Ricoh WG-20 Review

Overall Score

44

Main Features

  • 14 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 28-140 mm (5x) F3.5-5.5 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 6400 ISO
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 1 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 114 x 58 x 28 mm, 164g.
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Ricoh WG-20 Overview


First introduced in February, 2014, Ricoh WG-20 is a 14 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Ricoh WG-20 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Ricoh WG-20

Sensor resolution of Ricoh WG-20 ~ 4315 x 3244 pixels.

Ricoh WG-20 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 13,997,860 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Ricoh WG-20


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Ricoh WG-20 with competitors in waterproof cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
1.0 fps Continuous Shooting
164g Light Body
Timelapse Recording
28 mm Wide Angle Lens
Focus Bracketing
AF Face Detection
Manual Focus
5.5 Lens at Tele
Environmental Sealing
9 Focus Points
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.5
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
Low Battery Life: 260 shots
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No Image Stabilization
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.5
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
Type Scores

Ricoh WG-20 has an Overall Score of 44/100 and ranked #274 out of 801 in Compact cameras, and ranked #643 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Ricoh WG-20 Scores
Imaging score
21
Features score
43
Value for money score
61
Portability score
97
Overall score
44
Average Scores in Waterproof
Imaging Score
21
Features Score
44
Value For Money Score
60
Portability Score
95
Overall score
44

Physical Dimensions of Ricoh WG-20


Ricoh WG-20 weighs 164g and has external dimensions of 114 x 58 x 28mm (4.49 x 2.28 x 1.1"). Considering that the average weight of Waterproof cameras is 196g, Ricoh WG-20 is 32 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Waterproof Cameras


Ricoh WG-20
164g
Average weight
196g
Min weight
110g
Max weight
307g

Thickness Comparison
Waterproof Cameras


Ricoh WG-20
28mm
Average Thickness
28mm
Min Thickness
19mm
Max Thickness
89mm

Here is the front and top view image of Ricoh WG-20 with the dimensions:

Ricoh WG-20

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight WG-20 Dimensions WG-20
Fujifilm FinePix XP70 Fujifilm XP70 179 g 164 g 104 x 67 x 26 mm 114 x 58 x 28 mm
Nikon Coolpix S32 Nikon S32 175 g 164 g 108 x 66 x 40 mm 114 x 58 x 28 mm
Ricoh WG-4 Ricoh WG-4 230 g 164 g 124 x 64 x 33 mm 114 x 58 x 28 mm
Ricoh WG-5 GPS Ricoh WG-5 GPS 236 g 164 g 125 x 65 x 32 mm 114 x 58 x 28 mm
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 iHS Olympus TG-850 iHS 218 g 164 g 110 x 64 x 28 mm 114 x 58 x 28 mm
Pentax WG-3 Pentax WG-3 230 g 164 g 124 x 64 x 33 mm 114 x 58 x 28 mm
Olympus Tough TG-3 Olympus TG-3 247 g 164 g 112 x 66 x 31 mm 114 x 58 x 28 mm
Olympus Tough TG-4 Olympus TG-4 247 g 164 g 112 x 66 x 31 mm 114 x 58 x 28 mm

Specifications of Ricoh WG-20


General
Brand Ricoh
Model WG-20
Announced February, 2014
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 1
Screen
Screen Size 2"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k 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 9
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/4 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/1500 sec
Continuous Shooting 1.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 4.00
Flash Modes Auto, flash off, flash on, auto + redeye
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 14 MP
Max Image Resolution 4288 x 3216
Max Native ISO 6400
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
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 260 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model D-LI92
Physical
Weight 164 g
Physical Dimensions 114 x 58 x 28 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC, internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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