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Fujifilm XP150 vs Ricoh WG-5 GPS

Portability
92
Imaging
38
Features
33
Overall
36
Fujifilm FinePix XP150 front
 
Ricoh WG-5 GPS front
Portability
90
Imaging
41
Features
44
Overall
42

Fujifilm XP150 vs Ricoh WG-5 GPS Key Specs

Fujifilm XP150
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 3200
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 28-140mm (F3.9-4.9) lens
  • 205g - 103 x 71 x 27mm
  • Introduced January 2012
Ricoh WG-5 GPS
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 125 - 6400
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 25-100mm (F2.0-4.9) lens
  • 236g - 125 x 65 x 32mm
  • Launched February 2015
  • Replaced the Ricoh WG-4 GPS
  • Newer Model is Ricoh WG-6
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Fujifilm XP150 vs Ricoh WG-5 GPS Overview

In this article, we are matching up the Fujifilm XP150 vs Ricoh WG-5 GPS, both Waterproof cameras by competitors FujiFilm and Ricoh. The image resolution of the Fujifilm XP150 (14MP) and the WG-5 GPS (16MP) is very comparable and they possess the same exact sensor measurements (1/2.3").

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The Fujifilm XP150 was revealed 4 years prior to the WG-5 GPS and that is a fairly big difference as far as camera technology is concerned. Both of the cameras offer the identical body type (Compact).

Before diving straight into a step-by-step comparison, below is a concise introduction of how the Fujifilm XP150 scores vs the WG-5 GPS when it comes to portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm XP150 over the Ricoh WG-5 GPS

 Fujifilm XP150 WG-5 GPS 

Reasons to pick Ricoh WG-5 GPS over the Fujifilm XP150

 WG-5 GPS Fujifilm XP150 
LaunchedFebruary 2015January 2012Fresher by 37 months
Focus manually Very precise focus
Display sizing3"2.7"Larger display (+0.3")
Display resolution460k230kSharper display (+230k dot)

Common features in the Fujifilm XP150 and Ricoh WG-5 GPS

 Fujifilm XP150 WG-5 GPS 
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Selfie screen Neither offers selfie screen
Touch display Neither offers Touch display

Fujifilm XP150 vs Ricoh WG-5 GPS Physical Comparison

If you are aiming to carry your camera frequently, you are going to need to consider its weight and dimensions. The Fujifilm XP150 offers physical measurements of 103mm x 71mm x 27mm (4.1" x 2.8" x 1.1") with a weight of 205 grams (0.45 lbs) whilst the Ricoh WG-5 GPS has dimensions of 125mm x 65mm x 32mm (4.9" x 2.6" x 1.3") and a weight of 236 grams (0.52 lbs).

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Remember that, the weight of an ILC will change dependant on the lens you are utilizing at that moment. Following is the front view size comparison of the Fujifilm XP150 versus the WG-5 GPS.

Fujifilm XP150 vs Ricoh WG-5 GPS size comparison

Using dimensions and weight, the portability score of the Fujifilm XP150 and WG-5 GPS is 92 and 90 respectively.

Fujifilm XP150 vs Ricoh WG-5 GPS top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm XP150 vs Ricoh WG-5 GPS Sensor Comparison

Sometimes, it's difficult to visualize the gap in sensor sizing simply by checking out specifications. The photograph underneath will help give you a greater sense of the sensor sizing in the Fujifilm XP150 and WG-5 GPS.

Plainly, both of these cameras offer the same exact sensor sizing but different resolution. You can expect to see the Ricoh WG-5 GPS to provide more detail because of its extra 2 Megapixels. Greater resolution will also make it easier to crop images a little more aggressively. The older Fujifilm XP150 will be disadvantaged in sensor tech.

Fujifilm XP150 vs Ricoh WG-5 GPS sensor size comparison

Fujifilm XP150 vs Ricoh WG-5 GPS Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm XP150 vs Ricoh WG-5 GPS Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm XP150 Portrait photography features
Ricoh WG-5 GPS Portrait photography features
29
megapixel count decent (14 megapixels)
lack of manual focus
no manual control
external flash not possible
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
41
you can focus manually
decent megapixels (16 megapixels)
includes face detect focusing
manual mode not possible
no external flash support
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW format
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Street Comparison

Fujifilm XP150 Street photography highlights
Ricoh WG-5 GPS Street photography highlights
61
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
weather proof
no moving screen
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
59
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
environment sealing
screen does not articulate
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW format
more heavy than average (236g)
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Sports Comparison

