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55

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Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi

$278.85
$256.95 $21.90 cheaper than 10 days ago
A good value for money 16 megapixel 5 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 16MP 5x No Jan 2016
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Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi Review

Representing very good value for money but with good reviews, we have ranked the Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi number 194 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 55?

It has not bad expert reviews but ok user reviews. 20% of buyers recommended this camera to others.
At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report good picture quality, it is robust and good product quality.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Has a built-in flash
Quite small display diagonal
Very low display resolution (numeric)

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How Big is the Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi?

The Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi is 122.5mm wide and 61.5mm tall. It is 29.6mm deep and weighs 172g.

Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi front dimensions

Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi size in context

Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on three expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, pentaxforums.com and digitalfoto.dk this camera has an average expert rating of 71%.

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Average User Reviews

On average, people who bought this camera rated it as 68%. 20% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Six people who bought it agreed that it was able to produce good images.

Users Report it is Robust

Two people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was well made.

Ricoh Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 534 owner and expert reviews (including 148 verified purchases) for Ricoh digital cameras and found that on average Ricoh has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Ricoh has very good ratings specifically for its cameras. 69% of those that bought a Ricoh digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Four people who bought the product agreed that it was good quality.


Value For Money

Average Priced

We checked 417 digital cameras and they range in price from $29 to $6,895. We think that this camera has an average price compared to other digital cameras.

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Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16 megapixels, the Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi has a pretty typical megapixel compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most frequently found image sensor size on cameras.

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Average Weight

The Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi has a pretty average weight (172 grams) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the WG-30 Wi-Fi has a pretty average optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The WG-30 Wi-Fi has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The WG-30 Wi-Fi has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 2.7 inches) amongst cameras of this age. The smallest display diagonal of cameras is 0.5", the largest is 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of cameras range from 0.72x to 810x. With a digital zoom of 7.2 times zoom factor, the Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi has one of the bigger digital zooms amongst cameras of this age.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

At only 230,000 pixels, the WG-30 Wi-Fi has a fairly low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras. Across all the cameras the display resolutions (numeric) range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels.

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Waterproof

The WG-30 Wi-Fi is waterproof, as are most of the other cameras.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

The Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi has one of the larger minimum aperture numbers (3.5) amongst cameras of this age. The smallest minimum aperture number of cameras is -2, the largest is 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.4.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distances of cameras range from 0.001m to 5m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.17m. The WG-30 Wi-Fi has a fairly small closest focusing distance (only 0.01 meters) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the WG-30 Wi-Fi is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). 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. Across all cameras the best video resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Dustproof

The WG-30 Wi-Fi is dustproof. Most of the other digital cameras also are dustproof.

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Features Noise Reduction

The WG-30 Wi-Fi features noise reduction, as do most of the other cameras.

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Features Calendar

The WG-30 Wi-Fi features calendar, as do most of the other cameras.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

The WG-30 Wi-Fi has a fairly small maximum aperture number (only 5.5) compared to most of the other cameras. The maximum aperture numbers of cameras range from 1.8 to 130.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The WG-30 Wi-Fi supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The WG-30 Wi-Fi has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most digital cameras. This Ricoh camera also have still image resolution(s) of 3456 x 3456, 4608 x 2592, 3072 x 2304, 3072 x 1728, 2592 x 1944, 2592 x 1464, 2048 x 1536 and 1920 x 1080 and 1024 x 768. Across all cameras the best still image resolution is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664.

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Has a Carrying Case

The WG-30 Wi-Fi has a carrying case, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At 28 millimeters, the WG-30 Wi-Fi has a fairly long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras. Digital cameras have minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 2.3mm and 75mm.

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Age

Released 18 Months Ago

Ricoh released the WG-30 Wi-Fi in January 2016.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ricoh wg30wcarbongray, ricoh wg30red, ricoh 04608
Barcodes 00027075287358, 00027075287495, 00027075287501, 00027075287648, 04549212287633

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