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Ricoh announces limited edition GR with wood grip and extra accessories
Ricoh has announced a 'Limited Edition' GR camera, which features a 'high-end' design plus bonus accessories. The Limited Edition GR's magnesium-alloy body comes in a 'metallic vintage green wave-tone finish' and features a 'marbleized ebony grip patterned in burl wood'. To sweeten the deal, Ricoh is including a lens hood (with adapter) as well as a leather case and strap, all of which complement the camera's color scheme.
The GR Limited Edition has a list price of $899.95 / £699.99 and will be available to purchase next month from Ricoh's website.
Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation Reveals Limited Edition GR Camera
Ricoh GR Limited Edition debuts with high-end styling and premium accessories
DENVER, CO, October 21, 2013 – Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation (Ricoh Imaging) today announced the Ricoh GR Limited Edition. Retaining the advanced feature-set found in the Ricoh GR, which was introduced in April 2013, the Ricoh GR Limited Edition sports elevated styling and new premium accessories.
The Ricoh GR Limited Edition features a magnesium-alloy body sheathed in a metallic vintage green wave-tone finish with a high-gloss shine. Trimmed with a marbleized ebony grip patterned in burl wood, this Limited Edition is accented with a charcoal mode dial, settings buttons and four-way selector. Also included with the Ricoh GR Limited Edition is the GH-3 hood and adapter in a special textured finish as well as newly designed genuine leather camera case and strap, tinted in a chocolate hue emphasizing the high-end design of this award-winning camera. The Ricoh GR Limited Edition features a special exit screen that brandishes the Ricoh GR Limited Edition logo when the user powers the camera off.
“Since its introduction, the response to the Ricoh GR has been tremendous,” said Jim Malcolm, Executive Vice President, Ricoh Imaging. “This multi-award winning camera not only supports photographers creativity with an outstanding feature set but also enables photographers to differentiate themselves through a unique design that shows off its exterior styling and premium accessories.”
Featuring a 16 megapixel, APS-C-sized CMOS sensor, no low-pass filter the Ricoh GR is built for superb image performance. Its 18.3mm (28mm in 35mm format) F2.8 lens compactly provides high-resolution, wide-angle images with stunning edge-to-edge sharpness all while minimizing chromatic aberration and distortion. The camera’s category-leading, nine-blade aperture diaphragm produces a rounded bokeh effect across a wide range of apertures.
Pricing and Availability
The Ricoh GR Limited Edition includes the newly designed camera case and strap and the GH-3 hood and adapter. The Ricoh GR Limited Edition will be available in limited quantity at www.us.rcoh-imaging.com in November 2013 for a suggested retail price of $899.95.
|MSRP||$799 / £599|
|Body type||Large sensor compact|
|Max resolution||4928 x 3264|
|Other resolutions||4352 x 3264, 3264 x 3264, 3936 x 2608, 3488 x 2608, 2608 x 2608, 2912 x 1936, 2592 x 1936, 1936×1936, 1280 x 864, 1152 x 864, 864 x 864|
|Image ratio w:h||1:1, 4:3, 3:2|
|Effective pixels||16 megapixels|
|Sensor size||APS-C (23.7 x 15.7 mm)|
|ISO||Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 16000, 25600|
|White balance presets||9|
|Custom white balance||Yes|
|Optics & Focus|
|Focal length (equiv.)||28 mm|
|Screen / viewfinder|
|Screen type||TFT LCD|
|Viewfinder type||Optical (optional)|
|Minimum shutter speed||300 sec|
|Maximum shutter speed||1/4000 sec|
|Built-in flash||Yes (Pop-up)|
|Flash range||5.40 m (at ISO 100)|
|External flash||Yes (via hot-shoe)|
|Flash X sync speed||1/2000 sec|
|Continuous drive||4 fps|
|Exposure compensation||±4 (at 1/3 EV steps)|
|AE Bracketing||±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)|
|WB Bracketing||Yes (+/- 8 steps B-A axis or G-M axis)|
|Resolutions||1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 ( 60, 50, 30, 25, 24 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 25, 24 fps)|
|Storage types||SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|Storage included||54 MB|
|USB||USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)|
|Battery description||Lithium-Ion DB65 rechargeable battery|
|Battery Life (CIPA)||290|
|Weight (inc. batteries)||245 g (0.54 lb / 8.64 oz)|
|Dimensions||117 x 61 x 35 mm (4.61 x 2.4 x 1.38″)|