Ricoh CX2 Review

Overall Score

37

Main Features

  • 9 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 28-300 mm (10.7x) F3.5-5.6 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 1600 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 640 x 480 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 102 x 58 x 29 mm, 185g.
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Ricoh CX2 Overview


First introduced in August, 2009, Ricoh CX2 is a 9 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CMOS sensor.


Ricoh CX2 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Ricoh CX2

Sensor resolution of Ricoh CX2 ~ 3459 x 2601 pixels.

Ricoh CX2 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 8,996,859 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Ricoh CX2


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Ricoh CX2 with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
920k dots Screen Resolution
185g Light Body
28 mm Wide Angle Lens
Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
Manual Focus
5.6 Lens at Tele
Timelapse Recording
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No AF Face Detection
Low Resolution Sensor: 9 MP
No External Flash
Low Max Native ISO: 1600
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.6
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No Environmental Sealing
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.5
Slow Continuous Shooting: 920 fps
Type Scores

Ricoh CX2 has an Overall Score of 37/100 and ranked #450 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #892 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Ricoh CX2 Scores
Imaging score
18
Features score
41
Value for money score
55
Portability score
97
Overall score
37
Average Scores in Small Sensor Superzoom
Imaging Score
25
Features Score
51
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
85
Overall score
45

Physical Dimensions of Ricoh CX2


Ricoh CX2 weighs 185g and has external dimensions of 102 x 58 x 29mm (4.02 x 2.28 x 1.14"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 392g, Ricoh CX2 is 207 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Ricoh CX2 is less by 11mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Superzoom.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Ricoh CX2
185g
Average weight
392g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Ricoh CX2
29mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Ricoh CX2 with the dimensions:

Ricoh CX2

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight CX2 Dimensions CX2
Nikon Coolpix P7100 Nikon P7100 395 g 185 g 116 x 77 x 48 mm 102 x 58 x 29 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 185 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 102 x 58 x 29 mm
Nikon Coolpix P7800 Nikon P7800 399 g 185 g 119 x 78 x 50 mm 102 x 58 x 29 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 Panasonic ZS40 240 g 185 g 111 x 64 x 34 mm 102 x 58 x 29 mm
Ricoh WG-4 Ricoh WG-4 230 g 185 g 124 x 64 x 33 mm 102 x 58 x 29 mm
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 185 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 102 x 58 x 29 mm
Olympus Stylus SH-1 Olympus SH-1 271 g 185 g 109 x 63 x 42 mm 102 x 58 x 29 mm
Ricoh WG-4 GPS Ricoh WG-4 GPS 235 g 185 g 124 x 64 x 33 mm 102 x 58 x 29 mm

Specifications of Ricoh CX2


General
Brand Ricoh
Model CX2
Announced August, 2009
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 1
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 920k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/8 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting n/a fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 3.00
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 9 MP
Max Image Resolution 3456 x 2592
Max Native ISO 1600
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 640 x 480
Video Formats Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model DB-70
Physical
Weight 185 g
Physical Dimensions 102 x 58 x 29 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC card, Internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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