As well as being compared against other pro digicams, the Ricoh Caplio GX100 is also often compared to travel zooms and digicams. The Ricoh Caplio GX100's top rivals come from Ricoh (such as the Caplio GX200 and the RDC-500SE) and Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-ZS7)

Competitor classes

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, compared to other pro digicam competitors the Ricoh GX100 has a significantly smaller screen (2.5" vs 2.7"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 460k dots) and is older (march 2007 vs june 2008).

Ricoh Caplio GX200

Ricoh Caplio GX200
1 year newer
$786

Significant advantages of the GX200 (vs the GX100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the GX200 (vs the GX100)

  • None found

common strengths of the GX200 and GX100

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Ricoh GX100 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.5 vs f/3.3), is much smaller (compact (112×58×25 mm) vs compact (103×60×33 mm)), is thinner (1" vs 1.3"), has a viewfinder (digital vs none) and supports an external flash.

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a much smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 460k dots), has worse image stabilization (sensor shift vs lens) and is older (march 2007 vs january 2010).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the DMC-ZS7 (vs the GX100)

  • Has a GPS
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Sensor shift

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-ZS7 (vs the GX100)

  • Much larger: Compact (103×60×33 mm) vs Compact (112×58×25 mm)
  • No external flash support
  • Much shorter max exposures: 60 seconds vs 180 seconds

common strengths of the DMC-ZS7 and GX100

  • Very small: Compact (103×60×33 mm) vs Compact (112×58×25 mm)
  • Thin: 1.3" vs 1"
  • Light weight: 218 g vs 260 g

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Ricoh GX100 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 38 mm), has a much larger screen (2.5" vs 1.8"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (230k dots vs 110k dots), is slightly smaller (compact (112×58×25 mm) vs prosumer size (144×88×72 mm)) and has image stabilization (sensor shift vs none).

Ricoh RDC-500SE

Ricoh RDC-500SE
similar age

Significant advantages of the RDC-500SE (vs the GX100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the RDC-500SE (vs the GX100)

  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 24 mm
  • Much smaller screen: 1.8" vs 2.5"
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Sensor shift

common strengths of the RDC-500SE and GX100

  • Support external flash
  • Viewfinders: Tunnel vs Digital