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Casio EX-ZR800 vs Ricoh CX6

Portability
91
Imaging
40
Features
55
Overall
46
Casio Exilim EX-ZR800 front
 
Ricoh CX6 front
Portability
92
Imaging
34
Features
38
Overall
35

Casio EX-ZR800 vs Ricoh CX6 Key Specs

Casio EX-ZR800
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 80 - 3200
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 25-450mm (F3.5-5.9) lens
  • 222g - 108 x 60 x 31mm
  • Announced August 2013
Ricoh CX6
(Full Review)
  • 10MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 3200
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 28-300mm (F3.5-5.6) lens
  • 201g - 104 x 59 x 29mm
  • Released November 2011
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Casio EX-ZR800 vs Ricoh CX6 Overview

On this page, we will be reviewing the Casio EX-ZR800 and Ricoh CX6, both Small Sensor Superzoom digital cameras by companies Casio and Ricoh. There is a sizeable difference between the image resolutions of the EX-ZR800 (16MP) and CX6 (10MP) but both cameras have the same sensor size (1/2.3").

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The EX-ZR800 was unveiled 22 months after the CX6 which makes them a generation away from each other. Each of the cameras have the same body design (Compact).

Before we go right into a comprehensive comparison, here is a quick summary of how the EX-ZR800 grades vs the CX6 when it comes to portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Casio EX-ZR800 over the Ricoh CX6

 EX-ZR800 CX6 
ReleasedAugust 2013November 2011Newer by 22 months

Reasons to pick Ricoh CX6 over the Casio EX-ZR800

 CX6 EX-ZR800 
Screen resolution1230k922kSharper screen (+308k dot)

Common features in the Casio EX-ZR800 and Ricoh CX6

 EX-ZR800 CX6 
Manual focus More exact focus
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Screen dimensions3"3"Equal screen size
Selfie screen No selfie screen
Touch screen Neither offers Touch screen

Casio EX-ZR800 vs Ricoh CX6 Physical Comparison

For anybody who is intending to travel with your camera frequently, you're going to have to think about its weight and volume. The Casio EX-ZR800 offers exterior measurements of 108mm x 60mm x 31mm (4.3" x 2.4" x 1.2") with a weight of 222 grams (0.49 lbs) whilst the Ricoh CX6 has sizing of 104mm x 59mm x 29mm (4.1" x 2.3" x 1.1") with a weight of 201 grams (0.44 lbs).

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Don't forget, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will vary dependant on the lens you are utilising at that moment. Here is a front view over all size comparison of the EX-ZR800 vs the CX6.

Casio EX-ZR800 vs Ricoh CX6 size comparison

Using size and weight, the portability rating of the EX-ZR800 and CX6 is 91 and 92 respectively.

Casio EX-ZR800 vs Ricoh CX6 top view buttons comparison

Casio EX-ZR800 vs Ricoh CX6 Sensor Comparison

Oftentimes, it is hard to envision the contrast between sensor dimensions only by going over technical specs. The picture here should provide you a more clear sense of the sensor sizing in the EX-ZR800 and CX6.

As you have seen, both of those cameras provide the same sensor dimensions albeit not the same MP. You should count on the Casio EX-ZR800 to offer more detail having an extra 6 Megapixels. Higher resolution will allow you to crop shots more aggressively. The more modern EX-ZR800 will have an advantage in sensor innovation.

Casio EX-ZR800 vs Ricoh CX6 sensor size comparison

Casio EX-ZR800 vs Ricoh CX6 Screen and ViewFinder

Casio EX-ZR800 vs Ricoh CX6 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
Photography Glossary

Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Casio EX-ZR800 Portrait photography factors
Ricoh CX6 Portrait photography factors
44
has manual focus
good MP (16MP)
has face detection autofocus
no external flash support
small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have RAW format
28
focusing manually
cannot use external flash
megapixel count low (10MP)
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
has no RAW format
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Casio EX-ZR800
Street photography with Ricoh CX6
61
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
lighter than competitors (222g)
no articulating screen
small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have RAW format
61
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
lighter than average in class (201g)
no articulating screen
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
has no RAW format
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Sports Comparison

