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Olympus VG-130

alaTest has collected and analyzed 445 reviews of Olympus VG-130. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and price. The portability and image quality also get good feedback. There are some less positive reviews about the shutter and image stabilizer. Comments are divided on the storage.

usability, image quality, portability, price, size

flash, durability, stabilizer , shutter

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Olympus VG-130 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Olympus VG-130

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 user reviews of Olympus VG-130 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk.

69% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Olympus VG-130 Digital Camera - Pink (14MP, 5x Wide Optical Zoom) 3 inch LCDOlympus VG-130 Digital Camera - Pink (14MP, 5x Wide Optical Zoom) 3 inch LCD

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Zoltan Arva-Toth (photographyblog.com)

Olympus VG-130 Review

 

Announced earlier this year, the Olympus VG-130 is an affordable ultra-compact digital camera featuring a 14-megapixel sensor, a 5x wide zoom lens, a set of “Magic Filters”, a handy panorama assist mode and a metal body. Other highlights include a...

Mating an unusually wide and versatile 5x zoom lens to a high-resolution sensor housed in a metal body, the Olympus VG-130 is one of the more interesting credit card sized cameras around. Add to this the seven entertaining "magic filters" that can add...

Mar, 2011

Expert review by : Ben Pitt (expertreviews.co.uk)

Olympus VG-130 review

 

Looks great for the price on paper, but automatic exposures leave a lot to be desired

Jun, 2011

Expert review by (ephotozine.com)

Olympus VG-130 Digital Camera Review

 

Daniel Bell reviews the Olympus VG-130, a super-slim compact digital camera with a 5x optical zoom lens and 14 megapixel sensor.

Excellent value for money; Full metal body; Good colour reproduction; Well detailed images

Close focusing distance is 7cm

Sep, 2011

Expert review by : What Digital Camera (whatdigitalcamera.com)

Olympus VG-130 review

 

See what we think of the Olympus VG-130 in our What Digital Camera review

Aug, 2011

Expert review by (itreviews.co.uk)

Olympus - VG-130

 

If you're thinking about buying your first compact digital camera but you're not particularly camera savvy, you'll be looking for one that's not too expensive or complex - oh yes, and it's also got to take ...

You can do a lot worse when choosing your first compact digital camera than the Olympus VG-130 which packs a lot of features and creativity inside a solid body for a remarkably affordable price. BEST POINT: 720p HD movie feature and low price. WORST...

May, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Olympus VG-130 - Digital Camera - 14 Mpixels - Ροζ

 

slim easy to use

none

Mar, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Olympus VG-130 - Digital Camera - 14 Mpixels - Ροζ

 

a good purchase for those of you who want to take images using a standard digital camera.olympus has a great quality and features. Great value for money.highly recommended! :)

Mar, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Olympus VG-130 - Digital Camera - 14 Mpixels - Ροζ

 

WAS A BIT SLOW AT -21 c AT 2500mts. STILL GOT GOOD MOVIES

COVER TO USB PLUG LOOKS WEAK, BUT IT WORK WELL

Mar, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Olympus VG-130 - Digital Camera - 14 Mpixels - Ροζ

 

good size screen

when using the flash the photograph is often still too dark to see or the faces are too bright

Jan, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Olympus VG-130 - Digital Camera - 14 Mpixels - Ροζ

 

very compact

none as of yet

Jan, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in Microphone: Yes
Voice recording: Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:650
Battery performance:650
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:LI-70B
Number of batteries supported:1
Power source type:USB

Camera

Calendar: Yes
Camera file system:DCF 2.0, Exif 2.21
Camera playback:Movie, Single image, Slide show / Single image, Slide show
Contrast adjustment: Yes
Image editing:Resizing, Rotating, Trimming / Resizing, Trimming / Rotating
Playback zoom:10
Playback zoom (max):10
Scene modes:Beach, Candlelight, Close-up (macro), Cuisine, Documents, Fireworks, Landscape, Night, Panorama, Portrait, Self-portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset / Beach, Candlelight, Cuisine, Documents, Fireworks, Landscape, Night, Night portrait, Portrait, Self-portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset / Beach, Candlelight, Cuisine, Documents, Fireworks, Landscape, Night, Portrait, Self-portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset / Beach, Cuisine, Documents, Fireworks, Landscape, Night, Night landscape, Night portrait, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset
Self-timer:2,12
Self-timer delay:2,12
Tripod mountable: Yes
Tripod mounting supported:Y
White Balance:auto, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Tungsten / auto, Fluorescent, Tungsten / Fluorescent, Tungsten

