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Ricoh-r8.563222
5.4 out of 10

Ricoh R8

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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

offertonhatter, DP Review
26 June 2010
  • Excerpt: I have had this little camera for 18 months now, so I thought it would be worth posting a review. The camera is on the whole well made. Nice metal body and sturdy controls. However there is a design fault with the LCD surround, which I will mention in the problems part. Image quality is mixed, sometimes it nails it, great colours, sharpness and good control of CA.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

allcazar, DP Review
22 March 2009
  • Excerpt: Nice piece of equipment, well built. Serves as an addition to my Canon G9 and replaces my old Ricoh R3. Got it on Ebay for 120 euro. What I still like: 1. 28-200 zoom and a real usefull macro 2. fast responsiviness and write times 3. superb menu and handling 4. small pocket sized 5. built quality 6. the general "ricoh" feeling Noise is far better than R3 (should be, there's a gap of 3 years between the two).
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

KonradDC, DP Review
2 January 2009
  • Excerpt: I bought this on impulse because of the price £130 and the features. I liked the size of the camera, the long wide angle zoom, and the design of the camera. It all looked promising. When I got home I charged the battery and read the manual. Then I started testing the features and learning how to use the camera and setting up. So far so good. Then I started taking pictures along side my 2 year old Canon A710is. That is when it all started to fall down.
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Overall 7
7.0

Ricoh R8 digital camera

Camera Fever, REVIEW STREAM
27 August 2008
  • Excerpt: Ricoh digital camera is divided into three main series, which is a shock and dust with the camera business, is a professional series of GRD II and GX100, the last of a series is the R series. Ricoh’s agent only after the introduction of two series of Ricoh digital camera , the GX100 and GRD II generation, the producing speed is low, and so have about a year the next generation will have a new machine made called R series.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Ten Furlongs, DP Review
12 August 2008
  • Excerpt: Wow! This is extremely well construction camera, just the feel of it in your hands confirms this, a useful hand grip and two point neck strap option. Features, well is all here as far as I am concerned, 1 cm macro, 460K LCD, smooth and silent 7x (28~200mm) optical zoom, excellent user interface, 22mm ? thin body but not too small, 1:1 shooting ratio, continuous shooting mode, mechanical anti-shake, step zoom & interval shooting.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Al Bar, DP Review
20 April 2008
  • Excerpt: This camera is pretty and compact, with lots of features and a simple interface ... but the image quality is not very good. Problems: The high resolution images are really noisy at 100 ISO. The finest JPEG compression isn't very fine at all. You'll have to reduce the 10MP image to 7MP or so to make it look clean.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Tom Caldwell, DP Review
9 April 2008
  • Excerpt: I am a self confessed Ricoh freak and know them well enough to get the most out of them. I have seen no need to upgrade from my trusty R4 and will still keep that as my rough and ready go everywhere 7x optical carry about. The R8 is a more sophisticated looking piece of equipment and whilst the R4 merged into the tourist crowd and kept its true capabilities hidden inside its plebean looks the R8 needs the designer sunnies and the cafe latte.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Accomplished_Photographer, DP Review
4 March 2008
  • Excerpt: RICOH DISAPPOINTS AGAIN... Problems: Despite repeated pleas with Ricoh's engineering design team, they continue to overlook a very important feature which virtually all other camera manufacturers now include. THIS IS INEXCUSABLE! Specifically, an aspect ratio setting of 16:9 is still lacking, as with earlier Caplio models. This is a major negative for the many of us who wish to view their photos on a wide, 16:9 PC screen or on HDTV.
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Overall 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Durability 6
6.0
Overall quality 8
8.0
Looks 8
8.0

a good quality camera

jennyb79, Ciao
17 August 2008
  • Excerpt: "This is a very good camera for taking pictures with easily and of good quality. It is much better than a lot of small sigital cameras, and if you want to take landscapes then the wide angle lens is very useful. The lens is of very good quality, and I would recommend it if you want to take good photographs but with a compact digital camera. It is easy to get the photographs from the camera uploaded onto the computer and also easy to delete from the ...
  • Pros: very good for the money, good quality pictures
  • Cons: doesn't feel as well made as some cameras .
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Door:, besteproduct.nl
14 December 2013
  • Excerpt: Als camera voor erbij vind ik deze goed genoeg. Als het de enige camera is zou ik goed bekijken wat je wilt en wat het budget is. Voor de verkoopprijs van vandaag, lijkt het mij een goede keuze.
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