Ricoh WG-60 Black

MPN: 03827  |  EAN: 0027075401259  |  Model: WG-60

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as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:40 AM CET







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Ricoh WG-60 Black - 03827 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Advanced Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Professional Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Very Good
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Intermediate Skill Level (Photo)
Just Right
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Events Photography
Sports Photography
Just Right
Underwater Photography
Just Right
Live Streaming
Just Right
Just Right
Event Videos
Just Right
Wildlife Photography
Just Right
Home Videos
Just Right
Landscape Photography
Just Right
Just Right
POV (Point-of-view)
Action & Adventure Videos
Everyday Life Photography
Just Right
Time-lapse Videos
Just Right
Just Right
WiFi Connectivity
Just Right
Underwater Use
Fun & Funky Looks
Just Right
Regular Looks
Just Right
Action Camera
Bluetooth Connectivity
Just Right

Photography Skillset

Simple shots - As a photography noob, this Ricoh WG-60 camera would suit you adequately.

For those who are passionate about photography at a casual level but are prepared to make the occasional technical adjustments, the WG-60 is a very straightforward option. At this skill level you'll be comfortable utilising features such as the 9 "Auto Focus points" that this camera comes with.

Video skill level

Casual videos - If the technicalities involved in altering video settings are not a priority, then this Ricoh device is a very good option!


Your camera provides you with sufficient controls and tools to get your videography to the quality and spec that your high standards will require. For instance the manual focus capability that comes with the WG-60, will align with your skill level.

Having established yourself as an authority and full-on pro in the world video capture, you'll be looking for a device that goes beyond simply ticking the boxes. With the Ricoh WG-60, you'll have a great companion for your craft. This model comes with a comprehensive set of controls allowing you deliver excellent results for clients and customers.

Video Scenarios

Streaming video live is a great way to share your experiences and this camera from Ricoh provides a couple of connectivity options to help you with this.

The Ricoh WG-60, is a very competent option when it comes to recording occasions and related activities. Also, the presence of its built-in Image stabilizer does help with making your clips look smooth and steady.

Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Ricoh WG-60 is a great companion to have.

For your Video posts - This camera comes with an image stabilizer which reduces any wobbling in your recordings. In addition, the size of the image sensor (6.17 x 4.55 mm mm), helps with the actual quality of the recorded image. It also packs in Wi-Fi in this neat package.

Nonstop Activity - capture you exploits in vivid colour without worrying too much about this camera handling tough environments. It comes with the usual impact protections ensuring you remain free to focus on the action.

Other Video needs

Breathtaking transitions such as rolling clouds or city lights can captured as a time-lapse using the Ricoh's in-built intervalometer

Capturing photos and video from your perspective while in action is always something special. There's no substitute for people seeing things they you experienced it. Which is why the Ricoh WG-60 is a good fit as it's shape and size makes POV shots a breeze.

Photo Scenarios

If you're looking to simply use your camera to point-and-shoot everyday moments with an item or person as the subject matter, then the WG-60 is an easy recommendation for this.

While taking those action shots during the day's event, you'll be aiming to keep your subject matter in sharp focus while they're in motion. The Auto Focus Tracking capability that comes with this camera helps with this.

Whether it's golf or tennis and everything in-between, the Tracking Focus capability in this camera allows you maintain your subject as the centre of attention even while in motion. It's Continuous Shooting Mode also helps take multiple shots in a couple of seconds allowing you assess a set of options you can pick from.

Taking photos while underwater is a lot of fun. You'll be able to bathe the subject of your photograph with the colours and hues only found when taking shots in an aquatic environment.

Sometimes while on sightseeing or on a tour, you can only observe things from a distance. Which is why the zoom capability on this camera comes in handy in that situation.

From ants to zebras, a camera for nature's mosaic needs to have a great image sensor which is why the 6.17 x 4.55 mm (mm) that comes with this model works well for this scenario. It comes with a Continuous Shooting Mode allowing you to take successive shots rapidly. 

Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The 6.17 x 4.55 mm(mm) Image Sensor Size on this model play a big role in this. Also, the Ricoh WG-60 has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.

Other considerations

With the Ricoh WG-60, you can rest easy while out and about in the rain because this model comes fully water resistant.

Transferring your shots from your camera to another device is made even more convenient with the in-built Wi-FI capability of this camera.

Underwater photography is beautiful and you'll want a camera able to handle such wet conditions. Good thing the Ricoh WG-60 is waterproof up to a depth of 14 m metres.

