There’s no new fish in the pond as far as devising feature-blessed, well trimmed compact digital cameras are concerned. However, imbuing advanced features in an irresistible body that can smoothly withstand tough conditions while ensuring your good memories are clicked in high quality may sound more of a difficult task. To stand unique and offer users a worry-free photography experience, Ricoh has announced the latest PX waterproof and shockproof digital camera.
Designed appealingly, the super slim device focuses on delivering magnificence in performance through 5.0x, wide-angle (28mm) and telephoto (140mm) optical zoom. Touted to be a washable camera, the stylish Ricoh PX boasts of a unique impact-resistant design which significantly safeguards the solution from shocks and other tough conditions. With this one around, users can conveniently enjoy hassle-free photography in a wide variety of locations and situations.
The portable PX comes equipped with an impressive 2.7-inch, 230k-dot high contrast LCD monitor and an anti-fingerprint coating to amplify the protection facet from scratches. Integrated with the ability to automatically optimize settings to suit the subject, the camera enhances the photography and enables users to seize their perfect moments anytime, anywhere. Users can even exploit their capabilities through premium shot mode, multi-pattern auto white balance, quick startup of 1.4 seconds, intuitive controls and subject-tracking AF.
Not only this, by taking advantage of the 16-million CCD sensor and Smooth Imaging IV image processing engine, the model puts forth any scene in high quality. For clear images in night shots, the Noise Reduction feature comes handy. At the same time, reduction in blur for crisp and sharp photos at high zoom ratios, the support for image sensor shift image stabilization may be appreciated.
The distinctiveness of the variant also raises high through four-pixel interpolation which amazingly uplifts the sensitivity while lessening the noise. Weighing as light as 136g, the new Ricoh PX also boasts of its playback options for easy viewing and premium shot modes to perk up the whole journey. Users who prefer carrying their camera doused in peppy shades may admire the unique slip-proof protective jacket which comes in five colors to complement the sleek camera chassis and protect it from shocks and scratches.
Photography enthusiasts are treated to several shooting modes, which comprise Landscape, Loupe, Cooking, Portrait, Night Portrait, Snow, Sports, Fireworks, Miniature, Pets, Black & White, Sepia, Toy camera, Soft Focus, Skew Correction, Hand-held Night Scene, High Contrast B & W and others. Not to forget, the camera also comes with support for X2-Series Eye-Fi SD memory cards and built-in wireless LAN feature. The latter can be used to automatically upload pictures and videos to a desktop or photo-sharing service. Keeping the device conscious further is a rechargeable battery that uses a USB connection.
Some other highlights include the ability to shoot high definition movies with a frame size of 1280 x 720 pixels, auto re-size for up to 36.0 x zoom, Ricoh ‘pure’ image quality, burst shooting and choice of aspect ratios.
The new Ricoh PX waterproof and shockproof camera can now be purchased at a price tag of $249.
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