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Ricoh GX200 Digital Compact Camera

Ricoh GX200 Digital Compact Camera - Ricoh launch GX200 digital camera with 12Mp CCD and 24mm super wide angle lens.

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Press Release: Ricoh GX200
Ricoh have today announced the development and release of the GX200. The GX200 is able to reproduce high quality images from edge-to-edge with low noise and natural gradation. This camera succeeds the award winning Caplio GX100 compact digital camera introduced in April 2007.

The GX200 inherits the popular features of the GX100 such as a 24 to 72 mm (35 mm film equivalent focal length) high-performance wide-angle optical zoom lens on a 25 mm thin pocketable compact body, a wide variety of manual shooting functions, and a removable tilting electronic viewfinder. The new GX200 achieves increased resolution via its 12Mp CCD and dramatic noise reduction with the addition of the new image processing engine Smooth Imaging Engine III.

Already a popular part of the Caplio GX100, the high-resolution wide-angle lens unit has been further configured to enable picture taking at an even higher resolution.

With a large wide-viewing angle 2.7in 460,000 dots HVGA LCD and an electronic level function, for horizontal and vertical shooting, the GX200 contains extensive shooting functions to enable camera lovers to enjoy and create stunning photographs.

This model comes in two package types with different accessories. The GX200 package contains: rechargeable lithium ion battery, battery charger, AV cable, USB cable, CD-ROM, strap, and lens cap. The GX200 VF KIT package contains all the above accessories plus the electronic viewfinder.

Main features of the new Ricoh GX200

  • Greater image quality through use of a 12Mp CCD, a new image processing engine and continuous RAW mode capture.
  • Large, high-resolution 2.7in, 460,000-dots HVGA LCD.
  • Electronic level utilising an acceleration sensor to help keep the camera body horizontally or vertically level.
  • Extensive shooting functions and high operability.
  • Enhanced image editing functions enable images to be manipulated in the camera.
  • Additional options further expand possibilities for camera use.
  • Removable electronic viewfinder can be attached.

The GX200 with electronic viewfinder included, will be available in the beginning of July 2008 at £399.99 inc vat. The GX200 Standard is available at £349.99.


For more information please visit the Ricoh website.  


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Looking forward to a review of this.

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I'm looking forward to the inevitable firmware upgrade for the GX100.


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