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Pentax Q-S1 camera is official, arrives this month

Pentax Q-S1 camera is official, arrives this month

Remember the Pentax Q-S1 we recently saw surface in a couple leaks? Ricoh has gone ahead and made the camera official, revealing a bit about what it will offer photographers, as well as the availability of a color to order service for customizing the device.

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Ricoh PENTAX XG-1 is a compact for advancing beginners

Ricoh PENTAX XG-1 is a compact for advancing beginners

These days, it isn't enough for mass consumer digital cameras to boast megapixel counts or lens measurements. To fend off the smartphone invasion, they also need to be as portable as these mobile devices, but also more powerful in their chosen field. Ricoh has just announced the PENTAX XG-1, a digital camera that sings to beginners who want a bit more out of a camera than what compacts and high-end smartphones can provide.

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Pentax 645Z medium-format 51MP camera unveiled

Pentax 645Z medium-format 51MP camera unveiled

Following some recent leaks, Ricoh has taken the wraps off its latest offering, the Pentax 645Z medium-format camera. With the camera comes a 51.4-megapixel CMOS sensor, as well as a large hinged LCD and an ultra high ISO of 204,800.

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Ricoh WG-20 digital camera brings rugged features and 14MP sensor

Ricoh WG-20 digital camera brings rugged features and 14MP sensor

A lower-on-the-totem pole option than the recently announced WG-4 and WG-4 GPS models is the Ricoh WG-20, a rugged compact digital camera for individuals who do a lot of shooting outdoors or underwater. The camera brings with it a host of features similar to the WG-4 models, though with a smaller display and sensor.

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Ricoh WG-4 and WG-4 GPS outdoor digital cameras are waterproof and rugged

Ricoh WG-4 and WG-4 GPS outdoor digital cameras are waterproof and rugged

Ricoh has introduced a couple of new cameras for the outdoorsy folks among us: the Ricoh WG-4 and the WG-4 GPS. Both cameras bring waterproof and shock-resistant bodies to the table, providing protection against harsh environments where your average digital camera wouldn't tread. We've a breakdown of the specs after the jump.

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Ricoh Theta camera update brings spherical image uploading to Google Maps and Plus

Ricoh Theta camera update brings spherical image uploading to Google Maps and Plus

Spherical panorama images have become a popular stitching activity among photo-takers, and as a result some smartphones and applications have cropped up that can make them. The process can still be tricky, however, and that's where Ricoh's Theta camera came in, making the process simple. Starting today, an apps update for the camera simplifies another process: posting images to Google+ and Google Maps.

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Ricoh Theta 360-degree camera hits stores

Ricoh Theta 360-degree camera hits stores

Ricoh's Theta 360-degree camera has hit shelves, offering an unusual way to capture a full panorama in a single snap. The double-lensed camera, which was launched at IFA 2013 last month, is a slender stick rather than the more traditional rectangular form-factor, and can be remotely controlled via an iOS device.

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PENTAX K-3 DSLR officially unveiled with 27-point AF and 24 megapixels

PENTAX K-3 DSLR officially unveiled with 27-point AF and 24 megapixels

The PENTAX K-3 DSLR leaked a couple of times last month, showing off a variety of specs and a press shot. A little over a week later, the camera has officially been unveiled, with Ricoh adding a slew of information on top of what we already knew about the 24-megapixel camera, as well as a gallery of the digital SLR and some of its components and accessories.

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Ricoh Theta aims for early pre-order: 360-degree photos for Europe and USA

Ricoh Theta aims for early pre-order: 360-degree photos for Europe and USA

Continuing to claim that they present the world's first mass-produced imaging device that's able to capture "fully spherical scenes" in one shot, the team behind Ricoh Theta have announced that this device will be up for pre-order next week. This is just 12 days after the device was originally announced - a rather short amount of time between one and the other for a company as new as this. Ricoh Company, Ltd. showed the device off for the first time at IFA 2013 where SlashGear got its first Ricoh Theta hands-on experience.

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Ricoh Theta hands-on: 360 panoramas in a single shot

Ricoh Theta hands-on: 360 panoramas in a single shot

Just about any modern smartphone can shoot a panoramic photo these days, and some even a 360-degree photo, but it's a time-consuming process; Ricoh wants to change all that with the Theta, capable of capturing a full spherical image in a single snap. Rather than the ponderous snap-and-stitch that builds up a 360 shot from individual frames, the Theta pairs two 5-megapixel sensors on either side of a slim bar that can collectively grab all the data simultaneously. We grabbed some hands-on time at IFA 2013; read on for our first impressions.

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Ricoh Theta digital camera shoots spherical images in one go

Ricoh Theta digital camera shoots spherical images in one go

Ricoh has pulled the wraps off a very interesting and innovative new digital photography device at IFA 2013. The camera is called the Ricoh Theta and claims the title of world's first mass-produced imaging device for making fully spherical scenes in one shot. That means it takes round photographs.

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Ricoh HZ15 introduced with 16x optical zoom and ultra-wide lens

Ricoh HZ15 introduced with 16x optical zoom and ultra-wide lens

Ricoh has announced the availability of a new compact digital camera, the Ricoh HZ15. With the new camera comes a high optical zoom rate and ultra-wide-angle lens, as well as a shake reduction mechanism it compares to a CCD-shift system. Although the pricing hasn't yet been revealed, Ricoh says the camera will be available sometime next month.

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