Design

Color of product:Black / Pink / Red / Silver
Material:Plastic

Display

Display:LCD / TFT
Display Diagonal:3
Display resolution (numeric):230000 / 230400
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Flash

Flash modes:Auto, Fill-in, Flash off, Forced on / Auto, Fill-in, Flash off, Red-eye reduction
Flash range (tele):23.6 - 82.7
Flash range (wide):7.87 - 189

Focusing

Auto Focus (AF) assist beam: Yes
Auto focusing (AF) modes:Face detection, Face tracking, Spot Auto Focus / Face tracking, Single Auto Focus, Spot Auto Focus / Face tracking, Spot Auto Focus
Auto Mode focusing range (tele):1.0 - ∞
Auto Mode focusing range (wide):0.6 - ∞
Closest Focusing Distance:2.76
Focus:TTL
Focus adjustment:Auto
Macro focusing range (tele):0.6 / 0.6 - 8 / 0.6 - ∞
Macro focusing range (wide):0.2 / 0.2 - 8 / 0.2 - ∞
Normal focusing range:0.2 - 8 / 0.6 / 0.6 - ∞/1 - ∞
Normal focusing range (tele):1 - ∞
Normal focusing range (wide):0.6 - ∞
Super Macro focusing range:0.07

Lens System

Combined zoom:20
Digital Zoom:4
Focal length range (f-f):0.185 - 0.925
Lens structure:5/5 / 7/5
Lens structure (elements/groups):5/5 / 7/5
Maximum aperture number:6.5
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):5.12
Minimum aperture number:2.8
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):1.02
Number of aspheric elements:5
Optical Zoom:5

Light Exposure

ISO sensitivity:80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, Auto
Light exposure control:Program AE
Light exposure correction:± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light exposure modes:Auto

Memory

Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC
Internal memory:49
Memory slots:1

Other Features

35 mm camera lens equivalent:1.02 - 5.12
Aperture range (F-F):2.8 - 6.5
Built-in flash: Yes
Camera shutter speed:1/2 - 1/2000 / 1/2 - 1/2000, 4
Compatible operating systems:Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7\nMac OS X 10.4.11 - 10.6
Data compression:JPEG, AVI
Date imprinting: Yes
Digital SLR: No
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):1.02 - 5.12
Interface:USB 2.0
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Video capability: Yes

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Hand strap: Yes

Picture Quality

Camera Type:Compact camera
Image formats supported:JPG
Image sensor size:1/2.3 / 1/2.33
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Maximum image resolution:4288 x 3216
Megapixel:14
Sensor Type:CCD
Still image resolution(s):640 x 480,1280 x 960,1600 x 1200,1920 x 1080,2048 x 1536,2560 x 1920,3264 x 2448 / 640 x 480,1280 x 960,1600 x 1200,1920 x 1080,2048 x 1536,2560 x 1920,3264 x 2448,4288 x 3216 / 640 x 480,1280 x 960,1600 x 1200,1920 x 1080,2560 x 1712,2992 x 2992,3648 x 2056,4288 x 3216
Supported aspect ratios:16:9 / 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Total megapixels:14.5

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: No
PictBridge: Yes

Shutter

Camera shutter type:Electronic

System Requirements

Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Video

HD type:HD
Maximum video resolution:1280 x 720
Motion JPEG frame rate:30
Video compression format:AVI / AVI, M-JPEG
Video formats supported:AVI / AVI,M-JPEG
Video Frame Rate:30
Video recording: Yes
Video Resolutions:640 x 480 / 640 x 480,1280 x 720

Viewfinder

Camera viewfinder: No
Viewfinder type:Not available

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.76
Height:2.22
Weight:4.41
Weight (including battery):4.41
Width:3.78