Ricoh Imaging: Launch of the RICOH WG-4 and RICOH WG-4 GPS


RICOH lens, 9 elements in 7 groups (4 aspherical elements)

Focal Length
4.5 – 18mm

(in 35mm format equivalent)
Approx. 25 – 100mm

Maximum Aperture

Optical Zoom

Digital Zoom
Approx. 7.2x

Intelligent Zoom
Approx. 6x at 7M, approx. 28.8x at 640 (including optical zoom)

Motion Blur Reduction
Sensor-Shift-Type (SR : Shake Reduction), Dual (SR & Pixel Track SR),
High-sensitivity anti-shake mode (Digital SR)

Movie shake reduction mode (Movie SR)

9-point AF, Spot AF, Auto tracking AF

Focus Range
(From lens face)
Standard:0.4m – infinity / 1.31 ft. – infinity(entire zoom range)
Macro:0.1 – 0.5m / 0.33 – 1.64ft. (entire zoom range)
1cm Macro:0.01 – 0.3m / 0.03 – 0.98ft. (Mid-zoom to telephoto)
Infinity-landscape, Pan Focus, Manual Focus: available

Face detection
Face Detection AF&AE is available for all modes up to 32 faces. Smile Capture, Self-portrait Assist, Self-portrait Assist + Smile Capture, Blink Detection

Pet detection
Detect up to 1 pet’s face(auto)

Number of Effective pixels
Approx. 16 megapixels

Image Sensor
1/2.3″ CMOS

Number of Recorded pixels

1920, 1280

Sensitivity (Standard Output Sensitivity)
AUTO, Manual (ISO 125 – 6400)

White Balance
Auto, Daylight, Shade,Tungsten light, Fluorescent light(D:Daylight Color, N:Daylight White, W:White Light), Manual

3.0″ wide-LCD, Wide viewing angle, approx. 460K dots, AR Coating(LCD Cover only)

Exposure Control
Metering System
Multi-segment metering, Center-weighted metering, Spot AE metering

Exposure Compensation
±2EV(1/3EV steps)

Scene modes
Auto Picture, Program, Shutter Priority, USER, HDR, Handheld Night Snap, Movie, Digital Microscope, Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Interval Shot, Underwater, Underwater Movie, Interval Movie, High Speed Movie, Time-Lapse Movie, 1cm-Macro Movie, Digital SR, Surf & Snow, Kids, Pet, Sport, Night Scene, Night Scene Portrait, Fireworks, Food, Report, Green

Playback modes
Slidshow, Image Rotation, Small Face Filter, Ink Rubbing Filter, Collage, Digital Filter(B&W/Sepica, Toy Camera, Retro, Color, Extract Color, Color Emphasis, High Contrast, Starburst, Soft, Fish-eye, Brightness, Miniature), HDR Filter, Original Frame, Movie Edit, Red-eye Edit, Resize, Cropping, Image Copy, Protect, DPOF, Start-up Screen

Shutter Speed
1/4000 – 1/4sec.(Mechanical and electronic shutter)
1/2000 – 4 sec.(Shutter Priority, Night Scene)

Built-in flash
Flash-on and Flash-off modes. “Red-eye” compensation function employs a pre-discharge.

Flash Range
Wide:approx. 0.2 – 10.4m / 0.66 – 34 ft. (ISO Auto)
Tele:approx. 0.2 – 4.2m / 0.66 – 14 ft. (ISO Auto)

Drive Modes
One shot, Self-timer, Continuous Shooting, Burst Shooting, Remote Control, Auto Bracketing

Storage Media
Built-in memory (approx. 70 MB), SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card

Power Source

Rechargeable lithium-ion battery D-LI92, Optional AC adapter kit is also available

Battery life
Still*: approx. 240 shots (Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery)
Playback**: approx. 200 min. (Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery)

USB2.0(Hi-Speed): USB/AV terminal, HDMI terminal(Type D)

Video Output

Water proof / Dust proof
Equivalent to JIS Class 8 waterproof and JIS Class 6 dustproof capabilities.

Approx. 125(W) × 64.5(H) × 32(D)mm / 4.9(W) x 2.5(H) x 1.3(D) inches

With battery & SD card
RICOH WG-4 GPS: Approx. 236g / 8.3 oz. (loaded and ready)
RICOH WG-4: Approx. 229g / 8.1 oz. (loaded and ready)

RICOH WG-4 GPS: Approx. 216g / 7.6 oz.(without battery and SD memory card)
RICOH WG-4: Approx. 209g / 7.4 oz.(without battery and SD memory card)