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Ricoh HZ15

£80.00
£75.00 £5.00 cheaper than 23 days ago
A low cost compact camera with alright reviews and features
Compact 16MP 15x Yes Oct 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Ricoh HZ15 Review

Representing excellent value for money but with good reviews, we have ranked the Ricoh HZ15 number 210 across all digital cameras.
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Good

Why Has it Scored 61?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 68%. Canon digital cameras have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an image stabilizer
Has a built-in flash
Fairly large minimum aperture number
Very low ISO sensitivity (max)

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Ricoh digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is good for wildlife photography, ranking number 176 in wildlife photography cameras. It is also mediocre for landscape photography, ranking number 148 in landscape photography cameras as well being mediocre for sports photography, ranking number 201 in sports photography cameras.
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Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £80 to £75 in the last 23 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 48% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

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How Big is the Ricoh HZ15?

The Ricoh HZ15 is 108.5mm wide and 60mm tall. It is 31mm deep and weighs 181g.

Ricoh HZ15 front dimensions

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Ricoh HZ15 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, webnews.it and tecnozoom.it this camera has an overall expert rating of 68 out of 100.

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Ricoh Has Very Good Camera Reviews

We checked 556 expert and owner reviews (including 148 verified purchases) for Ricoh digital cameras and found that on average Ricoh has very good reviews. 69% of those that bought a Ricoh camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £75.00 it is cheaper than 91% of digital cameras.

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Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Ricoh HZ15 of 16MP is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 41% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Ricoh HZ15 of 15x is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 42% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Ricoh HZ15 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Ricoh HZ15 has an image stabilizer. 77% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Ricoh HZ15 of 3.3 is in the largest 21% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

The average ISO sensitivity (max) of all digital cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000. The Ricoh HZ15's ISO sensitivity (max) of only 1,600 is fairly low compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 7% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Weight

The Ricoh HZ15's weight of 181g is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 42% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

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The Ricoh HZ15 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of digital cameras.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Ricoh HZ15 does not support Wi-Fi. 72% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Ricoh HZ15 of 6x is quite big compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 20% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The average digital zoom of all cameras is 11x, with the smallest being 0.72x and the biggest being 810x.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Ricoh HZ15 of only 230,000 pixels is quite low compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 22% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The average display resolution of all digital cameras is 600,000 pixels, with the lowest being 3 pixels and the highest being 16,000,000 pixels.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Ricoh HZ15 of 0.435" is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 19% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

This camera supports a still image resolution of 4608 x 3456|4608 x 3072|4608 x 2592|3648 x 2736|2592 x 1944|2048 x 1536|1920 x 1080|640 x 480, which is the most commonly supported resolution on digital cameras.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Ricoh HZ15 does not feature bluetooth, although this is within the context that 96% of digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of the Ricoh HZ15 of only 8MB is very small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 4% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The internal memory of digital cameras range from 1MB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 390MB.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Ricoh HZ15 of 3" is in the largest 15% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have display diagonals of between 0.5" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Ricoh released the HZ15 in October 2013.


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