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Ricoh WG-30

£149.99
Ricoh WG-30
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A low cost and top-rated compact 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 76 across all digital cameras and number 106 in best selling cameras.
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Reviews
46 Reviews
97
Value for Money
Excellent
75
Features
Good Features
77
Age
2 Years Old
84
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 84?

It has good user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 71%, based on 46 reviews. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report good picture quality, that it is robust and superior product quality.
This digital camera 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!
Smaller than average display diagonal
Does not have a GPS (satellite)

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 44 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 48 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for portrait photography, ranking number 33 in portrait photography cameras.
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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 User Reviews

WG-30 owners on average rated this camera 74%.

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Users Report Good Picture Quality

Six people said in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce good images.

Users Report That it is Robust

Two customers reckoned that it was well made.

Ricoh Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 353 user and expert reviews (including 96 verified purchases) for Ricoh digital cameras and found that on average Ricoh has very good ratings. 75% of those that bought a Ricoh camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

Four owners who purchased the product agreed that it was good quality.

Value For Money

Stunningly Good 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 digital 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 (£165.39).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Ricoh released the WG-30 in January 2016.

Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Ricoh WG-30 of 16MP is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 44% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on digital cameras.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Ricoh WG-30's optical zoom of only 5x is smaller than 67% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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

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Larger Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Ricoh WG-30's minimum aperture number of 3.5 is larger than 82% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Ricoh WG-30 has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of cameras.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Ricoh WG-30 of 6,400 is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 55% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Ricoh WG-30 has a built-in flash. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Ricoh WG-30 of 172g is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 63% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Calendar

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

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The Ricoh WG-30's display diagonal of only 2.7" is in the smallest 18% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have display diagonals of between 1" and 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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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 90% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Ricoh WG-30 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth noting that 89% of digital cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

The Ricoh WG-30's internal memory of 68MB is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 73% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The internal memory of cameras range from 1MB to 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Ricoh WG-30 of only 5.5 is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is smaller than 94% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

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

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Ricoh WG-30 of 0.435" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 65% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Shock Resistant

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Ricoh WG-30 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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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 the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Ricoh WG-30 of 7.2x is bigger than 84% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The smallest digital zoom of cameras is 1x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Ricoh WG-30 features noise reduction. 91% of digital cameras do not feature noise reduction.

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Has a Carrying Case

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

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Waterproof

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

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Average Waterproof Up to

The Ricoh WG-30's waterproof up to of 12m is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 61% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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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

Like most other cameras, the Ricoh WG-30 does not support Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Very Low Display Resolution

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 75% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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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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