Olympus VR-310 Review

December 30, 2011 | Gavin Stoker | |

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Olympus VR-310.

Canon IXUS 1000 HS

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The new Canon IXUS 1000 HS introduces a long zoom lens to the style-conscious IXUS range of compact cameras. Also known as the SD4500 IS, the Canon IXUS 1000 HS boasts a 10x zoom, 10 megapixel back-illuminated sensor, 3 inch LCD screen and full 1080p HD movies. Is this the right travel-zoom camera for you? Find out in our in-depth Canon IXUS 1000 HS review, complete with full-size sample images and video.

Casio EX-H5

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Looking for a travel zoom compact camera with a wide-angle lens, 12 megapixels and HD movies that won't break the bank? The Casio EX-H5 could be the answer, offering a 24-240mm focal range, 2.7 inch LCD, CCD-shift image stabilization and 1,000 shot battery life, all for under £150 / $200. Read our expert Casio EX-H5 review to find if it's a hit or a miss...

Fujifilm FinePix T200

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The Fujifilm FinePix T200 is a good-looking and attractively priced travel-zoom camera. Sporting a 10x zoom, 14 megapixel sensor, 2.7 inch LCD screen and 720p movies, the T200 can be yours for less than £150 / $180. Read our in-depth Fujifilm FinePix T200 review to find out if it's a real bargain or one to avoid.

Kodak Easyshare M580

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The Kodak Easyshare M580 is a new entry-level camera with some advanced features, including a wide-angle 8x zoom lens, 14 megapixel sensor, HD video and a large 3 inch LCD screen. Officially retailing for £179.99 / $199.95, read our expert Kodak Easyshare M580 Review.

Nikon Coolpix S6200

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The Nikon Coolpix S6200 is a new point-and-shoot travel-zoom camera, featuring a 10x, 25-250mm lens and a 16 megapixel CCD sensor. The S6200 also offers a 2.7 inch screen, 720p Full HD movies, lens-shift vibration reduction and a range of special effects. Read our in-depth Nikon Coolpix S6200 review now.

Olympus VR-320

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The new Olympus VR-320 is an affordable travel-zoom camera with a 12.5x, 24-300mm lens and a 14 megapixel sensor. Other key features of the Olympus VR-320 include a 3 inch screen, 720p HD video and a 1cm super macro mode. Priced at £159.99 / $179.99, is the VR-320 just too cheap to be true? Read our in-depth Olympus VR-320 review to find out...

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP8

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The Lumix DMC-FP8 is the first in a new stylish series of cameras from Panasonic. Aimed at the fashion-conscious consumer, the FP8 features a flat aluminium body with an integral 4.6x optical zoom lens, plus an interface that lights up in blue when operated. In addition to all this adornment, the Panasonic FP8 also offers a 12 megapixel sensor, 2.7 inch LCD screen and ultra high speed auto-focus performance. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP8 is available in red, black or silver for £249.99 / $299.95. Gavin Stoker finds out if there's enough substance to match the style...

Pentax Optio RZ10

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Not everyone needs a digital camera with all the latest bells and whistles. Enter stage left the new Pentax Optio RZ10, a 10x travelzoom camera with a 14 megapixel sensor, 720p HD movies and a 2.7 inch screen, all for under £175 / $200. Read our Pentax Optio RZ10 Review to find out if it has cut too many corners...

Ricoh CX5

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Another busy 6 months has passed in the digital photography world, and right on cue, the Ricoh CX5 appears as the replacement for the already out-of-date CX4 compact camera. New features include a faster hybrid auto-focus system Super Resolution technology, three scene modes, and Eye-Fi card support. The CX5 retains the 10.7x lens, 720p HD movies, 3 inch screen, and 10 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor of its predecessor. Read the World's first Ricoh CX5 review to find out if it can keep up with the travel-zoom competition.

Samsung PL210

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The Samsung PL210 is an affordable travel-zoom compact camera, offering a 10x zoom lens, 14 megapixel sensor, 3 inch LCD and 720p movie recording, all for less than £150 / $175. Read our in-depth Samsung PL210 review to find out if this is the right pocket camera for you...

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7V

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The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7V is a new travel-zoom compact camera sporting a 10x zoom lens, built-in GPS tracking, 1080i high-definition video with stereo sound, a 16 megapixel CMOS sensor, high-resolution 3-inch screen, manual shooting mode, 10fps continuous shooting, 3D photos, and SD memory card support. Read our expert Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7V review to find out if all of these features add up to a great camera.

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