Ricoh’s new APS-C camera is “Ricoh GR” not “GR Digital V”


Yesterday, we posted some info about Ricoh’s new APS-C compact camera Ricoh GR Digital V. Now a new rumors from Digicame confirmed this APS-C camera name would be “Ricoh GR”, and here are some more info about Ricoh GR.

  • The name is Ricoh GR, not GR5.
  • 16MP APS-C sensor. Same sensor as Pentax K-5 II.
  • New 28mm f/2.8 GR lens.
  • AF speed is much faster than the COOLPIX A, slightly inferior to the X100S.
  • Same size as GR1, a little largeer than GR Digital IV, lighter than COOLPIX A.
  • To the extent that one Fn button has been added, the operation system is almost the same as the conventional GR Digital operation system. It can do almost the same thing is not possible in the past. Does not seem much the essence of PENTAX, flagship of Ricoh feel like as usual.
  • To be announced in late April, Released in mid or late May.
  • Price around $1,000.