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Olympus VR-320

alaTest has collected and analyzed 93 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the screen and build quality. The portability and value for money are also appreciated, whereas some have doubts about the viewfinder and flash.

usability, value for money, portability, build quality, screen

battery, flash, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Olympus VR-320 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 93 reviews)

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Olympus VR-320 First Impressions Review


With a With a $199 price tag, the Olympus VR-320 is a budget camera that is packed with a 12.5x optical zoom lens, a 720p HD video mode, and a 14-megapixel still image capability. The design of the camera isn99 price tag, the Olympus VR-320 is a budget...

Remember that good-natured kid you went to school with who didn’t talk much in class, but always did a decent job on tests and homework? That’s what the Olympus VR-320 is like. It’s a simple camera that doesn't have many noteworthy features, but...

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Olympus VR-320 Preview


The first model we've seen with a "VR" label, the VR-320 is yet another compact super-zoom camera from Olympus for 2011. This unit offers several of the features found on the SZ-10, with a slightly shorter zoom range (12.5x compared to 18x), and a more...

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Amazon review summary for Olympus VR-320


alaTest has collected and analyzed 124 user reviews of Olympus VR-320 from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on

value for money, usability, portability, performance, image quality

build quality

73% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Olympus VR-320 14.0 MP Digital Camera (Red) with 8GB Card + Battery + Case + Accessory KitOlympus VR-320 14.0 MP Digital Camera (Silver) with 8GB Card + (2) Batteries + Case + Tripod + Cleaning Kit


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Fair deal


My third Olympus product. Works better than number two which took blurry pics.. No complaints at this point, but I only have it a short time.

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Good Product


While I don't expect Nikon Quality, the performance is good and for party, group and reasonably close photos, it does a great job.

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fast and easy to use


takes good pictures, macro works very well, it's fast start helps you get the shot!

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Happy Camper


Very Happy with this camera, can't beat the quality at this price point.

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Great for a simple camera


It is a nice, simple upgrade from the prevous camera that we had. It has the ability to zoom in farther than before, but we had not used it yet for capturing any sports.

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Good camera for the money!


This is a great little camera for the person that does not want to deal with a lot of excess baggage. Has 12.5 zoom, 14 resolution, easy to use.

Easy To Setup,Easy to Use,Efficient,Quality Construction,Reliable

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I love this product !


This camera was easy to setup. I love the clear photos. It is very easy to use.

Easy To Setup,Easy to Use

Product Specifications


Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Changeable Lens: No
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser
Integrated GPS Module: No
Touchscreen: No
View Finder Type:LCD Monitor


Bluetooth: No
HDMI Interface: No
PictBridge: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D: No
Bridge Camera: No
Chip Type:CCD
Product Type:Compact Camera
Sensor Size:1/2.3''
SLR / Compact:Compact Camera


Longest Shutter Speed in s:4
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/2000


Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
Memory Type:Internal + External
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: No
Secure Digital Card: Yes
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: Yes
XD Card: No

Power Supply

Battery Model:Olympus LI-42 B
Battery Type:Olympus LI-42 B


Aperture Priority: No
Face Detection Mode:Face Detection
Movie / Voice Recording:Movie + Voice
RAW Format: No
Serial Shot Mode: No
Shutter Priority: No