With a sturdy chassis geared to use with gloves, boasting a grip that fits the hand and a new mode dial, and with a host of features that emphasize thoroughgoing water, shock, dust, and crushproof, the design of the Ricoh WG-6 20MP 5x Zoom Tough Compact Camera cuts no corners when it comes to outdoor use. Combined with Outdoor View, monitor brightness settings that can easily be adjusted for outdoor lighting, these features ensure that the camera can be used without discomfort in all weathers. The camera also features high-precision GPS that can log your route or record location data with photographs for later viewing in a map application or on a computer, further enhancing the post-photography experience.
The camera has a rugged chassis that can be relied on in the harshest conditions. It is Waterproof to 20m, 2.1m Shockproof, Freezeproof to -10 degrees C and Crushprrof to 100kg.
20 effective megapixel for sharp, high-resolution images and 4K video support
A high-resolution, high-sensitivity, back-illuminated CMOS image sensor and high-performance image-processing engine combine for low-noise, high-quality images. The lens, which features 5 optical zoom and a focal length of about 28 mm (equivalent in 35 mm format) when zoomed all the way out, is suitable for a wide variety of subjects. The camera also supports 4K for movies with four times the resolution of Full HD.
Get up to ten times more light with a Ring Light function for macro photography or movie recording in poorly-lit locations
The brightness of the six LEDs around the lens can be adjusted to light the entire subject, or some can be turned off to add depth to close-ups taken in macro mode.
Leave your gloves on: improved operability
The shooting mode can now be selected with the mode dial, while the spacious layout of buttons on the back of the camera and the vertically-oriented zoom button makes the camera easier to use.