Ricoh WG-5 GPS with Pentax WG-2 Comparison

Ricoh WG-5 GPS and Pentax WG-2 Main Features

  • February, 2015
  • February, 2012
  • 16 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 16 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 25-100 mm (4x) F2.0-4.9 Zoom Lens
  • 28-140 mm (5x) F3.5-5.5 Zoom Lens
  • 125 - 6400 ISO
  • 125 - 6400 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • -
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 14.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In GPS
  • -
  • 125 x 65 x 32 mm, 236g.
  • 122 x 61 x 30 mm, 192g.
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Ricoh WG-5 GPS Scores


Imaging score
21
Features score
57
Value for money score
67
Portability score
94
Overall score
51

Pentax WG-2 Scores


Imaging score
21
Features score
47
Value for money score
64
Portability score
96
Overall score
47

Pentax Optio WG-2 with Ricoh WG-5 GPS Overview


Let's compare Ricoh WG-5 GPS with Pentax Optio WG-2. These models are included in the Waterproof cameras. Ricoh WG-5 GPS was released in 2015, and Pentax WG-2 in 2012. WG-5 GPS is newer, which is a plus. Optio WG-2 3 years older. However 3 years, the difference is not so bad.
These two cameras have the same sensor resolution - 16 MP. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
The minimum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. The maximum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . WG-5 GPS has image stabilization(Sensor-shift), Optio WG-2 doesn’t, it is a big minus. Both cameras feature a 3-inch fixed screen.
Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Ricoh WG-5 GPS has 1.0 fps continuous shooting. Ricoh WG-5 GPS has 1.0 fps continuous shooting.

General WG-5 GPS Optio WG-2
Brand Ricoh Pentax
Model WG-5 GPS Optio WG-2
Announced February, 2015 February, 2012
Body Type Compact Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0 0
Macro Focus Range 1 1
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Fixed Fixed
Screen Resolution 460k pixels 460k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a% n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0 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 9
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/4 sec 1/4 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 14.0 fps 1.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 10.40 5.40
Flash Modes Auto, flash off, flash on, auto + redeye, on + redeye Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Soft
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3 1/2.3
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm² 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 4288 x 3216
Max Native ISO 6400 6400
Min Native ISO 125 125
Max Boosted ISO 0 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS Built-In None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 240 shots 260 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model D-LI92 D-LI92
Physical
Weight 236 g 192 g
Physical Dimensions 125 x 65 x 32 mm 122 x 61 x 30 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC, internal SD/SDHC/SDXC card, Internal
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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