Pentax Ricoh Imaging Co will release their new compact digital camera GR in late May. It features the new GR 18.3mm F2.8 lens with 18.3mm focal length. Low-pass filter-less, APS-C CMOS sensor (16.2 million pixel) is built-in. The new GRENGINE image processor brings ISO 25600. High AF speed of 0.2 seconds and 4 frame/second shutter speed.
Still pictures up to 4928×3264; Movies up to 1920×1080.
Support functions for shooting are abundant. 9 effect modes such as “Retro” and “Miniaturize”, “Dynamic range correction” to reduce over-exposure or under-exposure, “Face detection AF&AE” to take a photo of a person easily and beautifully, etc.
Estimated price: around 100,000 yen
Dimensions: approx. 117 x 61 x 34.7 mm
Weight: approx. 245g (with battery and SD card); 215g (without)