The Ricoh PX is a rugged, waterproof compact camera. It combines a 16MP stabilized CCD sensor and 2.7" LCD with conventional camera styling. Despite its appearance, it can withstand a drop from up to 1.5m and being submerged to a depth of 3m for 60 minutes. Along with the camera, Ricoh has launched a range of silicone covers that help make the camera still-more durable.
|Max resolution||4608 x 3072|
|Effective pixels||16 megapixels|
|Sensor size||1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)|
|ISO||Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200|
|Focal length (equiv.)||28–140 mm|
|Max shutter speed||1/2000 sec|
|Storage types||SD/SDHC card, Internal|
|USB||USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)|
|Weight (inc. batteries)||156 g (0.34 lb / 5.50 oz)|
|Dimensions||100 x 55 x 21 mm (3.94 x 2.17 x 0.83″)|
The Ricoh PX is stylish and compact and, in key areas such as image quality and speed of operation, it holds its own with the competition. Its specs are middle-of-the-road for this class but it is is priced very competitively and, ultimately, represents great value considering its performance.
Good for: General everyday photography thanks to its small size, stylish design, and above-average image quality.
Not so good for: Low light shooting situations and video.