Fujifilm FinePix S9800 vs Ricoh WG-30

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Fujifilm FinePix S9800
Ricoh WG-30

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Reasons For

10 Reasons For
Smaller maximum aperture Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 has a maximum aperture of 6.5, but the Ricoh WG-30 is only a 5.5 maximum aperture digital camera (1 bigger).
0.6 smaller minimum aperture Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is a 2.9 minimum aperture digital camera. That's 0.6 smaller than the Ricoh WG-30 (3.5).
4mm shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 has a minimum focal length of 24mmmm, whereas the Ricoh WG-30 is a 28mmmm minimum focal length digital camera (4mm longer).
25% smaller minimum ISO speed Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 has a minimum ISO speed of 100, however the Ricoh WG-30 is a 125 minimum ISO speed digital camera (25 bigger).
4s longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 has a maximum camera shutter speed of 8ss, however the Ricoh WG-30 is only a 4ss maximum shutter speed digital camera (4s shorter). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

0.3" larger screen size Edit
Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is 3"" screen, but the Ricoh WG-30 is only a 2.7"" screen digital camera (0.3" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

A lot higher display resolution Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 has a display resolution of 460,000 pixels pixels, however the Ricoh WG-30 is only a 230,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera (230 pixels lower).
$55 cheaper
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is $55.21 cheaper than the Ricoh WG-30.
Available from 1 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
User reviews are better
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 has an average user review score of 82% based on 18 reviews, whereas the Ricoh WG-30 has an average rating of 74% (based on 21 reviews).
4 Reasons For
73% bigger digital zoom Edit
The Ricoh WG-30 is a 7.2xx digital zoom digital camera. That's 5.2x bigger than the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 (7.2xx). Read more

The digital zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in by cropping the image received by the camera's sensor. A digital zoom is not as good as an optical zoom as it will result in a reduction in image quality the further you zoom in. This is because fewer of the camera's pixels are being used to capture the image.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge the subject but this can result in the image becoming blurry. A digital zoom can be used if an optical zoom is not available.

139mm longer maximum focal length Edit
The Ricoh WG-30 has a maximum focal length of 140mmmm, whereas the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is only a 1,200mmmm maximum focal length digital camera (139mm shorter).
Bigger internal memory Edit
The Ricoh WG-30 is a 68MBMB internal memory digital camera. That's 30MB bigger than the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 (68MBMB).
405g lighter Edit
The Ricoh WG-30 has a weight of 172gg, whereas the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is a 577gg digital camera (405g heavier). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Three times smaller digital zoom Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 has a digital zoom of 2xx, whereas the Ricoh WG-30 is a 7.2xx digital zoom digital camera (5.2x bigger). Read more

The digital zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in by cropping the image received by the camera's sensor. A digital zoom is not as good as an optical zoom as it will result in a reduction in image quality the further you zoom in. This is because fewer of the camera's pixels are being used to capture the image.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge the subject but this can result in the image becoming blurry. A digital zoom can be used if an optical zoom is not available.

Significantly shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is a 1,200mmmm maximum focal length digital camera. That's 139mm shorter than the Ricoh WG-30 (140mmmm).
Hugely smaller internal memory Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 has an internal memory of 38MBMB, but the Ricoh WG-30 is a 68MBMB internal memory digital camera (30MB bigger).
Heavier Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is a 577gg digital camera. That's 405g heavier than the Ricoh WG-30 (172gg). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Eleven months older
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is older than the Ricoh WG-30 by eleven months.
10 Reasons Against
19% bigger maximum aperture Edit
The Ricoh WG-30 is a 5.5 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 1 bigger than the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 (5.5).
Larger minimum aperture Edit
The Ricoh WG-30 has a minimum aperture of 3.5, but the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is a 2.9 minimum aperture digital camera (0.6 smaller).
Longer minimum focal length Edit
The Ricoh WG-30 is a 28mmmm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 4mm longer than the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 (28mmmm).
25 bigger minimum ISO speed Edit
The Ricoh WG-30 is a 125 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 25 bigger than the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 (125).
4s shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Ricoh WG-30 is a 4ss maximum shutter speed digital camera. That's 4s shorter than the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 (4ss). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

12% smaller screen size Edit
The Ricoh WG-30 has a screen size of 2.7"". That's 0.3" smaller than the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 (2.7""). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

230 pixels lower display resolution Edit
The Ricoh WG-30 is a 230,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 230 pixels lower than the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 (230,000 pixels pixels).
More expensive by $55
The Ricoh WG-30 is $55.21 more expensive than the Fujifilm FinePix S9800.
Not as many stockists
The Ricoh WG-30 is only stocked by 5 shops, however the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is stocked by 6 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera.
User review Rating is Worse
The Ricoh WG-30 only has an average user score of 74%, but the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 has an average user rating of 82% (based on 18 reviews).

