Ricoh WG-6 Black

MPN: K-106494-02  |  EAN: 0609239295708  |  Model: WG-6

Price Information

$379.99

as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Ricoh WG-6 Black - K-106494-02 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Very Good
Intermediate Skill Level (Photo)
Just Right
Live Streaming
Just Right
Wildlife Photography
Just Right
Everyday Life Photography
Just Right
Event Videos
Just Right
Landscape Photography
Just Right
Events Photography
Just Right
Home Videos
Just Right
4K Videos
Just Right
Sports Photography
Just Right
Action & Adventure Videos
Very Good
POV (Point-of-view)
Outstanding
Underwater Photography
Just Right
Travel
Just Right
Time-lapse Videos
Just Right
Rainproof
Outstanding
Dust-proof
Just Right
Fun & Funky Looks
Just Right
Regular Looks
Just Right
Bluetooth Connectivity
Just Right
Action Camera
Outstanding

Photography Skillset

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

For those who are passionate about photography at a casual level but are prepared to make the occasional technical adjustments, the WG-6 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!

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-6, 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-6 is a great companion to have.

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

Ultra High Definition - you'll be able to capture immersive and highly detailed footage with this camera's 4K capability.

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-6 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-6 is an easy recommendation for this.

Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Ricoh WG-6 comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.

The thrilling action of sports is filled with magical moments that shouldn't be missed. Which is why by taking the WG-6 for those games, you'll have a camera that can effectively track subjects in frame while they are in motion.

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.

As you make trips around the world, every moment tells a story. For this, a good camera is crucial and the WG-6 is a great option for travel. It's got a combined zoom capability allowing you get a closer look at items that can't be reached easily.^506^*}

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. 

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

After investing in an electronic kit of this nature, water resistance will come to mind each time you take it outdoors. Good news is that this model from Ricoh can handle splashes of water with no issues.

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.

Style

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

When you're more concerned about what your camera does than how it looks, the WG-6 is a safe bet.

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Technical Specifications

Ricoh WG-6 Black - K-106494-02 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Dustproof Yes
International Protection (IP) Code 68
Product Colour Black
Rainproof Yes
Splash Proof Yes
Waterproof Yes
Camera
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Aperture Range (F-F) 3.5-5.5
Image Formats Supported JPEG
Photo Effects 1
Scene Modes Present Yes
Flash
Built-in Flash Yes
Focusing
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Points 9
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection 1
Face Detection Yes
Manual Focus Yes
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity (max) 6400
Shutter
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Video
4K Video Capable Yes
Camcorder Media Type SD, SDHC, SDXC
Live stream capable 1
Max FPS @4K 30
Maximum Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 pixels
Video Formats Supported H.264, MPEG4
Video Recording Yes
Audio
Audio System Mono
Built-in Microphone Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Lens System
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
Display
Built-in Display Yes
Sensor
Image Sensor Size 1/2.3
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 6.17 x 4.55 mm
Sensor Format Cropped
Sensor Type CMOS
Other Features
GPS (satellite) Yes
Interval Recording 1
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity 1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C Ports Quantity 1
Weight & Dimensions
Weight 219 g