Coldness, moisture, shocks and impacts – sound like difficult conditions for most cameras. But not for Ricoh WG-60. This ultra-compact compact camera thrives in all kinds of weather and can even accompany you underwater, all the way down to depths of 14 meters.
The robust casing has also been designed to be crushproof against weights up to 100 kgf (kilogram force) and the camera can be dropped from a height of 1.6 meters without taking damage*. Going for a ski holiday in the mountains? No problem for the WG-60. It doesn’t even freeze when the thermometer shows minus ten degrees! *According to standard tests performed by Ricoh Imaging, falling from 1.6 meters to a 5 cm thick plywood board.
Built-in macro light The heart of the Ricoh WG-60 is a 16 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor that delivers detailed, crisp and color-saturated images in all light conditions. Special underwater modes for both photography and video automatically enhance red colors that otherwise fade the deeper you dive, while contrast also increases to counteract the diffusion of light in water.
A 5x zoom lens with a focal range equivalent to 28-140 mm on a full-frame camera covers most subjects that can be encountered, both in everyday shooting and under more extreme conditions. In addition, with the lens set to a special macro mode, you can get as close as 1 cm from the subject. Here you can also take advantage of the camera's built-in macro light, six LED lights placed in a ring around the lens, that help you achieve clear images even in dark environments.
And should you like to take an evening snaphot, activate the Handheld Night Snap mode. It automatically captures several exposures of the same nighttime scene and combine them into a sharp image with low noise. Something which would otherwise be impossible without using a tripod. When photographing in harsh sunshine, the monitor has an efficient anti-reflection coating that minimizes annoying glare and it can also automatically adjust its brightness in every lighting condition, making it easier for you to compose your pictures.
Waterproof (14 meters), shockproof and freeze proof compact camera
16 megapixel sensor and 5x zoom, equivalent to 28-140 mm
1 cm macro mode and supplied macro stand
Built-in macro light with six LED’s around the lens
Anti-reflection coated 2.7-inch screen provides a crisp and clear image outdoors