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09-09-2014, 11:43 AM   #16
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Cher ogl ... you're a man of few words. So, what did you mean ... ?

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QuoteOriginally posted by Na Horuk Quote
It will be hard to beat GoPro (which has almost a cult following, especially due to its size and ruggedness), but this looks really interesting.
hard to beat GoPro for their huge ads spending...

but owning a GoPro I realized the camera interface probably the worse one can have...
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QuoteOriginally posted by LFLee Quote
hard to beat GoPro for their huge ads spending...

but owning a GoPro I realized the camera interface probably the worse one can have...
According to GoPro's founder, most of their advertising comes from their user base. The only thing they really sped money on is the airtime and sponsorships. Content is almost entirely user created. Maybe Pentax should go this route with user created content.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Jean Poitiers Quote
Cher ogl ... you're a man of few words. So, what did you mean ... ?
same sensor, very similiar lens, same size and resolution of LCD, same video, same type of cards, Wi-Fi...e.t.c.

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QuoteOriginally posted by ogl Quote
same sensor, very similiar lens, same size and resolution of LCD, same video, same type of cards, Wi-Fi...e.t.c.
OK and merci.
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QuoteOriginally posted by ogl Quote
same sensor, very similiar lens, same size and resolution of LCD, same video, same type of cards, Wi-Fi...e.t.c.
Well there is nothing wrong with that, it got a new packaging and it looks a better camera. Apparently Ricoh Imaging and JK Imaging are working together on projects.
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QuoteOriginally posted by ogl Quote
picture

The only thing even remotely similar between the two cameras is that they're yellow
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Ricoh has to do something like this, because Apple just drove the last nails into the coffin of the compact camera today.

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GoPro, Pentax WG, and Casio G-shock just had a baby!!!

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Ricoh has to do something like this, because Apple just drove the last nails into the coffin of the compact camera today.
you call iPhone 6 compact? ((((:
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QuoteOriginally posted by theperception2008 Quote
According to GoPro's founder, most of their advertising comes from their user base. The only thing they really sped money on is the airtime and sponsorships. Content is almost entirely user created. Maybe Pentax should go this route with user created content.
Garmin France gave 100 action camera Virb to testers to create content from them. Virb has also screen on a top same front lens.
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QuoteOriginally posted by i83N Quote
GoPro, Pentax WG, and Casio G-shock just had a baby!!!

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you call iPhone 6 compact? ((((:
It's 6.9 mm thick. Easier to fit in a pocket than any camera I know of.
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So I give major kudos to Ricoh again showing a camera that changes up the design concepts and makes something that looks interesting! Now if only in the US people could actually see it in a Target, Dick's Sporting Goods, REI, LL Bean, Best Buy, etc. Also I think it good to get attention with unique looks or interfaces, but you still have to beat on specs too! I don't know a bunch about GoPros but they are the competition in this space! And they shoot 60fps which is critical for sports and action where these are primarily used. So that is a fail. And you can also shoot 4K on one of the GoPro models. So again, a possible fail by Ricoh in being able to compete with this camera.

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Maybe Ricoh could do a licensing or partnership deal and make this the LL Bean edition or something like that or National Geographic or get some big name partner that gives a camera like this exposure and some instant credibility and marketing assistance
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QuoteOriginally posted by pghwarrior23 Quote
Maybe Ricoh could do a licensing or partnership deal and make this the LL Bean edition or something like that or National Geographic or get some big name partner that gives a camera like this exposure and some instant credibility and marketing assistance
Too expensive
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QuoteOriginally posted by boriscleto Quote
It's 6.9 mm thick. Easier to fit in a pocket than any camera I know of.
Show me how you comfortably grip it.
Any way sensor is to small. I'll stick to my GR(also pocket size) thank you (:
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If true it would likely have accessories released with it, like a handlebar mount and suction mount. Looks cool. I don't think this segment of the camera market is going away any time soon. Why let GoPro have all the fun & profit!!
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