The Ricoh Caplio R7 is mostly gets compared to entry-level DSLRs. The Ricoh Caplio R7's top rivals come from Canon (such as the EOS Rebel T5)

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Ricoh R7 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it has image stabilization (sensor shift vs none), is much smaller (compact (100×55×23 mm) vs professional size (130×100×78 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 3.1") and is much lighter (135 g vs 480 g).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (480p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 460k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (8 MP vs 18 MP) and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5
6 years newer
$337 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel T5 (vs the R7)

  • Much higher true resolution: 18 MP vs 8 MP
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 460k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel T5 (vs the R7)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • Much larger: Professional size (130×100×78 mm) vs Compact (100×55×23 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the Rebel T5 and R7

  • None found