Summary Olympus VG-170

Prices Price
Camera only
$195
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 21
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 37
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 5x
Screen size
Help 3"
Aperture
Help f/2.8
Screen resolution
Help 460k dots
Wide angle
Help 26 mm
Movie format
Help 720p @ 30fps
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Olympus VG-170Olympus VG-170

Replacement

Olympus has replaced the VG-170 with the VG-180.

Olympus VG-180
Olympus VG-180 announced January 2013
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Lowest price Cheaper

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Pros

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The Olympus VG-170 vs other recent compacts

Screen size Above average sized screen Help
3"
Thickness Thin Help
0.9"
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$195.01
Size Quite small Help
Compact (104×63×22 mm)
Weight Light Help
147 g

Cons

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The Olympus VG-170 vs other recent compacts

Movie format HD movies Help
720p @ 30fps
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
None
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
460k dots
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
Announced Old Help
January 2012
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
4 seconds

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