Ricoh Introduces the GX200 Digital Camera
A high-end 24mm ultra-wide-angle optical zoom digital compact
featuring high resolution 12 megapixel CCD coupled with the latest
imaging engine SIE III
Tokyo, Japan June, 24, 2008
-- Ricoh Co., Ltd. (president and CEO: Shiro Kondo) has announced today
the development and release of the GX200 able to reproduce high quality
images from edge-to-edge with low noise and natural gradation. This
camera succeeds the award winning Caplio GX100 compact digital camera
introduced in April 2007.
Inheriting the highly popular Caplio GX100 features such as a 24
to 72mm (35mm film equivalent focal length) high-performance wide-angle
optical zoom lens on a 25mm thin pocketable compact body, a wide
variety of manual shooting functions, and a removable tilting
electronic viewfinder, the new GX200 achieves increased resolution via
its 12 megapixel CCD and dramatic noise reduction with the addition of
the new image processing engine Smooth Imaging Engine III.
Already a popular part of the Caplio GX100, the high-resolution
wide-angle lens unit has been further configured to enable picture
taking at an even higher resolution.
With a large wide-viewing angle 2.7-inch 460,000 dots HVGA LCD and an
electronic level function, for horizontal and vertical shooting, the
GX200 contains extensive shooting functions to enable camera lovers to
enjoy and create stunning photographs.
This model comes in two package types with different accessories. The
GX200 package contains: rechargeable lithium ion battery, battery
charger, AV cable, USB cable, CD-ROM, strap, and lens cap. The GX200 VF
KIT package contains all the above accessories plus the electronic
* The lens focal lengths used in this document are the equivalent focal length for a 35mm camera.