Nikon AW120 vs. Ricoh WG-20

The Nikon coolpix AW 120 features excellent core specification when compared to newly announced Ricoh WG-20, find out your answer below.

The Nikon COOLPIX AW120 features 16MP 1/2.3″ CMOS Sensor and Full HD 1080p Video with Stereo Sound on the other hand Ricoh WG-20 features 14MP 1/2.3″ CCD Sensor and HD 720p@30fps Video Capture, take a look at the Major Specification Below.

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Nikon COOLPIX AW120 Major Features

  • 16MP 1/2.3″ CMOS Sensor
  • NIKKOR 24-120mm f/2.8 Lens (35mm Equiv)
  • 5x Optical Zoom, 3″ 921k-dot OLED Screen
  • Full HD 1080p Video with Stereo Sound
  • Depth Rating: 59′
  • Shock-Proof: 6.6′ Freeze-proof: 14°F
  • Hybrid Vibration Reduction
  • Built-in Wi-Fi, GPS, Electronic Compass
  • Remote Control via Smartphone or Tablet
  • Bundled Nikon View NX2 Software

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Ricoh WG-20 Major Features

  • 14MP 1/2.3″ CCD Sensor
  • 5x Optical Zoom, 2.7″ TFT LCD
  • F3.5 aperture range
  • ISO rang 80-6400
  • Shutter 4 sec 1/1500 sec
  • Shooting Speed 1fps
  • HD 720p@30fps

Major Difference

Nikon COOLPIX AW120 vs. Ricoh WG-20 Specification Comparison Table.

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Tough Test

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Megapixel: With Nikon COOLPIX AW120 you get more megapixels, don’t fall in Megapixel Marketing Myth because more megapixel DONOT increase image quality, but more megapixels will help you to get large printouts and also help you to re-compose your images after shooting a scene /subject.

Aperture Range: Nikon COOLPIX AW120 aperture Range is better than Ricoh WG-20, the bright aperture lenses capture more incoming light to the sensor,  create more DOF, better color and contrast reproduction and it also create less noise during low-light situation.

ISO: The ISO range of Ricoh WG-20 is more than Nikon COOLPIX AW120 at base ISO.

Better Shutter Range: Nikon COOLPIX AW120 features better shutter range compared to Ricoh WG-20.

Top Continuous shooting speed: Nikon COOLPIX AW120 features fast shooting speed compared to Ricoh WG-20.

Better Video Mode: Nikon COOLPIX AW120 features better video mode compared to Ricoh WG-20.

Nikon COOLPIX AW120 Supports Full HD Video capture mode @ 60fps frame rate, Ricoh WG-20 is limited to 30 fps only.

Display: Nikon COOLPIX AW120 features bigger and high resolution display compared to Ricoh WG-20

Or Nikon COOLPIX AW120 features OLED Screen on the other hand Ricoh WG-20 have TFT display, so we get more flexibility while composing our shot with Nikon COOLPIX AW120.

Battery Life (CIPA): Nikon COOLPIX AW120 battery rating is 350 shots and other hand Ricoh WG-20  battery rating is 260 shots. According to CIPA.

Weight: Ricoh WG-20 lighter than Nikon COOLPIX AW120.

 Verdict: We recommend you to buy Nikon AW120


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