At Photokina 2018 this week camera manufacturer Ricoh has today announced they will be launching a new compact camera early in 2019 taking the form of the Ricoh GR III. Building on previously released models the 2019 Ricoh GR III will be equipped with a new 24.24 megapixel CMOS image sensor measuring 23.5 x 15.6 mm in size, and equipped with a 18.3mm approx. 28mm 35mm equivalent focal length, F2.8～F16 lens.
“Over a history of more than 20 years, the RICOH GR series has always kept its basic concept of optimising the essential values of a camera – high image quality and snapshot capability and portability – while at the same time making the changes and refinements needed to meet emerging needs. Because of this, GR-series models have been preferred by a great many photographers, particularly professionals and highly experienced amateurs.”
The Ricoh GR III inherits the basic GR-series concept and is still currently under development but is expected to be launched early in 2019. Although no pricing or availability have been confirmed by Ricoh at the current time. But as soon a small details are announced we will keep you up to speed as always. “Designed to be the ultimate snapshot camera, the RICOH GR III is a totally new breed of GR camera, one that will give the user new and different creative possibilities.” Features and specifications of the Ricoh GR III compact camera include :
Lens Construction : 6 elements in 4 groups (2 aspherical lens elements)
Focal Length, Aperture : 18.3mm(Approx. 28mm in 35mm equivalent focal length), F2.8～F16
Image Capture Unit Image Sensor Type : Primary color filter CMOS. Size: 23.5mm x 15.6mm
Effective Pixels :Approx. 24.24 megapixels
Sensitivity (Standard output) : Auto (ISO Auto Lower/Upper Limit and Minimum Shutter Speed can be set), Manual: ISO100～To be finalised
Image Stabilisation : Sensor-shift shake reduction (SR)(3-axis)
AA Filter Simulator : Moiré reduction using SR unit (Off, Low, High)
Dust Removal : Image sensor cleaning using ultrasonic vibrations “DR II”
For full specifications jump over to the official Ricoh news site by following the link below.For
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