Ricoh CX4 review

Is the CX4 an expensive point and shoot, or does it offer something extra?

Ricoh CX4
The CX4 has been released soon after the CX3

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Ricoh cx4

The Ricoh CX4 is basically a high-end point and shoot camera, and for both ordinary everyday shooting and fun photography, it performs well. Travel photographers on a budget looking for a neat package that will fit in a pocket will be impressed by its sleek looks and large zoom range, but serious photographers could be left disappointed by a lack of manual control.

It's worth considering however that the RRP for the CX4 is around £100 less than the premium compacts (such as the Canon S95) that it so closely resembles, so it is perhaps unfair to expect it to deliver the same results.

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Amy Davies

Amy has been writing about cameras, photography and associated tech since 2009. Amy was once part of the photography testing team for Future Publishing working across TechRadar, Digital Camera, PhotoPlus, N Photo and Photography Week. For her photography, she has won awards and has been exhibited. She often partakes in unusual projects - including one intense year where she used a different camera every single day. Amy is currently the Features Editor at Amateur Photographer magazine, and in her increasingly little spare time works across a number of high-profile publications including Wired, Stuff, Digital Camera World, Expert Reviews, and just a little off-tangent, PetsRadar.