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

23 months Ago 11 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
BEST
Megapixel Count
16.2MP 16MP
BEST
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 3264 x 2176
 3264 x 1840
 2304 x 1728
 2304 x 1536
 1728 x 1728
 1920 x 1080
 3072 x 2304
 3072 x 1728
 2592 x 1944
 2592 x 1464
 2048 x 1536
 1024 x 768
 640 x 480
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 3264 x 2176
 3264 x 1840
 2304 x 1728
 2304 x 1536
 1728 x 1728
 1920 x 1080
 3072 x 2304
 3072 x 1728
 2592 x 1944
 2592 x 1464
 2048 x 1536
 1024 x 768
 640 x 480
Maximum Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
Total Megapixel Count
16.79MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabilizer
 Lens
 Lens
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
BEST
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
Protection Feature
 Water resistant
 Dust resistant
 Freeze resistant
 Crash proof
 Water resistant
 Dust resistant
 Freeze resistant
 Crash proof

Lens System

Optical Zoom
50x 5x
BEST
Digital Zoom
2x 7.2x
BEST
Maximum Aperture
6.5
BEST
5.5
Minimum Aperture
2.9
BEST
3.5
Maximum Focal Length
1,200mm 140mm
BEST
Minimum Focal Length
24mm
BEST
28mm
Focal Length Range
4.3 - 215 5 - 25
Lens Structure
17/12 11/9

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Face detection
 spot
 tracking
 Spot Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Face detection
 spot
 tracking
 Spot Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.01m
Normal Focusing Range
0.4 - ∞ / 3.5 - ∞ 0.1 - 0.6
Macro Focusing Range
0.03 - 7.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus Point
Unknown - Click to provide data 9
Super Macro Focusing Range
0.01 - 1.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
3.5 - 5.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
BEST
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Speed
 Auto
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 12800
 125
 25
 Auto
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 12800
 125
 25
Maximum ISO Speed
12,800 6,400
BEST
Minimum ISO Speed
100
BEST
125
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Spot
 Centre-weighted
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Spot
 Centre-weighted
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
8s
BEST
4s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Mode
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Forced on
 Forced off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Forced on
 Forced off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
Tele Flash Range
2.5 - 3.6 0.2 - 2.5
Flash Range
0.4 - 7 0.2 - 3.9

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 60fps
Video Format
 MOV
 H.264
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVC
 MOV
 H.264
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVC
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Audio Format
 LPCM
 PCM
BEST
 LPCM
 PCM

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 Eye-Fi
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 Eye-Fi
Internal Memory
38MB 68MB
BEST
Memory Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Display

Screen Size
3"
BEST
2.7"
Display
 TFT
 TFT
BEST
Field of View
97% Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
460,000 pixels
BEST
230,000 pixels

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
0.2" Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder
 Electronic
 Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

USB Connector Type
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB B
HDMI Connector
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
USB Connector
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Custom modes
 Fine
 Manual
 Tungsten
 Daylight
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Custom modes
 Fine
 Manual
 Tungsten
 Daylight
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Sepia
 Black&White
 Sepia
Self-Timer
2,10 2,10
Image Editing Mode
 Resizing
 Crop
 Resizing
 Crop
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 DCF
 PRINT Image Matching III
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 DCF
 PRINT Image Matching III
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
Scene Mode
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Flower
 Backlight
 Candlelight
 Children
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Underwater
 Surf
 Pet
 Food
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Flower
 Backlight
 Candlelight
 Children
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Underwater
 Surf
 Pet
 Food
Display Language
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
577g 172g
BEST
Height
86.9mm 61.5mm
Depth
116.2mm 29.6mm
Width
122.6mm 122.5mm
Weight Including Battery
670g 192g
BEST

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 USB
 Battery
 USB
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
Supported Battery
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Size
Unknown - Click to provide data D-LI92
Shot Per Battery Charge
Unknown - Click to provide data 300 shots

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
10 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 -10 - 40

Packaging Content

Included Cable
 USB
 USB
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