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Ricoh Caplio 400G wide

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the portability and build quality. The usability and lens are also mentioned favorably, whereas the sensor and shutter get less positive comments. There are mixed reviews on the responsiveness and value for money.

performance, lens, usability, build quality, portability

shutter, sensor

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Ricoh Caplio 400G wide is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Ricoh Caplio 400G Wide Review


The Ricoh Caplio 400G Wide has a recommended retail price of £349.99

As a digital camera, the Ricoh Caplio 400G Wide is a neat and tidy kind of product. It's not very different from the 100's of other 3 megapixel digital cameras on the market, either in terms...

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Ricoh Caplio 400G


Ricoh's Caplio 400G seems to rely upon novelty value to attract customers. It is dubbed as a water-resistant, highly durable camera and when looking a...

Reasonable features

Big, poorly sealed, limited underwater function, weak sensor, expensive

A novelty camera that fails at its only gimmick.

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Ricoh Caplio 400G review


The 3.2 megapixel Ricoh Caplio 400G Wide was announced back in March 2004 and has been available since mid-May. It falls into the waterproof category of digital cameras - you can use it underwater at a depth of 1m or less for up to 30 minutes. As a...

Wide-angle lens, well-built, very sppedy operation

Purple fringing, noise at fast ISO speeds, can't select aperture or shutter speed

If you're looking for a digicam that will take a lot of abuse, thenthe Ricoh Caplio 400G Wide should be on your shortlist.


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Ricoh Caplio 400G Wide Digital Camera


Ricoh (Japan) will release its new waterproof and dustproof digital camera, the Caplio 400G Wide in January 2004. The main extra feature in the 400G when compared to previous Ricohs in this series is the wide angled lens which should make for some...

The 400G has a 3.24 megapixel sensor, 3x optical zoom lens, will take pictures under water to a depth of 1m for up to 30 minutes. it has a start up time of 1.8 seconds and shoots in macro mode at up to 1cm

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Amazon review summary for Ricoh Caplio 400G wide


alaTest has collected and analysed 12 user reviews of Ricoh Caplio 400G wide from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on

value for money, usability, color, performance

92% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Product Specifications

3.6V, 1600 mAH Replaces the following Fuji digital cameras: Caplio RR30, FinePix603, Optio 550. Replaces: APS BC1070 Canon N073810A Contax 186003 CTA DB-NP120 Delkin DD/CGRD16A Delkin DD/NP120 Delkin DD/NP120DL17 Digipower BP-NP120 Energizer ER-D230 Fuji BAT-FUJNP120 Fuji Film DFU004 Fuji Film DLF120 Fuji Film NP-120 Hahnel HL-120 InFocus BATNPF750 Kodak LS633 Lenmar DLF120 Maxell 770237 Maxell DC3781 Panasonic SVAV10 Pentax 39117 Pentax D-L17 Pentax DLF120 Pentax D-Li7 Polaroid PR-125DG Ricoh DB-43 Sakar BP-N120CL Sony FNP120BK Sony NP6120HPT. Fits: Fuji Film FinePix 603 Pentax FinePix M603 Zoom Pentax Optio 550 Pentax Optio 555 Pentax Optio 750Z Pentax OPTIO MX Ricoh Caplio G3S Ricoh Caplio G4 wide Ricoh Caplio RR10 Ricoh Caplio RR30 Ricoh Caplio RX


Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Changeable Lens: No
Image Stabiliser: No
Integrated GPS Module: No
Touchscreen: No
View Finder Type:Optical / Electronic Viewfinder + LCD


Bluetooth: No
HDMI Interface: No
PictBridge: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D: No
Bridge Camera: No
Chip Type:CCD
SLR / Compact:Compact Camera


Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
Memory Type:Internal + External
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: Yes
SDXC Card: No
Secure Digital Card: Yes
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: No
XD Card: No


Face Detection Mode: No
Movie / Voice Recording: No