differences

Advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A300

Report a correction
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs
  1. Sensor shift
Help
Less risk of blur
Size
Slightly smaller
96×58×20 mm vs 125×65×32 mm
Help
2.3x smaller
Weight
Lighter
119 g vs 229 g
Help
Around 50% lighter
Thickness
Slightly thinner
0.8" vs 1.3"
Help
Around 40% thinner
Nikon Coolpix A300 Learn more about
the Nikon Coolpix A300

Advantages of the Ricoh WG-4

Report a correction
Aperture
Much wider aperture
f/2 vs f/3.7
Help
At its widest zoom, the WG-4's lens captures much more light (1.8 f-stops)
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
Help
CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 230k dots
Help
2x higher resolution screen
Screen size
Larger screen
3" vs 2.7"
Help
More than 10% larger screen
Waterproof
Waterproof
Yes vs No
Help
Great for vacations and holidays at the beach, or around the pool
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
Help
The WG-4's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
2 fps vs 1.1 fps
Help
More than 80% faster continuous shooting
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1500s
Help
More than 20% faster max shutter speed
Ricoh WG-4 Learn more about
the Ricoh WG-4
vs

recommendations

Snapsort can't make a recommendation (yet) because it doesn't have enough data yet about the Ricoh WG-4.

similarities

Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths
Thickness Thin Help
Coolpix A3000.8"
WG-41.3"
Weight Light weight Help
Coolpix A300119 g
WG-4229 g
Common Weaknesses
Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
4 seconds
Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
Coolpix A3001/1500s
WG-41/2000s
Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
Can only preview photos on the screen
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
Coolpix A3001.1 fps
WG-42 fps
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
Coolpix A300230k dots
WG-4460k dots
Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
240 shots
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
Coolpix A3003,200 ISO
WG-46,400 ISO
Sensor size Very small sensors Help
1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
9.7 MP

appearance

Ricoh WG-4 Nikon Coolpix A300
Ricoh WG-4
Ricoh WG-4

discussion

Nikon Coolpix A300
Coolpix A300
Nikon

Report a correction
Ricoh WG-4
WG-4
Ricoh

Report a correction

Showing 0 comments