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Ricoh WG-6 Rugged Camera: Waterproof to 20 m, Shockproof to 2 m, Freezeproof to −10 °C, 20MP, 4K Video, 5X Optical Zoom, a Six-LED Ring Light, Underwater Mode, Handheld Night Snap Mode, Movie SR+ Mode for Shooting More Active, Fast-action Activities

Ricoh WG-6 (left to right): black, orange
Ricoh WG-6 (left to right): black, orange

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PRESS RELEASE

Ricoh Imaging introduces top-of-the-line model in its WG series of ultra-rugged digital compact cameras

Waterproof, shockproof RICOH WG-6 camera packs 20 megapixels and 4K-resolution video functionality in a small and durable package

RICOH WG-6: "Dedicated Underwater mode. White balance is optimized to suppress blue tints for underwater photos with natural-looking colors. Underwater Movie mode also applies this effect while filming high-resolution 4K movies."

RICOH WG-6: “Dedicated Underwater mode. White balance is optimized to suppress blue tints for underwater photos with natural-looking colors. Underwater Movie mode also applies this effect while filming high-resolution 4K movies.”

WEST CALDWELL, N.J., Feb. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation today announced the RICOH WG-6, a compact, waterproof and shockproof digital camera that produces super high-resolution photos and 4K video. Equipped with a 5x optical zoom lens with 28mm wide-angle coverage and a large, wide-frame LCD monitor, the new, top-of-the-line model in the rugged WG series makes it easy to capture a range of images – from eye-catching close-ups to sweeping landscapes – in the most extreme conditions.

RICOH WG-6: Image Courtesy of Ricoh

RICOH WG-6: Image Courtesy of Ricoh

The RICOH WG-6 adds a host of newly designed features including a multi-application ring light ideal for macro-photography and the most dependable waterproof body in WG-series history, capable of shooting to a depth of 65 feet, for up to two continuous hours. The WG-6 body is shockproof against a fall from heights of 6.5 feet and operational in temperatures as low as -10°C.

RICOH WG-6, orange

RICOH WG-6, orange

RICOH WG-6: Image Courtesy of Ricoh

RICOH WG-6: Image Courtesy of Ricoh

RICOH WG-6, black

RICOH WG-6, black

Equipped with a state-of-the-art back-illuminated CMOS image sensor with approximately 20 effective megapixels and a high-performance imaging engine, the RICOH WG-6 delivers super-high-resolution still images and 4K-resolution video clips. In addition to the conventional Movie SR (Shake Reduction) mode, it features a new Movie SR+ mode to assure high-quality shooting with more active, fast-action outdoor activities.

RICOH WG-6, black: Top view

RICOH WG-6, black: Top view

A six-LED ring light unit positioned around the lens allows use of a faster shutter speed to minimize camera shake and subject shake in macro and close-up photography. This feature also allows the photographer to choose specific LEDs to illuminate a subject more three-dimensionally and emphasize its delicate contours.

RICOH WG-6: a GPS module to record position data and travel log data onto captured images; an electronic compass

RICOH WG-6: a GPS module to record position data and travel log data onto captured images; an electronic compass

Additional outdoor-friendly features include a GPS module to record position data and travel log data onto captured images; an electronic compass; and the innovative Handheld Night Snap mode, which automatically captures several images of the same nighttime scene and produces a single blur-free composite image of them.

RICOH WG-6: Image Courtesy of Ricoh

RICOH WG-6: Image Courtesy of Ricoh

Pricing and Availability
The RICOH WG-6 will be available for pre-sale at www.us.ricoh-imaging.com and retail outlets nationwide for a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $399.95.

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 Company Ltd. Is part of Ricoh Group, which operates in about 200 countries and regions.

The company operating now as Ricoh Company Ltd. 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, the company 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.

For further information, please visit www.us.ricoh-imaging.com

© 2019 Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation. All rights reserved. All referenced product names are the trademarks of their respective companies.


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