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Ricoh WG-30

alaTest has collected and analyzed 72 reviews of Ricoh WG-30. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People are impressed by the price and durability. The screen and image quality also get good feedback. The image stabilizer and low light performance get critical opinions. There are mixed comments on the reliability and portability.

usability, image quality, screen, durability, price

performance, battery, low-light, stabilizer

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Ricoh WG-30 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Ricoh WG-30

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Ricoh WG-30 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the design and image quality are overall positive. The portability and durability are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some less positive comments about the battery.

usability, durability, portability, image quality, design

battery

75% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi Tough Waterproof Camera - Flame Orange (16MP)Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi Tough Waterproof Camera - Flame Orange (16MP)

Oct, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Ricoh WG-30

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 user reviews of Ricoh WG-30 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Reviews about the zoom and lens are on the whole positive. The durability and image quality also get good feedback. Many are critical about the low light performance and price.

usability, image quality, durability, lens, zoom

performance, portability, price, low-light

80% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Ricoh WG-30 black 16 MP Waterproof Digital Camera with 5x Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 3-Inch LCD (Black)Ricoh WG-30 black 16 MP Waterproof Digital Camera with 5x Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 3-Inch LCD (Black)

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Amy Davies (photographyblog.com)

Ricoh WG-30 Wi-fi Review

 

The Ricoh WG-30 Wi-fi is a “tough” camera, which is waterproof, shockproof, freeze proof and crushproof. It features a 16 million pixel, back-illuminated 1/2.3 inch CMOS sensor, and has a number of other interesting features. The 5x optical zoom lens...

If you're on a bit of a budget and are looking for a compact camera which is simple to use but has all the benefits of being rugged enough for your family holiday, then the Ricoh WG-30 Wi-fi is worthy of your consideration.

Nov, 2015

Expert review by : Mike Tomkins (imaging-resource.com)

Ricoh WG-30 Review

 

So far announced only outside the US market, the Ricoh WG-30 is a variant of the US-market WG-30W that follows in the footsteps of last spring's Ricoh WG-20, itself a straightforward rebadging of last year's Pentax WG-10. Where the WG-20 changed only...

As mentioned in the intro, the Ricoh WG-30 has not been announced in the US market at time of writing, but in the UK, it'll be available for £229.99 from early November 2014.

Oct, 2014

Expert review by (photographymonthly.com)

Meet the Ricoh WG-30 and Ricoh WG-30W

 

Better still, the RICOH WG-30W, available from December, also comes equipped with a host of Wi-Fi functions. Users can release the camera's shutter and set various shooting functions from a distance, browse and download recorded images and movies, and...

Oct, 2014

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in Microphone:Y / Yes
Noise reduction:Y / Yes
Voice recording: Yes

Battery

Battery life (CIPA standard):300
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:D-LI92
Power source type:Battery / Battery, USB
Video recording time:90

Camera

Calendar: Yes
Camera file system:DCF 2.0, Exif 2.3, PRINT Image Matching III
Camera playback:Movie, Single image
GPS: No
GPS (satellite):N
Histogram: Yes
Languages support:Multi
Photo effects:Black&White, Sepia
Scene modes:Backlight, Candlelight, Children, Fireworks, Flower, Food, Landscape, Night, Night landscape, Night portrait, Pet, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset, Surf, Underwater / Fireworks, Flower, Food, Landscape, Night, PET, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Surf, Underwater
Self-timer:2,10
Self-timer delay:2,10
White Balance:Auto, Daylight, Fluorescent, Manual, Shade, Tungsten

Design

Color of product:Black / Black, Red, White / Grey / Red
Crash proof:Y
Dust-resistant: Yes
Dustproof:Y
Energy Star certified:N
Freezeproof:Y
Protection features:Crash proof, Dust resistant, Freeze resistant, Water resistant
Shock resistant:Y
Shock-resistant:Y
Waterproof:Y / Yes
Waterproof up to:472.4

Display

Display:LCD / TFT
Display Diagonal:2.7
Display Diagonal (metric):27
Display resolution (numeric):230000
Flip-out screen:N

Flash

Flash modes:Flash off, Flash on, Red-eye reduction
Flash range (tele):7.87 - 98.4
Flash range (wide):7.87 - 153.5

Focusing

Auto Focus (AF) assist beam: Yes
Auto Focus (AF) points:9
Auto focusing (AF) modes:Face detection, Spot Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus / Tracking Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance:0.394
Focus:TTL
Focus adjustment:Auto / Auto/Manual
Normal focusing range:0.1 - 0.6

Lens System

Digital Zoom:7.2
Focal length range (f-f):0.197 - 0.984
Lens structure:11/9
Lens structure (elements/groups):11/9
Maximum aperture number:5.5
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):5.51
Minimum aperture number:3.5
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):1.1
Optical Zoom:5

Light Exposure

ISO sensitivity:125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, Auto / 125, 6400
ISO sensitivity (max):6400
ISO sensitivity (min):125
Light exposure correction:± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light exposure modes:Auto
Light metering:Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot

Memory

Compatible memory cards:Eye-Fi, SD, SDHC, SDXC / Eye-Fi,SD,SDHC,SDXC
Internal memory:68
Memory slots:1

Networking

Bluetooth:N
Near Field Communication (NFC):N
Wi-Fi:N / No / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):-10 - 40
Operating temperature range (T-T):-10 - 40

Other Features

Built-in flash: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Batteries included:Y
Battery charger: Yes
Battery charger included:Y
Cables included:USB
Carrying case:Y / Yes
Hand strap: Yes

Picture Quality

Camera Type:Compact camera
Image formats supported:JPG
Image Sensor Size:1/2.3
Image Stabilizer:No / Y
Maximum image resolution:4608 x 3456
Megapixel:16
Sensor Type:CMOS
Still image resolution(s):4608 x 3456 / 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

Ports & interfaces

HDMI:Y / Yes
HDMI connector type:Micro
USB connector:Micro-USB B
USB connector type:Micro-USB B
USB version:2.0

Shutter

Camera shutter type:Electronic, Mechanical
Fastest camera shutter speed:1/2000 / 1/4000
Slowest camera shutter speed:4

System Requirements

Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks / Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard,Mac OS X 10.7 Lion,Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion,Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Windows operating systems supported:Y

Technical Details

Self-timer:Y

Video

HD type:Full HD
Maximum video resolution:1920 x 1080
Motion JPEG frame rate:60
Video compression format:AVC, H.264, MPEG4
Video formats supported:AVC,H.264,MPEG / AVC,H.264,MPEG4
Video Frame Rate:60
Video recording:Y / Yes
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720,1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.17
Height:2.42
Weight:6.07
Weight (including battery):6.77
Width:4.8 / 4.82