Meet Your New Travel Companion
The Ricoh WG-50 is packed with technology and tough design, to ensure high quality images and video even during harsh conditions.
The RICOH WG-50 offers outstanding operability in demanding outdoor conditions. The latest addition to the WG series, the WG-50 is waterproof to a depth of 14 meters, shockproof against falls from a height of 1.6 meters, and freeze-proof to temperatures as low as -10°C. It delivers exceptional image quality with a 16 megapixel CMOS image sensor and Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) movie recording capability. It comes equipped with an outdoor-friendly LCD monitor whose brightness level can be adjusted to the lighting conditions, for ease of viewing and an improved shooting experience. Use the WG-50’s creative shooting functions, such as interval shooting or digital microscope mode, to capture unique images seen from a totally different angle or viewpoint.
New Heights of Durability
The RICOH WG series is well known for its tough design, but with the RICOH WG-50 they achieved waterproof performance down to 14m, and shock proof against falls from height of 1.6m.
Multiple Scene Modes
The WG-50 comes with over 20 different scene modes that will automatically adjust the camera settings for best results.
High Quality Imaging
Equipped with a back-illuminated CMOS image sensor and approx. 16 megapixels, the WG-50 assures excellent high-sensitivity and low-noise in any condition.
14 meter Waterproof & 1.6 meter ShockproofThe RICOH WG series is well known for its tough design which can be used under harsh conditions. With the RICOH WG-50, we achieved a waterproof performance down to 14m, an d a shock proof against falls from a height of 1.6m
Clear High Quality Images.The WG-50 comes equipped with a back-illuminated CMOS image sensor, with approx. 16 megapixels, which assures excellent high-sensitivity and low-noise characteristics with a top sensitivity of ISO 6400.
Featuring a 5x optical zoom lens along equivalent to 140mm in 35mm format to capture action at a distance while the 28mm wide-angle lens is perfect for landscapes and selfies.
Various Scene ModesThe WG-50 comes with various scene modes, starting with Program, Auto Picture, HDR, Handheld Night Snap, Movie, High Speed Movie, Digital Microscope, Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Underwater, Underwater Movie, Interval Shooting, Interval Movie, Surf & Snow, Kids, Pet, Sport, Night Scene, Night Scene Portrait, Fireworks, Food, Digital SR and Report. All scene modes except for Program mode will automatically adjust camera settings for best results according to the selected scene.
Underwater ModeThe Underwater mode has been upgraded from the WG-30 by optimizing the white balance, resulting in more natural coloring. In addition, a Flash Bracketing mode has been adopted. The Flash Bracketing mode takes two photos, ( Flash On and Flash Off) with the push of the shutter release providing greater usability for underwater photography.
Report ModeWith the Report mode, a new selectable file size is added, 3MP 2048 x 1536. Three options are now available.
- 3MP (2048 x 1536)
- 2MP (1600 x 1200)
- 1280 (1280 x 960)
Vibrant and Slide Film ModesIn addition to the available image tones of the WG-30, two additional image tones, Vibrant and Slide Film have been added. These newly added tones are well known with PENTAX D-SLR’s.
With the selection of Image Tone and Scene Mode, the photographer has a various options of expressing their creativity.
Ricoh WG-50 Digital Camera
D-LI92 Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery for Pentax X70 Digital Camera
D-PA164J Power Adapter
I-USB157 USB Cable
O-ST104 Carabiner Strap
O-ST157 Carabiner Strap
O-MS1 Macro Stand
|Type||1/2.3 inch CMOS|
|Effective Pixels||Approx. 16 megapixels|
|Total Pixels||Approx. 16.76 megapixels|
|Recording Pixels||Still: 16M, 12M(1:1), 12M(16:9), 7M, 5M(16:9), 5M, 4M(16:9), 3M, 2M(16:9), 1024, 640
* In Report mode, select from 3M (2048 x 1536), 2M (1600 x 1200) or 1280 (1280 x 960).
