Ricoh WG-20, WG-4 and WG-4 GPS Rugged Compact Cameras Announced

Ricoh has announced WG-20, WG-4 and WG-4 GPS compact system rugged cameras. Ricoh WG-20 is an entry-level rugged camera while the Ricoh WG-4 and the WG-4 GPS are premium rugged camera models.

The Ricoh WG-20 features a 14 megapixel CCD sensor, a 28-140mm 5x optical zoom lens and provides 720p HD movie recording. It is waterproof to 10 meters/33 feet, freezeproof to -10C/+14F and able to survive a 1.5m/5ft drop and has 25 shooting modes.

The Ricoh WG-20 will be available in white and red colors in March 2014 for a price of £199.99 / $199.95.

Ricoh WG-20, WG-4 and WG-4 GPS Rugged Compact Cameras Announced

Ricoh WG-20 Rugged Compact Camera

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Ricoh WG-20

The Ricoh WG-4 is a new 16-megapixel rugged compact camera with a fast wide-angle lens. The two models are identical with the exception of the WG-4 GPS’ built-in location tagging capability and front-facing display.

The Ricoh WG-4 featuring a 16MP BSI-CMOS sensor, 25-100mm equivalent F2-4.9 lens, sensor-shift image stabilization and Full HD video recording capabilities. The new premium rugged cameras designed for the adventurous photographers.

Ricoh WG-4 GPS Rugged Compact Camera

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Ricoh WG-4 and WG-4 GPS

 

The WG-4 and WG-4 GPS are waterproof to a depth of 14 metres, shock-resistant against a fall from a height of two metres, dustproof, freezeproof down to -10°C, and crushproof to 100kg. 

The new WG-4 GPS is available in blue or black for a price of £329.99 / $379.95. The WG-4 is available in silver or lime yellow for a price of £279.99 / $329.95. Both models will become available in March 2014.