• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.0 megapixels
  • 5.0x zoom 26mm - 130mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $100 Average Retail $100 MSRP
  • 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 5.0x zoom 24mm - 120mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $130 Average Retail

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Advantages

Olympus VG-160 over Panasonic XS1

Panasonic XS1 over Olympus VG-160

  • Longer battery life
    290 vs 165 shots
    Capture more photos
  • More pixels
    16.1 vs 14.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Higher boost ISO
    6400 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher boost ISO can give more low-light flexibility
  • Longer shutter
    60 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

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The Competition

Compared to Samsung DV300F

Olympus VG-160
Samsung DV300F
  • $100
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $174
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wi-Fi
Panasonic XS1
Samsung DV300F
  • $130
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Higher boost ISO
  • Longer shutter
  • $174
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Canon A2600

Olympus VG-160
Canon A2600
  • $100
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $147
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Higher boost ISO
  • Longer shutter
Panasonic XS1
Canon A2600
  • $130
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Wider angle lens
  • Longer shutter
  • $147
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Samsung DV150F

Olympus VG-160
Samsung DV150F
  • $100
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $120
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wi-Fi
Panasonic XS1
Samsung DV150F
  • $130
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Higher boost ISO
  • Longer shutter
  • $120
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Samsung ST150F

Olympus VG-160
Samsung ST150F
  • $100
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $111
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wi-Fi
Panasonic XS1
Samsung ST150F
  • $130
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Higher boost ISO
  • Longer shutter
  • $111
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Panasonic FH10

Olympus VG-160
Panasonic FH10
  • $100
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $140
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More pixels
  • Higher boost ISO
Panasonic XS1
Panasonic FH10
  • $130
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • $140
  • 1/2.33 inch
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