Ricoh PX Rugged/Waterproof Compact Camera Announced

The Ricoh PX is a new compact camera that sports a 16MP image sensor, a 5x optical zoom (28-140mm equivalent) and a 2.7-inch LCD. It is waterproof down to 3 meters and can handle being dropped from 1.5 meters.  Additional features include 720p video capture and a sensitivity range of ISO 100-3200.

Ricoh has also announced several colorful silicone covers to add more style and protection options to the rugged shooter.

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  1. says

    Looks nice, pocketable and simple. F3.9 – F5.4 Will this aperture range be acceptable with so many other camera makers going for fast compacts..? Also a 16MB sensor, how big is it..?