Ricoh WG-4 GPS Review

REVIEW SUMMARY

Specifications

  • 16 megapixel 1/2.3” CMOS sensor
  • 1080p HD video at 30 fps
  • 4x optical zoom
  • Maximum aperture f2-4.9
  • Maximum shutter speed 1/4000
  • Shutter priority and user modes
  • Contrast detection autofocus
  • Super macro mode focuses as close as 1 cm from lens
  • 3” LCD
  • Waterproof to 45.9 feet
  • Shockproof to 6.5 feet
  • Crushproof (220 LBF)
  • Freezeproof to 14 degrees F
  • Sensor-shift shake reduction
  • Lithium-ion battery rated at 240 shots
  • Compatible with mounting systems
  • Release Date:
  • Final Grade: 81 4.05 Star Rating: Recommended

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Ricoh WG4 GPS
Ricoh WG4 GPS
By Hillary Grigonis, Last updated on: 3/22/2017

The WG-4 officially drops the Pentax name for point-and-shoots, but there's not too much else that's new about this camera. The 2014 model offers the same sensor and lens, though there's a few additional modes that allow for manually adjusting more settings. Perhaps more exciting than the mediocre update is the addition of accessories that will allow the WG4 to be used more like a GoPro, with a new handlebar mount, adhesive mount and suction cup mount for easier capture of action video. There's no word yet on an official availability date.


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