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Ricoh WG-M2

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Ricoh WG-M2

Ricoh WG-M2
Ricoh WG-M2
Ricoh WG-M2
Ricoh WG-M2
Ricoh WG-M2
Ricoh WG-M2

The Ricoh WG-M2 is a waterproof action camera featuring 4K and high-speed full HD and HD video recording. This is the first camera to offer 4K video support from either Ricoh or Pentax.

Other highlights are waterproofing to 20 meters, built-in Wi-Fi, an ultra-wide 204 or 151 degree selectable field of view, and reduced size and weight over the WG-M1. The camera weighs just 136g loaded and ready to use.

Camera nameWG-M2
Sensor8 MP CMOS, 1/2.3 inch
Recorded PixelsStill: (4:3) 8M (3264x2448), 5M (2592x1944), (16:9) 6M (3264x1840), 4M (2592x1464), (1:1) 6M: 2448x2448
ISO rangeStill: Auto/Auto-Hi/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400, Movie: Auto/Auto-HI
White BalanceAuto, Auto (Outdoor), Manual
Shake reductionElectronic (only in movie mode)
Exposure modesProgram auto exposure
MeteringMulti-segment, spot
Exposure compensation+/- 2 EV
Shooting modesStill: Normal, underwater, burst, Movie: Normal, underwater, time-lapse, extended, high-speed
Shutter speed1/24,000 - 1/4 sec.
Continuous shooting8 fps up to 10 frames
Shutter lag0.002 sec.
Drive modesSingle, burst (8 fps), high speed movie (120 fps)
Lens1.6 mm F2 fixed focus, range of sharpness 0.2m to infinity (0.66ft to infinity).
 8 elements in 8 groups
 Lens protectors for dry-land and underwater use included
Field of ViewStill: 202 degrees (wide), 150 degrees (narrow), Movie: 204 degrees (wide), 151 degrees (narrow)
Auto focusNo (fixed focus)
Manual focusNo (fixed focus)
Closest focus distance20 cm
Photo effectsBright, Natural, monochrome
Live ViewYes
MovieMovie: 4K (30 fps, 100Mbps in S.Fine mode), 1920x1080(60fps, 30 fps), 1280x720(120 fps, 60 fps, 30 fps).
 Vibration Assist function to confirm record start/stop
Movie effectsBright, Natural, monochrome, shading, bleach bypass, bold monochrome, high contrast
Video orientation correctionAdjust image orientation in relation to camera position to maintain a level horizon
 without having to rotate the image in post. Select from 0, 90, 180, and 270 body orientations
SoundPCM, Stereo (no sound at 120 fps), wind suppression mode
LCD monitor1.5 inch, 115,000 dots
EditingSave frame as still image, divide movies, image copy
Storage mediaMicro SD, micro SDHC, micro SDXC. 68 MB built-in
File formatJPG, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
ConnectivityUSB 2.0, HDMI, Built-in Wi-Fi
BatteryLithium-Ion D-LI68
Battery life450 pictures, 80 minutes of 4K movie recording, 160 minutes of playback
Special featuresWater proof (to 20 m), shock proof (2 m), dust proof, cold proof (to -10 degrees C)
Size (W x H x D)57.4 x 34.1 x 77.8 mm (2.3 x 1.3 x 3.1 in.)
Weight136 g (4.8 oz) loaded
Megapixels: 8MP (3264 x 2448px 4K native resolution)
ISO Range: 4K/30p, 1080/60p, 720/120p
Weight: 136g
FPS: 204 to 150 degree angle of view
LCD: 1.5", 115,000 dots
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