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    Olympus
  • Optical Sensor Resolution (in MegaPixel) :
    14 MP
  • Sensor Type :
    CCD Sensor
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Specifications of Olympus VG-170 Point & Shoot

  • General Features

    Brand
    Olympus
  • Pixels

    Optical Sensor Resolution (in MegaPixel)
    14 MP
  • Sensor

    Sensor Type
    CCD Sensor
    Sensor Size
    1/2.3 Inches
  • Lens

    Auto Focus
    iESP AF
    Focal Length
    4.7 - 23.5 mm (35 mm Equivalent to 26 - 130 mm)
    Color Filter
    Primary (RGB) Color Filter
  • Zoom

    Optical Zoom
    5x
    Digital Zoom
    4x
  • Display

    Display Type
    TFT LCD
    Screen Size
    3 Inches
    Image Display Resolution
    460000 dots
    Video Display Resolution
    1280 x 720 pixels (HD)
  • Dimension

    Weight
    147 gms
  • Power Source

    Supplied Battery
    Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery (LI-50B)
  • Media & Software

    Upgradeable Memory
    Yes
    Memory Card Type
    SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Images & Video

    Image Format
    JPEG (EXIF 2.3, DCF, DPOF)
    Audio Formats
    WAV
    Video Format
    AVI Motion JPEG
  • Flash

    Flash Modes
    Auto, Fill-in, Long Flash
    Flash Range
    (ISO 800) : Wide : 0.2 - 8.8m, Telephoto : 0.6 - 3.8m
    Built in Flash
    Yes
  • Shutter Speed

    Maximum Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
    Minimum Shutter Speed
    4 sec
  • Connectivity & System Req.

    USB
    USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
  • Other Features

    ISO Rating
    Auto / ISO 80 / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600
    Self Timer
    2 sec, 12 sec
    Face Detection
    Yes
    Shooting Modes
    Beauty, Dis Mode, Iauto, Magic Filter, Panorama, Program Auto, Scene Mode
    Delete Function
    Yes
    Metering
    ESP Light
    Macro Mode (Exposure Mode)
    20 cm (W), 60 cm (T)
    Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
    Picture Angle
    26 mm Wide Angle
    Continuous Shots
    Up to 20 Frames at 15 fps, 200 Frames at 2 fps (High Speed Sequential Shooting Mode), 200 Frames at 0.6 fps (Sequential Shooting Mode)
    White Balancing
    Auto, Fluorescent-3, One-Touch, Overcast, Sunlight, Tungsten
    PictBridge
    Yes
    Audio Video Interface (NTSC/PAL)
    A/V Output (NTSC or PAL)
  • Additional Features

Over all Review of Olympus VG-170 Point & Shoot

Olympus VG-170 Point & Shoot Price

Overall Review

The all new Olympus VG 170 promises to give a convenient and compact experience with the 14 megapixel point and shoot camera. The camera boasts of a ½.3 inch CCD sensor and has 5 aspherical lens with 7 lenses grouped into 5 to give a 5x wide zoom. The net digital zoom is 4x/20x combined with the optical zoom power. The Olympus VG 170 has a TFT colored monitor of 3.0 inches having a resolution of 460000 dots. It comes with 2 levels of brightness adjustment and also has frame assistance along with protection panel. It comes with ESP light metering modes and many exposure control modes. The photographers find the high ISO sensitivity of this camera very appealing which is up to 1600 and also has magic filter and white balance. The Internal Flash can be adjusted to AUTO, Red-eye reduction, Long flash, Fill-in or off mode. The camera also supports Sequential shooting mode at a rate of 0.6 fps / 200 frames (Full Image Size). It allows image processing with noice reduction, shading and distortion compensation. Playback index is available in a 5x4 frame with auto rotation. Movie Recording System records movies in AVI Motion JPEG format. It supports HD Movie quality in 720P. It has an efficient sound recording system with voice playback and speaker. The olymus VG 170 has an internal memory of 34.9MB which can be expanded using SD / SDHC or eye-fi card. The camera shows the menu in 40 languages and has a menu guide for user help. Images are automatically dates with the date imprint function. It supports 3D Photo Shooting Mode for which their are 3D glasses in the pack and also has self timer.The camera measuring 103.7mm x 62.5mm x 22.2 mm and weighing 147grams is easy to carry and gives perfect pictures for perfect memories! Olympus VG 170 has SD card slot which is Eye-Fi compatible which allows you to send your pictures straight to your computer when in a free wifi hotspot thus appealing more to the tech savvy younger crowd. 

Design and Build Quality

The camera measuring 103.7mm x 62.5mm x 22.2 mm and weighing 147grams is portable and available in black, white and pink colors. The flash dominates the front of the camera being even larger than the 5x optical zoom lens barrel. A leatherette grip on the front supports the camera which has a power button on top along side a shutter. The TFT colored 3 inch wide LCD has on its right a single button for the menu and a navigation pad. The back of the camera has a playback button and a dedicated video record button along with the monitor. The bendy rubber used in making this camera accounts for its budget efficiency. The bad part is the battery cover which does not have a smooth finish to it. The Olympus VG 170 has a permanent on-screen menu for user help. 

Focus and Face Detection

The Olympus DSLR technology is lost somewhere VG-170 is pretty rapid at focusing. With two macro facilities, macro and supermacro, the Olympus VG 170 gives image quality like the best of the pint and shoot cameras. Normal macro has a close focusing of 20cm-infinity at wide while normal focusing is 60cm to infinity. Supermacro has a focusing of 5cm. however in the supermacro mode, the zoom automatically gets diabled. Apart from being speedy the focus is also very sharp. It also has a AF illuminator and works on TTL iESP auto focus with contrast detection. The camera supports face and smile detection and can recognise familiar faces to focus automaticaly on them. 

