Ricoh has announced to release GX200 compact camera. The latest Ricoh camera is the successor of the Caplio GX100 which was launched in April 2007. The Ricoh GX200 camera is features 12 megapixel CCD and dramatic noise reduction with the addition of the new image processing engine Smooth Imaging Engine III.
In addition, the Ricoh GX200 incorporates a large wide-viewing angle 2.7-inch 460,000 dots HVGA LCD. Also it is equipped with an electronic level function, for horizontal and vertical shooting. The GX200 boasts extensive shooting functions that enable photographers to enjoy the photography skills.
A 5fps continuous RAW shooting mode, the 24 to 72-mm (35mm equiv) wide-angle lens, SDHC slot, RAW image support, thin 25-mm chassis, and removable tilting electronic viewﬁnder are some of the other key features of the GX200 camera.
The GX200 compact camera bundle will be packed with rechargeable lithium ion battery, battery charger, AV cable, USB cable, CD-ROM, strap, and lens cap.
The availability of the camera has not been announced as of now. However the GX200 is expected to hit the market by next July 2008. The price may remain between £399.99 and £349.99.