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  • Ricoh CX2 digital camera   review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Ricoh CX2 digital camera review

    By 15 October 2009

    The Ricoh CX2 is basically the same as the CX1, it looks stylish and is undoubtedly well made; once again we had the black liveried version to test, though silver and a two-tone version with a coloured top plate are available. A simple control layout...

  • Ricoh GR Digital Mk III digital camera review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Ricoh GR Digital Mk III digital camera review

    By 21 August 2009

    The new Ricoh GR Digital Mk III marks a big step-up from the Mk II, previously the company’s quality compact for the enthusiast or professional needing a decent and pocketable back-up camera. The new camera has high image quality at its core, at least...

  • Ricoh introduces CX2 compact digicam
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    Ricoh introduces CX2 compact digicam

    By 20 August 2009

    Ricoh has announced that it's revamping its CX1 camera into a new model - the CX2. The CX1 hasn't even been around six months, so we're not sure why a successor's been brought out so quickly. Whatever the reason, here it is. The CX2 retains the 9-megapixel...

  • Ricoh announces GR Digital III
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    Ricoh announces GR Digital III

    By 27 July 2009

    Ricoh has announced the release of the GR Digital III compact camera, the successor model to - you guessed it - the GR Digital II. Ricoh claims the new camera takes the GR line's "traditional high image quality to an even higher level" with a new image...

  • Ricoh CX1 compact camera review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Ricoh CX1 compact camera review

    By 7 April 2009

    The Ricoh CX1 looks stylish and is undoubtedly well made once you heft the all metal compact from its box, but looks otherwise unremarkable. The black liveried version we had to test has a rather simple control layout that belies the underlying complexity,...

  • Ricoh announces the CX1
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    Ricoh announces the CX1

    By 19 February 2009

    Ricoh has announced the release of the CX1, a 9-megapixel compact offering 7x optical zoom, 3-inch LCD display and a lens equivalent to 28-200mm in 35mm film cameras. The CX1 features Ricoh's "highly evolved" image processing engine "Smooth Imaging Engine...

  • Ricoh to install "green" billboard in Times Square
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    Ricoh to install "green" billboard in Times Square

    By 18 November 2008

    Camera manufacturer Ricoh is to make a statement by installing a $3 million billboard in Times Square. The news - the billboard will be powered entirely by wind and solar, explains the New York Times. And if there's not enough sun or wind, all of the...

  • Ricoh R10 digital compact camera launches
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    Ricoh R10 digital compact camera launches

    By 19 September 2008

    Ricoh has announced the launch of the R10. The new compact has a 7.1x optical wide-angle zoom lens (28-200mm in 35mm film equivalent focal length), features a 460,000-dot 3-inch HVGA monitor, and an electronic level. Successor to the R8, the camera has...

  • Ricoh R10 digital camera announced
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    Ricoh R10 digital camera announced

    By 19 August 2008

    Ricoh has announced an update to its R range today with the R10, a 10-megapixel snapper with 7.1x optical zoom. The new model, which improves on the R8,(what happened to the R9?), adds a 3-inch LCD screen over the previous 2.7-inch screen, an electronic...

  • Ricoh GX200 digi compact launched
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    Ricoh GX200 digi compact launched

    By 24 June 2008

    Ricoh has unveiled a high-end, 24mm super-wide-angle, optical zoom, digital compact featuring a 12 megapixel CCD coupled with its latest imaging engine. The new GX200 succeeds the Caplio GX100, which was launched in April 2007, but inherits some of its...

  • Ricoh launches water and dust resistant camera
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    Ricoh launches water and dust resistant camera

    By 22 April 2008

    The new G600 from Ricoh is a compact, water and dust-resistant, wide-angle, 5x zoom digital camera. The G600 is designed for outdoor use and is claimed will withstand a 1.5 metre fall. In addition to the 5x optical wide-angle zoom lens (equivalent to...

  • Ricoh launches R50 digital camera
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    Ricoh launches R50 digital camera

    By 20 February 2008

    Just yesterday Ricoh unveiled the R8 digital compact to journos in London. Today, the company has followed up with the announcement of the £149.99 R50 digital compact. This latest model features a 10 megapixel CCD like the R8 and a 5x optical zoom. It...

  • Ricoh launches R8 digi compact
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    Ricoh launches R8 digi compact

    By 19 February 2008

    The new R8 is the successor model to the Caplio R7. It inherits its predecessor's slim body and includes the same 7.1x optical wide-angle zoom lens (which delivers a focal range of 28–200mm in 35mm focal length). The R8 combines a new 10 megapixel CCD...

