The Ricoh WG-80 16MP 5x Zoom Tough Compact Camera is a digital compact camera for underwater photography down to 14 meters, featuring a totally renewed exterior design and enhanced operability.
Uncompromising water, shock, dust, and freeze protection.
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, this rugged camera can be used in all conditions.
A rugged chassis ready for the outdoors.
The WG-80 is designed for every imaginable outdoor environment and adds to the experience with features such as Underwater mode for underwater photography, and an Outdoor View setting that adapts monitor brightness to ambient lighting.
Sharp, high-resolution images with 5X optical zoom starting from wide-angle of 28mm*.
Enjoy the high-definition image quality offered by a camera with an approximately 16 effective megapixels, a lens with 5 optical zoom starting from a wide-angle of 28 mm *, and image processing incorporating "ultra-high resolution technology.
* 35 mm format equivalent
Macro lighting via the Ring Light with a brightness that can be adjusted in five levels.
With WG-80, you can now change the brightness of the Ring Light during macro shooting. This allows you to create a three-dimensional effect and to emphasize the contrast with the background, expanding the range of shooting expressions.
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.
Automatically Capture Smiling Faces with Smile Capture!
The camera detects portrait subjects and automatically releases the shutter when it spots the subject smiling. The camera also detects when the subject is blinking and displays the message "Closed eyes have been detected.
Shoot Movies in Full HD
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.