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Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi Digital Camera

16MP 5x CMOS Jan 2016
Megapixel Count Waterproof Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
Enjoy Your Everyday And Outdoor Experiences! Achieves high image quality even when shooting underwater, night scenes, and landscape Heavy-duty Construction, Waterproof To 12 Meters And... More
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32 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

This waterproof camera received a rating of 83 out of 100 from expert review website digitalfoto.dk.

Average Owner Reviews

People who bought this Ricoh digital camera rated this digital camera 72 out of 100 on average.

Robust

A number of people agreed that this digital camera was good at resisting water ingress. Ayjay said in November last year “The other shooting modes [including the underwater mode] are easy to select - I'm no David Bailey.”. Ayjay also said “Plus the shape and texture of the outer casing is easy to get a good grip on - even under water! Fortunately the Pentax WG-3 is very easy to use”. Stephen Spiers mentioned in his review on Amazon “After a bit of practice the underwater mode games amazing picture results even in slightly murky” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

Several Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi owners who purchased the product concluded that it was well made. Knightknight wrote on Amazon “Is very well built” in their review of this digital camera. One Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi owner said in their reviews that the Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi was reliable. Raquel Rita said in her Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi review on Amazon “The waterproof feature seems to be reliable.”.

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Good Quality Pictures

Eight Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi reviewers reckoned that it was able to produce good images. Ayjay wrote in their review of the Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi on Amazon “One thing; I've found that using the 2 second timer really helpful, to make sure my hands are steady, before the picture is taken”. Raquel Rita said on Amazon in November “Has a good image quality” in her review however she only gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100.

One Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi owner concluded that the Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi had a good picture resolution. Amazon Customer mentioned in their Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi review on Amazon in November this year “Wifi interface not the greatest however remote shooting performs well”.

One Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi owner wrote in their reviews that it was good in low light. Knightknight mentioned on Amazon “DThe camera is packed full of options such as HDR and low light mode which works great” in their review of this digital camera and scored the Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi very highly.

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Easy to Use

A number of people wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. One person who purchased the product thought it was easy to use the menus. Ayjay said on Amazon “I've not encountered any problems navigating the settings and shooting with the WG-3”.

Good Quality Lens

One Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi owner wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good lens. David Speedy mentioned in November last year “Dropped it many times and its lens protection is excellent” yet he only gave the product a score of 40 out of 100.

One customer wrote that the product had a good autofocus. Raquel Rita mentioned this month “The focus is fast”. One person mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good zoom.

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Good Video Capture

Some customers who bought the product considered that it was good for video recording. In November last year Stephen Spiers gave the product a very good rating and he wrote on Amazon “I got some great movies of shoals of fish” in his review of this digital camera.

Good Product Quality

Four customers who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was good quality. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Solid construction with great picture quality” in their review of this digital camera yet they gave the Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi a score of 60 out of 100. Finian said last year “It takes good quality photos and video” and scored it 80 out of 100. In the same month Mrs. L. Crawford said “Excellent quality” in their review of the Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi and scored it very highly.

Good Connectivity

Two Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi owners who reviewed the product considered that it was wifi compatible. Amazon Customer said “Solid, robust camera, wifi needs work” nonetheless they only gave this digital camera a score of 60 out of 100. Knightknight wrote “The wifi is great and works really well” in their review of the Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi.

Good Support

Some Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi reviewers who reviewed the product mentioned that it had good technical guidance. Last year Stephen Spiers he mentioned “No problem with the waterproofing (I followed instructions very carefully” in his review of this digital camera.

Good Technical Features

One Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi owner who bought the Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi reckoned that it had good features. Jon Pearson said in his review of this digital camera “Yes it has been great, all good features, fantastic pictures”.

Good Size

One Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi reviewer who reviewed the Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi thought it was good structurally.

Ricoh Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Ricoh has good average ratings for its waterproof cameras as well as across its entire camera range compared to other brands.

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Good Battery Life

One Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi reviewer who purchased it reckoned that it was quick to charge.

