Ricoh R10 Review

Review Date: October 20th 2008
Author: Mark Goldstein

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Page 1
Introduction / Ease of Use
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Image Quality
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Sample Images
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Design
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Specifications
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Conclusion

Specifications

No. of Effective Pixels Approximately 10 million pixels
Image Sensor 1/2.3-inch CCD (total pixels: approx. 10.30 million pixels)
Lens Focal length f= 4.95 - 35.4 mm ( 35mm film equivalent focal length 28 to 200mm. With Step Zoom set, the following 7 fixed focal lengths possible: 28mm, 35mm, 50mm, 85mm, 105mm, 135mm, and 200mm.)
F-aperture F3.3 (Wide) - F5.2 (Telephoto)
Shooting
Distance
Normal shooting: Approx. 30cm to infinity (wide-angle), approx. 1.0m to infinity (telephoto) (from the front of the lens)
Macro shooting: Approx. 1cm to infinity (wide-angle), approx. 25cm to infinity (telephoto) (from the front of the lens)
Zoom Magnification Optical zoom: 7.1 times (35 mm equivalent focal length 28 to 200 mm), Digital zoom: 4.8 times, up to 34.1 times (960 mm equivalent) in combination with optical zoom Auto resize zoom:
5.7 times*1, up to 40.7 times (1140mm equivalent) in combination with optical zoom
Focus Modes Multi AF (CCD method), Spot AF (CCD method) , Manual Focus, Snap, Infinity (focus lock, AF auxiliary light)
Motion Blur Reduction CCD shift method image stabilizer
Shutter Speed*2 Still image 8, 4, 2, 1 - 1/2000 sec.
Movie 1/30 to 1/2000 sec.
Exposure Adjustment Exposure
Metering Mode
Multi Light Metering (256 segments), Center Weighted Light Metering, Spot Metering(TTL-CCD metering)
Exposure
Mode
Program AE
Exposure
Compensation
Manual Exposure Compensation (-2.0EV to +2.0 EV in 1/3 EV steps),Auto Bracket Function (-0.5EV, 0, +0.5EV)
ISO Sensitivity (Standard Output Sensitivity) AUTO, AUTO-HI, ISO80 / ISO100 / ISO200 / ISO400 / ISO800 / ISO1600
White Balance Mode AUTO / Outdoors / Cloudy / Incandescent / Incandescent 2 / Fluorescent / Manual, White Balance Bracket Function
Flash Built-in Flash Mode Auto (during low light and when subject is backlit), Red-eye Flash, Flash On, Flash synchro, Flash Off
Built-in Flash Range Approx. 20cm to 3.0m(wide-angle), approx. 25cm to 2.0m(telephoto)(ISO Auto/ISO400, from the front of the lens)
Picture Display 3.0-inch Transparent Amorphous Silicon TFT LCD (approx. 460,000 dots)
Shooting Mode Auto Shooting Mode / Easy Shooting Mode / Scene Modes (Portrait / Face / Sports / Landscape / Nightscape / Night Portrait / High Sensitivity / Zoom Macro / Skew Correction / Text), My Settings Mode / Movie Mode
Picture Quality Mode *3 F(Fine) / N(Normal)
Number of Recorded Pixels Still image [4 : 3] 3648 x 2736, 3264 x 2448, 2592 x 1944, 2048 x 1536, 1280 x 960, 640 x 480
[3 : 2] 3648 x 2432
[1 : 1] 2736 x 2736
Movie 640 x 480, 320 x 240
Text 3648 x 2736, 2048 x 1536
Recording Media SD memory card (32, 64, 128, 256, 512 MB, 1GB, 2GB), SDHC memory card (4GB, 8GB, 16GB), Internal memory (approx. 54MB)
Recording File Format Still Image JPEG(Exif ver2.21)*4
Text JPEG(Exif ver2.21)*4
Movie AVI (Open DML Motion JPEG format compliant)
Other Major Shooting Functions Cont / S-Cont / M-Cont, Self-Timer (operation time: approx. 10 sec. / 2 sec. / custom self-timer), Interval Timer (Shooting interval: 5 sec. to 3 hours (5 sec. steps)*5, Color Bracket function, Fix Min. Aperture, AE/AF Target Shift, Record Dual Size, Histogram, Grid Guide, Electronic Level
Other Major Playback Functions Grid View, Enlarged Display (maximum 16x), Resize, Level Compensation, White Balance Compensation, Trim, Flag
Interface USB 2.0 mini-B, High-Speed USB, Mass storage compatible*6 Audio Out / Video Out
Video Signal Formats NTSC, PAL switchable
Power Source Rechargeable Battery (DB-70) x 1,
Battery Consumption *7 Based on CIPA Standard: Using the DB-70, approx. 300 pictures (When LCD Auto Dim is on*8)
Dimensions 102.0 mm (W) x 58.3 mm (H) x 26.1 mm (D), excluding projecting parts
Weight Approx. 168g (excluding battery, SD memory card, strap), Accessories. approx. 23g (battery, strap)
Operating Temperature 0C - 40C
   
Page 1
Introduction / Ease of Use
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Image Quality
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Sample Images
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Design
Page 5
Specifications
Page 6
Conclusion

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