Review: Ricoh WG-20 – The Latest Outdor Digital Camera In Early 2014 by Ricoh

Manufacturer Ricoh finally proud to release a new digital camera products for 2014. This time Ricoh announces the continuation of Outdoor Digital Camera series named RicohWG-20. This digital camera brings new features and functionality combined with a more robust design. Ricoh tries to present a compact and convenient digital camera for adventure with 14 megapixel image sensor, Ricoh hopes this gadget can satisfy the desire of consumers looking for a camera for all-terrain and conditions.

Not much different from the previous WG series cameras, digital cameras Ricoh WG-20 comes with a sturdy design typical outdoor digital camera. This camera comes with a comfortable grip shape measuring 114 x 58 x 28 mm with a total weight of 164 grams. Comes with quality plastic materials, makes the whole body feels lighter yet sturdy. The camera also features a 2.7-inch screen color TFT LCD Brightness Control technology with anti-reflection coating. The screen looks quite wide due to the placement of the button on the side of a compact LCD.

Ricoh WG-20 reviews
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Ricoh neatly arrange the buttons on the device’s settings. You will find a variety of distinctive settings buttons like the other digital cameras. In this outdoor digital camera buttons rather prominent setting designed to allow you to press quickly. Interestingly, the vendor presents a face detection button. It is rarely found in other digital cameras.

As a camera all conditions, the vendor placing features water resistance to a depth of up to 10 meters. In addition, this camera also resilient from a height of up to 2 meters thanks to a solid and sturdy body. For the temperature problem, it is also a powerful camera to take pictures in extreme temperatures.

Image Quality & Resolution

This digital camera made ​​by Ricoh camera armed with the best technology for the trip. Ricoh digital camera WG-20 is able to produce images of the largest resolution 4224 × 3216 pixels to small 640 x 480 pixels. In terms of video, the camera is capable of recording with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and 320 x 240 pixels with HD quality. This camera can produce images with JPEG and RAW. For video, this camera produces Mp4 video format.

In terms of image capture, the camera’s features a variety of modes like other digital cameras. There are various types of modes such as Intelligent Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, snow, museums, sunset, Panorama to 3D Photo. There are also features of the Auto white balance with the image sensor and white balance correction; Autofocus and manual focus; Exposure Control Systems, auto and manual ISO up to Full HD video capture modes.

Performance

In this new device, Ricoh provides best kitchen runway that overcomes these weaknesses outdoor digital camera belonging to them. Manufacturer tether CCD sensor with a resolution of 14 megapixels. The best processor and lens supported 28-140mm, this camera is able to produce the best quality images and displays clear images with lighting, more sharp and accurate. Combined lens and CCD sensor is quite capable of capturing images in low light places. Overall, for this latest series, slightly better than the previous series in terms of image quality.

Features

RicohWG-20 digital camera is equipped 5x optical zoom that brings you to capture more detailed images with a maximum aperture F3,5- F5,5. Even for macro mode, this new digital camera is capable of capturing images sharper and close. A powerful processor capable of reducing noise and blur on shots. Unfortunately, in terms of moving data, these devices rely on features USB and micro SD.

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Conclusion

Ricoh began this year with the introduction of the latest adventurer camera. Comes with a shape and design that is not much different, maybe a little disappointing loyal users. However, to features, outdoor digital camera is fairly full-featured waterproof, Anti-fall to Anti-freeze. If you are looking for a digital camera that is comfortable to friends adventure with a full-featured camera made ​​by Ricoh then this could be the right choice. Outdoor Digital Camera, Ricoh WG-20 will be released at an estimated price of $ 324.