Canon EOS 5DS R vs Ricoh WG-30

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Canon EOS 5DS R
Ricoh WG-30

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Reasons For

10 Reasons For
Significantly higher megapixel count Edit
The Canon EOS 5DS R has a megapixel count of 50.6MP, whereas the Ricoh WG-30 is only a 16MP digital camera (34.6MP lower). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

Fifty-two more auto focus points Edit
The Canon EOS 5DS R is a 61.00 auto focus point digital camera, whereas the Ricoh WG-30 only has nine auto focus points.
Smaller minimum ISO speed Edit
The Canon EOS 5DS R has a minimum ISO speed of 100, but the Ricoh WG-30 is a 125 minimum ISO speed digital camera (25 bigger).
26s longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
Canon EOS 5DS R is 30s maximum shutter speed, but the Ricoh WG-30 is only a 4s maximum shutter speed digital camera (26s shorter). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

0.5" larger screen size Edit
The Canon EOS 5DS R is a 3.2" screen digital camera, whereas the Ricoh WG-30 is only a 2.7" screen digital camera (0.5" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

Hugely higher display resolution Edit
The Canon EOS 5DS R has a display resolution of 1,040,000 pixels, but the Ricoh WG-30 is only a 230,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (810,000 pixels lower).
Four hundred more shots per battery charge Edit
The number of shots per battery charge on the Canon EOS 5DS R is 700.00, but the Ricoh WG-30 only takes 300.00 shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Available from 16 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Expert reviews are vastly better
The Canon EOS 5DS R has an average expert review score of 91% based on 28 reviews, however the Ricoh WG-30 has an average rating of 70% (based on 1 review).
User reviews are vastly better
The Canon EOS 5DS R has an average user review score of 97% based on 7 reviews, however the Ricoh WG-30 has an average rating of 74% (based on 21 reviews).
6 Reasons For
10fps higher JPEG frame rate Edit
The Ricoh WG-30 has a JPEG frame rate of 60fps, whereas the Canon EOS 5DS R is only a 50fps JPEG frame rate digital camera (10fps lower).
673g lighter Edit
The Ricoh WG-30 is a 172g digital camera. That's 673g lighter than the Canon EOS 5DS R (172g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

54.9mm shorter Edit
The Ricoh WG-30 is a 61.5mm tall digital camera, whereas the Canon EOS 5DS R is a 116.4mm tall digital camera (54.9mm taller).
Vastly thinner Edit
The Ricoh WG-30 has a depth of 29.6mm, however the Canon EOS 5DS R is a 76.4mm deep digital camera (46.8mm thicker).
25% narrower Edit
The Ricoh WG-30 has a width of 122.5mm, however the Canon EOS 5DS R is a 152mm wide digital camera (29.5mm wider).
£2,257 cheaper
The Ricoh WG-30 costs £191.69, whereas the Canon EOS 5DS R is £2,449.00.

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Lower JPEG frame rate Edit
The Canon EOS 5DS R has a JPEG frame rate of 50fps, but the Ricoh WG-30 is a 60fps JPEG frame rate digital camera (10fps higher).
Heavier Edit
The Canon EOS 5DS R is an 845g digital camera. That's 673g heavier than the Ricoh WG-30 (172g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

54.9mm taller Edit
Canon EOS 5DS R is 116.4mm tall, but the Ricoh WG-30 is a 61.5mm tall digital camera (54.9mm shorter).
46.8mm thicker Edit
The Canon EOS 5DS R is a 76.4mm deep digital camera, whereas the Ricoh WG-30 is a 29.6mm deep digital camera (46.8mm thinner).
29.5mm wider Edit
The Canon EOS 5DS R is a 152mm wide digital camera, whereas the Ricoh WG-30 is a 122.5mm wide digital camera (29.5mm narrower).
£2,257 more expensive
The Canon EOS 5DS R is more expensive than the Ricoh WG-30 by £2,257.31.
One month older
The Canon EOS 5DS R is older than the Ricoh WG-30 by one month.
10 Reasons Against
Vastly lower megapixel count Edit
The Ricoh WG-30 has a megapixel count of 16MP, however the Canon EOS 5DS R is a 50.6MP digital camera (34.6MP higher). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

Fifty-two less auto focus points Edit
The Ricoh WG-30 has nine auto focus points, however the Canon EOS 5DS R only has 61.00 auto focus points.
25 bigger minimum ISO speed Edit
The Ricoh WG-30 has a minimum ISO speed of 125, whereas the Canon EOS 5DS R is a 100 minimum ISO speed digital camera (25 smaller).
Shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Ricoh WG-30 is a 4s maximum shutter speed digital camera, whereas the Canon EOS 5DS R is a 30s maximum shutter speed digital camera (26s longer). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

19% smaller screen size Edit
The Ricoh WG-30 has a screen size of 2.7", however the Canon EOS 5DS R is a 3.2" screen digital camera (0.5" larger). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

810,000 pixels lower display resolution Edit
The Ricoh WG-30 has a display resolution of 230,000 pixels, whereas the Canon EOS 5DS R is a 1,040,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (810,000 pixels higher).
Four hundred less shots per battery charge Edit
The Ricoh WG-30 is a digital camera that takes 300.00 shots per battery charge, whereas the Canon EOS 5DS R only takes 700.00 shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Not as many stockists
Only 4 sellers sells the Ricoh WG-30, however 20 sellers sell the Canon EOS 5DS R. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Hugely Lower expert review Score
The Ricoh WG-30 only has an average expert rating of 70%, but the Canon EOS 5DS R has an average expert rating of 91% (based on 28 reviews).
Hugely Lower user review Score
The Ricoh WG-30 only has an average user rating of 74%, but the Canon EOS 5DS R has an average user rating of 97% (based on 7 reviews).

