• 1/2.5 inch 24.7mm2
  • 8.2 megapixels
  • 38.00mm - 113.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)

Buy From

Differences

Fujifilm J10 advantages over Ricoh WG-4

  • Less expensive
    $150 vs $330 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.76 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Thinner
    22 mm vs 33 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    126g vs 230g
    Lighter weight
  • Longer exposure
    8 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Ricoh WG-4 advantages over Fujifilm J10

  • Larger sensor
    1/2.3 inch vs 1/2.5 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • 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
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.0 vs f/2.8
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Newer
    4 years vs 10 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • More dots on screen
    460k vs 153k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    16.0 vs 8.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Wider angle lens
    25 mm vs 38 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • 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
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • 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
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Buy From

Your purchases support this site

Your purchases support this site

Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Sony DSC-S780

Fujifilm J10
Sony DSC-S780
  • $150
  • 1/2.5 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer exposure
  • $180
  • 1/2.5 inch
Ricoh WG-4
Sony DSC-S780
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Waterproof
  • $180
  • 1/2.5 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Pentax E50

Fujifilm J10
Pentax E50
  • $150
  • 1/2.5 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • Longer exposure
  • $150
  • 1/2.5 inch
Ricoh WG-4
Pentax E50
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Waterproof
  • $150
  • 1/2.5 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Panasonic DMC-FS3

Fujifilm J10
Panasonic DMC-FS3
  • $150
  • 1/2.5 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Manual focus
  • $200
  • 1/2.5 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • More dots on screen
Ricoh WG-4
Panasonic DMC-FS3
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Larger sensor
  • $200
  • 1/2.5 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Pentax WG-3

Fujifilm J10
Pentax WG-3
  • $150
  • 1/2.5 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner
  • $189
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Larger sensor
Ricoh WG-4
Pentax WG-3
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $189
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Ricoh WG-4 GPS

Fujifilm J10
Ricoh WG-4 GPS
  • $150
  • 1/2.5 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
  • $380
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Larger sensor
Ricoh WG-4
Ricoh WG-4 GPS
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $380
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
Compare Other Cameras?