The Ricoh Caplio R1V

Ricoh rolls out the 5.0 Megapixel Caplio R1V - Digital cameras, digital camera reviews, photography views and news newsDecember 28, 2004 - 15.00 GMT
Ricoh announces the Caplio R1V, successor to Ricoh's popular Caplio R1. The new Caplio R1V is a powerful 5.0 megapixel digital camera with a 4.8x optical zoom. The camera features an innovative lens retracting system that enables this wide-angle zoom lens to be housed in a 25mm ultra slim, aluminum body. Ricoh has pursued the world's fastest shutter response time, it takes less than 0.8 seconds for the Caplio R1V to be ready to shoot photos after it is turned on, and the release time is almost instantaneous, 0.05 to 0.1 seconds...More