Ricoh announces its newest adventure proof camera- WG-5 GPS

Ricoh today announced its newest adventure proof camera- WG-5 GPS. The truly dependable, heavy-duty, WG-5 GPS is waterproof to a depth of 45 feet, has upgraded shock-resistance against a fall of 7 feet, dustproof and cold-resistant against temperatures as low as -10 degrees C, and crushproof against weights up to 220 pounds . The advanced Ricoh WG-5 GPS, 4x optical zoom lens offers a maximum aperture of F2.0 and 25mm wide-angle coverage making it possible to capture all of one’s surroundings. The 16-megapixel, CMOS sensor assures superior image quality whether images are taken underwater or on land.

Ricoh_WG-5GPS_LEDCapturing the tiniest details is made simple with six LED Macro Lights around the circumference of the lens barrel, allowing for brighter, more uniform illumination on a subject when the Digital Microscope mode is selected—perfect for capturing every little detail of your adventure. The new Flagship Ricoh WG-5 GPS, in the WG series is equipped with new features for active, on-the-go photographers including a new underwater mode and enhanced Interval Shooting settings that allow multiple images to be taken over a pre-set time in both still and video modes. With an easy to hold, non-slip body and over two full hours of operation, there is no need to be concerned about missing any exciting moments.
Ricoh_WG-5GPS_LCD_MonitorThanks to the high resolution, 3.0-inch LCD monitor, and anti-reflection (AR) coating, light reflection is suppressed to reduce glare so that it is easy to use outdoors even in strong sunlight. Capturing rich, detailed video is made simple with the WG-5’s HD movie recording mode, which offers H.264 recording at 30 frames per second. The Ricoh WG-5 will be available for a suggested retail price of $379.95 from next month.

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