Ricoh WG-M1 Review

Overall Score

35

Main Features

  • 14 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • (1x) F2.8 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 800 ISO
  • 1" Fixed Screen
  • 10 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 66 x 43 x 89 mm, 190g.
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Ricoh WG-M1 Overview


First introduced in September, 2014, Ricoh WG-M1 is a 14 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CMOS sensor.


Ricoh WG-M1 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Ricoh WG-M1

Sensor resolution of Ricoh WG-M1 ~ 4315 x 3244 pixels.

Ricoh WG-M1 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-M1


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Ricoh WG-M1 with competitors in waterproof cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Long Battery Life: 350 shots
Environmental Sealing
10.0 fps Continuous Shooting
190g Light Body
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No AF Face Detection
No External Flash
Low Max Native ISO: 800
Low Screen Resolution: 115k dots
No Articulating Screen
No Image Stabilization
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Small LCD Screen: 1"
Type Scores

Ricoh WG-M1 has an Overall Score of 35/100 and ranked #526 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #948 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Ricoh WG-M1 Scores
Imaging score
20
Features score
28
Value for money score
47
Portability score
96
Overall score
35
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-M1


Ricoh WG-M1 weighs 190g and has external dimensions of 66 x 43 x 89mm (2.6 x 1.69 x 3.5"). Considering that the average weight of Waterproof cameras is 196g, Ricoh WG-M1 is 6 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Ricoh WG-M1 is less by 43mm more than the average length in Waterproof.

Weight Comparison
Waterproof Cameras


Ricoh WG-M1
190g
Average weight
196g
Min weight
110g
Max weight
307g

Thickness Comparison
Waterproof Cameras


Ricoh WG-M1
89mm
Average Thickness
28mm
Min Thickness
19mm
Max Thickness
89mm

Here is the front and top view image of Ricoh WG-M1 with the dimensions:

Ricoh WG-M1

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight WG-M1 Dimensions WG-M1
Pentax WG-3 GPS Pentax WG-3 GPS 238 g 190 g 125 x 64 x 33 mm 66 x 43 x 89 mm
Olympus Tough TG-4 Olympus TG-4 247 g 190 g 112 x 66 x 31 mm 66 x 43 x 89 mm
Ricoh WG-5 GPS Ricoh WG-5 GPS 236 g 190 g 125 x 65 x 32 mm 66 x 43 x 89 mm
Fujifilm FinePix XP70 Fujifilm XP70 179 g 190 g 104 x 67 x 26 mm 66 x 43 x 89 mm
Pentax Optio WG-2 Pentax WG-2 192 g 190 g 122 x 61 x 30 mm 66 x 43 x 89 mm
Olympus Tough TG-3 Olympus TG-3 247 g 190 g 112 x 66 x 31 mm 66 x 43 x 89 mm
Nikon Coolpix P7800 Nikon P7800 399 g 190 g 119 x 78 x 50 mm 66 x 43 x 89 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 190 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 66 x 43 x 89 mm

Specifications of Ricoh WG-M1


General
Brand Ricoh
Model WG-M1
Announced September, 2014
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 1"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 115k 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/n/a sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/n/a sec
Continuous Shooting 10.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
Flash Modes no built-in flash
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ± 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 14 MP
Max Image Resolution 4320 x 3240
Max Native ISO 800
Min Native ISO 100
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 None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 350 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model DB-65
Physical
Weight 190 g
Physical Dimensions 66 x 43 x 89 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type microSD/microSDHC, internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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