Olympus VG-160 14MP Digital Camera with 5x Optical Zoom (Black)

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  • Brand: Olympus
  • Category: Digital Camera
  • screen size: 3"
  • resolution: 1280 x 720
The Olympus VG-160 is a 14 MP point-and-shoot camera that captures high-quality videos and photos. With a 5x optical zoom, this Olympus digital camera lets you shoot distant subjects with clarity. Featuring AF Tracking, Shadow Adjustment Technology, and Face Detection, the Olympus VG-160 lets you capture photos just the way you intended. Featuring digital image stabilization, this Olympus digital camera reduces the blur effects that could occur due to camera shake. Add style and artistic flair to your photos, with the Magic Art Filters feature in your point-and-shoot camera.
  • 3-inch LCD display
  • 14 Megapixel
  • 5x Optical Zoom
  • HD Video
  • Art Filters
Brand Olympus
Model VG-160
MPN V106050RU000
UPC 050332182585, 4545350040123
Key Features
Camera Type Point & Shoot
Digital Zoom 4x
Sensor Resolution 14.0 MP
Screen Size 3"
Memory / Storage
Supported Flash Memory SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
Weight 4.41 Oz.
Display Type LCD
Display Size 3"
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720


Moira French 4.0
88 of 93 people found the following review helpful
This camera's photos are 3 megabytes on the default setting, which means they are very clear but to post them on Facebook you have to re-size them. My first attempts at re-sizing produced fuzzy photos but I finally figured out how to re-size easily - open the photo with Paint, and resize down to 1200 x 800. Once I figured that out, the photos I put on Facebook were much sharper. I experimented a lot taking pictures in every type of light and found that using the Automatic settings seems to w ... ork best in 95% of situations. However, for taking photos of flowers close up, I use Program, Super Macro and they are truly superb. I have no complaints. Now, I paid less than $80 for this camera, and I'm sure a better camera would take better photos. BUT, I have to say that it is really perfectly adequate for my needs. Just be sure and read the manual because there are settings you can use for the beach, snow, night time, moving objects, low light, etc. More >
varnav 5.0
41 of 42 people found the following review helpful
I lost my DSLR on vacation and needed a fast cheap replacement. Supercompacts are usually not performing well, especially those with high megapixel count. But after using $1500 DSLR I must admit that output photos from this camera are not bad at all. It's good in it's automatics and is able to produce nice looking colorful and well-lit photos with just press of a button. But pay attention - it's weakness is indoor photos and this camera works fine on daylight only.
C. Clay 3.0
42 of 46 people found the following review helpful
I was replacing an old Kodak Easyshare, so at $80, this camera seemed like a steal. It's easy to setup, offers 720HD video with sound (and it's good quality), but it can't take a night picture (such as a cityscape) to save it's life. I've tried every setting in both manual and automatic modes, and you have to take 5 or 6 photo's to possibly get 1 good one that is clear. For photo's in light, no problem! The image in your nice size LCD for night photo's is the one I desire, but never the one I ge ... t. Battery life is very good, including when you use video. The video feature is easy to use, BUT, you must zoom in or out BEFORE you start the video recording. Once recording, you cannot zoom. It is a great deal, but if I had to do it all over again I would make sure the camera could take night pictures, and that the video featured zoom while recording. Again, great deal, easy to use, but 1 or 2 major flaws. More >