Conclusion: Finally, the WG-4 GPS also features a small, front-mounted LCD screen. It'll display the time, as well altitude and air pressure. It's also backlit for darker conditions and is a useful addition if you don't fancy taking your watch underwater.
Pros: Image quality at low sensitivities, Wide-aperture lens, Great build Useful features, Well priced
Cons: Poor screen design, High ISO noise, No panorama mode or Wi-Fi, Little to grip on to, Almost identical to WG-3 GPS
Summary: The Ricoh WG-4 GPS is the perfect compact camera to take with him, in any weather resistant because practically everything, and perfect for the holidays and for reproof, for example, extreme sports. To this also adds GPS module, in order to geolocalize photos and videos.
Pros: Full HD video footage; Rugged; MicroHDMI port; GPS; Dual anti-vibration system; Strap with carabiner.
Summary: The Ricoh WG-4 is a highly-capable "adventureproof" camera that can follow you wherever your outdoor activities may take you. It's rugged, compact, easy-to-carry, and user-friendly.
Pros: Good image quality, Exceptional close-up bokeh, Fastest aperture in class (F2.0), Wide-angle lens, Rugged and waterproof, Easy-to-carry, outdoor-friendly design, carabiner strap, Sensor-shift shake reduction, Innovative 1cm macro mode, LCD is bright and easy to view, Compatible with dedicated mou...
Cons: Only 4x zoom (compared to the WG-2's 5x), No quick-access status screen make some settings hard to locate, Black bars in 16-megapixel mode live view, Noticeable loss of detail (smudging) above ISO 125, Live view briefly freezes after focusing, Relatively short battery life, Burst shooting at low ...
Excerpt: This is a small digitalcamera that can be used in ‘Auto’ mode to give you nice images, however should you want more then it can also help you learn and set you on your way to capturing great images should you wish to progress.
Summary: There’s no doubt that the Ricoh WG-4 makes a very good rugged camera. Its toughness credentials may not be the best on paper, but in the hand the WG-4 feels like it’ll survive almost anything you could throw at it.
Excerpt: Fazit: Die Ricoh WG-4 GPS punktet im Test mit solider Ausstattung und flottem Autofokus. Die Bildqualität der Outdoor-Kamera kann bei Tageslicht gefallen, rauscht allerdings stets deutlich. Die Makro-LED-Leuchte ist aufgrund ihrer kurzen Reichweite eher als Gimmick zu betrachten.
Pros: Auflösung bei Tageslicht, GPS und Kompass, Autofokus flott, Robustes Gehäuse
Cons: Bildqualität bei Schwachlicht, Serienaufnahme träge, Rauschen, Farbsäume