Supports WiFi Connectivity

Unlike most of the other waterproof cameras that are a similar age to the WG-30 Wi-Fi which do not support WiFi connectivity, the WG-30 Wi-Fi supports WiFi connectivity.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Unlike most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to the WG-30 Wi-Fi which do not have a built-in flash, the WG-30 Wi-Fi has a built-in flash.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

Like most of the other waterproof cameras that have been around for around the same time as the WG-30 Wi-Fi, the Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi supports Full HD video.

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Waterproof

The WG-30 Wi-Fi is waterproof. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for the last year also are waterproof.

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Very Big Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of waterproof cameras that have been around for the last year is 4.6x. With a digital zoom of 7.2 times zoom factor, the Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi has a very big digital zoom compared to most of the other recently released waterproof cameras.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 172 grams, the WG-30 Wi-Fi is fairly light compared to most of the other recently released digital cameras. Latest waterproof cameras have weights of between 170g and 1.4kg, and the average weight is 560g.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector

The Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most recently released comparable spec cameras. The most frequently found HDMI connector is Mini, but this HDMI connector is not found on this Ricoh digital camera. The HDMI connectors Micro are also found on this digital camera.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This digital camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter, which is typical of many waterproof cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The average closest focusing distance of waterproof cameras that are a similar age to the WG-30 Wi-Fi is 0.17m. The WG-30 Wi-Fi has one of the smaller closest focusing distances (only 0.01 meters) amongst similar spec cameras of this age.

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Has Two Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the WG-30 Wi-Fi is more than most waterproof cameras that have been available for the last year. This Ricoh camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on waterproof cameras that have been on the market for the last year. The photo effect "Sepia" is also found on this Ricoh digital camera.

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Has Six White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the WG-30 Wi-Fi is more than most waterproof cameras that are a similar age to it. This Ricoh digital camera has a Fluorescent white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on waterproof cameras that were released around the same time as the WG-30 Wi-Fi. The white balance modes "Auto", "Daylight", "Manual", "Shade" and "Tungsten" are also found on this digital camera.

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Supports Eight ISO Speeds

The WG-30 Wi-Fi has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras that have been available for the last year. The most commonly supported ISO speed is 100, but this ISO speed is not supported by this camera. The ISO speeds 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 and Auto are also supported by this Ricoh camera.

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Water Resistant Protection Feature

The protection feature of this digital camera is Crash proof|Dust resistant|Freeze resistant|Water resistant, which is typical of many cameras that were launched in the last 12 months.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many waterproof cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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Very Short

Comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the WG-30 Wi-Fi have heights of between 61mm and 170mm. At only 61.5 millimeters, the WG-30 Wi-Fi is fairly short compared to most of the other recently released digital cameras.

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TFT Display

The Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi has a better display than most new cameras. This camera has a TFT display, whereas most waterproof cameras that were launched around the same time as it have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight.

This camera's display (TFT) is actually the best display across all recently released cameras.

Across comparable types of camera the worst display is LCD.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is the most commonly found focus on digital cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Features Three Flash Modes

The WG-30 Wi-Fi has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras that have been around for the last year. The most commonly featured flash mode is Auto, but this flash mode is not featured on this Ricoh digital camera. The flash modes Flash off, Flash on and Red-eye reduction are also featured on this Ricoh camera.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The WG-30 Wi-Fi does not have an image stabiliser, although keep in mind that most of the other digital cameras that were released in the last year also do not have an image stabiliser.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other new comparable spec digital cameras, the WG-30 Wi-Fi does not have a GPS.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most waterproof cameras that have been available for the last year are not 3D compatible. The Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

Like most of the other recently released waterproof cameras, the WG-30 Wi-Fi does not support video recording.

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Very Small Screen Size

The average screen size of waterproof cameras that have been available for the last year is 2.9", and the screen sizes range from 2.5" to 3.2". With a screen size of only 2.7 inches, the WG-30 Wi-Fi has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the WG-30 Wi-Fi.