Lens and Image Stabilization

The olympus VG 170 has an Optical zoom of 5x with a socal length of 4.7mm - 23.5 mm. This is possible becaise of the lens made by including 7 lenses in 5 gropus and made up of 5 aspherical glass elements. The camera has a maximum aperture of 2.8 - 6.5. The maximum combined zoom comes out to be 4x/20x along with the optical zoom to catch memories in the perfect way! Itsupports ESP light metering mode and has different options for white balance adjustment. The exposure control is done by choosing from i-Auto, Programme automatic, DIS mode, Scene Modes, Magic Filter, Panorama, Movie, Beauty & Make-up which can be adjusted up to +/- 2 EV / 1/3 steps. It also sports a Digital Image Stabilisation and an advanced Face Detection Technology. 

 

Screen and Menus

The camera has a 3inch wide TFT color screen with a resolution of 460000 dots. It comes with a protection panel, 2 levels of brightness adjustment and frame assistance. The menu has a single button because of a permanent menu system on-screen while shooting which covers the flash. 6 tabs appear on pressing the menu button which have a specific allocation and can be chosen by using the navigation pad. The menu is user friendly with an explanation for each tab which is available in 40 different languages. The playback button shows the previously taken pictures which can be rotated, edited or processed. Options like red eye reduction, crop, brightness adjustment make the picture perfect! The camera supports DC input and also Combined A/V & USB output with a 2.0 High Speed USB.

Battery

The Olympus VG 170 uses a Li-50B lithium ion battery with internal charging thus having no need to carry along the battery charger. 

 

Video Mode

The Olympus VG 170 allows full HD movie recording in AVI motion JPEG format with digital image stabilization. It support video viewing in Frame by frame, Fast forward and Reverse playback modes. A 720 pixel HD movie can be recorded up to the capacity if the card with a quality of 640 x 480 / 30fps. The magic filter allows editing with options of Pop Art, Pin Hole, Fisheye, Drawing, Soft Focus, Punk, Water color, Reflection. The sound recording system record in WAV format and has sound playback with a stereo system.

Sensors

The olympus VG 170 uses a CCD image sensor of 1/2.3 inches with a 14.5 megapixel resolution. It has an effective 14 megapixels with primary color filter array. It also has the functions of face and smile detection and adjusting focus accordingly. The camera also boasts of self timer option which helps to click photos in absence of a photographer! The camera has an ISO sensitivity of a maximum of 1600. 

Pros

3D shooting

Eye-fi enabled

User friengly and budget efficient

Large flash and screen with image editing and processing options.

Cons

Basic image quality poor.

No zoom in supermacro mode.

Fewer magic filters.

Poor finish of battery compartment. 

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Olympus VG 170 descrThe all new olympus VG 170 promises to give a convenient and compact experience with the 14 megapixel point and shoot camera. The camera boasts of a ½.3 inch CCD sensor and has 5 aspherical lens with 7 lenses grouped into 5 to give a 5x wide zoom. The net digital zoom is 4x/20x combined with the optical zoom power. The Olympus VG 170 has a TFT colored monitor of 3.0 inches having a resolution of 460000 dots. It comes with 2 levels of brightness adjustment and also has frame assistance along with protection panel. The camera has a TTL iESP auto focus with contrast detection with autofocus frames including face detection, tracking and spotting. With an AF illuminator and focusing range of 0.6m – infinity  (wide) / 1.0m – infinity (tele) it gives magnificent images. The Olympus VG 170 comes with ESP light metering modes and many exposure control modes like i-Auto, Programme automatic, DIS mode, Scene Modes, Magic Filter, Panorama, Movie, Beauty & Make-up. The camera boasts of Digital Image Stabilisation and Advanced Face Detection Technology with a shutter speed of  speed 1/2 - 1/2000 s / < 4 s. Exposure compensation can be done up to +/- 2 EV / 1/3 steps. With 15 scene modes like Portrait, Landscape, Night Scene, Night Scene with portrait, Sports, Indoor, Candle, 3D etc. the olypus VG 170 gives a wide range of variation in a single image. 

 
The photographers find the high ISO sensitivity of this camera very appealing which is up to 1600 and also has magic filter and white balance. The Internal Flash can be adjusted to AUTO, Red-eye reduction, Long flash, Fill-in or off mode. The camera also supports Sequential shooting mode at a rate of 0.6 fps / 200 frames (Full Image Size). It allows image processing with noice reduction, shading and distortion compensation. Image Editing including Resize, Trimming and beauty fix can also be done in the camera. Playback index is available in a 5x4 frame with auto rotation. Movie Recording System records movies in AVI Motion JPEG format. It supports HD Movie quality in 720P. It has an efficient sound recording system with voice playback and speaker. The olymus VG 170 has an internal memory og 34.9MB which can be expanded using SD / SDHC or eye-fi card. 
 
The camera shows the menu in 40 languages and has a menu guide for user help. Images are automatically dates with the date imprint function. It supports 3D Photo Shooting Mode and also has self timer. The Olympus VG 170 uses a LI-50B Lithium-Ion Battery. The camera measuring 103.7mm x 62.5mm x 22.2 mm and weighing 147grams is easy to carry and gives perfect pictures for perfect memories!
 
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