Feb 28, 2005

The all new Ricoh Caplio R2

Ricoh Japan has today announced the new Caplio R2, almost the same as the recently announced R1V this interesting looking camera has a five megapixel CCD and wide-angle 4.8x zoom (28 - 135 mm equiv.). The R2 does away with the R1V's optical viewfinder and instead has a much larger 2.5" LCD monitor and 28 MB (very little) of built-in memory.

With its 25.8mm thin profile, the Caplio R2 easily slips in and out of a pocket. Even when you're strolling the streets, you're practically ready to shoot. What's most amazing about the Caplio R2 is how much advanced technology fits inside its compact body. Like a wide-angle 28-135mm optical 4.8x zoom lens. Covering a wide range of scenes, it's the ideal travel companion. The Caplio R2 also has a big, bright 2.5-inch LCD monitor with adjustable brightness, so you can review your pictures better under sunlight. For convenience, you can even adjust the size of the text and icons on the monitor. Key control buttons are arranged next to the LCD monitor for intuitive operation. The Caplio R2 -- it's like having a personal photo assistant.
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