Awards

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Date Released

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
BEST
 SLR
Megapixel Count
50.6MP
BEST
16MP
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 6016 x 4000
 4320 x 2880
 1920 x 1280
 720 x 480
 4608 x 3456
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3072 x 2304
 3072 x 1728
 2592 x 1944
 2592 x 1464
 2048 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 1024 x 768
 640 x 480
BEST
 6016 x 4000
 4320 x 2880
 1920 x 1280
 720 x 480
 4608 x 3456
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3072 x 2304
 3072 x 1728
 2592 x 1944
 2592 x 1464
 2048 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 1024 x 768
 640 x 480
Maximum Image Resolution
 8688 x 5792
BEST
 8688 x 5792
Image Format
 RAW
 JPG
BEST
 RAW
 JPG
Full-Frame Sensor Size
36 x 24 Unknown - Click to provide data
Total Megapixel Count
53MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 3:2
BEST
 3:2
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1
BEST

Design

Waterproof
 Waterproof
 Waterproof
Colour
 Black
 Black
Protection Feature
 Water resistant
 Dust resistant
 Freeze resistant
 Crash proof
 Water resistant
 Dust resistant
 Freeze resistant
 Crash proof
Freeze Resistant
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Dust Resistant Case
 Dust resistant case
 Dust resistant case
Crash Proof
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 5x
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 7.2x
Maximum Aperture
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.5
Minimum Aperture
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.5
Maximum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 140mm
Minimum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 28mm
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 25
Lens Structure
Unknown - Click to provide data 11/9
Lens Mount Interface
 Canon EF
 Canon EF

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 spot
 multi point
 servo
 Single Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 tracking
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 single
 spot
 multi point
 servo
 Single Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 tracking
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
 Auto focus lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus Assist Beam
 Auto focus assist beam
 Auto focus assist beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.01m
Normal Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.1 - 0.6
Auto Focus Point
61
BEST
9
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL-CT-SIR
 TTL
 TTL-CT-SIR

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 Auto
BEST
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 Auto
ISO Speed
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 Auto
 125
 25
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 Auto
 125
 25
Maximum ISO Speed
6,400 6,400
Minimum ISO Speed
100
BEST
125
Auto Exposure Lock
 Auto exposure lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Spot
 Partial
 Centre-weighted
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Spot
 Partial
 Centre-weighted
Light Exposure Correction
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
30s
BEST
4s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Mode
 Auto
 Red-eye reduction
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Auto
 Red-eye reduction
 Flash on
 Flash off
Flash Sync-Speed
0.01s Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tele Flash Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.2 - 2.5
Flash Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.2 - 3.9
Flash Exposure Lock
 Flash exposure lock
Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Full HD Video
 Full HD video
 Full HD video
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
50fps 60fps
BEST
Video Format
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Voice Recording
 Voice recording
 Voice recording
Noise Reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Noise reduction

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 CF+
 Eye-Fi
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 CF+
 Eye-Fi
Internal Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 68MB
Memory Slot
1 1

Display

Screen Size
3.2"
BEST
2.7"
Display
 TFT
 TFT
BEST
Field of View
100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
1,040,000 pixels
BEST
230,000 pixels

Viewfinder

Lens Magnification Ratio
0.71x Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB B
HDMI Port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
Microphone in Socket
 Microphone in socket
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Connector
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 3.0
BEST
 3.0
USB Connector
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Manual
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Manual
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Sepia
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Sepia
Self-Timer
2,10 2,10
Calendar
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Calendar
Histogram
 Histogram
 Histogram
Maximum Playback Zoom
16x Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera File System
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 DCF
 PRINT Image Matching III
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 DCF
 PRINT Image Matching III
Live View
 Live view
Unknown - Click to provide data
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
Direct Printing
 Direct printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
Start-Up Time
1ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Mode
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Backlight
 Snow
 Candlelight
 Children
 Fireworks
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Sports
 Sunset
 Underwater
 Surf
 Pet
 Food
 Flower
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Backlight
 Snow
 Candlelight
 Children
 Fireworks
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Sports
 Sunset
 Underwater
 Surf
 Pet
 Food
 Flower
Display Language
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
845g 172g
BEST
Height
116.4mm 61.5mm
BEST
Depth
76.4mm 29.6mm
BEST
Width
152mm 122.5mm
BEST
Weight Including Battery
930g 192g
BEST

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 USB
 Battery
 USB
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Size
LP-E6N D-LI92
Shot Per Battery Charge
700 shots
BEST
300 shots
Battery Level Indicator
 Battery level indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
0 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 -10 - 40

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Digital Photo Professional 4, PhotoStitch, EOS Utility 3, Picture Style Editor Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Included Cable
 USB
 USB
BEST
Battery Included
 Battery included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Included Battery Charger
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Included battery charger
Hand Strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hand strap
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Carrying Case
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Carrying case

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi connectivity

Other Features

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash

Technical Details

Image Processor
 DIGIC 6
 DIGIC 6
Self-Timer
 Self-timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
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