Ricoh WG-M2 action camera
(Action camera, 300 USD, 8MP still, 4K/30 fps, HD/60fps 720/120 fps, 1/2.3″ sensor)
What a miracle is this ? This is Ricoh’s new 4K action camera with an ultrawide angle which can be used underwater without an additional housing. The camera has a 204° lens, waterproof up to 20 meters, shock resistant up to 2 meters, cold proof down to 14 Fahrenheit (-10 degree Celsius). Looks quite cool at first.
The action camera has a built in Wifi as well.
Video resolutions available:
4k at 30 frames per sec, HD at 60 frames per sec
720 at 120 fps, Stills at 8 Megapixel
Ricoh WG-M2 action camera official announcement
Capture all of life’s adventures with this compact, lightweight camera that‘s waterproof, shock resistant and coldproof. Featuring 4K Full HD movie recording and an ultra-wide-angle lens, take your WG-M2 down to depths of up to 20 meters, with no housing required. Other tough features include shock-resistance from a height of two meters, and cold resistant to temperatures as low as 14° Fahrenheit.
With a 204-degree ultra-wide-angle lens, capture dynamic, high-resolution, high-bit-rate videos with exaggerated perspective. A vibration function informs users of the start and end of a movie recording while an LCD orientation function records videos in an upright position regardless of the camera’s orientation.
With 7 Image Effect modes, capture videos with distinctive visual effects, and an array of editing functions. With built-in Wi-Fi capture and share your creations to your favorite social media sites. Capture a bigger world of adventure around you, whether diving the depths of the ocean, carving up the slopes, forging a trail through the wilderness, or enjoying an afternoon at a playground with the family.
Ricoh WG-M2 action camera official specs
Focal Length: 1.6mm
Movie: Wide: Approx. 204°
|Motion Blue Reduction||
Electronic image stabilization (Movie SR)
Still: JPEG (conforms to Exif 2.3), conforms to DCF2, PRINT Image Matching III
Movie: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV)
Audio: PCM system, Stereo sound
|Number of Recorded Pixels||
Still: (4:3) 8M: 3264×2448, 5M: 2592×1944
Still: Fixed (fine)
|Number of effective pixels||
Approx. 8 Megapixels
1/2.3 inch CMOS
Still:ISO AUTO /AUTO-Hi /200 /400 /800 /1600 /3200 /6400
Movie: ISO AUTO /AUTO-Hi
Auto, Auto (Outdoor), Manual
1.5 inch LCD, approx 115k dots
Multi-segment, Spot metering
±2EV (1/2EV steps)
Still Image: Still Image, Underwater Still Image, Burst Shooting
|Photo Effect Modes||
Bright, Natural, Monochrome,
|Movie Effect Modes||
Bright, Natural, Monochrome, Shading, Bleach Bypass, Bold Monochrome, High Contrast
Save as Still Image, Divide Movies, Image Copy
1/24000 – ¼ sec.
Built-in memory (Approx. 68MB), microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC
Rechargeable Li-Ion battery D-LI68
USB 2.0 (micro B), HDMI output terminal (Type D)
Standard 802.11b/g/n, Frequency 2.4GHz band, Security WPA2
Equivalent to IPX8, JIS Class 8 waterproof / IP6X, JIS Class 6 dustproof capabilities
Approx. 57.4(W)×34.1(H)×77.8(D)mm / 2.3(W) x 1.3(H) x 3.1(D) inches (excluding operating or protruding parts)
Approx. 136g / 4.8 oz. (including battery, microSD memory card, and lens protector O-LP1631)
Rechargeable lithium-ion battery, power adapter, USB cable, lens protector, underwater lens
|High Speed Cont. Shooting||
Approx. 8 fps, up to approx. 10 frames,
Approx. 130 min.
|Max. Recording Time||
The maximum length is 4 minutes for High Speed Movie (720p 120fps).
Approx. 1.4 sec. (Include 0.5 seconds time for press of the button)
|Release Time Lag||
20m (For 2 hours)
English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Japanese, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek, Russian, Thai, Korean, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional)
Orange or Silver