Sports photography with Fujifilm XP150
Sports photography with Ricoh WG-5 GPS
44
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
megapixel count decent (14 megapixels)
offers tracking autofocus
weather proof
very slow continuous shooting (3.0 fps)
no shutter priority
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
does not have phase detect AF
49
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
decent megapixels (16MP)
includes tracking focus
environment sealing
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
bad battery life (240 per charge)
lack of phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm XP150 Travel photography factors
Ricoh WG-5 GPS Travel photography factors
67
weather proof
megapixel count decent (14MP)
flash built-in
really wide (28mm)
missing Time Lapse recording
does not offer selfie friendly screen
sluggish max aperture (f3.9)
69
environment sealing
decent megapixels (16MP)
built-in flash
really wide (25mm)
very good maximum aperture (f2.0)
bad battery life (240 CIPA)
more heavy than average (236g)
screen isn't selfie friendly
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm XP150 Landscape photography info
Ricoh WG-5 GPS Landscape photography info
41
really wide (28mm)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
megapixel count decent (14MP)
weather proof
lack of manual focus
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
sluggish max aperture (f3.9)
screen is small (2.7")
no manual control
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
missing Time Lapse recording
54
you can focus manually
really wide (25mm)
very good maximum aperture (f2.0)
decent sized screen (3 inches)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
decent megapixels (16MP)
environment sealing
cannot swap lenses (fixed lens mount)
manual mode not possible
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW format
bad battery life (240 CIPA)
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm XP150 Vlogging details
Ricoh WG-5 GPS Vlogging details
32
really wide (28mm)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
high quality video (1920 x 1080 pxls)
sluggish max aperture (f3.9)
does not offer selfie friendly screen
missing external mic socket
34
really wide (25mm)
very good maximum aperture (f2.0)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
includes face detect focusing
high quality video (1920 x 1080 pxls)
screen isn't selfie friendly
missing microphone port
more heavy than average (236g)
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Fujifilm XP150 vs Ricoh WG-5 GPS Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm XP150 and Ricoh WG-5 GPS
 Fujifilm FinePix XP150Ricoh WG-5 GPS
General Information
Manufacturer FujiFilm Ricoh
Model Fujifilm FinePix XP150 Ricoh WG-5 GPS
Type Waterproof Waterproof
Introduced 2012-01-05 2015-02-10
Body design Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Sensor type CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 14 megapixel 16 megapixel
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3 and 16:9
Max resolution 4608 x 3072 4608 x 3456
Max native ISO 3200 6400
Lowest native ISO 100 125
RAW pictures
Autofocusing
Manual focus
AF touch
Continuous AF
Single AF
AF tracking
Selective AF
AF center weighted
AF multi area
AF live view
Face detection focusing
Contract detection focusing
Phase detection focusing
Number of focus points - 9
Cross focus points - -
Lens
Lens mounting type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 28-140mm (5.0x) 25-100mm (4.0x)
Maximal aperture f/3.9-4.9 f/2.0-4.9
Macro focus range 9cm 1cm
Focal length multiplier 5.8 5.8
Screen
Screen type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen size 2.7 inches 3 inches
Resolution of screen 230k dot 460k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch operation
Screen tech TFT color LCD monitor -
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder None None
Features
Minimum shutter speed 4 seconds 4 seconds
Fastest shutter speed 1/2000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Continuous shutter speed 3.0 frames per second 14.0 frames per second
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash range 3.10 m 10.40 m (at Auto ISO)
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync Auto, flash off, flash on, auto + redeye, on + redeye
Hot shoe
AE bracketing
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 (30fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps) 1920 x 1080 (30p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 30p)
Max video resolution 1920x1080 1920x1080
Video data format H.264, Motion JPEG MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless None None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS BuiltIn BuiltIn
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 205 gr (0.45 pounds) 236 gr (0.52 pounds)
Dimensions 103 x 71 x 27mm (4.1" x 2.8" x 1.1") 125 x 65 x 32mm (4.9" x 2.6" x 1.3")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 300 photographs 240 photographs
Battery form Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery model NP-50A D-LI92
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Auto release, Auto shutter (Dog, Cat), Couple, Portrait) Yes (2 or 10 secs)
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage SD/ SDHC/ SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC, internal
Storage slots 1 1
Launch cost $260 $500