• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 4.0x zoom 25mm - 100mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $327 Average Retail $330 MSRP
  • 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.2 megapixels
  • 5.0x zoom 24mm - 120mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $351 Average Retail $380 MSRP

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Advantages

Ricoh WG-4 over Nikon P340

  • More pixels
    16.0 vs 12.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Nikon P340 over Ricoh WG-4

  • Larger sensor
    1/1.7 inch vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Lens zoom ratio
    5.0x vs 4.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • Shoots RAW
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • High-res screen
    922k vs 460k dots
    Better screen fidelity makes you a better photographer
  • 24p
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Longer shutter
    60 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

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The Competition

Compared to Olympus TG-2

Ricoh WG-4
Olympus TG-2
  • $327
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • More pixels
  • $437
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • GPS
  • High-res screen
Nikon P340
Olympus TG-2
  • $351
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $437
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • GPS
  • Hot shoe

Compared to Panasonic LF1

Ricoh WG-4
Panasonic LF1
  • $327
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $316
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
Nikon P340
Panasonic LF1
  • $351
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Integrated ND filter
  • 24p
  • $316
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Fujifilm XQ1

Ricoh WG-4
Fujifilm XQ1
  • $327
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $379
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Nikon P340
Fujifilm XQ1
  • $351
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Integrated ND filter
  • $379
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Ricoh WG-4 GPS

Ricoh WG-4
Ricoh WG-4 GPS
  • $327
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $327
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • GPS
Nikon P340
Ricoh WG-4 GPS
  • $351
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $327
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • GPS
  • More pixels

Compared to Olympus TG-3

Ricoh WG-4
Olympus TG-3
  • $327
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Faster shutter
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • GPS
Nikon P340
Olympus TG-3
  • $351
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • GPS
  • Longer battery life
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