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Olympus VG-170

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The Olympus VG-170 has a flash that's nearly twice as powerful as on regular compact cameras, which means it can light up faces and objects up to 15 metres away. In Long Flash Mode, it automatically adjusts ISO sensitivity to make sure your camera is set up just right for low light. Also features a 14 Megapixel sensor, a 5x wide optical zoom, big 3in LCD and a host of automatic features and effects in a slim, stylish body with sturdy retro design.
Discontinued No Edit
Year announced 2012 Edit
Max Aperture f/2.8 - f/6.5 Edit
Filter Size No Data Edit
Lens Range 4.7mm - 23.5mm Edit
35mm equivalent 26mm - 130mm Edit
Optical Zoom 5x Edit
Digital Zoom 4x Edit
Image Sensor
Pixels 14Mp (Megapixels) Edit
Pixels (W) 4288 Edit
Pixels (H) 3216 Edit
Sensor Type CCD Edit
Sensor Size 1/2.3 inch Edit
Sensor Size (width) 6.16mm Edit
Sensor Size (height) 4.62mm Edit
Aspect Ratio
  • 4:3
  • 16:9
LCD Monitor
LCD Monitor 3in Edit
Brightness adjust Yes Edit
Tilting screen No Edit
Live view No Edit
Screen resolution 460,000 Edit
Touch Screen No Edit
Min Focus 5cm Edit
Focusing modes
  • Autofocus
  • Spot
  • Face Detection
  • AF Tracking
Waterproof No Edit
Waterproof Depth No Data Edit
Exposure Control
Shutter speeds shortest 1/2000sec Edit
Shutter speeds longest 4sec Edit
B-setting No Edit
Self Timer 2sec / 12sec Edit
Exp modes
  • Program
  • Scene modes
AE lock No Edit
  • ESP Light Metering
ISO sensitivity 80 - 1600 Edit
White balance
  • Auto
  • Outdoors/Daylight
  • Cloudy
  • Incandescent
  • Fluorescent
Digital filter Yes Edit
Exposure Comp +/-2 Edit
Auto Exposure Bracketing No Data Edit
Viewfinder field of view No Data Edit
Depth of field preview No Data Edit
Viewfinder Resolution No Data Edit
Shooting Options
Continuous shooting 15fps Edit
Multiple exposure No Edit
Sound recording Yes Edit
3D shooting Yes Edit
Movie mode Yes Edit
Video Resolution
  • 1280x720 720p
Video FPS 30 Edit
Stereo Sound No Edit
Optical Zoom with Video Yes Edit
Flash Guide Number (ISO100/m) No Data Edit
Flash sync speed No Data Edit
Flash modes
    Flash sync socket
      Flash compensation No Data Edit
      Hot Shoe No Edit
      Flash Range No Data Edit
      External Flash
        Shooting Performance
        Shutter response No Data Edit
        Focus speed - Wide No Data Edit
        Focus speed - Telephoto No Data Edit
        Switch on time to first photo No Data Edit
        Shot to shot speed No Data Edit
        Shot to shot speed - flash No Data Edit
        Continuous shooting - JPEG No Data Edit
        Continuous shooting - Flash No Data Edit
        Continuous shooting - RAW No Data Edit
        Other Features
        Number of Custom Functions No Data Edit
        Dust removal No Edit
        Image Stabilisation Yes Edit
        Histogram No Edit
        Thumbnail / Index view Yes Edit
        Video out No Data Edit
        Slide show mode Yes Edit
        Zoom playback 10x Edit
        Projection No Edit
        GPS enabled No Edit
        HDMI No Edit
        USB USB 2 Edit
        Firewire No Data Edit
          Wi-Fi No Edit
          Ethernet No Data Edit
          NFC No Data Edit
          Bluetooth No Data Edit
          Microphone Socket No Data Edit
          Headphone Socket No Data Edit
          Card Type
          • SD
          • SDHC
          • SDXC
          File Type
          • JPG
          Internal Memory 34.9mb Edit
          Power Source
          Battery Type LI-50B Edit
          CIPA Rating No Data Edit
          Box Contents
          Box Contents LI-50B Lithium-Ion Battery, F-2AC AC Adapter, CB-USB7 USB Cable, CB-AVC5 Audio/Video cable, 3D Glasses (Red/Cyan), Hand Strap, World Wide Warranty Card, Instruction Manual, [ib] Image Management Software Edit
          Weight 147g Edit
          Width 103.7mm Edit
          Height 62.5mm Edit
          Depth 22.2mm Edit

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