As part of our image quality testing for the Olympus VG-170 we've shot our resolution chart.

If you view our crops of the resolution chart's central section at 100% (or Actual Pixels) you will see that, for example, at ISO 100 the VG-170 is capable of resolving up to around 18 (line widths per picture height x100) in its highest quality JPEG files.

See a full explanation of what our resolution charts mean, and how to read them please click here.

Examining images of the chart taken at each sensitivity setting reveals the following resolution scores in line widths per picture height x100:

Olympus VG-170 review: resolution ISO 100
Olympus VG-170 review: resolution ISO 100

JPEG images

Olympus VG-170 review: resolution ISO 80
Olympus VG-170 review: resolution ISO 80

ISO 80, score: 18 (see full image)

Panasonic FT4 review: resolution ISO 100
Panasonic FT4 review: resolution ISO 100

ISO 100, score: 18 (see full image)

Olympus VG-170 review: resolution ISO 200
Olympus VG-170 review: resolution ISO 200

ISO 200, score: 16 (see full image)

Olympus VG-170 review: resolution ISO 400
Olympus VG-170 review: resolution ISO 400

ISO 400, score: 16 (see full image)

Olympus VG-170 review: resolution ISO 800
Olympus VG-170 review: resolution ISO 800

ISO 800, score: 14 (see full image)

Olympus VG-170 review: resolution ISO 1600
Olympus VG-170 review: resolution ISO 1600

ISO 1600, score: 12 (see full image)