• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 26mm - 130mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25mm - 100mm (35mm eq.)

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Olympus XZ-10 over Ricoh WG-4 GPS

  • More lens zoom
    5.0x vs 4.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.55 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Select your focus point more intuitively.
  • More dots on screen
    920k vs 460k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Slower slow-motion
    240 fps vs 120 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    5.0 fps vs 1.5 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

Ricoh WG-4 GPS over Olympus XZ-10

  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • More pixels
    16.0 vs 12.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Newer
    13 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 200 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

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