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Ricoh's new Pentax K-3 II is a DSLR flagship with GPS and 1080p video

Ricoh's new Pentax K-3 II is a DSLR flagship with GPS and 1080p video

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Ricoh made another DLSR camera. It's called the Pentax K-3 II.The new camera is described as a "flagship model" of the Pentax K-series. It notably features a Pixel Shift Resolution System, a shake reduction mechanism, an APS-C-size CMOS image sensor (with... >>

Pentax K-S2 DSLR goes for broke on features: Weatherproof, Wi-Fi, NFC, and more

Pentax K-S2 DSLR goes for broke on features: Weatherproof, Wi-Fi, NFC, and more

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Ricoh is introducing a new Pentax DSLR, and although it's considered a compact camera, it is loaded with fancy features such as a weather-resistant body and a variable-angle LCD monitor.The new camera is called Pentax K-S2. It is described as the "world’s... >>

Ricoh WG series adds waterproof WG-30 and WG-30W digital compacts

Ricoh WG series adds waterproof WG-30 and WG-30W digital compacts

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If you've always wanted to shoot underwater photography, you now have more camera options available to you. Ricoh has introduced two new compact digital cameras for its WG series, and they're called the WG-30 and WG-30W.Not only are the new cameras ideal... >>

Ricoh G800 is resistant to chemicals, dust, impact and water

Ricoh G800 is resistant to chemicals, dust, impact and water

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Ricoh has announced the G800, a camera designed for working in tough conditions, thanks to its military spec protection. The Ricoh G800 is the successor to 2010's G700 and offers protection from the usual water, dust and impact damage that a tough camera... >>

Ricoh's Pentax K-S1 SLR to launch in September, and you can get it in fabric colour options

Ricoh's Pentax K-S1 SLR to launch in September, and you can get it in fabric colour options

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Ricoh Imaging UK has introduced another SLR camera: the Pentax K-S1.Featuring what Rocho described as a "lightweight, compact and portable" body, the K-S1 uniquely comes in 12 different colour variations ranging from black, blue, and white as standard... >>

Ricoh Pentax Q-S1 in many colours and HD Pentax-DA645 ultra wide-angle zoom lens introduced

Ricoh Pentax Q-S1 in many colours and HD Pentax-DA645 ultra wide-angle zoom lens introduced

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Tokyo-based Ricoh Imaging has announced a new Pentax camera alongside a new Pentax lens, and they're called Pentax Q-S1 and HD Pentax-DA645. The Q-S1 will target those of you who prefer ease-of-use and customisation in your camera equipment, while the... >>

Pentax 645Z adds 50-megapixel sensor to medium format range

Pentax 645Z adds 50-megapixel sensor to medium format range

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There are camera and then there are cameras. Ricoh Pentax has just announced a wedge of camera gear that firmly sits in the latter category: the medium format Pentax 645Z.An update to the earlier Pentax 645D, the Z is the second model in the company's... >>

Ricoh unveils WG-4, WG-20 outdoor cameras aimed for the elements

Ricoh unveils WG-4, WG-20 outdoor cameras aimed for the elements

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Ricoh has taken the wraps off three new digital compact cameras aimed to go just about anywhere, ahead of the CP+ photo show in Japan.The WG-4 is being released in both a non-GPS and GPS model, replacing the WG-3 released in 2013. The new version not... >>

Ricoh GR goes limited edition with green 'wave-patterned' body, only 5,000 available

Ricoh GR goes limited edition with green 'wave-patterned' body, only 5,000 available

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Ricoh is trying to make a name for itself in the high-end camera space, and in doing so, it wants to appease its fans with a limited-edition product. The company has introduced a new GR Limited Edition camera, available in only 5,000 units worldwide.You'll... >>

Ricoh Theta 360-degree, app-controlled camera goes on sale today

Ricoh Theta 360-degree, app-controlled camera goes on sale today

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Your chance to instantly snap a full 360-degree shot wherever you are has arrived as the Ricoh Theta goes out on sale today.I can take surround shots on my mobile already, you say. Not like this you can't. The Theta, as we found in our hands-on time with... >>

Pentax K-3 intros 24-megapixel APS-C sensor, 27-point autofocus system and more

Pentax K-3 intros 24-megapixel APS-C sensor, 27-point autofocus system and more

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The Pentax K-3, unveiled today, sees Pentax up the ante in the APS-C DSLR market, but there's still no sign of a full-frame model. That's a mix of great and not-so-great news, but let's focus on the good stuff. And there's plenty of it.The K-3 introduces... >>

