• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 300.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon 360 HS advantages over Ricoh WG-50

  • Less expensive
    $199 vs $277
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • More telephoto lens reach
    300 mm vs 140 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Lighter weight
    147g vs 193g
    Lighter weight
  • More dots on screen
    461k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More pixels
    20.2 vs 16.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle lens
    25 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    7.2 fps vs 1.1 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

Ricoh WG-50 advantages over Canon 360 HS

  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 300 vs 180 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Newer
    3 months vs 20 months old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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The Competition

Compared to Canon 340 HS

Canon 360 HS
Canon 340 HS
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • More pixels
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
Ricoh WG-50
Canon 340 HS
  • $277
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Newer
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi

Compared to Ricoh WG-30w

Canon 360 HS
Ricoh WG-30w
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $277
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Longer stills battery life
Ricoh WG-50
Ricoh WG-30w
  • $277
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • $277
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi

Compared to Canon 170 IS

Canon 360 HS
Canon 170 IS
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
Ricoh WG-50
Canon 170 IS
  • $277
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Canon 350 HS

Canon 360 HS
Canon 350 HS
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $209
  • 1/2.3 inch
Ricoh WG-50
Canon 350 HS
  • $277
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $209
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi

Compared to Nikon W100

Canon 360 HS
Nikon W100
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $157
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Ricoh WG-50
Nikon W100
  • $277
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $157
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
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