Ricoh WG-4 GPS Review

Overall Score

51

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 25-100 mm (4x) F2.0-4.9 Zoom Lens
  • 125 - 6400 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 2 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In GPS
  • 124 x 64 x 33 mm, 235g.
  • Price Category:
  • Replaced by: WG-5 GPS

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Ricoh WG-4 GPS Overview


First introduced in February, 2014, Ricoh WG-4 GPS is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor.

Ricoh replaced WG-4 GPS with Ricoh WG-5 GPS. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Ricoh WG-4 GPS with Ricoh WG-5 GPS


Proc and Cons of Ricoh WG-4 GPS


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Ricoh WG-4 GPS with competitors in waterproof cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
AF Face Detection
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Environmental Sealing
9 Focus Points
Focus Bracketing
Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
2.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
4.9 Lens at Tele
Timelapse Recording
25 mm Wide Angle Lens
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.0
Low Screen Resolution: 460k dots
Low Battery Life: 240 shots
No Articulating Screen
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F4.9
Slow Continuous Shooting: 460 fps
Type Scores

Ricoh WG-4 GPS has an Overall Score of 51/100 and ranked #144 out of 801 in Compact cameras, and ranked #472 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Ricoh WG-4 GPS Scores
Imaging score
21
Features score
56
Value for money score
66
Portability score
94
Overall score
51
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-4 GPS


Ricoh WG-4 GPS weighs 235g and has external dimensions of 124 x 64 x 33mm (4.88 x 2.52 x 1.3"). Considering that the average weight of Waterproof cameras is 196g, Ricoh WG-4 GPS is 39 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category. Ricoh WG-4 GPS is more by 15mm more than the average length in Waterproof.

Weight Comparison
Waterproof Cameras


Ricoh WG-4 GPS
235g
Average weight
196g
Min weight
110g
Max weight
307g

Thickness Comparison
Waterproof Cameras


Ricoh WG-4 GPS
33mm
Average Thickness
28mm
Min Thickness
19mm
Max Thickness
89mm

Here is the front and top view image of Ricoh WG-4 GPS with the dimensions:

Ricoh WG-4 GPS

Specifications of Ricoh WG-4 GPS


General
Brand Ricoh
Model WG-4 GPS
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 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 460k 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 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 2.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 10.00
Flash Modes Auto, flash off, flash on, auto + redeye, on + redeye
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ± EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions - mm
Sensor Area 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 6400
Min Native ISO 125
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS Built-In
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 240 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model D-LI92
Physical
Weight 235 g
Physical Dimensions 124 x 64 x 33 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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