Ricoh CX1

Announced Feb 19, 2009 •
9 megapixels | 3 screen | 28 – 200 mm (7.1×)
dweaver1
 
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The camera records very good images for a compact... It has some very good features - image stabilisation, level sensor & High Dynamic Range (more of this under 'problems....') Problems: The only feature I miss (slightly) is a viewfinder - but the superb 'hi-res' screen is very good BUT I got this camera primarily for HDR (this is the biggest problem with 'compacts' in my opinion) & it is poor.... Even on the highest setting, it's effect is small...

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Stephen Kovac Jr
 
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The Ricoh CX1 is a well build camera. It fits nicely in my hands. In the DR mode, the images came out very good without any post processing done to them. I shot 211 images and the battery still shown that it was fully charge. In low light situation, the images came out looking good, not perfect, but real good. I took several low light shots at 1/10 sec and the image look good with the naked eye. I find that the lens zoom too fast for me. I need to practice to zoom a little slower. I keep ...

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Stephen Kovac Jr
 
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The Ricoh CX1 is a well build camera. It fits nicely in my hands. In the DR mode, the images came out very good without any post processing done to them. I shot 211 images and the battery still shown that it was fully charge. In low light situation, the images came out looking good, not perfect, but real good. I took several low light shots at 1/10 sec and the image look good with the naked eye. I find that the lens zoom too fast for me. I need to practice to zoom a little slower. I keep ...

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