Movie: HD 1920 (1920x1080) 30 fps, 1280 (1280x720) 60 / 30 fps
|Quality Levels||Still: Best, Better, Good
|Type/construction||RICOH zoom lens, 11 elements in 9 groups (5 aspherical elements)|
|Focal length (equiv.)||5-25mm (28-140mm)|
|Aperture||F3.5 (wide) - 5.5 (tele)|
|Intelligent zoom||Approx 7.5X at 7M to 36X at 640 (including optical zoom)|
|Type||2.7” wide colour LCD with AR coating (cover only)
Approx. 230,000 dots
|Modes||Flash-on and Flash-off modes. "Red-eye" compensation function employs a pre-discharge.|
|Effective range||Wide: approx.0.2 – 5.5m (ISO Auto ), Tele : approx. 0.2 - 3.5m (ISO Auto)|
|Type||TTL contrast detection autofocus, AF assist lamp, Macro Illuminating LEDs|
|Focus modes||9 point AF, Spot AF, Auto Tracking AF, Macro, 1cm Macro, Infinity Landscape, Pan Focus, Manual Focus|
|Focus lock||Yes, by pressing the shutter release button half way|
|Focus range||Normal: 0.5m to infinity
Super Macro: 0.01-0.3m (at mid-zoom, set automatically)
|Type||Choice of Multi-segment metering, Centre-weighted metering, Spot metering|
|Exposure Compensation||±2EV(1/3EV steps)|
|Type||AUTO, Manual (ISO 125-6400)|
|Modes||Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten light, Fluorescent light(D:Daylight Colour, N:Daylight White, W:White Light), Manual|
|Still||Pixel Track SR, High-Sensitivity anti-shake mode (Digital SR)|
|Movie||Movie Shake Reduction Mode (Movie SR)|
|Type||Mechanical and electronic shutter|
|Shutter speed||1/4000 to 1/4 sec (up to 4 sec in Night Scene mode)|
|Mode selection||One shot, Self-timer, Continuous Shooting, Burst Shooting, Remote Control, Auto Bracketing|
|Continuous FPS||Approx 1.08 FPS|
|Self-timer||Yes (10 sec, 2 sec)|
|Remote control||Infrared (using optional PENTAX remote Controller)|
|Mode selection||Auto Picture, Program, HDR, Handheld Night Snap, Movie, High Speed Movie, Digital Microscope, Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Underwater, Underwater Movie, Interval Shot, Interval Movie, Surf & Snow, Kids, Pet, Sport, Night Scene, Night Scene Portrait, Fireworks, Food, Digital SR, Report, Green|
|Face detection||Yes. Face Detection AF&AE available for all modes up to 32 faces. Smile Capture, Self-portrait Assist, Self-portrait Assist + Smile Capture, Blink Detection.|
|Pet Detection||Detect up to 1 pet's face(auto)|
|Date stamp||Yes, date, date-time, time (not available in Green mode)|
|Dynamic Range Adjustment||Yes (highlight and shadow correction)|
|Functions||One Shot, Index (6 / 12 thumb nails), Enlargement (up to 10X, scroll available), Movie Playback, Histogram, Folder display, Select&Delete, Calendar|
|Modes||Slideshow, Image Rotation, Small Face Filter, Ink Rubbing Filter, Collage, Digital Filter(B&W / Sepia, Toy Camera, Retro, Colour, Extract Colour, Colour Emphasis, High Contrast, Starburst, Soft, Fish-eye, Brightness, Miniature), HDR Filter, Original Frame, Movie Edit, Red-eye Edit, Resize, Cropping, Image Copy, Protect, Start-up Screen|
|Movie edit||Save as still image, movie divide, add Title Picture|
|Still||JPEG(conforms to Exif 2.3), conforms to DCF2.0, PRINT Image Matching III|
|Movie (compression)||MPEG-4 AVC/H.264|
|Audio||Movie/Underwater Movie 32KHz, 16bit, monaural
High Speed Movie 8KHz, 16bit, monaural
|Internal memory||Approx. 68MB|
|Removable memory||SD, SDHC, SDXC Memory Card, Eye-Fi Card|
|Ports||USB2.0(Micro-B), HDMI output terminal(Type D)|
|Power source||Rechargeable Li-Ion battery D-LI92|
|Recordable images||Approx 300*|
|Playback time||Approx 260 min**|
|Movie recording time||Approx 90 min**|
|* Recording capacity above shows approximate number of shots recorded during CIPA-compliant testing. Actual performance may vary depending on operating conditions.
** According to the result of RICOH IMAGING in-house testing.
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||122.5 x 61.5 x 29.5 mm|
|Weight||Without battery or removable memory: 173g Loaded and ready: 193g|
|Operating temperature||-10°C (coldproof)|
|Weather Resistant||Yes, Equivalent to JIS Class 8 waterproof and JIS Class 6 dustproof capabilities|
|Shock Resistant||Yes, shockproof to 1.6m|
|Languages||English, French, Germany, Spanish, Portuguese, Italy, Dutch, Japanese, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkey, Greek, Russian, Thai, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese|
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