Olympus VG-130 Review

3.5
March 2, 2011 | Zoltan Arva-Toth |

Specifications

Image Sensor
Effective pixels 14 Megapixels
Filter array Primary colour filter (RGB)
Full resolution 14.5 Megapixels
Type 1/2.3 '' CCD sensor
Lens
Optical zoom 5 x (WIDE)
Focal length 4.7 - 23.5 mm
Focal length (equiv. 35mm) 26 - 130 mm
Maximum aperture 2.8 - 6.5
Structure 7 lenses / 5 groups
Aspherical glass elements 5
Digital Zoom
Enlargement factor 4 x / 20 x combined with optical zoom
Monitor
Resolution 230400 dots
Monitor size 7.6 cm / 3.0 ''
Monitor type TFT
Frame assistance Yes
Brightness adjustment 2 levels
Protection panel Yes
Focusing System
Method TTL iESP auto focus with contrast detection
Modes iESP, Face Detection AF, Spot, AF Tracking
Standard mode 0.6m - ∞ (wide) / 1.0m - ∞ (tele)
Makro mode 0.2m - ∞ (wide) / 0.6m - ∞ (tele)
Super Macro mode Closest focusing distance: 7 cm
AF illuminator Yes
Light Metering
Modes ESP light metering
Exposure System
Shutter speed 1/2 - 1/2000 s / < 4 s (Candle Scene)
Enhancement function Digital Image Stabilisation
Advanced Face Detection Technology
Exposure compensation +/- 2 EV / 1/3 steps
Modes i-Auto, Programme automatic, DIS mode, Scene Modes, Magic Filter, Panorama, Movie
Scene Modes
Number of scene modes 14
Modes Portrait, Landscape, Night Scene, Night Scene with portrait, Sports, Indoor, Candle, Self-portrait, Sunset, Fireworks, Cuisine, Documents, Beach and Snow, Pet
Magic Filter
Types Pop Art, Pin Hole, Fisheye, Drawing, Soft Focus, Punk, Sparkle
Sensitivity
Auto AUTO
Manual ISO 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
White Balance
AUTO WB system Yes
Preset values Overcast, Sunlight, Tungsten, Flourescent 1, Flourescent 2, Flourescent 3
Internal Flash
Modes AUTO, Red-eye reduction, Fill-in, Off
Working range (wide) 0.2 - 4.8 m (ISO 800)
Working range (tele) 0.6 - 2.1 m (ISO 800)
Sequence Shooting
Sequential shooting mode (high speed) 10.0 fps / 20 frames (in 3MP mode)
2.3 fps / 200 frames (in 3MP mode)
Sequential shooting mode 0.8 fps / 200 frames (Full Image Size)
Image Processing
Pixel mapping Yes
Noise reduction Yes
Shading compensation Yes
Distortion compensation Yes
Image Editing
Resize Yes
Trimming Yes
View Images
Modes Single, Index, Zoom, Slide show
Index 4x3 / 6x5 frames
Zoom 1.1 - 10 x
Auto rotation Yes
Image protect mode Yes
View Movie
Modes Frame by frame, Fast forward, Reverse playback
Still Image Recording
DCF Yes
EXIF 2.21
PIM III
DPS PictBridge
DPOF Yes
Movie Recording System
Recording format AVI Motion JPEG®
Movie quality 1280 x 720 / 30 fps Recording time: no limit
640 x 480 / 30 fps Recording time: no limit
Note: maximum file size 2GB
Sound Recording System
Voice playback Yes
Sound recording Yes , format: WAV
Image footage 4 s
Speaker Yes
Memory
Internal memory 49 MB
Removable Media SD / SDHC
Image Size
14M 4288 x 3216
8M 3264 x 2448
5M 2560 x 1920
3M 2048 x 1536
2M 1600 x 1200
1M 1280 x 960
VGA 640 x 480
16:9 1920 x 1080
Menu
Menu languages in camera 40
Other Features
Perfect Shot Preview Yes
Self timer 2 / 12 s
Panorama function Image marker (Software)
Menu guide Yes
Date imprint Yes
Power Supply
Battery LI-70B Lithium-Ion Battery
Internal Charging Yes
Interface
DC input No
Combined A/V & USB output Yes
USB 2.0 High Speed Yes
Size
Dimensions (W x H x D) 96.0 x 56.5 x 19.3 mm
Weight 125 g (including battery and memory card)

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