• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon EOS M10 advantages over Ricoh WG-50

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.30 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More dots on screen
    1040k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    4.6 fps vs 1.1 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 69 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Ricoh WG-50 advantages over Canon EOS M10

  • Less expensive
    $227* vs $499
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Newer
    14 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    193g vs 301g
    Lighter weight
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • 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

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
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • 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
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • 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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  • User-friendly design; great touchscreen interface; good image quality

  • No viewfinder; limited physical controls; sub-par continuous shooting; lacking video features

The Competition

Compared to Leica T (Typ 701)

Canon EOS M10
Leica T (Typ 701)
  • $724
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $998
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Higher effective ISO
Ricoh WG-50
Leica T (Typ 701)
  • $227
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $998
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Samsung NX3000

Canon EOS M10
Samsung NX3000
  • $724
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
Ricoh WG-50
Samsung NX3000
  • $227
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Ricoh WG-30w

Canon EOS M10
Ricoh WG-30w
  • $724
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $253
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Ricoh WG-50
Ricoh WG-30w
  • $227
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • $253
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi

Compared to Olympus TG-860

Canon EOS M10
Olympus TG-860
  • $724
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Ricoh WG-50
Olympus TG-860
  • $227
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Manual focus
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Samsung NX3300

Canon EOS M10
Samsung NX3300
  • $724
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $476
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
Ricoh WG-50
Samsung NX3300
  • $227
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $476
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
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