Ricoh’s massive-sensor compact will get extra social with NFC and WiFi
Ricoh has simply revealed a brand new model of its GR compact digital camera, and although it is largely unchanged, why mess with a superb factor? The GR II nonetheless has the identical massive sixteen.2-megapixel APS-C sensor, a quick f/2.eight 28mm (35mm equal) fastened lens, constructed-in flash, 1080p video and zero.2 second autofocus speeds, all squeezed right into a compact retro physique. Whereas that makes it a great seize-and-go road shooter, the final mannequin sadly lacked any wi-fi features to allow you to share these pictures. Fortunately, Ricoh has lastly rectified that.
Now you can pair it shortly together with your smartphone by way of NFC, then switch information over WiFi, because of a brand new module within the prime hump. The GR II additionally has a distant perform so as to body up photographs and hearth the shutter together with your telephone or pill. Different tweaks embrace a contact quicker half,five hundredth shutter velocity, autofocus that works in film mode and 17 new Instagram-like results. We’re unsure if the sparse vary of latest options is sufficient to persuade you to pay a steep $800, however in case you want a pocket-sized APS-C digital camera, you will not discover one for a lot much less than that.