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Ricoh CX3

alaTest has collected and analyzed 67 reviews of Ricoh CX3. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People are impressed by the zoom and image quality. The usability and performance also get good feedback. Opinions about the flash and battery are different. Some have doubts about the viewfinder and shutter.

portability, performance, usability, image quality, zoom

price, shutter, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Ricoh CX3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Ricoh CX3

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Ricoh CX3 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the zoom and size. The glare and image quality also get good feedback, whereas comments about the flash and low light performance are mixed.

usability, image quality, glare, size, zoom

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Nov, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Ricoh CX3

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Ricoh CX3 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the performance.

performance

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Nov, 2019

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Ricoh CX3

 

Ricoh's high-performance zoom compact now comes with HD video

Impeccable build quality, Very fast, Very fast

Low quality 3200 ISO setting, No manual exposure controls, Occasional over-exposure

May, 2011

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Ricoh CX3 review

 

Ricoh's latest compact packs a new sensor promising low-light loveliness. Is it the ultimate ‘night out' compact?

A low-light maestro with plenty more besides, but may be a little too heavyweight for some

Mar, 2010

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Stuff magazine

 

Ricoh's latest compact packs a new sensor promising low-light loveliness. Is it the ultimate ‘night out' compact?

A low-light maestro with plenty more besides, but may be a little too heavyweight for some

Mar, 2010

Expert review by : Gavin Stoker (pocket-lint.com)

Ricoh CX3 compact camera

 

Ricoh might not make the coolest looking digital compacts - in fact, design wise, they're uniformly rather drab. But at least the manufacturer channels its efforts towards where it matters most, namely the cameras' image quality plus useful wide-angle...

Broad, creatively expansive focal range thanks to implementation of 10.7x optical zoom, excellent LCD visibility due to higher resolution screen that isn't normally found in its class

Priced at a slight premium for what it is, basically, a point and shoot camera, introduced very soon after the relatively identical CX2

So while the Ricoh CX3 may look prim, proper and just a little bit boring from the outside, start to strip away its layers and it turns into a bit of a tiger. Having such a big zoom and resulting broad focal range in a small-ish camera is a real boon,...

Feb, 2010

Expert review by : Ben Pitt (expertreviews.co.uk)

Ricoh CX3 review

 

The lens isn't as sharp as on other compact ultra-zoom cameras, and the high price means it's not particularly good value, either.

Jun, 2010

Expert review by : Andrew Harrison (techadvisor.co.uk)

Ricoh CX3 review

 

At 205g, the Ricoh CX3 is at the slightly weighty end of digital cameras that earn the compact name. And measuring 100x59x28mm, it's also a little fatter than the norm. But with a generous 10.7 optical zoom from the 28-300mm lens, and 10-megapixel...

The Ricoh CX3 is a solidly constructed digital compact with a powerful zoom and reliable imaging skills. It’s also relatively easy to operate, thanks to a good layout of sufficient hard buttons to get you to the essentials, while the LCD display and...

Apr, 2010

Expert review by : Amateur Photographer (amateurphotographer.co.uk)

Ricoh CX3 review

 

There is a lot to like about the CX3, such as its classic design, intelligent focusing and 10.7x optical zoom.Yet despite the impressive automatic exposure modes, I was frustrated by the lack of manual exposure controls.That said, the improvements in...

Apr, 2014

Expert review by : mfereday (gadgetspeak.com)

Ricoh CX3 Camera : Ricoh CX3

 

While not the first name you may think of regarding digital cameras, Ricoh has some interesting products such as the CX3 model.

Aimed at beginners, Scene Auto Mode attempts to take out the guess work and provide the user with a worry-free option. Generally this works quite well. Normal Scene Mode offers you a choice of 13 types of subject. You can select from options that...

Jan, 2011

Expert review by : Anthony Dhanendran (talktalk.co.uk)

Ricoh CX3

 

Sturdy but impressive stills camera Ricoh’s cameras tend to be on the bulky side, and the CX3 is no exception: compared with the slim, svelte models from other manufacturers, it’s built like a ...

Jun, 2010

Expert review by : Mark Goldstein (digicambuyer.co.uk)

Ricoh CX3

 

An innovative compact that is easy-to-use

The Ricoh CX3 is a likeable point-and-shoot pocket camera, which is also a great all-round performer. It'll be good as a DSLR backup or as a primary camera

May, 2010

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