NEWSFLASH: Ricoh announces its first 4 mpix digicam!|
(Monday, September 10, 2001 - 19:08 EDT)
Dutch website posts first news we've seen of the Ricoh Caplio RR1 digital camera...
Our friends in Holland at bilingual website LetsGoDigital.nl, which publishes articles in Dutch and English, have uncovered news of a new digital camera from Ricoh. The Ricoh Caplio RR1 looks to be a combination of the RDC-7 and RDC-i500 digital cameras (with the chassis of the former, and the higher-resolution LCD display of the latter), plus a 4 megapixel image sensor - making the Caplio RR1 Ricoh's first 4 megapixel digicam.
Specifications highlights for the Ricoh Caplio RR1 follow, and slightly more in-depth specifications courtesy of LetsGoDigital.nl are in our database:
|Specification Highlights - full specifications here|
|Ricoh Caplio RR1 |
|Model Number: ||RR1 |
|Camera Format: ||Slimline w/ tilt/swivel LCD |
|Image Capture |
|Image Sensor: ||4.13 megapixels (3.95 megapixels effective) |
|Image Resolution: ||2272x1704, 1120x840, 640x480, 2048x1536 (text-mode), 1024x768 (text-mode) |
|Focal Length (effective): ||35 - 105mm (3x optical zoom) |
|Auto Focus: ||Yes |
|Aperture Range: ||f/2.6 (wide) / 3.4 (tele) - ??? |
| Optical Viewfinder: ||Yes (Real Image optical zoom type) |
|LCD Viewfinder: ||Yes (2.0 inch, 200,640 pixel) |
|Internal Flash: ||Yes |
|Flash Modes: ||Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye Reduction, Slow Sync |
|Image Storage |
|Flash Memory: ||Built-in internal; SmartMedia |
|Memory Included: ||8MB (Internal) |
|File Formats: ||TIFF, JPEG, WAV, AVI (OpenDML Motion JPEG) |
|More Information |
|Weight: ||270 g; 9.4 oz |
|Weight With Batteries? ||No |
|Size: ||135 x 27 x 74mm; 5.3 x 1.1 x 2.9in |
|Notes & Features: ||Optical viewfinder has diopter correction -2 to +1dp. Resolutions of 2048 x 1536 and 1024 x 768 are in text mode only. Can record audio for use as a voice recorder. Uses an NP-80 3.7v 1100mAh Lithium Ion battery. Has a flip/rotate LCD display similar to the Ricoh RDC-7, RDC-i700 and RDC-i500 digital cameras. |
Be sure to visit LetsGoDigital.nl to see their coverage of the announcement, along with a number of exclusive images of the Ricoh Caplio RR1 which they took at the IFA Show in Berlin. Many thank to Dennis Hissink of LetsGoDigital.nl for providing us with specifications and images for the new camera!
Curious to compare the Caplio RR1 with Ricoh's previous models? You can find a comparison of the RR1, RDC-7, RDC-i700 and RDC-i500 in our camera database.