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New class-action lawsuit filed for aperture defects in the Pentax K-30 and K-50 DSLR cameras

A new putative class action lawsuit was filed in Pennsylvania against Ricoh USA Inc. for defects in the aperture control mechanism of the Pentax K-30 and Pentax K-50 cameras. The defect reportedly leads to consistently black or dark images: New class-action lawsuit filed against Ricoh USA for aperture defects in the Pentax K-30 and K-50 […]

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Ricoh announced a new WG-80 waterproof compact camera

Ricoh announced a new WG-80 waterproof point and shoot camera: “RICOH WG-80, a durable, lightweight and waterproof compact digital camera that produces super-high-resolution photos and high-definition (HD) video and is optimized for use in rugged conditions. Equipped with a 5x optical zoom lens and a large, outdoor-friendly wide-frame LCD monitor, the new camera makes it […]

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This is the upcoming Ricoh GR IIIx “Urban Edition” special limited kit camera (*UPDATED*)

I am not sure this is already officially announced – there is a new Ricoh GR IIIx “Urban Edition” special limited kit camera. Update – the Ricoh GR IIIx “Urban Edition” special limited kit camera is now officially announced, here are the details:

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This is how Ricoh is planning to restructure their camera business

Back in January Ricoh announced that they will be restructuring their camera business (see also this post). Today Ricoh issues a press release with some additional details – here is a recap:

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The new Ricoh THETA X 360° camera is now available for pre-order

The new Ricoh THETA X 360° camera that was announced a month ago is now finally available for pre-order in the US: Adorama B&H Photo Calumet (DE) Ricoh Theta X camera announced

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Ricoh announced a new Theta X 360-degree camera with touchscreen and a new 48MP sensor

The previously rumored Ricoh Theta X camera is now officially announced with several new features and improvements – see the full details with some sample videos at PentaxRumors: Ricoh Theta X camera announced

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Ricoh USA issued a correction on the Japanese press release about the company no longer mass-producing cameras

Ricoh Americas contacted me with a clarification on the press release issued in Japan a few days ago about a major camera business restructuring: “Ricoh will continue mass production and sales but will be adding more direct-to-consumer approaches to its distribution in Japan. The announcement created a bit of confusion and was specific to the market […]

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Ricoh announces major restructuring of their camera business (Imaging Division)

Ricoh will be implementing several major new strategies for their Imaging Division on April 1st:

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