Olympus VR-310 Review

December 30, 2011 | Gavin Stoker |


Camera Type: Compact
Effective Megapixels: 14 MP
Image sensor type: CCD
Image sensor size: 1/2.3"
ISO range: 80 - 1600
Lens focal length: 4.2 - 42.0mm
Film lens equivalent (35mm): 24 - 240mm
Widest aperture: Wide(W) F3.0; Tele(T) F5.7
Optical zoom range: 10x
Digital zoom: 4x (40x maximum combined zoom)
Nearest focusing distance: Normal - 0.6m (W); 1.0m (T)
Macro - 0.2m (W); 0.9m (T)
Super Macro - 0.01m
Viewing screen type: TFT
Viewing screen size: 3"
Screen resolution: 230,000
Secondary viewfinder: No
Image stabilisation: CCD Shift
Autofocus system type: CCD contrast detection
Focus modes: Face Detect iESP/Spot/tracking
Low-light AF assistance: AF illuminator built-in
Light metering system: Multi-segmented
Metering modes: ESP, Spot
Scene modes: Portrait, Landscape, Night, Night+Portrait, Sport, Indoor, Candle, Self Portrait, Sunset, Fireworks, Cuisine, Beach & Snow, Documents, Pet
Panorama recording: Yes (with included software)
3D recording: No
Creative filter system: Magic Filters (Photo)
Photo Magic Filter types: Pop Art, Pin Hole, Fish Eye, Drawing, Soft Focus, Punk, Sparkle
Video Magic Filter types: No
Shutter speed range: 1/2 - 1/2000s (Candle scene longest 4 sec)
Self timer: 12/2 seconds
Remote: No
Flash type and power: Built-in (GN 7)
Flash working range (ISO): W: 0.2m - 4.7m (ISO800)
T: 0.9m - 2.4m (ISO800)
Flash hotshoe for external flash: No
Compatible external flash units: No
Wireless flash capability: No
Wi-Fi Compatibility: No
Electronic Compass: No
Date imprint: Yes
Memory card type: SD/SDHC
Internal memory: 33MB
Photo recording format(s): JPEG
Video recording format: AVI Motion JPEG
Recording time: No Limit
Video file sizes: Maximum 2GB
Video with sound: Yes
Built in microphone type: WAVE
External microphone option: No
Computer interface (Cable type): USB 2.0 High Speed
AV interface (Cable type): AV cable (CB-AVC3)
Battery type (model): LI-42B
Battery charging: In-camera via USB
Battery life (CIPA standard): Approx. 190 shots
Manometer: No
Dimensions WxHxD: 100.6 x 58.2 x 28.5
Weight: 158g
Box content: VR-310 Digital Camera, USB Cable & Charger (F-2AC), Instruction Manual, [ib] Software CD, Audio/Video Cable, Wrist Strap, Lithium-Ion Battery (LI-42B), Warranty Card
RRP AUD: $149.00
Underwater housing option: No