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

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Differences

Ricoh WG-4 GPS advantages over Ricoh WG-4

  • GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos

Ricoh WG-4 advantages over Ricoh WG-4 GPS

  • Less expensive
    $330 vs $380 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Select your focus point more intuitively.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Olympus TG-2

Ricoh WG-4 GPS
Olympus TG-2
  • $327
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
  • Manual focus
  • $383
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Bigger pixels
Ricoh WG-4
Olympus TG-2
  • $327
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $383
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Canon S120

Ricoh WG-4 GPS
Canon S120
  • $327
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $346
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Focus peaking
Ricoh WG-4
Canon S120
  • $327
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $346
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Olympus TG-3

Ricoh WG-4 GPS
Olympus TG-3
  • $327
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $352
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Wi-Fi
Ricoh WG-4
Olympus TG-3
  • $327
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $352
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Ricoh WG-5 GPS

Ricoh WG-4 GPS
Ricoh WG-5 GPS
  • $327
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $284
  • 1/2.3 inch
Ricoh WG-4
Ricoh WG-5 GPS
  • $327
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $284
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • GPS

Compared to Olympus TG-4

Ricoh WG-4 GPS
Olympus TG-4
  • $327
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $376
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • RAW file ability
Ricoh WG-4
Olympus TG-4
  • $327
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $376
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • RAW file ability
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