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Ricoh WG-4 GPS vs Samsung PL200

Portability
90
Imaging
40
Features
43
Overall
41
Ricoh WG-4 GPS front
 
Samsung PL200 front
Portability
94
Imaging
37
Features
22
Overall
31

Ricoh WG-4 GPS vs Samsung PL200 Key Specs

Ricoh WG-4 GPS
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 125 - 6400
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 25-100mm (F2.0-4.9) lens
  • 235g - 124 x 64 x 33mm
  • Revealed February 2014
  • Successor is Ricoh WG-5 GPS
Samsung PL200
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 80 - 3200
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 31-217mm (F3.3-5.5) lens
  • 170g - 100 x 60 x 21mm
  • Announced July 2010
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Ricoh WG-4 GPS vs Samsung PL200 Overview

The following is a in-depth assessment of the Ricoh WG-4 GPS and Samsung PL200, former is a Waterproof while the latter is a Small Sensor Compact by manufacturers Ricoh and Samsung. The resolution of the WG-4 GPS (16MP) and the PL200 (14MP) is relatively well matched and both cameras provide the identical sensor dimensions (1/2.3").

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The WG-4 GPS was brought out 3 years after the PL200 which is quite a sizable difference as far as technology is concerned. Both the cameras feature the same body design (Compact).

Before diving straight to a in depth comparison, here is a brief highlight of how the WG-4 GPS matches up versus the PL200 in the way of portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Ricoh WG-4 GPS over the Samsung PL200

 WG-4 GPS PL200 
AnnouncedFebruary 2014July 2010Newer by 44 months
Manually focus More accurate focusing
Screen resolution460k230kCrisper screen (+230k dot)

Reasons to pick Samsung PL200 over the Ricoh WG-4 GPS

 PL200 WG-4 GPS 

Common features in the Ricoh WG-4 GPS and Samsung PL200

 WG-4 GPS PL200 
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Screen size3"3"Same screen sizing
Selfie screen No selfie screen
Touch friendly screen No Touch friendly screen

Ricoh WG-4 GPS vs Samsung PL200 Physical Comparison

When you are intending to travel with your camera, you're going to have to take into account its weight and size. The Ricoh WG-4 GPS has exterior measurements of 124mm x 64mm x 33mm (4.9" x 2.5" x 1.3") with a weight of 235 grams (0.52 lbs) whilst the Samsung PL200 has specifications of 100mm x 60mm x 21mm (3.9" x 2.4" x 0.8") with a weight of 170 grams (0.37 lbs).

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Take into consideration, the weight of an ILC will vary depending on the lens you are working with at that moment. The following is a front view scale comparison of the WG-4 GPS and the PL200.

Ricoh WG-4 GPS vs Samsung PL200 size comparison

Taking into consideration dimensions and weight, the portability grade of the WG-4 GPS and PL200 is 90 and 94 respectively.

Ricoh WG-4 GPS vs Samsung PL200 top view buttons comparison

Ricoh WG-4 GPS vs Samsung PL200 Sensor Comparison

Typically, it can be hard to see the gap between sensor dimensions simply by reading through specs. The pic underneath might give you a far better sense of the sensor measurements in the WG-4 GPS and PL200.

All in all, each of these cameras feature the identical sensor size albeit not the same resolution. You can count on the Ricoh WG-4 GPS to resolve greater detail having its extra 2 Megapixels. Higher resolution will help you crop pictures way more aggressively. The newer WG-4 GPS is going to have a benefit with regard to sensor tech.

Ricoh WG-4 GPS vs Samsung PL200 sensor size comparison

Ricoh WG-4 GPS vs Samsung PL200 Screen and ViewFinder

Ricoh WG-4 GPS vs Samsung PL200 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Ricoh WG-4 GPS Portrait photography highlights
Samsung PL200 Portrait photography highlights
41
manual focus
good MP (16MP)
comes with face detect focus
no manual exposure
external flash not possible
very small sensor (1/2.3")
has no RAW format
28
megapixel count decent (14MP)
no manual focus
manual exposure not possible
no external flash support
small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
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Street Comparison

Ricoh WG-4 GPS as a Street photography camera
Samsung PL200 as a Street photography camera
59
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
weather sealing
no articulating screen
very small sensor (1/2.3")
has no RAW format
heavier than others (235 grams)
57
has image stabilization (Optical)
screen is fixed
small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
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Sports Comparison

