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Ricoh announce new 16mp Bridge Camera - XG-1

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Ricoh announce new 16mp Bridge Camera - XG-1

Posted by: Charlotte on Mon Jul 21, 2014 11:50   (2193 Reads)
 

 
Introducing the PENTAX XG-1: Bridge the gap with the latest digital camera

The PENTAX XG-1 is a versatile, all-purpose bridge camera; perfect for beginners who are looking for a step up from a compact camera. The camera allows you to effortlessly capture a variety of images from friends and family to more specialist subjects including nature, pets, beautiful scenery and fast-action sports.


The XG-1 is ideal if you’re looking for a camera to capture those all important moments when you’re out and about. This lightweight, compact camera has an easy-to-carry body with a design resembling PENTAX SLR cameras. It offers a host of outstanding basic features, including a powerful 52-times optical zoom lens, approximately 16.0 effective megapixels for high-resolution images, and a large, easy-to-view 3.0-inch LCD monitor
 
 
Powerful 52-times optical zoom lens
Aperture F2.8 in wide-angle
3.0-inch LCD monitor
1cm Macro Mode
Ultralight & compact body

A powerful 52-times optical zoom lens brings new discoveries and creative inspirations to your digital photography

24-1248mm*
The XG-1 provides extra-wide zoom coverage, from ultra-wide-angle to super-telephoto ranges.
*Focal lengths in 35mm format

The 1cm Macro mode captures subjects in great detail.


More info on the The Ricoh Imaging Website
 
 

 
 
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Ricoh announce new 16mp Bridge Camera - XG-1   -   Leave a Comment
Re: Ricoh announce new 16mp Bridge Camera - XG-1 Might get rid of the DSLR and get one of these as I'm sick to the back teeth of carrying all the gear around for the sake of it.
Re: Ricoh announce new 16mp Bridge Camera - XG-1 I know what you mean Charlotte. I bought an MX-1 and use it most of the time now.
Re: Ricoh announce new 16mp Bridge Camera - XG-1 Ŵhat I want to know is why is this a Pentax when it doesn't have an interchangeable lens? Shouldn't it be a Ricoh?
Re: Ricoh announce new 16mp Bridge Camera - XG-1 Why would you want one of those when you can carry a K-3 and a Bigma around all day?
Re: Ricoh announce new 16mp Bridge Camera - XG-1   -   See entire comment Bigma and K-3, but don't forget the 1.4x converter Chris. :wink:

Joking aside, I think I would prefer the X-5. Shorter reach yet has the tilty fl ...  more
Re: Ricoh announce new 16mp Bridge Camera - XG-1   -   See entire comment I think most DSLR owners complain about this occasionally. A friend buying his first DSLR said on trying his Dad's out that he left it in the car as ...  more
Re: Ricoh announce new 16mp Bridge Camera - XG-1   -   See entire comment I would not mind one of these bridge cameras, as I have always found them very useful at times. I have two, the tiny first Generation Fuji S5000, whic ...  more
Re: Ricoh announce new 16mp Bridge Camera - XG-1 Spec looks good! A good walkaround camera I'd say 8)
Re: Ricoh announce new 16mp Bridge Camera - XG-1 no remote, no RAW. even my old Fuji 9500 shot RAW and you could use a remote
Re: Ricoh announce new 16mp Bridge Camera - XG-1   -   See entire comment I just got a G16 (for underwater photography) and from time to time I carry it with me - have to say - I don't like shooting with such small cameras. ...  more
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