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Ricoh WG-20

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Ricoh WG-20

$294.39
Ricoh WG-20
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A good value for money and classic compact digital camera, with very good features
Compact 14MP 5x Yes Feb 2014
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Ricoh WG-20 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Ricoh WG-20 number 240 in best selling cameras and number 272 across all digital cameras.
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28 Reviews
85
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has good user reviews but ok expert reviews with an average overall rating of 71%, based on 28 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
This Ricoh digital camera has some great features:
Very small optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Average minimum aperture number
Has a built-in flash
Uncompromising outdoor camera
Heavy-duty construction for underwater shooting to 10 metres deep, and up to two continuous hours
Digital microscope mode for microscopic observation

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How Big is the Ricoh WG-20?

The Ricoh WG-20 is 115.5mm wide and 58.5mm tall. It is 28.5mm deep and weighs 143g.

Ricoh WG-20 front dimensions
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Ricoh WG-20 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

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Features

Only 4228 X 3216 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Ricoh WG-20 is 4228 x 3216 pixels. That's 15% lower image resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The worst resolution of all cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of digital cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Ricoh WG-20 of only 14MP is lower than 70% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Ricoh WG-20 of only 5x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 69% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Ricoh WG-20 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best resolution of all cameras is 3840 x 3840 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Ricoh WG-20 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Ricoh WG-20's minimum aperture number of 3.5 is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 87% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Ricoh WG-20 of 6,400 is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 44% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Ricoh WG-20 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Very Light

The average weight of all cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 1.5kg. The Ricoh WG-20's weight of only 143g is lighter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is lighter than 71% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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4228 X 3216 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Ricoh WG-20 is 4228 x 3216. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. The worst resolution of all cameras is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of all cameras is 12x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 810x. The digital zoom of the Ricoh WG-20 of 6.7x is in the biggest 19% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Waterproof

The Ricoh WG-20 is waterproof. 92% of cameras are not waterproof.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The display resolutions of digital cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The Ricoh WG-20's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is lower than 86% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

The Ricoh WG-20's internal memory of 97MB is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 7% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The smallest internal memory of cameras is 1MB, the biggest is 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Ricoh WG-20's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 28mm is in the shortest 28% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Dustproof

The Ricoh WG-20 is dustproof, unlike 93% of cameras which are not dustproof.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Ricoh WG-20 of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 39% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all digital cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 7.7". The display diagonal of the Ricoh WG-20 of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 25% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Ricoh WG-20's maximum aperture number of only 4.2 is in the smallest 3% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

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