Ricoh Caplio R3

Announced Sep 7, 2005 •
5 megapixels | 2.5 screen | 28 – 200 mm (7.1×)

When you get this camera, you are really impressed by its compactness. When you switch it on, and try some quick shot, you're very impressed by its velocity. When you use the macro, you say to yourself, it's a really good camera. But when you get your photographs on your computer, you first think there's a problem with your screen. Not at all ! Pictures are simply ugly. There's an incredible noise all over the picture and this noise appear even with the sensibility set on 64 ISO. I don't even ...

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Other Digicams forum refers. Problems: I fail to understand how a company such as RICOH can put their name (and reputation) at stake by producing such a disappointing camera. The product has been barely launched and already people are talking about a firmware upgrade. ACCORDING TO THE SPECIFICATIONS PROVIDED, THIS CAMERA OFFERED ENORMOUS POTENTIAL. I for one, had placed an order and luckily was still able to cancel it. Based on the results so far, it would have been an utter waste of money. ...

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