|Type||compact digital camera|
|Lens||7 lenses / 5 groups|
|Image sensor size||1/2.3 CCD sensor|
|Image sensor maker||Olympus Corporation|
|Maximum resolution||4288 x 3216 (13.8 megapixels)|
|ASA/ISO range||ISO 80–1600|
|Focus modes||iESP; Face Detection AF; Spot; AF Tracking|
|Focus areas||Normal: 24" - infinity (60 cm - infinity) Macro: 2.9" - 4,082" (7 cm - 10,000 cm)|
|Exposure||1/2 - 1/2000 s / < 4 s (Candle light (Scene mode))|
|Exposure modes||Varies depending on mode: i-Auto; DIS mode; Scene Modes; Magic Filter modes;|
|Flash||Built-in; Auto-Flash, Long Flash, anti-red eye, Fill-in|
|Video/movie recording||VGA (640 x 480), HD 720p. 30 fps. maximum size 2GB|
|Rear LCD monitor||3" 460k dots TFT LCD.|
|Battery||LI-50B Lithium-ion battery|
|Body composition or special features||Plastic frame|
|Dimensions||103.7 x 62.5 x 22.2 mm|
|Weight||147 g (5.2 oz) (body, battery and SD memory card)|
The Olympus VG-170 is a low-budget compact digital camera, with up to 5x optical zoom and 14 megapixels. It was launched by Olympus in February 2012. Its intended to be a digital camera able to just "point and shoot", for simple photographs with less know-how, so it has automatic mode.
It's avaiable in black, red, or white. Supports SD cards, and it's powered by a Li-ion Battery, with 3.7V, and 925mAh. It features a 3-inch digital TFT LCD screen. The incorporated flash illuminates in a distance up to 15 meters.
It has core features such as: Auto-Flash, Long Flash (which enables Auto ISO and decreases resolution to 5 megapixels automaticly), macro and super macro mode, anti-red eye, white balance adjustment, ISO adjustment, exposure adjustment, self-timer (2 or 12 seconds), sequential shots, High-speed shots (which decreases resolution to 3 megapixels automaticly), DIS mode, Beauty effects, magic filters, and scene adaption. It allows also to create 3D-effect images, panoramic images, and can record with videos up to 720p HD resolution.
The box includes the digital camera, a CD with software for the computer, a pair of cardboard 3D glasses (for the 3D images), LI-50B Lithium Ion Battery, AC Adapter (charger for battery), USB cable (to connect to the charger or to the computer), AV cable, and the instructions manual.
In the Super-Macro mode, the camera can only focus in an object that is no closer than 7 centimeters to the camera lens. 
External Links[edit | edit source]
Instruction Manual: http://www.olympusamerica.com/files/oima_cckb/VG-170_MANUAL_EN.pdf
References[edit | edit source]
- Olympus VG-170: New flagship for VG-series, Retrieved 14 April 2018.
- Olympus VG-170 Review: Photography Blog, Retrieved 21 February 2018.
- Press Relase "Slim digital camera with the most powerful flash", Retrieved 14 April 2018.
- "Olympus VG-170 Instruction Manual" (PDF). Olympus America. Olympus. Retrieved 14 April 2018.
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