Mississauga, ON, October 21, 2013 – RICOH IMAGING CANADA INC. has announced the introduction of the GR Limited Edition. Retaining the advanced feature-set found in the Ricoh GR, which was introduced in April 2013, the Ricoh GR Limited Edition sports elevated styling and new premium accessories.
The Ricoh GR Limited Edition features a magnesium-alloy body with a metallic vintage green wave-tone finish with a high-gloss shine. Trimmed with an ebony grip with a glossy, wood-grain finish, this Limited Edition is accented with a charcoal mode dial, settings buttons and four-way selector. Also included with the Ricoh GR Limited Edition is the GH-3 hood and adapter in a special textured finish as well as newly designed genuine leather camera case and strap. The Ricoh GR Limited Edition features a special exit screen that displays the Ricoh GR Limited Edition logo when the user powers the camera off. This package will be available in a limited quality of 5,000 units worldwide.
Featuring a 16-megapixel, APS-C-sized CMOS sensor, no low-pass filter the Ricoh GR is built for superb image performance. Its 18.3-mm (28-mm in 35-mm format) f/2.8 lens compactly provides high-resolution, wide-angle images with stunning edge-to-edge sharpness all while minimizing chromatic aberration and distortion. The camera’s category-leading, nine-blade aperture diaphragm produces a rounded bokeh effect across a wide range of apertures.
The GR Limited Edition will be available in Canada in very limited quantities November 2013 at a suggested retail price of $899.99.