Ricoh CX3 Review - Test Shots – ISO Performance Review

”Over the next few pages we show a range of test shots. On this page the full size image at the minimum and maximum ISO settings have been reduced to let you see the full image, and a series of full resolution crops have taken from original images at a range of ISO settings to show the overall image quality. These pictures were taken indoors using shaded natural light. ”


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This is the full frame at 80 ISO.


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At the minimum ISO setting the image quality is excellent.


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Image quality is still very high at 100 ISO.


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There is a trace of noise at200 ISO but overall quality is still very good.


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Noise reduction is starting to to creep in at 400 ISO, but the image is still usable.


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Quality is much reduced at 800 ISO.


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Noise is very visible at 1600 ISO, and colour saturation and smoothness is severely compromised.


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3200 ISO is pretty terrible and should be avoided.


This is the full frame at 3200 ISO.


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