• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 125.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Samsung ST76 advantages over Ricoh WG-50

  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.5 vs f/3.5
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Thinner
    16 mm vs 29 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    101g vs 193g
    Lighter weight
  • Wider angle lens
    25 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    8 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Ricoh WG-50 advantages over Samsung ST76

  • 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
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Newer
    5 years vs 10 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • 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
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

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
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • 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

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm JX350

Samsung ST76
Fujifilm JX350
  • $129
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
Ricoh WG-50
Fujifilm JX350
  • $233
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Samsung ST66

Samsung ST76
Samsung ST66
  • $129
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
Ricoh WG-50
Samsung ST66
  • $233
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Thinner

Compared to Samsung ST72

Samsung ST76
Samsung ST72
  • $129
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
Ricoh WG-50
Samsung ST72
  • $233
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Thinner

Compared to Olympus TG-860

Samsung ST76
Olympus TG-860
  • $129
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Ricoh WG-50
Olympus TG-860
  • $233
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Manual focus
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Olympus TG-870

Samsung ST76
Olympus TG-870
  • $129
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Ricoh WG-50
Olympus TG-870
  • $233
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • In-camera panoramas
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