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New Ricoh WG-30W Camera with Built-in Wi-Fi Connectivity and Advanced Smartphone Support Functions

RICOH WG-30w, Flame Orange

RICOH WG-30w, Flame Orange

Built for extreme adventues, Ricoh WG-30W is a rugged, compact camera with these key features.

  • Waterproof, shockproof, crushproof, coldproof, dustproof.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi capabilities.
  • A 16.0 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS image sensor,
  • Advanced imaging technologies include a digital microscope and a 5x optical zoom lens.
  • Record full HD movies with the powerful H.264 recording format.
  • Ricoh’s enhanced underwater mode compensates for excessive blue coloration, a feature you can only find on the WG-30w.


October 08, 2014

RICOH WG-30w Ricoh Imaging Announces the Latest Addition to the WG Series Complete with Built-in WiFi

Denver, Colorado October 8, 2014 RICOH IMAGING AMERICAS CORPORATION announces the launch of the new Ricoh WG-30W. Building on the heritage of the amazing adventure proof cameras in the WG series, the WG-30w comes equipped with built-in Wi-Fi connectivity and advanced smartphone support functions so one can easily browse through and download their adventures to share with family and friends. Designed to capture outdoor activities effortlessly, the WG-30w has a durable construction and a variety of outstanding features that make it ideal for those with an active lifestyle.

The WG-30w is outfitted with a new state-of-the-art, back illuminated CMOS sensor and 16 effective megapixels. This rugged camera assures brilliant images with low noise, even in dimly lit situations. In keeping with the tradition of the WG line, this new addition is lightweight and compact, yet it is tough enough to perform under a variety of outdoor conditions. The solid, airtight body is not only waterproof to an impressive depth of approximately 40 feet, but also shockproof from a height of 5 feet, crushproof against weights up to 220 pounds, and coldproof to temperatures as frigid as -10 degrees C. This new model includes the WG original Digital Microscope mode allowing the user to capture even the slightest detail, like a pebble in a mountain stream, while six Macro lights positioned around the lens allow the subject to be more illuminated.
Thanks to its Full HD movie recording, the user is able to capture high-quality, extended movie clips at a frame rate of 30 frames per second while its enhanced underwater mode achieves better imagery for those hard to capture underwater shots.
The WG-30W comes available in two striking colors, Carbon Grey and Flame Orange and has 10 optional accessories available including a handle bar mount, a helmet mount, and a magnet mount.
Take your adventures to the next level with the WG-30W.

RICOH WG-30w, Carbon Grey

RICOH WG-30w, Carbon Grey

Pricing and Availability

The WG-30 will be available at retailers nationwide and at in December 2014 for a suggested retail price of $299.95

About Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation|

Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation is a subsidiary of Ricoh Company Ltd., a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services. Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in about 200 countries and regions.

The company now known as Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation was originally founded in 1919, under the name Asahi Optical Joint Stock Co. and launched its first SLR camera in the 1950s under the PENTAX name. Today, Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation continues to produce the heritage-rich, award-winning line of PENTAX DSLR cameras, lenses and sport optics equipment as well as Ricoh’s offering of stylish and compact digital cameras, known for their wide-ranging, rich set of features.

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