Category Archives: Ricoh

What else is new?

Few other Photokina announcements that went under the radar: → Fujifilm also announced a new Instax Wide 300 instant film camera and different colors for the Instax Mini 8 (raspberry and grape) and Instax Mini 90 (in brown). → Sony announced the world’s first 35mm full frame lens with power zoom capability: FE PZ 28-135mm f/4 […]

Ricoh G800 dust impact water and chemical resistant compact camera
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Ricoh WG-M1 “adventure” camera officially announced

The already leaked Ricoh WG-M1 “adventure” camera is now officially announced. For pricing and availability check B&H, Adorama or Amazon (info not available at the time this post was published). Here are the detailed technical specifications:

Ricoh-WG-M1-adventure-camera
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The new Ricoh WG-M1 is a weird looking action camera

This is the previously rumored WG-M1 action camera with a really “different” design. The official announcement should be in the next few days. The specs are:

Ricoh WG-M1 camera
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New Ricoh WG-M1 camera listed on Indonesian Communication Agency website

The Indonesian Communication Agency has a new listings on their website for a Ricoh WG-M1 camera. This new model will most likely replace the already discontinued Pentax Optio WG-1. It will be interesting to see if they will really change the name from Pentax to Ricoh. Via Digicame-info See the updated Photokina 2014 rumors roundup.

Ricoh WG-M1 camera
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Deals of the day: Ricoh GR camera kits for $696.95, $300 off Panasonic cameras

Adorama currently offers two different Ricoh GR camera kits (the accessories are basically for free, while supplies last): Ricoh GR with 64GB SDXC Pro Class 10 memory card, camera case and GV-1 external viewfinder for $696.95 (with 4% Adorama rewards and free 2 day shipping) Ricoh GR with 64GB SDXC Pro Class 10 Memory Card, […]

Ricoh GR camera kit sale
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The latest patents from Sony, Ricoh, Panasonic, Canon, Fuji and Olympus

Sony patented a 20mm f/2.8 and 28mm f/2.8 pancake lenses for APS-C mirrorless cameras. Ricoh filed a patent for 7mm f/2.6 lens (4/3″ sized sensor). Panasonic filed a patent for several different Micro Four Thirds lenses: 12mm f/2.0, 12mm f/1.4 OIS, 12mm f/1.2 OIS, and 12mm f/2.8. Canon has a new patent for 55-250mm f/4-5.6 and 55-300mm […]

Sony 20mm f: 2.8 APS-C mirrorless lens patent
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The latest patents from Pentax, Ricoh, Olympus and Canon

→ Pentax/Ricoh filed a patent for on-sensor PDAF (phase detection focusing system) implemented using sensor shift via the shake reduction system. → Olympus patented a new “water splash” mode where the camera will be triggered by splashed water. → Pentax/Ricoh field a patent for a 80-160mm f/4.5 medium format lens for the Pentax 645 system (50-100mm equivalent). → […]

Pentax Ricoh PDAF sensor shift patent
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