Casio EX-ZR800 Sports photography factors
Ricoh CX6 Sports photography factors
51
incredible zoom range (25-450mm 18.0 x zoom)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
good MP (16 megapixels)
has tracking autofocus
better than average battery (470 shots)
very slow continuous shooting (3.0 fps)
small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have phase detect autofocus
27
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
continuous shooting slow (5.0 frames per second)
megapixel count low (10MP)
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
has no phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Casio EX-ZR800 Travel photography information
Ricoh CX6 Travel photography information
74
better than average battery (470 shots)
lighter than competitors (222 grams)
good MP (16 megapixels)
flash built-in
decently wide (25mm)
long zoom (450mm)
doesn't have selfie friendly display
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.5)
66
lighter than average in class (201 grams)
has built in flash
relatively wide (28mm)
very long reach (300mm)
megapixel count low (10MP)
doesn't offer selfie friendly display
slow maximum aperture (f3.5)
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Landscape Comparison

Landscape photography with Casio EX-ZR800
Landscape photography with Ricoh CX6
55
has manual focus
decently wide (25mm)
nice screen size (3")
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
good MP (16MP)
better than average battery (470 shots)
cannot swap lens (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.5)
small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have RAW format
45
focusing manually
relatively wide (28mm)
nice screen size (3 inch)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
slow maximum aperture (f3.5)
megapixel count low (10 megapixels)
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
has no RAW format
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Vlogging Comparison

Casio EX-ZR800 Vlogging info
Ricoh CX6 Vlogging info
34
decently wide (25mm)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
has face detection autofocus
video resolution high (1920 x 1080 resolution)
lighter than competitors (222g)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.5)
doesn't have selfie friendly display
lack of external mic jack
30
relatively wide (28mm)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
lighter than average in class (201g)
slow maximum aperture (f3.5)
doesn't offer selfie friendly display
low video resolution (1280 x 720 pxls)
missing mic support
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Casio EX-ZR800 vs Ricoh CX6 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Casio EX-ZR800 and Ricoh CX6
 Casio Exilim EX-ZR800Ricoh CX6
General Information
Brand Name Casio Ricoh
Model type Casio Exilim EX-ZR800 Ricoh CX6
Category Small Sensor Superzoom Small Sensor Superzoom
Announced 2013-08-07 2011-11-15
Physical type Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Processor Chip EXILIM Engine HS 3 Smooth Imaging Engine IV
Sensor type CMOS CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 16 megapixels 10 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3 and 3:2
Full resolution 4608 x 3456 3648 x 2736
Max native ISO 3200 3200
Min native ISO 80 100
RAW images
Autofocusing
Focus manually
AF touch
Continuous AF
Single AF
AF tracking
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detect focusing
Contract detect focusing
Phase detect focusing
Cross type focus points - -
Lens
Lens support fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 25-450mm (18.0x) 28-300mm (10.7x)
Maximum aperture f/3.5-5.9 f/3.5-5.6
Macro focusing distance 4cm 1cm
Focal length multiplier 5.8 5.8
Screen
Display type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display size 3 inches 3 inches
Display resolution 922k dots 1,230k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch functionality
Display technology Super Clear TFT color LCD Sony WhiteMagic VGA LCD
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Slowest shutter speed 4 secs 8 secs
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 secs 1/2000 secs
Continuous shooting rate 3.0 frames per second 5.0 frames per second
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Set WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance 4.70 m 4.00 m
Flash settings Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
Hot shoe
AEB
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Video resolutions 1920 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30,20,15 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 120 fps), 512 x 384 (30, 240 fps), 224 x 160 (480 fps), 224 x 64 (1000 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30fps)
Max video resolution 1920x1080 1280x720
Video file format MPEG-4, H.264 Motion JPEG
Mic support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless None Eye-Fi Connected
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 222 grams (0.49 lbs) 201 grams (0.44 lbs)
Physical dimensions 108 x 60 x 31mm (4.3" x 2.4" x 1.2") 104 x 59 x 29mm (4.1" x 2.3" x 1.1")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 470 pictures -
Battery style Battery Pack -
Battery ID NP-130 DB-100
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 seconds, custom) Yes (2, 10 or Custom)
Time lapse feature
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC card, Internal
Card slots One One
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