LCD and Viewfinder
Ricoh WG-M1 has a Fixed Type 1.5″ LCD screen with a resolution of 115k dots. At only 1.5″, the screen is on the smaller side and 115kdot resolution is lower than most of the recent models in this class.
WG-M1 doesn't have a viewfinder and no option for external viewfinder. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Compact camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Nikon Coolpix P7800 (Compare) or Fujifilm X30 (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Ricoh WG-M1 can shoot continuously at max speed of 10.0 fps and has max shutter speed of .
Ricoh WG-M1 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system.
With Ricoh WG-M1, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 30p fps and save in and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Ricoh WG-M1 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.
WG-M1 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker.
Ricoh WG-M1 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Compact camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Nikon Coolpix P7800 or Fujifilm X30 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Thanks to the built-in wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity feature, Ricoh WG-M1 lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.
You can connect WG-M1 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Ricoh WG-M1 is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 350 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Compact type cameras is 254 shots, Ricoh WG-M1 has a good battery life for its class.
Battery Life Comparison in Waterproof Cameras
Olympus TG-4 with its 380shots is the model with longest battery life among Waterproof cameras. Check the comparison of Ricoh WG-M1 vs Olympus TG-4 or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Ricoh WG-M1 Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Ricoh WG-M1 is $1,999.95