With features that include uncompromising waterproofing (good for two hours of continuous use at a depth of 14 meters), freeze proofing* that ensures operation at temperatures of 10 C, shock proofing capable of withstanding drops of 1.6 meters, and crush proofing capable of withstanding forces of 100 kgf, the Ricoh WG-70 Camera rugged camera can be used in all conditions.
* Battery capacity drops with ambient temperature, reducing the number of pictures that can be taken on a single charge.
High resolution with all the must-have features
Sharp, high-resolution images with 5X optical zoom starting from wide-angle of 28mm*. A a high-performance image processing engine and a back-illuminated CMOS sensor boasting high optical efficiency and an 16 effective megapixels, the WG-70 takes low-noise photos with a wide dynamic range that look beautiful even as prints.
* 35 mm format equivalent.
Shoot Movies in Full HD HDMI
While the camera can of course record Full HD (16:9) video at 30 fps, it also offers a High Speed Movie mode for recording slow-motion video and an Underwater Movie mode suited to underwater movie recording. Movie and Underwater Movie modes offer Movie SR (shake reduction), which can be used to reduce the effects of camera shake. Movie editing features within the camera let you split video or create movie stills from selected frames. The cameras HDMI connector (Type D) lets you display movies on TVs and other devices.
Choose from 25 Shooting Modes
The camera offers settings suited to every subject, including an Auto Picture mode that automatically identifies the subject type and chooses the appropriate mode, a Landscape mode for vivid shots of green trees or blue sky, a Surf and Snow mode suited to shots backed by brightly-lit beaches or mountain snows, and a Sports mode for shots of fast-moving subjects.
Digital Microscope mode.
With lighting provided by six LED lamps positioned around the lens, Digital Microscope mode supports super macro photography. The LED lamps light automatically even during normal macro photography, ensuring that your subject is always well-lit. One of the attractions of the WG-series is that it lets you shoot from as close as 1 cm.
Get Creative with Post-Shooting Digital Filters
Adjust colors or use special effects to style photos for maximum impact.