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Olympus VG-130

We have collected and analyzed 10 expert reviews and 435 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 57/100 and users rate it 85/100. The average review date is Nov 11, 2011. We have compared these reviews to 1148922 reviews from other Digital Cameras. The alaScore™ for this product is 86/100 = Very good. Last update: Dec 17, 2018.

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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

Dec, 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