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Ricoh Caplio GX

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the portability and lens. The design and usability are also appreciated. Many are less positive about the shutter. There are some mixed opinions about the image quality.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Ricoh Caplio GX is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Mark Goldstein (pocket-lint.com)

Ricoh Caplio GX

 

Launched at the start of May 2004, the Ricoh Caplio GX is the new flagship model in the Ricoh digital camera range. The Ricoh Caplio GX has gained a lot of attention because of its unique combination of a 5-megapixel CCD sensor, wide-angle 28mm lens,...

28-85mm wide lens, speedy operation, handles well

Poor image-quality, limited aperture/shutter speed settings, dull colours

The Ricoh Caplio GX builds on the strengths of the Ricoh Caplio RX, G4 and G4wide models, resulting in a camera that is exceptionally easy to use and which instantly feels "right". The 28-85mm wide lens makes it stand out from the crowd of digital...

Aug, 2004

Expert review by (macworld.co.uk)

Ricoh Caplio GX

 

Ricoh might not be the first manufacturer to spring to mind when looking to invest in or upgrade your digital camera, but it's been producing consistently innovative Caplio models for a few years now.

The Ricoh Caplio GX has ambitions beyond point-&-shoots typically found in this price bracket, and its wide-angle capability is an added bonus if you want to experiment with creative effects or enjoy shooting landscapes or group shots. So if you’re...

Jan, 2005

Expert review by (itreviews.co.uk)

Ricoh - Caplio GX

 

Ricoh is not one of the best-known digital camera makers, but it has released several effective and novel models and now has a considerable range, from fun compact cameras to high resolution semi-pro tools. The Caplio ...

The Caplio GX has two winning features - a 5.1-megapixel CCD array and a 1.3-second, fast response shutter. To keep the price down, though, a number of essentials have been relegated to optional extras.

Jul, 2004

Expert review by : Ian Burley (dpnow.com)

Ricoh Caplio GX

 

28mm equivalent wide angle zoom, flash hot shoe, fast shutter response (claimed), very close focus capability, wide ISO range

The camera is nice to use and to hold. OK, there are some irritations, like the flash system charging lock-out and the occasional reticence to shoot when ordered, but overall ¨C the Caplio GX is a camera that looks and feels like it should take great...

Jul, 2004

Expert review by (dcmag.co.uk)

Ricoh Caplio GX

 

The Caplio GX is simple enough for complete novices, but also has a range of features to keep enthusiasts happy. Its let down by a lack of extras and a light meter that struggles in some conditions. However, it delivers above-average p

Expert review by : Good Gear Guide.au (goodgearguide.com.au)

Expert Review

 

A very interesting take on the standard point-and-shoot camera.

Uncompressed image capture, bright LCD, time lapse shooting

Huge lag to write uncompressed shots, only 6 scene modes

Jul, 2006

Expert review by : Steve's Digicams (steves-digicams.com)

Ricoh Caplio GX

 

Physical Views The Caplio GX compared to a standard CD disc. The Caplio GX compared to the Kodak LS753 . Continue on to Page Two Caplio GX Specifications CCD 1/1.8-inch primary-color CCD Effective 5.13 million pixels (5.25 million square pixels)...

Sep, 2004

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Expert review by (letsgodigital.org)

Ricoh Caplio GX review

 

Beginning of May 2004 Ricoh made the step into the 5 Megapixel class. According to the many reactions on the Internet, the introduction of the Ricoh Caplio GX was warmly welcomed. The introduction of the new series of digital cameras like the Caplio...

Expert review by (photographyblog.com)

Ricoh Caplio GX Review

 

The Caplio GX has a suggested UK RRP of £279.99 inc. VAT

The Ricoh Caplio GX builds on the strengths of the Ricoh Caplio RX, G4 and G4wide models, resulting in a camera that is exceptionally easy to use and which instantly feels "right". The 28-85mm...

Jul, 2004

Expert review by (photoreview.com.au)

Ricoh Caplio GX

 

Test shots were colour accurate with moderate saturation and contrast. Noise was negligible at ISO 100 and remained quite low up to ISO 400, becoming noticeable only at ISO 1600. Close-up capabilities were impressive and flash coverage was adequate....

Negligible capture lag ; Excellent close-up capabilities ; Well-balanced flash ; Several battery options (incl. AA)

Some colour fringing in contrasty shots ; Poor auto white balance in incandescent light [BG05

Test shots were colour accurate with moderate saturation and contrast. Noise was negligible at ISO 100 and remained quite low up to ISO 400, becoming noticeable only at ISO 1600. Close-up capabilities were impressive and flash coverage was adequate....

Oct, 2004
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