The Ricoh WG-6 is a waterproof compact camera. It offers a 5x optical zoom, a 20-megapixel sensor and a 4K movie mode. These are just some of its advantages.
Ricoh WG-6 is characterized by a non-standard look. The number of options that the camera provides is quite large.
The most important features
- Matryca 1 / 2.3 cala, 20 Mpix
- The lens is 28-140mm
- Movie mode 4K 30p
- Water resistance up to 20m
- Built-in GPS module
5x optical zoom and 4K movie mode
The new Ricoh model is equipped with a 1 / 2.3-inch matrix. Its resolution is 20 megapixels , and the ISO sensitivity is a maximum of 6,400. These parameters are not outstanding, but in the case of resistant cameras, the quality of the photos must be simply satisfactory. Here, the ease of use and the multitude of options count. The camera offers a 5x optical zoom, which translates into a relatively wide view range – 28-140 mm. The minimum distance of sharpening is just 1 cm. The manufacturer also provides a 40x digital zoom, ensuring that the image quality is not significantly deteriorated, but it is better to use it. The big advantage of the model is that we can also shoot movies in 4K quality at 30fps. In addition, the camera has a powerful digital image stabilization to ensure smooth shots.
Resistance to falls and water
The camera has a 3-inch screen with a resolution of 1.040 million points . It does not support touch, but in the case of underwater photography it would be redundant. The screen has an anti-reflective coating, which ensures comfortable viewing even in the sun. The camera also provides high resistance. The manufacturer guarantees that you can dive with it to a depth of 20 meters with confidence . He is also in danger of falling from more than 2 meters, and the casing is also sealed with dust and low temperatures of -10 degrees Celsius.The camera has 6 diodes around the lens that allow the user to reduce the shutter speed. It allows you to illuminate photographed objects and also minimize vibrations during closer shots and macro shots. In turn, the built-in GPS module automatically adapts to the local time zone. Collected data on the position and route of the trip can be placed directly on the pictures. The module works with Japanese, Russian and American satellite systems. There were also a few additional options, such as an electronic spirit level, or a dozen or so creative filters that allow you to give your photos an interesting look.
Price and availability
The camera is expected to hit the market by the end of March this year. It will be available in stores at PLN 1,749 . The camera can also be purchased various accessories, including a wide-angle adapter or an additional casing.