Photokina 2014 – Ricoh launches into the Cam Action with the WG – M1

Ricoh made sound entered the camera market for action with a first model, the Ricoh WG – M1, that will not go unnoticed.

The first action of Ricoh camera will unnoticed with his “all-terrain” look. If it is maybe a little bit more cumbersome than some models of the market (42.5 mm high 66.5 mm wide and 89.5 mm thick), it must be said that it has its own built-in color LCD and it is also waterproof to 10 m (standard IPX8), resists shocks up to 2 metres, dust, and temperatures down to-10 degreesall without any Cabinet. This explains somewhat why it is slightly more massive.


It can also connect to remote control via smartphone thanks to its built-in Wi – Fi module, and free application for smartphone. Its 14 million pixels CMOS sensor will allow filming to H.264 Full HD format at 30 frames per second, 60 p in 1280 x 720 pixels and up to 120 p in 848 x 480 pixels, as well as to make photos in burst at 10 frames per second, all with a maximum video 137 ° and 160 ° picture angle.

Ricoh WG – M1 comes with a lens cap for underwater use, as well as with an adhesive fixing, and features a wide range of optional accessories (cuff, setting handlebars, sucker, fixing headphones, piquet,…).

Available in 2 colors (black and orange), the Action Cam RICOH WG – M1 will be on sale from October 27 to the indicative retail price $ 296.

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