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Reasons to buy the Ricoh GR Digital IV

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,230k dots
Size
Really small
Compact 109x59x33 mm
Battery life
Great battery life
390 shots
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Ricoh Caplio GX100

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Size
Really small
Compact 112x58x25 mm
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
Thickness
Thin
1"
 
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differences

Advantages of the Ricoh IV

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Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 1,230k dots vs 230k dots
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Around 5.5x higher resolution screen
Aperture Wider aperture f/1.9 vs f/2.5
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At its widest zoom, the IV's lens captures slightly more light (0.8 f-stops)
Screen size Much larger screen 3.0" vs 2.5"
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More than 20% larger screen
Weight Significantly lighter 190 g vs 260 g
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Around 30% lighter
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Advantages of the Ricoh GX100

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Wide angle Significantly better wide angle 24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Size Smaller 112x58x25 mm vs 109x59x33 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Longest exposure Much longer exposures 180s vs 1s
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180x longer exposures
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Thickness Significantly thinner 1" vs 1.3"
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More than 20% thinner
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recommendations

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similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Aperture Wide aperture Help
IV:f/1.9
GX100:f/2.5
External flash Support external flash Help
Better lighting
Supports RAW RAW support Help
Better editing
Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
1 cm
Sensor size Large sensors Help
IV:1/1.8" 7.5x5.5mm
GX100:1/1.8" 7.4x5.5mm
Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
CCD
Weight Heavy Help
IV:190 g
GX100:260 g
HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Movie format Movie support Help
480p @ 30fps
3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
No 3d support
Zoom Poor zoom Help
IV:1x
GX100:3x

Compared to recent pro digicams

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Size Very small Help
IV:109x59x33 mm
GX100:112x58x25 mm
Thickness Thin Help
IV:1.3"
GX100:1"
Weight Light weight Help
IV:190 g
GX100:260 g
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
10 MP
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
GPS No built-in GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
Sensor size Very small sensors Help
IV:1/1.8" 7.5x5.5mm
GX100:1/1.8" 7.4x5.5mm

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Ricoh GR Digital III

Ricoh GR Digital III

Pro digicam

Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
Ricoh GR

Ricoh GR

Boutique

$649

Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
Movie format Records higher quality movies
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$548

Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
Movie format Records higher quality movies
External flash Doesn't support an external flash
Thickness Is thicker
Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$324 - $425

Sensor size Has a slightly larger sensor
Movie format Records higher quality movies
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier
Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II

Pro digicam

$698

Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
Movie format Records higher quality movies
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Fujifilm FinePix X100

Fujifilm FinePix X100

Boutique

$780 - $900

Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
Movie format Records lower quality movies
Thickness Is thicker
Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$398

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
Movie format Records higher quality movies
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier

Ricoh GR Digital IV Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$449 - $450

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Battery life Much shorter battery life

Ricoh Caplio GX100 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Ricoh Caplio GX200

Ricoh Caplio GX200

Pro digicam

$580

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Screen size Larger screen
Placeholder

Ricoh Caplio GX8

Compact

Supports RAW No RAW support
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX2

Pro digicam

$700

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture

appearance

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discussion

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