• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 224.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon N2 advantages over Ricoh WG-6

  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/3.0 vs f/3.5
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • More telephoto lens reach
    224 mm vs 140 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Ricoh WG-6 advantages over Canon N2

  • Less expensive
    $270 vs $749
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 340 vs 200 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Newer
    10 months vs 5 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • More dots on screen
    1040k vs 461k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More pixels
    20.2 vs 16.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

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

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • 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
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • 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
  • 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 Samsung WB35F

Canon N2
Samsung WB35F
  • $749
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach
Ricoh WG-6
Samsung WB35F
  • $276
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Built-in GPS
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi

Compared to Nikon S810c

Canon N2
Nikon S810c
  • $749
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Longer exposure
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
Ricoh WG-6
Nikon S810c
  • $276
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Olympus TG-870

Canon N2
Olympus TG-870
  • $749
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Ricoh WG-6
Olympus TG-870
  • $276
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Manual focus
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Ricoh WG-50

Canon N2
Ricoh WG-50
  • $749
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Touchscreen
  • $233
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Ricoh WG-6
Ricoh WG-50
  • $276
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • Newer
  • $233
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Shoots 1080p video

Compared to Nikon W300

Canon N2
Nikon W300
  • $749
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Touchscreen
  • $387
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Ricoh WG-6
Nikon W300
  • $276
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $387
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • In-camera panoramas
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