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Ricoh WG-30

£149.99
Ricoh WG-30
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A bargain price and best selling compact digital camera, good for portrait photography
Compact 16MP 5x Yes Jan 2016
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Ricoh WG-30 Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Ricoh WG-30 number 64 in best selling cameras and number 83 across all digital cameras.
83
Reviews
47 Reviews
96
Value for Money
Excellent
75
Features
Good Features
77
Age
2 Years Old
83
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

It has good user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 71%, based on 47 reviews. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2018.
This digital camera is one of the best selling digital cameras currently on the market. View best selling digital cameras January 2018.
Customers report good picture quality, that it is robust and superior product quality.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Very small optical zoom
Achieves high image quality even when shooting underwater, night scenes, and landscape
Heavy-duty construction, waterproof to 12 meters and shockproof to 1.5 meters
A microscopic world, invisible to the naked eye!
Equipped with six LED macro lights for better illumination
Create interval movies with still images!
Does not feature bluetooth
Very low display resolution

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 very good for everyday photography, ranking number 47 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 49 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 44 in wildlife photography cameras.
75
Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

How Big is the Ricoh WG-30?

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

Ricoh WG-30 front dimensions
Ricoh WG-30 size in context

Ricoh WG-30 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

This camera received a rating of 70% from expert review site PhotographyBlog.com.

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Average Owner Reviews

This camera has an average owner rating of 74 out of 100 based on 46 owner reviews.

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A Best Selling Digital Camera

Across all digital cameras, the WG-30 is one the best selling products currently on the market.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Six owners mentioned that the Ricoh WG-30 was able to produce good images.

Users Report That it is Robust

Two owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was well made.

Very Good Brand

Based on 354 expert and owner reviews (including 96 verified purchases), Ricoh has very good ratings for its digital cameras. 75% of those that bought a Ricoh digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

Four people who reviewed the Ricoh WG-30 said that it was good quality.

Value For Money

Outstanding Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has average features. However at £149.99 it is cheaper than 80% of cameras.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Ricoh WG-30 and the United Kingdom price of £149.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $119.95 (£166.36).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera was released in January 2016.

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Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Ricoh WG-30 of 16MP is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 60% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Ricoh WG-30 of only 5x is in the smallest 19% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Ricoh WG-30 of 3.5 is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 88% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Ricoh WG-30 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Ricoh WG-30's maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 48% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Ricoh WG-30 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Ricoh WG-30 of 172g is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 62% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Waterproof Up to

The Ricoh WG-30's waterproof up to of 12m is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 39% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

Cameras have internal memory of between 1MB and 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB. The Ricoh WG-30's internal memory of 68MB is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 74% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Ricoh WG-30's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28mm is longer than 88% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Ricoh WG-30's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 140mm is shorter than 85% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Ricoh WG-30 does not feature bluetooth, although it is worth keeping in mind that 95% of digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Ricoh WG-30 of only 5.5 is in the smallest 6% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The lowest display resolution of cameras is 23,000 pixels, the highest is 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The Ricoh WG-30's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 73% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Ricoh WG-30 has a self-timer. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Ricoh WG-30's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 66% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Shock Resistant

The Ricoh WG-30 has a shock resistant, unlike 96% of cameras which do not have a shock resistant.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Ricoh WG-30 of only 2.7" is smaller than 81% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The display diagonals of cameras range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Features Calendar

The Ricoh WG-30 features calendar, which is unusual. 87% of digital cameras do not feature calendar.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Ricoh WG-30 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4608 x 3456. That's over five times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. Across all cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of digital cameras is 1x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. The Ricoh WG-30's digital zoom of 7.2x is in the biggest 17% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Ricoh WG-30 features noise reduction, which is unusual. 91% of cameras do not feature noise reduction.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Ricoh WG-30 has a carrying case. 88% of cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Ricoh WG-30 does not have a GPS (satellite), although keep in mind that 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Waterproof

The Ricoh WG-30 is waterproof, unlike 92% of cameras which are not waterproof.

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Dustproof

The Ricoh WG-30 is dustproof, unlike 93% of cameras which are not dustproof.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Ricoh WG-30 does not support Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on cameras.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

beach camera e12rcwg30wcg, beach camera e12rcwg30wfo, ricoh wg30wflameorange, ricoh wg30wcarbongray, ricoh wg30ebonyblack, beach camera wg30w, ricoh wg30black, ricoh ricohwg30, ricoh wg30red, ricoh 04606, ricoh 4592

Barcodes:

00027075232365, 00027075287198, 00027075287204, 00027075287341, 00027075287358, 00027075287501, 00027075287655, 00843342102243, 00843342102250, 04549212287183, 04549212287336, 04549212287633

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