Ricoh Theta hands-on: we explore Ricoh's 360-degree, app-controllable camera

Ricoh Theta hands-on: we explore Ricoh's 360-degree, app-controllable camera

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The Ricoh Theta is a camera with a single purpose: it takes 360-degree panoramas and stitches them into spherical, navigable files within a few seconds. But there's no screen on this device, just two protruding wide-angle lenses that make it look like... >>

Ricoh Theta camera is designed to take spherical pictures in just one shot

Ricoh Theta camera is designed to take spherical pictures in just one shot

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Announced during the IFA 2013 consumer electronics trade show in Berlin, the Ricoh Theta is claimed to be the first mass-produced camera that can take spherical pictures in one shot.It houses a proprietary ultra-small twin-lens folded optical system that... >>

Ricoh offers HZ15 digital camera, 5 HD Pentax lenses and auto flash units - all in September

Ricoh offers HZ15 digital camera, 5 HD Pentax lenses and auto flash units - all in September

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Ricoh Imaging has introduced a bevy of new products such as a high-magnification digital camera, five HD Pentax interchangeable lenses and two auto-flash units.First up is the Ricoh HZ15 digital compact camera. It sports a high-magnification optical 15-times... >>

Ricoh GR review
4.0 stars

Ricoh GR review

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There are high-end compact cameras and there are high-end compact cameras. The Ricoh GR most definitely fits into the latter group: there's an APS-C size sensor - the same size as found in many DSLR cameras - paired up with a fixed 28mm equivalent f/2.8... >>

Ricoh developing 360-degree panoramic camera, sends result to smartphone

Ricoh developing 360-degree panoramic camera, sends result to smartphone

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Ricoh has demonstrated a rather wacky omnidirectional camera prototype at Japan's CP+ camera trade show. The new camera can shoot entire 360-degree panoramas in one single button press and then send them direct to your smartphone over Wi-Fi.It uses a... >>

Ricoh GRD IV
4.0 stars

Ricoh GRD IV

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The high-end compact camera market has burgeoned in recent years. Ricoh’s ongoing GR Digital series, reviewed here in its latest GRD IV incarnation, is at the forefront of the fixed-lens, medium-size-sensor compact market.It won’t be for everyone... >>

Ricoh announces super-fast GR Digital IV compact

Ricoh announces super-fast GR Digital IV compact

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Ricoh cameras have always floated between the super styled looks of a Leica and the hardened black plastic world of Canon's compact range. They are well priced performers with the companies' GR Digital III being known for its shooting capabilities. This... >>

Ricoh looking to expand camera business buys Pentax

Ricoh looking to expand camera business buys Pentax

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The company that owns Pentax, the Hoya Corporation, has sold the imaging part of the business to camera maker Ricoh for £77m (¥10b Yen) the two companies confirmed today.That might seems a a massive drop from the ¥100b the company paid for Pentax... >>

Ricoh CX4
3.5 stars

Ricoh CX4

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Long before Panasonic ever incorporated a larger than standard-at-the-time 3x optical zoom into one of its pocket compacts, Ricoh was doing it to critical plaudits but less mainstream fanfare. The CX4, a fast off the blocks upgrade to the CX3, continues... >>

Ricoh CX4 brings sense of Deja vu, but new features too

Ricoh CX4 brings sense of Deja vu, but new features too

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Ricoh has recently announced the launch of the latest addition to its CX range of compact cameras in the guise of the CX4. The specs of the new Ricoh CX4 camera are pretty similar to the older CX3, which was launched early 2010 as you'll get a 10.7x optical... >>

Ricoh unveils LENS P10 compact camera

Ricoh unveils LENS P10 compact camera

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Ricoh has announced that it's going to be releasing a camera bearing the confusing name of the Lens P10. It's one of Ricoh's modular GXR models, which let you swap out both the lens and the sensor in one.This particular module includes a 10.7x optical... >>

Ricoh CX3 compact camera
4.0 stars

Ricoh CX3 compact camera

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Ricoh might not make the coolest looking digital compacts - in fact, design wise, they're uniformly rather drab. But at least the manufacturer channels its efforts towards where it matters most, namely the cameras' image quality plus useful wide-angle... >>

Ricoh CX3 announced

Ricoh CX3 announced

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Ricoh has announced a new compact - the CX3 - a new digi-cam that boasts a back-illuminated 10-megapixel CMOS sensor that is said -along with a noise reduction algorithm - to significantly increase shooting performance in low-light scenes. With a 10.7x... >>