Olympus VH-410 Review

4.0
December 12, 2012 | Matt Grayson |

Specifications

Image Sensor

  • Effective pixels

    16 Megapixels

  • Filter array

    Primary colour filter (RGB)

  • Full resolution

    16.5 Megapixels

  • Type

    1/2.3'' CCD sensor

Lens

  • Optical zoom

    5x (WIDE)

  • Focal length

    4.7 - 23.5mm

  • Focal length (equiv. 35mm)

    26 - 130mm

  • Maximum aperture

    2.8 - 6.5

  • Structure

    7 lenses / 5 groups

  • Aspherical glass elements

    5

Digital Zoom

  • Enlargement factor

    4x / 20x combined with optical zoom

Monitor

  • Resolution

    460000 dots

  • Monitor size

    7.6cm / 3.0''

  • Monitor type

    LCD - Touch Panel

  • 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

    0.2m - ∞ (wide) / 0.6m - ∞ (tele)

  • Macro mode

    0.2m - ∞ (wide) / 0.6m - ∞ (tele)

  • Super Macro Mode

    Closest focusing distance: 5cm

  • AF illuminator

    Yes

Light Metering

  • Modes

    ESP light metering

Exposure System

  • Modes

    • i-Auto
    • Programme automatic
    • Beauty & Make-up
    • Magic Filter
    • Scene Modes
    • Panorama
    • Movie
  • Enhancement function

    Mechanical Image Stabiliser

  • Shadow Adjustment Technology

  • Advanced Face Detection Technology

  • Shutter speed

    1/4 - 1/2000s / < 4s (Candle Scene)

  • Exposure compensation

    +/- 2EV / 1/3 steps

Scene Modes

  • Number of scene modes

    14

  • Modes

    • Portrait
    • Landscape
    • Night Scene
    • Night Scene with portrait
    • Sports
    • Indoor
    • Candle
    • Self-portrait
    • Sunset
    • Fireworks
    • Cuisine
    • Beach and Snow
    • Documents
    • Pet

Magic Filter

  • Types

    • Pop Art
    • Pin Hole
    • Fisheye
    • Drawing
    • Soft Focus
    • Punk
    • Sparkle
    • Water colour
    • Reflection
    • Miniature

Sensitivity

  • Auto

    AUTO / High AUTO

  • Manual

    ISO 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600

White Balance

  • AUTO WB system

    Yes

  • Preset values

    • Overcast
    • Sunlight
    • Tungsten
    • Flourescent 3
  • One-touch white balance

    1 custom settings can be registered

Internal Flash

  • Modes

    • AUTO
    • Red-eye reduction
    • Fill-in
    • Off
  • Working range (wide)

    0.2 - 4.7m (ISO 800)

  • Working range (tele)

    0.6 - 2.0m (ISO 800)

Sequence Shooting

  • Sequential shooting mode (high speed)

    15fps / 20 frames (in 3MP mode)

  • Sequential shooting mode

    1.5fps / 200 frames (Full Image Size)

Image Processing

  • Engine

    TruePic III+

  • Pixel mapping

    Yes

  • Noise reduction

    Yes

  • Distortion compensation

    Yes

  • Shading compensation

    Yes

Image Editing

  • Resize

    Yes

  • Trimming

    Yes

  • Beauty Fix

    Yes

  • Red-eye reduction

    Yes

  • Shadow Adjustment

    Yes

View Images

  • Modes

    • Single
    • Index
    • Zoom
    • Slide show
  • Index

    5 x 4 frames

  • Zoom

    Yes 1.1 - 10x

  • Auto rotation

    Yes

  • Image protect mode

    Yes

View Movie

  • Modes

    • Frame by frame
    • Fast forward
    • Reverse playback

Still Image Recording

  • DCF

    Yes

  • EXIF

    2.3

  • PIM

    III

  • DPS

    PictBridge

  • DPOF

    Yes

Movie Recording System

  • Recording format

    AVI Motion JPEG®

  • Image Stabilisation Mode

    Digital Image Stabilisation

  • HD Movie quality

    720P Recording time: Up to card capacity

  • Movie quality

    640 x 480 / 30fps Recording time: Up to card capacity

  • Note: maximum file size 2GB

  • When shooting 720P movies use SDHC/SDXC class 6 or higher.

  • Magic Filter

    • Pop Art
    • Pin Hole
    • Fisheye
    • Drawing
    • Soft Focus
    • Punk
    • Water colour
    • Reflection
    • Miniature

Sound Recording System

  • Voice playback

    Yes

  • Sound recording

    Yes , format: WAV

  • Image footage

    4s

  • Speaker

    Yes

Memory

  • Removable Media

    SD / SDHC / SDXC (UHS speed class not supported)

  • Internal memory

    38MB

  • Eye-Fi Card compatible

    Yes

Image Size

  • 16M

    4608 x 3456

  • 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

  • Panorama function

    Image marker (Software)

  • Self timer

    2 / 12s

  • Menu guide

    Yes

  • Date imprint

    Yes

Power Supply

  • Battery

    LI-50B Lithium-Ion Battery

  • Internal Charging

    Yes

Interface

  • DC input

    Yes

  • Combined A/V & USB output

    Yes

  • USB 2.0 High Speed

    Yes

  • SNS upload

    Yes

Size

  • Dimensions (W x H x D)

    101.3 x 60 x 20.8mm

  • Weight

    152g (including battery and memory card)

Exterior

  • Material

    Metal

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