Ricoh WG-4 GPS Sports photography features
Samsung PL200 Sports photography features
45
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
good MP (16MP)
comes with tracking focus
weather sealing
continuous shooting slow (2.0 frames/s)
very small sensor (1/2.3")
not so great battery (240 CIPA)
has no phase detect auto focus
38
has image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count decent (14MP)
no shutter priority mode
small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Ricoh WG-4 GPS Travel photography factors
Samsung PL200 Travel photography factors
69
weather sealing
good MP (16MP)
flash built-in
quite wide (25mm)
fast max aperture (f2.0)
not so great battery (240 CIPA)
heavier than others (235g)
doesn't offer selfie friendly display
58
megapixel count decent (14 megapixels)
has built in flash
lack of Timelapse recording
does not have selfie friendly screen
wide angle not the best (31mm)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.3)
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Landscape Comparison

Ricoh WG-4 GPS Landscape photography information
Samsung PL200 Landscape photography information
54
manual focus
quite wide (25mm)
fast max aperture (f2.0)
screen is a good size (3 inch)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
good MP (16 megapixels)
weather sealing
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
no manual exposure
very small sensor (1/2.3")
has no RAW format
not so great battery (240 CIPA)
37
pretty good screen size (3 inches)
has image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count decent (14MP)
no manual focus
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not the best (31mm)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.3)
manual exposure not possible
small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
lack of Timelapse recording
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Vlogging Comparison

Ricoh WG-4 GPS Vlogging highlights
Samsung PL200 Vlogging highlights
34
quite wide (25mm)
fast max aperture (f2.0)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
comes with face detect focus
video res high (1920 x 1080 pixels)
doesn't offer selfie friendly display
lack of mic socket
heavier than others (235 grams)
25
has image stabilization (Optical)
wide angle not the best (31mm)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.3)
does not have selfie friendly screen
low video resolution (640 x 480 pxls)
lack of microphone port
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Ricoh WG-4 GPS vs Samsung PL200 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Ricoh WG-4 GPS and Samsung PL200
 Ricoh WG-4 GPSSamsung PL200
General Information
Brand Name Ricoh Samsung
Model type Ricoh WG-4 GPS Samsung PL200
Type Waterproof Small Sensor Compact
Revealed 2014-02-05 2010-07-21
Body design Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Sensor type BSI-CMOS CCD
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 16 megapixel 14 megapixel
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3 and 16:9 4:3 and 16:9
Peak resolution 4608 x 3456 4320 x 3240
Highest native ISO 6400 3200
Minimum native ISO 125 80
RAW data
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
Touch to focus
Continuous autofocus
Single autofocus
Autofocus tracking
Autofocus selectice
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Live view autofocus
Face detection focus
Contract detection focus
Phase detection focus
Total focus points 9 -
Cross type focus points - -
Lens
Lens support fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 25-100mm (4.0x) 31-217mm (7.0x)
Maximal aperture f/2.0-4.9 f/3.3-5.5
Macro focusing distance 1cm 5cm
Focal length multiplier 5.8 5.8
Screen
Range of screen Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen diagonal 3 inch 3 inch
Resolution of screen 460k dot 230k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch display
Screen tech TFT LCD -
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Min shutter speed 4 secs 8 secs
Max shutter speed 1/4000 secs 1/1500 secs
Continuous shutter speed 2.0 frames per second -
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance 10.00 m (Auto ISO) 4.60 m
Flash modes Auto, flash off, flash on, auto + redeye, on + redeye Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Fill-in, Slow sync
External flash
AE bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1920 x 1080 (30p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 30p) 800 x 592 (20 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 15 fps), 320 x 240 (60, 30 fps)
Highest video resolution 1920x1080 640x480
Video data format H.264 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 None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 235g (0.52 lb) 170g (0.37 lb)
Physical dimensions 124 x 64 x 33mm (4.9" x 2.5" x 1.3") 100 x 60 x 21mm (3.9" x 2.4" x 0.8")
DXO scores
DXO Overall 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 240 pictures -
Battery form Battery Pack -
Battery ID D-LI92 BP70A
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs) Yes
Time lapse feature
Storage media SD/SDHC/SDXC, internal SD/SDHC'/MMC, Internal
Storage slots One One
Launch pricing $210 $0