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55

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Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi

$256.95
A good value for money 16 megapixel 5 times zoom factor camera
Compact 16MP 5x No Oct 2014
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Ricoh WG-30W Digital Camera, Waterproof to 39', Shockproof, 16MP Backlit CMOS, 5x Optical Zoom, Face Detection, 1080p Video, Carbon Gray
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Ricoh WG-30W Digital Camera, Waterproof to 39', Shockproof, 16MP Backlit CMOS, 5x Optical Zoom, Face Detection, 1080p Video, Flame Orange
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Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi Review

Representing very good value for money but with good reviews, we have scored the Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi as follows for Summary.
70
Reviews
56 Reviews
79
Value for Money
Very Good
50
Features
Good Features
55
Overall Score
Average

Why Has it Scored 55?

It has good expert reviews but ok user reviews. 20% of buyers recommended this digital 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At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available.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.
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)

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is good for landscape photography, ranking number 9999999 in landscape photography cameras. It is also mediocre for sports photography, ranking number 9999999 in sports photography cameras as well being mediocre for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras.
28
Portrait Photography
Mediocre
64
Landscape Photography
Good
37
Everyday Photography
Mediocre
37
Sports Photography
Mediocre

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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

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Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this digital camera is 71 out of 100 based on three expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, pentaxforums.com and digitalfoto.dk.

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Average User Reviews

On average, based on 53 user reviews this camera has an overall user rating of 68%. 20% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Ricoh Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

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


Value For Money

Average Priced

We think this camera has an average price compared to other digital cameras. The price range of digital cameras is from $29 to $6,895.

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We found a cheaper price for the Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi of £191.69 ($191.69) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $65.26.

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Features

Average Megapixel

The WG-30 Wi-Fi has a fairly standard megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is typical of many cameras.

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Average Weight

The WG-30 Wi-Fi has a pretty standard 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 relatively standard 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. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of cameras is 2.9". At only 2.7 inches, the WG-30 Wi-Fi has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Features Calendar

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

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

With a display resolution (numeric) of only 230,000 pixels, the WG-30 Wi-Fi has one of the lower display resolutions (numeric) amongst cameras of this age. The display resolutions (numeric) of cameras 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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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

The smallest minimum aperture number of digital cameras is -2 and the largest is 22. With a minimum aperture number of 3.5, the WG-30 Wi-Fi has a quite large minimum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The WG-30 Wi-Fi does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other digital cameras which support Wi-Fi.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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

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Has a Carrying Case

The WG-30 Wi-Fi has a carrying case. Most of the other cameras also have a carrying case.

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

The WG-30 Wi-Fi has a fairly big digital zoom (7.2 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras. Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 810x.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi supports a maximum video resolution of 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 digital 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. The worst video resolution of all cameras is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Features Noise Reduction

The WG-30 Wi-Fi features noise reduction. Most of the other cameras also feature noise reduction.

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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 cameras. In addition, this Ricoh camera 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 worst still image resolution is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 and the best is 6016 x 4000.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The smallest closest focusing distance of cameras is 0.001m and the largest is 5m. The Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi has one of the smaller closest focusing distances (only 0.01 meters) amongst cameras of this age.

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Dustproof

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

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the cameras the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 130, and the average maximum aperture number is 11. At only 5.5, the WG-30 Wi-Fi has a quite small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of digital cameras range from 2.3mm to 75mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28 millimeters, the WG-30 Wi-Fi has one of the longer minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Age

Released 18 Months Ago

It was January 2016 when Ricoh released the WG-30 Wi-Fi.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

ricoh wg30w

Barcodes:

00027075287198, 00027075287341, 04549212287183

Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi

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