Ricoh make it two cameras in one week with the R1

Not content with launching one camera this week it seems Ricoh has launched another. This time it's the Caplio R1. Like the RZ1 its another 4 megapixel model that offers a 28mm wide angle 4.8x optical zoom lens in a 25mm thick slim body.

Almost identical to the RZ1 the R1 also features a 1cm wide macro and fast shutter speed. The camera boasts a 12mb internal memory, takes SD card for optional expansion and 13 shooting modes including continuous video.

The Caplio R1 will be available in retail from September priced at £199.99 including VAT