The outdoors can get quite sandy depending on the environment you'll be taking pictures in. Which is why a camera like this is what you'll need as its been fully certified as dust-proof.


It comes in an unconventional package that stands out from the typical greys and blacks that are common with such devices.

Whether you want to blend in, or have a camera that doesn’t attract unwanted attention, the basic design of the WG-60 fits the bill.

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Technical Specifications

Ricoh WG-60 Black - 03827 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Dustproof Yes
Freezeproof Yes
Freezeproof Up To -10 °C
International Protection (IP) Code 68
Pressure Resistance Yes
Product Colour Black
Rainproof Yes
Splash Proof Yes
Waterproof Yes
Waterproof Up To 14 m
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Aperture Range (F-F) 3.5-5.5
Brightness Adjustment Yes
Camera File System DCF 2.0, DPOF, Exif 2.2, PRINT Image Matching III
Direct Printing Yes
Image Formats Supported JPEG
Multi Burst Mode Yes
Photo Effects 1
Scene Modes Beach, Children, Fireworks, Food, Landscape (scenery), Night, Night portrait, Pet, Snow, Sports, Underwater
Scene Modes Present Yes
Self-timer Delay 2, 3, 10 s
Shooting Modes Movie, Scene
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Manual, Shade
Built-in Flash Yes
Flash Modes Auto, Flash off, Flash on, Pre-flash
Flash Range (tele) 0.2 - 3.5 m
Flash Range (wide) 0.2 - 5.5 m
Pre-flash Yes
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Points 9
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection 1
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes Face detection, Multi Point Auto Focus, Spot Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance 0.01 m
Face Detection Yes
Focus TTL
Focus Adjustment Auto/Manual
Macro Focusing Range (tele) 0.1 - 0.6 m
Macro Focusing Range (wide) 0.1 - 0.6 m
Manual Focus Yes
Manual Focusing Range (tele) 0.01 - ∞ m
Manual Focusing Range (wide) 0.01 - ∞ m
Normal Focusing Range (tele) 0.5 - ∞ m
Normal Focusing Range (wide) 0.5 - ∞ m
Smile Detection Yes
Super Macro Focusing Range 0.01 - 0.3 m
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity 125, 6400, Auto
ISO Sensitivity (max) 6400
ISO Sensitivity (min) 125
Light Exposure Control Program AE
Light Exposure Correction ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Modes Auto, Manual
Light Metering Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot
Camera Shutter Type Electronic
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/4000 s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 4 s
Camcorder Media Type SD, SDHC, SDXC
HD Type Full HD
HD-Ready Yes
Live stream capable 1
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Resolution At Capture Speed [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
Supported Aspect Ratios 1:1, 4:3, 16:9
Video Formats Supported AVC, H.264, MPEG4
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Audio Formats Supported PCM, WAV
Audio System Mono
Built-in Microphone Yes
Lens System
Digital Zoom 7.2 x
Filter Size 46 mm
Focal Length Range (f-f) 5 - 25 mm
Lens Structure (elements/groups) 11/9
Maximum Aperture Number 6.6
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 140 mm
Minimum Aperture Number 3.5
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 28 mm
Optical Zoom 5 x
Compatible Memory Cards SD, SDHC, SDXC
Internal Memory 68
Built-in Display Yes
Display LCD
Display Aspect Ratio 16:9
Display Diagonal 2.7 "
Display Resolution (numeric) 230000 pixels
Image Sensor Size 1/2.3
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 6.17 x 4.55 mm
Megapixel 16 MP
Sensor Format Cropped
Sensor Type CMOS
Total Megapixels 16.76 MP
Other Features
Image Editing Crop, Resizing
Interval Recording 1
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Connector Type Micro
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity 1
USB Version 2.0
Battery Life (CIPA Standard) 300 shots
Battery Life (max) 4.33 h
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type D-LI92
Number Of Batteries Supported 1
Power Source Type Battery
Wi-Fi Yes
Packaging Content
Battery Charger Included Yes
Cables Included USB
Carrying Case Yes
Neck Strap Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 29.5 mm
Height 61.5 mm
Weight 173 g
Weight (including Battery) 193 g
Width 122.5 mm
System Requirements
Mac Operating Systems Supported Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, Mac OS X 10.12 Sierra, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Windows Operating Systems Supported Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8.1
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 4.608 x 3.4563.072 x 2.3042.592 x 1.9442.048 x 1.5361.024 x 768640 x 4803.456 x 3.4564.608 x 2.5923.072 x 1.7282.592 x 1.4641.920 x 1.080