Ricoh CX1

MPN: 173274  |  EAN: 4961311851780  |  Model: CX1

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as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET





Choosist's Ratings

Ricoh CX1 - 173274 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Compact Cameras
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Home Videos
Just Right
Just Right
Everyday Life Photography
Just Right
Events Photography
Underwater Photography
Just Right
Landscape Photography
Just Right
Event Videos
Just Right
Regular Looks
Just Right
Camera Body with Lens
Just Right
Bluetooth Connectivity
Just Right

Kind of Camera

The compact camera is straightforward and does the job for a range of everyday photo shots. 

Photography Skillset

Keeping it simple - For someone who is not too bothered about technicalities, this Ricoh device works!

Video skill level

Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Ricoh CX1 video camera should be sufficient for your needs.


Video Scenarios

The Ricoh CX1, 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 CX1 is a great companion to have.

For the YouTubers - This is a good choice for your video recordings because in addition to it's excellent Image Sensor Size (6.17 x 4.56 mm mm), it comes with an in-built image stablizer that ensures your shots remain steady.

Photo Scenarios

As you go about your business each day, there are moments or situations that come up that you'll want to capture on camera. The Ricoh CX1 makes for a great partner for taking those everyday shots, whether planned or spontaneous. 

Its important to ensure the celebrant (or special guests) are in clear view in every photo taken. Keeping them in focus while they're moving about is one of the great features that comes with the CX1.

Whether its for living or non-living things, using the Ricoh CX1 for aquatic photos is a treat.

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.

To capture mother nature in her full beauty requires a good eye and a camera that can adequately handle landscape scenarios. This model from Ricoh is good fit as it's got the ability to focus on multiple parts of your picture frame.


It looks simple, capable and doesn't stand out in any particular way.

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Product Description

Looking for a slimline camera to meet your everyday photography needs? The Ricoh CX1 has your name all over it. With the CX1 in hand, rest assured that you're able to take high-resolution images in outstanding detail and clarity thanks to the 1/2.3"" 9.29MP CMOS sensor. Whether you find yourself shooting an active toddler or skater caught in mid-motion, you're always able to capture any fast-moving subjects with a continuous shooting rate of 4 frames per second. Between the 1/2000 second shutter speed, built-in flash and native sensitivity range that extends to ISO 1600, the CX1 has the tools to adapt to a multitude of different shooting environments. Best of all? These imaging capabilities are housed within a compact and slender form factor that can fit in your pocket or snugly in your bag. Weighing a mere 180g, the portable Ricoh CX1 is easy to carry around for extended periods of time.

Technical Specifications

Ricoh CX1 - 173274 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Camera Type Compact
Operating Temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °F
Product Colour Silver
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Aperture Range (F-F) 3.3-5.2
Image Formats Supported JPEG
Multi Burst Mode Yes
Scene Modes Portrait, Face, Sports, Night Portrait, Landscape, Nightscape, High Sensitivity, Zoom Macro, Skew Correction, Tex
Scene Modes Present Yes
Self-timer Delay 2 s
White Balance AUTO, Multi-Pattern AUTO, Outdoors, Cloudy, Incandescent, Incandescent 2, Fluorescent, Manual
Built-in Flash Yes
Flash Modes Flash off, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization
Flash Range (tele) 0.25 - 2 m
Flash Range (wide) 0.2 - 3 m
Auto Focus (AF) Lock Yes
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes flexible spot auto focus, multi point auto focus, spot auto focus
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide) 0.3 - ∞ m
Focus Adjustment Manual
Macro Focusing Range (tele) 0.25 - ∞ m
Macro Focusing Range (wide) 0.01 - ∞ m
Manual Focus Yes
Normal Focusing Range 0.3 - ∞ m
Normal Focusing Range (tele) 1 - ∞ m
Normal Focusing Range (wide) 0.3 - ∞ m
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity 80/100/200/400/800/1600
ISO Sensitivity (max) 1600
ISO Sensitivity (min) 80
Light Exposure Modes auto
Light Metering Centre-weighted, Spot
Manual Exposure Yes
Camera Shutter Speed 1/2000 - 8 s
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/2000 s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 8 s
Maximum Video Resolution 640 x 480 pixels
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 15 fps
Video Formats Supported AVI
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 320x240, 640x480 pixels
Lens System
Combined Zoom 34.1 x
Digital Zoom 4.8 x
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) 28 - 200 mm
Focal Length Range (f-f) 4.95 - 35.4 mm
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 200 mm
Minimum Aperture Number 3.3
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 28 mm
Optical Zoom 7.1 x
Compatible Memory Cards sd, sdhc
Internal Memory 88
Built-in Display Yes
Display LCD
Display Diagonal 3
Display Resolution (numeric) 920000 pixels
Video Capability Yes
Image Sensor Size 1/2.3
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 6.17 x 4.56 mm
Megapixel 9.29 MP
Sensor Type CMOS
Other Features
Data Compression JPEG
Image Editing resizing, trimming
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
Interface USB 2.0, AV Out 1.0Vp-p
USB 2.0 (Mini USB) Ports Quantity 1
USB 2.0 Connectors 1
USB Connector Mini-USB
USB Version 2.0
Battery Life (CIPA Standard) 270 shots
Battery Type DB-70
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 27.9 mm
Height 58.3 mm
Weight 180 g
Width 101.5 mm