Six owners who purchased the product considered that it was strong and durable. Pentaxforums.com said “Rugged and durable” in their review of the Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi. Pentaxforums.com also mentioned “The Ricoh WG-30w is a rugged, waterproof, coldproof” in their review. Two years ago Pictaker wrote “The rear LCD screen is extremely delicate and protrudes from the back of the camera, so Ricoh's claim of it being a rugged camera is a joke”.
Five people who purchased the product agreed that it was good at resisting water ingress. Broad Channel mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “Has several built-in automated settings, including underwater photography and underwater videography, which was not explicitly included or set in some of the other cameras in this class”. Two years ago Ayjay gave it a rating of 7 stars and said in their review of this digital camera “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” in their review.
Three owners agreed that it was well made. Amazon Customer said “Solid, robust camera, wifi needs work”. Knightknight said in their review of this digital camera two years ago “Used it in the rain loads and it takes lovely photos and is very well built”.
Two customers mentioned in their reviews that it was reliable. Pentaxforums.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Reliable wireless functionality”. Raquel Rita said on Amazon “The waterproof feature seems to be reliable.” in her review of this digital camera and rated this digital camera 6 stars.
One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to damage or scratch. Knightknight mentioned two years ago “When it broke because it wasn't really water proof become a massive problem for me! I really looked after it because it cost £200” in their review of this digital camera and rated it 4 stars.