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Very Low Megapixel Count

Across all the waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to the WG-30 Wi-Fi the megapixel counts range from 13MP to 51MP, and the average megapixel count is 21MP. With a megapixel count of only 16 megapixels, the WG-30 Wi-Fi has a fairly low megapixel count compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that came out around the same time as the WG-30 Wi-Fi.

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Only Features Three Auto Focus

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi is more than most waterproof cameras that were released around the same time as it. This camera features a Face detection auto focus, which is the most frequently featured auto focus featured on latest cameras. The auto focus "Spot Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this Ricoh camera.

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Only Nine Auto Focus Points

The WG-30 Wi-Fi is a nine auto focus point camera.

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Very Low Display Resolution

At only 230,000 pixels, the WG-30 Wi-Fi has a quite low display resolution compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the WG-30 Wi-Fi. New similar spec cameras have display resolutions of between 100,000 pixels and 1,700,000 pixels.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Speed

The Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi has a quite low maximum ISO speed (only 6,400) compared to most of the other new comparable spec digital cameras. The lowest maximum ISO speed of similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the WG-30 Wi-Fi is 1,600 and the highest is 52,000.

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Fairly Big Minimum ISO Speed

Cameras that were released in the last year have minimum ISO speed of between 100 and 130. At 125, the WG-30 Wi-Fi has a quite big minimum ISO speed compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to the WG-30 Wi-Fi.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi

Released Eleven Months Ago

It was eleven months ago when this waterproof camera was released.

SD Memory Card

This camera supports an Eye-Fi|SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card on comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi has a fairly standard optical zoom (5 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the WG-30 Wi-Fi.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on waterproof cameras that have been available for the last year.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Protection Feature
Freeze Resistant
Crash Proof
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Focusing
Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Auto Focus Point
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Video Resolution
HD Type
Audio
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
USB Connector Type
HDMI Connector
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
System Requirements
Mac Operating System
Windows Operating System
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Networking
Wireless LAN Type
Other Features

Expert Reviews

(1)
27 February 2015

Ricoh satser stort på små undervandskameraer, og WG-30W er navnet på et nyt robust kamera i flokken. Det tåler slag og stød og har indbygget wi-fi, hvilket er et særsyn i genren.WG-30W... Read more…

Rugged and durable
Easy to hold and carry
Great for handheld macro and extreme macro photos
Dedicated mounting accessories available
Reliable wireless functionality
Very poor LCD screen
Mediocre image quality
No mechanical image stabilization
No optical zoom while recording videos
Overpriced

User Reviews

(22)
Reviewed 23 April 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Solid construction with great picture quality. Wifi interface not the greatest however remote shooting performs well. Would benefit from having a share to cloud option.

Reviewed 20 March 2016 by KS
(Verified Purchase)

Didn't try this in the outdoors as the screen & photo resolution were so poor I returned it after some trial shots.

Reviewed 1 February 2016 by Dai
(Verified Purchase)

So far so good,early days yet but very ok.

Reviewed 26 January 2016 by Cotswold Willie
(Verified Purchase)

A robust camera that meets everything and more of anything demanded of it. Inevitably it is capable of much more than I can master. Managing the details can be a bit of a puzzle.

Reviewed 12 January 2016 by Saphi78
(Verified Purchase)

So much fun. The macro is awesome on this...

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ricoh wg30, ricoh wg30w, ricoh wg30r, ricoh wg30re, ricoh wg30red, ricoh wg30wifi, ricoh wg30wific, ricoh wg30wifica, ricoh wg30wificar, ricoh wg30wificarb, ricoh wg30wificarbo, ricoh wg30wificarbon, ricoh wg30wificarbong, ricoh wg30wificarbongr, ricoh wg30wificarbongre, ricoh wg30wificarbongrey
Barcodes 00027075287358, 00027075287495, 00027075287648, 04549212287633

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