Olympus VR-320 Preview

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olympus_VR320_Front_BLUE_550.jpgThe first model we've seen with a "VR" label, the VR-320 is yet another compact super-zoom camera from Olympus for 2011. This unit offers several of the features found on the SZ-10, with a slightly shorter zoom range (12.5x compared to 18x), and a more compact body.  The 12.5x optical zoom lens offers an appealing zoom range, covering an equivalent field of view from 24-300mm. Olympus also includes their Dual Image Stabilization system to help reduce blur in your photos. 

Other key features include 14-megapixels of resolution, a 3.0-inch LCD screen, Intelligent Auto, Magic Art Filters, AF tracking, in-camera help guide, and 720p HD video capture.

Olympus VR-320 features:
  • 14-megapixel 1/2.3" image sensor
  • 12.5x optical zoom covers 24-300mm equivalent zoom range
  • Dual IS stabilization system (Sensor-shift + Digital)
  • 3.0-inch LCD screen
  • MP4 HD video recording at 720p resolution
  • Intelligent Auto
  • 7 Magic Art Filters, including new Sparkle mode
  • Shadow Adjustment technology
  • SD/SDHC card slot
  • Li-ion battery pack
The VR-320 will start showing up on retailer's shelves in March (2011), with four color options to choose from; Blue, Red, Black, and Silver. The VR-320 will have a MSRP of only $199.99 US.

Additional Views:

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