Summary

Our Score

8/10

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Ricoh CX4 - Test Shots - Detail and Lens Performance

A range of general test shots are shown over the next two pages. In some cases, the full size image has been reduced for bandwidth purposes, and a crop taken from the original full resolution image has been placed below it to show the overall image quality. Some other pictures may be clicked to view the original full-size image.

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Here's the usual detail test shot of the West Window of Exeter Cathedral, for you to compare with other cameras. See below for a full res crop, or click to see the whole picture. File size 3.64MB.

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The level of fine detail is good, but the lens could be a bit sharper.

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The lens avoids barrel distortion at wide angle.

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Centre sharpness isn't bad, but some recent rivals are better.

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Corner blurring is also kept to a minimum, but there is significant chromatic aberration.

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