Next month sees the release of the Caplio R40 camera, the fourth wide zoom model to be released by Ricoh in six months.
May 31, 2006: Next month sees the release of the Caplio R40 camera, the fourth wide zoom model to be released by Ricoh in six months.
Featuring a 6-megapixel CCD sensor and 5.7x optical zoom lens, the Caplio R40 covers a focal length range equivalent to 28-160mm in 35mm format. The camera’s slimline body is only 26mm thick. It sports a 2.5-inch LCD with a resolution of 153,000 pixels and can be used in bright conditions. No viewfinder is provided. Users can call up a histogram display to check exposure accuracy before shooting and the Caplio R40 boasts a new angle correction mode for straightening skewed shots.
Like all Ricoh digital cameras in the Caplio R series, the R40 shoots continuous AVI video, is PictBridge enabled and includes a long lasting rechargeable battery that can take up to 330 standard shots per charge. Available in black of champagne metal, the Caplio R40 has an RRP of $499. For product details visit www.ricoh.com.au. Stockist information can be accessed by phoning 1300 363 741.