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Ricoh Caplio GX100

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Ricoh Caplio GX100 Digital Camera Review

PhotoAxe
10 September 2013
  • Excerpt: In matter of design, Ricoh Caplio is not much for a camera, but as performance, at the quality-price rapport, it stands out good. There’s no optical viewfinder on the Ricoh Caplio GX100 , but there’s a removable optional electronic viewfinder which might be useful. The user interface is simple, with minimum buttons, therefor, image deletion is not as easy as pressing a key.
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Overall 9
9.0
Design 9
9.0
Value for money 10
10
Ease of use 9
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Picture quality 8
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Durability 10
10

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LetsGoDigital
4 April 2008
  • Conclusion: Ricoh GX100 compact camera with wide-angle When Ricoh announced the GX100, I waited impatiently for my turn to review the camera. It has everything I am personally looking for in a compact camera. A true wide-angle but also zoom, RAW support, image stabilization, a fine resolution and a sturdy housing. In addition, the Ricoh Caplio GX100 also has a very nice ISO range. These are all things that interest me.
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Overall 8
7.6
Value for money 6
5.5
Features 8
8.0
Performance 8
7.5
Picture quality 7
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Ergonomics 9
9.0
Build quality 8
8.0

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DP Review
29 February 2008
  • Conclusion: You've got to admire Ricoh, one of the oldest names in the photo market, for taking the kind of risks bigger players aren't able - or willing - to take, producing niche products that are designed by people who obviously understand photography and the needs of the serious photographer.
  • Pros: Excellent resolution, fairly good corner sharpness even at 24mm equiv., Unusual and creatively versatile 24-72mm equiv. zoom range, Low distortion for such a wide lens, Fast F2.5 maximum aperture at wide end of zoom, Dual control dials and customizable interface, Superb user interface for manual controls and overrides, Program shift, Pretty effective Image Stabilization (nowhere near as good as an optical system, however), 19mm lens option, Excellent screen, Generally...
  • Cons: Noise and noise reduction issues at all sensitivity settings over ISO 80 - ISO 400 and up pretty much unusable for anything beyond a small print, JPEG output a little soft, especially at smaller apertures, Default settings produce rather 'over processed' results, with strong saturation and sharpening, (Very) mild Auto white balance problems, Screen can be hard to see in very bright light, Add on viewfinder isn't great, also not brilliant in bright light, No dedicated ...
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Overall 9
9.0
Design 9
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Value for money 9
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Features 9
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Performance 9
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Picture quality 9
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Ricoh Caplio GX100

What Digital Camera
29 February 2008
  • Excerpt: A high-end 10MP compact with a wideangle zoom and the world's first removable electronic viewfinder
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Camera Test: Ricoh Caplio GX100

Pop Photo
23 February 2008
  • Excerpt: Ricoh, that merry maverick of the camera world, has taken another step in the "luxe compact" category with the Caplio GX100 ($599, exclusively at Adorama), essentially a zoom-lensed version of the Ricoh GR Digital we tested in May 2006, with the added benefit of sensor-based image stabilization. The new camera also jumps to 10MP, from the 8MP of the GR, and it shows in our resolution tests.
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Expert Review

PhotoRadar
27 August 2007
  • Excerpt: Digital camera manufacturers have yet to produce a must-have alternative to an SLR for pros. Compact cameras tend to be almost entirely focused on consumers, emphasising gimmicks and ease of use rather than manual controls and ultimate image quality.
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Overall 8
8.0

Ricoh Caplio GX100

Trusted Reviews
5 February 2011
  • Summary: Can the GX100 offer semi-pro quality with compact camera convenience?
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

Good Gear Guide.au
22 February 2008
  • Summary: Ricoh's Caplio GX100 is a high end camera for experienced users. While average photographers may not fully appreciate the wide angle shooting and extremely crisp shots it produces, there is no doubt it's a great camera if you can afford it.
  • Pros: Wide angle shooting, Smooth design, Funky accessories, Sharp pictures
  • Cons: Some noise problems, Expensive
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Overall 8
8.0
Design 10
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Value for money 8
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Features 10
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Picture quality 8
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Overall quality 8
8.0

Ricoh Caplio GX100

digicambuyer.co.uk
13 December 2007
  • Conclusion: The GX100 is a portable, easy-to-use camera for those who want the quality but not bulk of a DSLR
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Overall 9
9.0
Design 10
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Value for money 8
8.0
Features 10
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Ease of use 10
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Picture quality 9
9.0

Ricoh Caplio GX100

PhotographyBLOG
20 June 2007
  • Summary: The Ricoh Caplio GX100 is an excellent attempt to satisfy the needs of what is quickly becoming something of a niche market - a pocketable compact camera with advanced options for the thinking photographer. At a time when most manufacturers are deliberately curtailing their high-end compacts in some way - both Nikon and Canon don't provide a RAW mode in the P-5000 and G7 respectively, for example - Ricoh have moved in the opposite direction by making the GX100 as...
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