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Deal of the day: Ricoh GR camera is now (almost) $100 off

Amazon has reduced the price of the latest model Ricoh GR camera by $96.12 to $703.79 and free shipping. FYI: the Nikon Coolpix A camera, the main GR competitor, still sells for its original price of $1,096.95.

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New limited edition Ricoh GR camera

Ricoh announced a new limited edition GR camera featuring “magnesium-alloy body sheathed in a metallic vintage green wave-tone finish with a high-gloss shine”. The price is $899.95 (compared to the $796.95 for the regular model) and it will start shipping next month:

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Ricoh GR now shipping, additional coverage, Nikon Coolpix A comparison

Several readers informed me that the new Ricoh GR is already shipping in the US. At some point the camera was available in stock at Amazon, mainly from third party resellers. DxOMark published their latest test results and the GR scored slightly below the Nikon Coolpix A (see review): Ricoh GR ($796.95) vs. Nikon Coolpix A […]

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Ricoh GR sample images

Based on the MTF charts and the image quality comparisons, the new Ricoh GR camera seems to have an excellent, sharp 28mm lens. Here are few sample images taken with the new camera (more images available here and here):

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Ricoh GR image quality comparison with Fuji X-Pro1, Canon G1x/G15, Sony RX100 and Nikon Coolpix A

Some quick comparisons between the image quality of the new Ricoh GR and several other cameras (click for larger view):

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Ricoh GR promo and hands-on videos

The first Ricoh GR promo and hands-on videos are out:

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Ricoh GR officially announced, available for pre-order

Ricoh officially announced their new GR digital compact camera. B&H is currently taking pre-orders for the new GR (price: $799.95). The new GR has a redesigned 28mm equivalent f/2.8 lens. Here are a MTF charts comparison between the GR and the GR Digital IV: Detailed Ricoh GR technical specifications:

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