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06-17-2015, 03:10 PM   #1
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Ricoh Imaging Unveils GR II, its Newest Premium Compact Camera, Featuring Wi-Fi and N

News update from the official Pentax website:

DENVER, CO, June 17, 2015 - Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation today announced the newest camera in its GR series, the RICOH GR II, a premium compact camera with Wi-Fi and Near Field Communication functionality. The GR II is the smallest premium compact with DSLR image quality, making it ideal for advanced photographers who want the quality of an SLR camera but the portability of a smart phone....

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06-17-2015, 03:25 PM   #2
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Not so big improvement comparing to the first GR looking on the specs...
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Looks to be the current GR with Wi-fi and modernized flash compatibility.

And $100 more in new issue MSRP.

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I could do one of my motorcycle stories and Instagram from the road with two of these (one backup)....

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Weird ... no mention of a sensor upgrade or increase in bit depth from 12 to 14. Oh well, maybe next time.
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Still happy with my 3 week old GR Limited. No regrets!

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