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Ricoh WG-4

$369.00
A highly rated and fully featured 16.79 megapixel 4 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 16.79MP 4x No Oct 2014
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Ricoh WG-4 Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Ricoh WG-4 number 321 across all digital cameras.
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23 Reviews
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47
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 47?

It has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 86%, based on 23 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 2017.
Customers report is robust, good video capture and it is easy to use.
This Ricoh digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Has a built-in flash
Very small optical zoom
Fairly slow start-up time

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How Big is the Ricoh WG-4?

The Ricoh WG-4 is 125mm wide and 64.5mm tall. It is 32mm deep and weighs 216g.

Ricoh WG-4 front dimensions

Ricoh WG-4 size in context

Ricoh WG-4 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Good User Reviews

This Ricoh digital camera has an average user rating of 86 out of 100 based on 23 user reviews. Over 90% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report it is Robust

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it was good at resisting water ingress.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Two customers who purchased it concluded that it was good for video recording.

Ricoh Has Very Good Camera Reviews

We checked 534 expert and user reviews (including 148 verified purchases) for Ricoh cameras and found that on average Ricoh has very good ratings. 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.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

Two owners who bought the Ricoh WG-4 agreed that it was easy to use.


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 16.79 megapixels, the Ricoh WG-4 has a relatively standard megapixel 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

With a weight of 216 grams, the Ricoh WG-4 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other cameras.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zooms of cameras range from 0.34x to 83x. At only 4 times zoom factor, the Ricoh WG-4 has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Ricoh WG-4 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Ricoh WG-4 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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Dustproof

The Ricoh WG-4 is dustproof. Most of the other cameras also are dustproof.

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Waterproof

The Ricoh WG-4 is waterproof, as are most of the other cameras.

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Average Waterproof Up to

With a waterproof up to of 14 meters, the Ricoh WG-4 has a pretty typical waterproof up to compared to most of the other cameras.

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Features Calendar

The Ricoh WG-4 features calendar, as do most of the other cameras.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Ricoh WG-4 features brightness adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature brightness adjustment.

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Supports Custom Colours

The Ricoh WG-4 supports custom colours. Most of the other cameras also support custom colours.

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Fairly Slow Start-Up Time

The Ricoh WG-4 has one of the slower start-up times (1,800 millisecond) amongst digital cameras of this age. Cameras have start-up times of between 1ms and 2,000ms.

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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 typical of many cameras.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Ricoh WG-4 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 digital 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. The best still image resolution of all cameras 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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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 100 millimeters, the Ricoh WG-4 has a fairly short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras. Across all the digital cameras the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 2,000mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 300mm.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture numbers of cameras range from -2 to 22. The Ricoh WG-4 has one of the smaller minimum aperture numbers (only 2) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Four Aspherical Lenses

The Ricoh WG-4 is a four aspherical lens camera.

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Quite Large Maximum Aperture Number

The average maximum aperture number of digital cameras is 11, and the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 130. At 18.5, the Ricoh WG-4 has a quite large maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Ricoh WG-4 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common 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. The worst video resolution of all cameras is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Ricoh WG-4 has a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has an Electronic Compass

The Ricoh WG-4 has an electronic compass. Most of the other cameras also have an electronic compass.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 70 megabytes, the Ricoh WG-4 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst cameras of this age. The smallest internal memory of cameras is 1MB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 420MB.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Ricoh WG-4 features contrast adjustment. Most of the other digital cameras also feature contrast adjustment.

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Has a Shock Resistant

The Ricoh WG-4 has a shock resistant. Most of the other cameras also have a shock resistant.

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

The Ricoh WG-4 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, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since October 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ricoh ricohwg4limeyellow
Barcodes 00027075230101, 00027075275324, 00027075275430, 00027075275522, 00027075275546, 00027075275645, 00027075275669, 00027075275676, 00027075275768, 05054230628904, 05054230865538, 05054230865545, 05054230902486, 05269692855823

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