Ricoh CX1

MPN: 173284  |  EAN: 4961311851872  |  Model: CX1

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as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET





Choosist's Ratings

Ricoh CX1 - 173284 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
Just Right
Everyday Life Photography
Just Right
Events Photography
Just Right
Underwater Photography
Just Right
Landscape Photography
Just Right
Just Right
Event Videos
Just Right
Home Videos
Just Right
Regular Looks
Just Right
Camera Body with Lens
Just Right
Bluetooth Connectivity
Just Right

Kind of Camera

Compact cameras keeps things simple and is a good companion while capturing memories.

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

For those special occasions, this Ricoh camera is a great companion as you traverse the floor. It comes with an Image Stabilizer which helps maintain a steady shot while recording.

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

There are times when you just want to take simple but great photos of things around you without bothering too much about camera settings. For that purpose, the CX1 is a really good choice. 

Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Ricoh CX1 comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.

Sea-life is always breathtaking. With this camera from Ricoh, you can expect to produce vivid images that showcases the unique tone that are found with photographs taken underwater.

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

Equal parts versatile and mobile, the Ricoh CX1 is the flexible point-and-shoot camera that's always ready to capture life's unforgettable moments. The first thing you'll notice about the CX1 is the ultraslim body frame that's able to fit comfortably in your pocket. With a weight of just 180g, you'll appreciate the featherweight form whether you find yourself capturing heart-stopping landscapes or precious family moments. Elsewhere, a continuous shooting rate of 4 frames per second ensures that you're equipped to capture any fast-moving subjects. Not only do the 7x Optical Zoom and sophisticated Image Stabilization system work in tandem to ensure that you're able to capture everything from near and far, but that your footage is steady and free from any blurriness. Multi-target Auto Focus takes seven consecutive images with different focal distances, allowing you to choose the image that you prefer. When you want to frame your shots, view playback or navigate settings, the intuitive 3-inch LCD display is simple and easy-to-use, so you always end up with the results you're looking for.

Technical Specifications

Ricoh CX1 - 173284 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Camera Type Compact
Operating Temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °F
Product Colour Black
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Aperture Range (F-F) 3.3-5.2
Image Formats Supported JPEG
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 auto, Flash off, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam Yes
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes multi point auto focus, spot auto focus
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 -? (W), 1 -? (T) 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
Manual Exposure Yes
Camera Shutter Speed 1 - 1/2000 s
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/2000 s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 1 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
Digital Zoom 4.8 x
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) 28 - 200 mm
Focal Length Range (f-f) 4.95 - 35.4 mm
Lens Structure (elements/groups) 10/7
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
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
Interface USB 2.0, AV out
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
Number Of Batteries Supported 1
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 27.9 mm
Height 58.3 mm
Weight 180 g
Width 101.5 mm