Ricoh WG-30W Orange

MPN: WG-30W  |  EAN: 4549212287633  |  Model: WG-30W

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as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET





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Ricoh WG-30W Orange - WG-30W Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Compact Cameras
Just Right
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Time-lapse Videos
Just Right
Everyday Life Photography
Just Right
Events Photography
Just Right
Wildlife Photography
Just Right
Sports Photography
Just Right
Live Streaming
Just Right
Landscape Photography
Just Right
Underwater Photography
Just Right
Event Videos
Just Right
High FPS Videos
Just Right
Just Right
Home Videos
Just Right
Action & Adventure Videos
Very Good
Just Right
WiFi Connectivity
Just Right
Fun & Funky Looks
Just Right
Bluetooth Connectivity
Just Right
High Speed Cable Connectivity
Just Right
Camera Body with Lens
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

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


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-30W, is a very competent option when it comes to recording occasions and related activities. 

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-30W is a great companion to have.

Capture the thrills - Your escapades can be captured in multiple angles you would have skipped on with delicate cameras. This camera from Ricoh has a good level of impact and splash protection for your needs.

Other Video needs

If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 60 FPS at 1080p resolutions.

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

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 WG-30W 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 WG-30W.

The thrilling action of sports is filled with magical moments that shouldn't be missed. Which is why by taking the WG-30W for those games, you'll have a camera that can effectively track subjects in frame while they are in motion.

Whether its for living or non-living things, using the Ricoh WG-30W for aquatic photos is a treat.

Whether on holiday or exploring new places, this camera from Ricoh is a great choice. Taking photos of what's around you - near and far - with the WG-30W is a breeze.

In scenarios where animals are darting about, the burst mode on this camera comes in handy as well as it's Tracking Focus capability. The combination of these features and the 5.760 x 4.290 mm (mm) Image Sensor on this camera, provides you with a device that suits your wildlife photography needs - whether tranquil or dramatic.

If you've got requirements to take photos of a variety of landscapes, then the presence of multiple scene modes on a camera is helpful in order to setup quickly and start shooting. This model from Ricoh has got this capability making it a suitable option for your needs. In addition, this model has the ability to select what parts of your frame you would like to focus on before you take the shot.

Other considerations

During wet weather, not all cameras can cope with the odd splash or two. Fortunately, this device from Ricoh is sufficiently resistant to water to protect it from rain and drizzles.

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

Since this camera is certified as dust-proof, it does gives it at an added advantage over regular cameras. This way you can be rest assured the WG-30W will cater for your outdoor needs.


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

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Product Description

Designed with durability and performance in mind, the Ricoh WG-30W is the perfect companion for your endless list of adventures. Coming with a standout orange and black design, the WG-30W is more than just stylish, it's also resistant to dust, shocks, freezing and water. This rugged casing is durable enough to take through all your daring moments yet also compact enough to fit in your pocket. When it comes to quality, the WG-30W is led by a 1/2.3"" 16MP CMOS sensor that delivers high-resolution photos with a maximum resolution of 4608 x 3456. This compact camera doesn't skip a beat when it comes to video either. It's able to record in Full HD 1080p at 60 frames per second for supersmooth clips of your greatest moments. Elsewhere, the 5x Optical Zoom is a handy feature that allows you to capture everything-whether you're near or far. Between stunning landscape shots and thrill-seeking jumps, the WiFi connectivity makes it easy to share those breathtaking photos and videos with friends and family at the touch of a button.

Technical Specifications

Ricoh WG-30W Orange - WG-30W Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Camera Type Compact camera
Crash Proof Yes
Dustproof Yes
Freezeproof Yes
International Protection (IP) Code 68
Operating Temperature (T-T) -10 - 40 °F
Product Colour Orange
Rainproof Yes
Waterproof Yes
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Aperture Range (F-F) 3.5-5.5
Camera File System DCF 2.0, Exif 2.3, PRINT Image Matching III
Image Formats Supported JPG
Languages Support Multi
Photo Effects 1
Scene Modes Backlight, Candlelight, Children, Fireworks, Flower, Food, Night, Night landscape, Night portrait, Pet, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset, Surf, Underwater, Landscape (scenery)
Scene Modes Present Yes
Self-timer Delay 2, 10 s
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Fluorescent, Manual, Shade, Tungsten
Built-in Flash Yes
Flash Modes Flash off, Flash on, Red-eye reduction
Flash Range (tele) 0.2 - 2.5 m
Flash Range (wide) 0.2 - 3.9 m
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Points 9
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes Face detection, Spot Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance 0.01 m
Face Detection Yes
Focus TTL
Focus Adjustment Auto/Manual
Manual Focus Yes
Normal Focusing Range 0.5 - ∞ m
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, Auto
ISO Sensitivity (max) 6400
ISO Sensitivity (min) 125
Light Exposure Correction ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Modes Auto
Light Metering Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot
Camera Shutter Type Electronic, Mechanical
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/2000 s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 4 s
Camcorder Media Type SD, SDHC, SDXC
HD Type Full HD
Live stream capable 1
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 60 fps
Video Formats Supported AVC, H.264, MPEG4
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Audio Formats Supported WAV
Audio Noise Reduction Yes
Built-in Microphone Yes
Voice Recording Yes
Lens System
Digital Zoom 7.2 x
Focal Length Range (f-f) 5 - 25 mm
Lens Structure (elements/groups) 11/9
Maximum Aperture Number 5.5
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 Eye-Fi, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Internal Memory 68
Built-in Display Yes
Display TFT
Display Diagonal 2.7
Display Resolution (numeric) 230000 pixels
Image Sensor Size 1/2.3
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 5.760 x 4.290 mm
Megapixel 16 MP
Sensor Format Cropped
Sensor Type CMOS
Other Features
Interval Recording 1
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Connector Type Micro
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
High Speed Port present Yes
USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity 1
USB Connector Micro-USB B
USB Version 2.0
Battery Life (CIPA Standard) 300 shots
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type D-LI92
Power Source Type Battery, USB
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Standards b/g/n
Packaging Content
Battery Charger Included Yes
Cables Included USB
Hand Strap Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 29.6 mm
Height 61.5 mm
Weight 174 g
Weight (including Battery) 192 g
Width 122.5 mm
System Requirements
Mac Operating Systems Supported Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Windows Operating Systems Supported Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Window
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 4608 x 3456, 3456 x 3456, 4608 x 2592, 3072 x 2304, 3072 x 1728, 2592 x 1944, 2592 x 1464, 2048 x 1536, 1920 x 1080, 1024 x 768, 640 x 480
Memory Slots 1