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Ricoh WG-30W dives deeper, adds Wi-Fi; WG-30 pares price and forgoes Wi-Fi radio


 
 

Ricoh Imaging has today announced two new camera models in the WG-series that it inherited in the purchase of the Pentax camera brand a few years ago. The Ricoh WG-30W and WG-30 are both very closely related to each other, with but one key difference that we're aware of. The US-market WG-30W includes a brand-new...

Olympus SP-100 ultrazoom sports revolutionary dot-sight finder; rugged TG-850 is first with tilting display


 
 

As the annual CP+ tradeshow in Japan approaches, Olympus has taken the wraps off two of the more unusual fixed-lens cameras we've seen recently. At first glance, the Olympus SP-100 ultrazoom and the rugged Olympus TG-850 compact might not seem particularly unusual, but each brings with it firsts not just for...

The future is here: Three rugged Pentax cameras, and one needs no cables—not even for charging


There are a lot of rugged, weather-sealed digital cameras to choose from these days, but to date they've pretty-much all shared an Achilles heel. To charge them, you've had to open the camera up, adding a little wear and tear to the weather-sealing and perhaps introducing some dirt or debris in the process. The Pentax WG-3 GPS is, we believe,...