After displaying it off finally yr’s Photokina, Ricoh has introduced launch particulars for its long-awaited GRIII compact digital camera. As with the earlier two fashions, it pairs an 18.3mm (28mm-equivalent) f/2.eight lens to an APS-C sensor with the aim of enabling high-quality, discreet road images. This time round, although, the decision has been upped to 24 megapixels, the controls have been rethought, and the physique has been slimmed down additional partly by the removing of the built-in flash.
It’s not a revolutionary improve, however the GR sequence is about austerity and minimalism, and the GRIII’s tweaks ought to assist it keep related in a world the place everybody already carries 28mm-ish-equivalent prime lenses of their pockets. Ricoh will begin promoting it for $899.95 from subsequent month; there’ll even be a $249.95 14mm-equivalent conversion lens (under) obtainable for many who like their road images at a wider angle.