  • Ricoh RR770 digital camera announced
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    Ricoh RR770 digital camera announced

    By 23 November 2007

    Ricoh has announced the Ricoh Caplio RR770 digital camera. The new model, which is the follow-on to the RR750 will sport 7.1 megapixels and come with a 3-inch TFT-LCD screen on the back. The camera will come equipped with a 3x optical zoom and 4x digital...

  • Ricoh GR DIGITAL II launches
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    Ricoh GR DIGITAL II launches

    By 31 October 2007

    Ricoh has announced the GR DIGITAL II, a compact digital camera that succeeds the GR DIGITAL launched back in 2005. Ricoh states that the new GR DIGITAL II retains the concept of the GR DIGITAL, and is a "high image quality compact camera that achieves...

  • Comment: What happened to Wi-Fi in cameras?
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    Comment: What happened to Wi-Fi in cameras?

    By 28 August 2007

    With virtually every camera manufacturer launching a plethora of digital cameras over the last 7 days what happened to Wi-Fi in digital cameras? You would have thought that with multiple announcements from Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Pentax, Ricoh, Sony, Kodak...

  • RICOH launches Caplio R7 digital camera
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    RICOH launches Caplio R7 digital camera

    By 28 August 2007

    Ricoh has introduced the new Caplio R7 digital camera. The R7 is an 8.14-megapixel model that comes with a new image processing engine and a 7.1x optical wide zoom lens - the equivalent to 28–200mm in 35mm camera format. This 7.1x wide angle zoom lens,...

  • Ricoh GX100 digital camera announced
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    Ricoh GX100 digital camera announced

    By 28 March 2007

    Ricoh has announced a replacement for its popular GX8 model launched 2 years ago. The new model, called the Caplio GX100 will offer a removable electronic viewfinder that allows users to take pictures in a more "Traditional" way as well as providing the...

  • RICOH Caplio R6 launched
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    RICOH Caplio R6 launched

    By 6 March 2007

    Ricoh launched what it is calling the World’s thinnest digital camera with a 28mm Wide-Angle 7.1x Optical Zoom Lens. The Ricoh R6 builds on the company’s Caplio R5 and features vibration correction that promises to eliminate the shake from hand movement,...

  • Rugged Ricoh 500SE has built-in GPS receiver
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    Rugged Ricoh 500SE has built-in GPS receiver

    By 6 February 2007

    Ricoh has launched a ruggedised camera with a detachable GPS receiver for the outdoorsy-type. The Ricoh 500SE GPS-ready camera is no slacker on the camera-feature front, with an 8MP sensor and built-in flash, but has been designed to withstand the rigorous...

  • Ricoh Caplio 500G Wide digital camera review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Ricoh Caplio 500G Wide digital camera review

    By 6 December 2006

    Six months after it was first announced, Ricoh has finally released the 500G in the UK. Ricoh has a lineage of tough cameras and the 500G is the latest and an update of the very similar 400G. Key spec on this model is a very nice 28-85mm, 3x optical zoom...

  • Ricoh replaces the RR660 with the RR730 compact camera
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    Ricoh replaces the RR660 with the RR730 compact camera

    By 10 November 2006

    Just what the world needs, another 7MP compact camera. Ricoh has unveiled a budget compact that boasts fairly decent specifications, considering its £130 price tag. The Caplio RR730 takes over from the RR660 with a 7.16 megapixel sensor and a slightly...

  • Ricoh Caplio R5 digital camera review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Ricoh Caplio R5 digital camera review

    By 6 September 2006

    My first impressions of the R5 are of a svelte, compact digital compact, its all-metal body is both sturdy and nice to hold thanks to a subtle curve (accentuated by the body styling) on the right side of the body. Out of the box the machine seems to fit...

  • Ricoh launch Ricoh 500SE Bluetooth and Wi-Fi enabled digital cameras
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    Ricoh launch Ricoh 500SE Bluetooth and Wi-Fi enabled digital cameras

    By 31 August 2006

    Ricoh has launched a new variation of its Caplio 500 series which features Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support. Although details are sketchy Ricoh has announced two additions to its Caplio range. The Bluetooth 2.0 500SE model B and the Bluetooth/Wi-Fi 500SE model...

  • Ricoh brings out a wide-angle Caplio R5 compact digital camera
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    Ricoh brings out a wide-angle Caplio R5 compact digital camera

    By 24 August 2006

    Ricoh has joined Nikon, Fujifilm, and Canon in informally declaring the 24th August “New Camera Day” by releasing the Caplio R5. The 7.24MP compact camera boasts in impressive zoom range of 7.1x optical, which measures from 28-200mm in a 35mm equivalent...