this age and type.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Olympus VR-370 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera also have a built-in flash.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, or the Olympus E-PL5 + M.ZUIKO ED 14‑42mm which has better reviews.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Olympus VR-370 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

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Camera

Has a Tripod Mountable

The Olympus VR-370 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Olympus VR-370 features voice recording. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as this camera also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Olympus VR-370 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Packaging Content

Has a Batteries Included

The Olympus VR-370 has a batteries included, as do most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The Olympus VR-370 supports PictBridge. Most of the other cameras of this age and type also support PictBridge.

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Lens System

Four Aspheric Elements

Most cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera have between 1 and 12 aspheric elements, including the Olympus VR-370 which has four aspheric elements.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago have minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 4.5mm and 40mm. The Olympus VR-370 has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 24 millimeters) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Olympus VR-370 has a fairly typical digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including the Nikon L120, or the Canon 135 which has better reviews.

Cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might be worth looking at include the WB250 (5x), the 150F (5x), or the WB350F (5x) all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 12.5 times zoom factor, the Olympus VR-370 has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera.

We compared this camera to all the other 12.5x optical zoom cameras and we think the Casio EX-ZR300 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a digital camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might want to look at the Casio EX-ZR700 (18x) which is also higher rated.

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Video

1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Olympus VR-370 supports a maximum video resolution of 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 digital cameras of this age and spec. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this 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). Across all medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera the best video resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this Olympus digital camera was released.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers olympus v105110se000
Barcodes 04545350043346, 04545350043353, 04545350043360, 04545350043377

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