Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Ricoh unveils CX5 camera with fast autofocus

updated 01:05 pm EST, Wed January 26, 2011

Ricoh CX5 doubles autofocus speeds of CX4

Ricoh's new CX5 point and shoot camera gets a 10-megapixel sensor along with a 10.7x, 28-300mm zoom lens. Its centerpiece is a new, ultra-fast autofocus speed up to just two-tenths of a second thanks to a hybrid autofocus system. The system uses a passive distance sensor along with usual contrast AF and can lock on in about half the time of the previous CX4 shooter.

The camera also sports a Super-resolution setting and a Super-resolution Zoom that doubles the maximum focal length to the equivalent of 600mm while promising minimal image degradation from pixel scaling. New scene modes with earlier cameras include Cooking, Fireworks and Continuous Golf Swing. Users frame and view their shots using the the-inch, 920,000-pixel LCD. The camera can record 720p HD movies as well.

When the camera arrives at the end of February in the UK, it will be available in black, silver, and pink and cost the equivalent of $413 (260). It's expected to come Stateside at around the same time with a slightly lower price. [via PhotographyBlog]








By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

D-Link DIR-510L 802.11AC travel router

Having Internet access in hotels and other similar locations used to be a miasma of connectivity issues. If Wi-Fi was available, it wa ...

Ooma Office small business VoIP

Voice over IP (VoIP) services have been around for a very long time. Only recently has the implementation become a bit more robust, al ...

BOXi T-200 travel projector

Projectors have become a key piece of equipment for the business world. From multi-media presentations to the traditional slideshows, ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News