Ricoh GR Digital IV Officially Announced

Ricoh GR Digital IV

Ricoh has unveiled its GR Digital IV, which features a 10MP and a 28mm f/1.9 fixed lens.   The Ricoh GR Digital IV adds sensor-shift image stabilization over its predecessor, the GR Digital III.

Additional features include a 3-inch 1.23 million dot resolution LCD, an improved image processor and quicker autofocus.  A special edition, white model will be available in a total of 10,000 units.

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Ricoh GXR Mount A12

Ricoh GXR Mount A12

Ricoh GXR Mount A12

Ricoh has unveiled a new Leica-mount unit for its GXR system.  The unit is equipped with an APS-C format CMOS sensor and the Leica M-mount.

In addition to capturing 12MP still images, the new GXR Mount A12 unit records 720p HD video.

The Ricoh GXR Mount A12 should be available in September at an initial retail price of $649.  Check availability on

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Ricoh CX5 Announced

The Ricoh CX5 is a new point and shoot camera with a 10.7x optical zoom lens (28-300mm equivalent) and a 10MP back-illuminated CMOS sensor.  The CX5 sports a new hybrid AF system that Ricoh says reduces AF focusing times down to 0.2 seconds.  The hybrid AF system is made up of “a passive AF sensor that continuously measures the distance between the camera and subject using an area sensor together with Contrast AF (a system in which the imaging elements search for the peak location for contrast on the subject and focus on that location).”

The CX5 also offers a continuous shooting speed of 5fps at full resolution, a sensitivity range of ISO 100-3200, 720p HD video capture and a 3-inch LCD at 920k dot resolution.  No word yet on pricing or release date.  Check availability on

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