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Ricoh Caplio G3

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 reviews of Ricoh Caplio G3. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People really like the usability and image quality. The price and performance also get good feedback, but opinions about the battery and shutter are different. Some have doubts about the focus and size.

performance, price, image quality, usability

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Ricoh Caplio G3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Stuart Miles (

Ricoh Caplio G3


Sharing the same name as one of the most popular Canon cameras, this Ricoh version isn't the all-powerful number that its namesake suggests. Instead the Caplio G3 is a entry level three mega pixel camera that offers a host of options and a very fast...

Very good images, fast shutter speed

Not high in the design stakes

What you have here is a camera that while not looking great on the outside does produce the goods on the inside. The shots are good, in fact very good for a 3 mega pixel camera and the Ricoh Caplio G3's shutter speed is very fast allowing you to...

Dec, 2003

Expert review by : Simon Eccles (

Caplio G3


The camera takes two AA batteries with an acceptable life between charges. A long-life rechargeable lithium battery with a claimed 350 'normal' shot capacity is optional, but wasn't supplied with the test camera. A mains adaptor is also optional

Expert review by : Alan Stafford (

Canon's Feature-Filled PowerShot G3


New model takes some of the best pictures of any digital camera.

Jan, 2003

Expert review by : Darren (digital photography blog)

Ricoh Pro G3 - GPS Ready Digital Camera


Ricoh have just announced their new GPS ready digital camera the Ricoh Pro G3. It has a 3.34MP sensor, 3x Optical Zoom, video shooting capabilities and is all bundled up in a reggedized casing. This is a camera that has been used by the US military in...

San Bernardino, CA -January 18, 2005 - Ricoh Corporation a leader in specialized digital imaging devices today launched the Pro G3. The Pro G3 is a high-resolution digital camera that embeds captured images with GPS coordinate information received from...

Jan, 2005

Expert review by : Alan Stafford (

Canon's feature-filled PowerShot G3


Is Canon late to the 5-megapixel party by releasing its swanky $2199 PowerShot G3 with the same 4-megapixel resolution as its predecessor, the PowerShot G2- Certainly resolution isn't the be-all and end-all for digital cameras, but it's an important...

The G3 also has a 4X optical zoom lens (up from 3X), a faster maximum shutter speed (1/2000 second versus 1/1000 second) and a more sophisticated flash system with nine different modes - you can even adjust the flash output manually. But fire the flash...

Mar, 2003

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