• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.4 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 128.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Panasonic TS7 advantages over Ricoh G900

  • Less expensive
    $230 vs $752
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs No
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Ricoh G900 advantages over Panasonic TS7

  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Waterproof
    Both provide
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • 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
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output 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
  • 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
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • 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

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The Competition

Compared to Ricoh WG-30w

Panasonic TS7
Ricoh WG-30w
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $277
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Lighter weight
Ricoh G900
Ricoh WG-30w
  • $753
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • Newer
  • $277
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Shoots 1080p video

Compared to Olympus TG-860

Panasonic TS7
Olympus TG-860
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Tiltable Screen
Ricoh G900
Olympus TG-860
  • $753
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Manual focus
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Olympus TG-870

Panasonic TS7
Olympus TG-870
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Tiltable Screen
Ricoh G900
Olympus TG-870
  • $753
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Manual focus
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Ricoh WG-50

Panasonic TS7
Ricoh WG-50
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $256
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Lighter weight
Ricoh G900
Ricoh WG-50
  • $753
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • Newer
  • $256
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Shoots 1080p video

Compared to Ricoh WG-6

Panasonic TS7
Ricoh WG-6
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $321
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • Manual focus
Ricoh G900
Ricoh WG-6
  • $753
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $321
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
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