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November 14, 2011

New Ricoh CX6 compact-zoom (10mp backlit CMOS, 28-300mm eq)

We have another "November baby"! Ricoh has just announced the new CX6 compact-zoom digital camera, showing megapixel-restraint with a 10mp 1/2.3" backlit CMOS sensor and continuing with the 28-300mm equivalent lens with sensor-shift image stabilization. Other features include 5fps burst mode, aperture and shutter priority, 1cm macro, 3-inch LSD, 720 video, etc. This is their first announcement since Ricoh officially married Pentax. Details, specifications and four full-size JPEG samples at Ricoh's (in English), which also includes a detailed walkthrough of the camera's major features.

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This increases the number of superzooms to 55 among the new cameras of 2011. Of the fixed-lens cameras this year, 31% have a zoom ratio of 10X or more! When you consider that a lot of the non-superzoom fixed lens basic P&S cameras are the same base model with a larger screen or a different sensor, the percentage is higher...

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