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Here you will find blog-posts with the latest Ricoh related news, rumors and updates published at the main blog. In addition, you can find links to our Ricoh related updates on these dedicated mini-sites:

+ Deals & Specials: all Ricoh brand deals or filtered by Ricoh GXR gear (cameras, sensor+lens blocks, etc)
+ Lens Reviews: no lenses (the sensor+lens blocks are included in the Camera Reviews below)
+ Camera Reviews: all major Ricoh cameras or filtered by Ricoh GXR
+ Pre-Orders & Stock Status: none at this time



Shoppaholic: B&H Photo has lots of new specials [UPDATE: Ricoh GR back to backorder status], May 30, 2013
UPDATE (6/1/13 at 11:43am ET): As of this recheck, the camera has gone back to back-ordered status... For future updates, stay tuned to the Stock Status site. If you are chasing the Ricoh GR, we have some promising news, the... Continue

Ricoh GR (APS-C): the Dxomark Test Results are published!, May 24, 2013
The pixel-peeping moment has arrived for the Ricoh GR with the APS-C sensor, the 2013 model. Dxomark published their lab test results on the camera. They have their introduction followed by image quality discussion, followed by the comparison to other... Continue

(SOLD OUT) In-stock nao: Ricoh GR for $800 (two left), May 22, 2013
As of a 5:15pm ET recheck, this has sold out! For future updates, check the Stock Status site. As of 3:47pm ET, there are two Ricoh GR cameras in-stock for $800 by Cameta Camera on Amazon. For the big picture,... Continue

Samples: Ricoh GR (APS-C) ISO-range and Color Chart (JPEG), May 20, 2013
If nothing else, the Ricoh GR (APS-C edition) may succeed in bringing down the prices for the "Big Sensor Primes" category. Not much is known yet about the Ricoh GR in terms of measurable performance. One new piece of information... Continue

Duel: Ricoh GR vs Nikon A by Ming Thein, May 8, 2013
Duel time! Two Big Sensor Primes, the "Nikon A" and the "Ricoh GR" are facing off at Ming Thein where he previously reviewed each one of the cameras individually. There is a long discussion of the comparison with 300+ comments.... Continue

Stock Status page created for the Ricoh GR, May 6, 2013
We just created a brand new stock status page for the Ricoh GR! We offer you many ways to check the latest updates: + at the Ricoh GR stock status page + on the front page of the Stock Status... Continue

Curiosity factor: Ricoh GR Digital (APS-C) review by Ming Thein, May 6, 2013
The action continues to be exciting today as we have our first photographer priority review of the new APS-C Ricoh GR Digital big sensor prime. It comes from talented professional photographer Ming Thein. The Ricoh GR Digital is available for... Continue

dpreview expands Ricoh GR preview with more samples and studio comparisons, April 22, 2013
If you are suffering from Ricoh GR fever, you will be thrilled to know that dpreview has expanded their Ricoh GR preview with more real-world samples, studio test samples and other comparisons including the Nikon Coolpix A and the Sigma... Continue

New Ricoh GR with 16mp APS-C sensor and 28/2.8 eq prime lens is official for $800, April 16, 2013
The world of Big Sensor Primes is getting a new member today! The new Ricoh GR with a 16mp APS-C CMOS sensor and 28mm f2.8 (35mm equivalent) prime lens is officially announced, joining the Fuji X100* and Leica X* and... Continue

(REMOVED) First impressions with the new Ricoh GR APS-C Big Sensor Prime, April 15, 2013
UPDATE: The Ricoh GR APS-C is now officially announced... Older post after the jump for reference only... This was accidentally published and the post is removed... Continue

Ricoh picture-confirms at CP Plus that a new GR series fixed lens prime camera is coming in 2013, February 4, 2013
If you are a fan of the Ricoh GR fixed lens digital camera primes, rejoice! Ricoh has confirmed via the display at its CP Plus 2013 trade show booth that a new GR model is coming in 2013! Here is... Continue

Ricoh shows live demo of 360-degree omnidirectional camera, February 4, 2013
Oppa Ricoh style! Ricoh was showing live demos at CP Plus of their 360-degree omni-directional (all directions) digital camera. The camera is paired with a smartphone. You can watch the 2-minute video demo at DigInfo.TV (via Pocket Lint) or find... Continue

Everybody Else: Photokina, Panasonic, GH3, Samsung, Ricoh, Leica, Hasselblad, Voigtlander, Zeiss, Schneider, SLR Magic, Lytro, Casio, etc, October 1, 2012
And now the dramatic conclusion of the code-named two minute offense catch-up-a-thons covering the remaining manufacturers and general-purpose posts we haven't previously covered. We have already rounded-up Sigma and Pentax and Sony and Canon and Fuji and Nikon and Nikon... Continue

Pentax and Ricoh cameras listed side by side at the Pentax Web Store, August 26, 2012
I don't know when this actually happened, but while price-checking a Pentax-Ricoh camera, I noticed that the Pentax Web Store now shows Pentax and Ricoh digital cameras side-by-side. Here is an example for the hybrid (mirrorless) cameras and here's another... Continue

Pentax will stop making fixed lens digicams (Ricoh will continue), July 16, 2012
UPDATE 7/17/12 at 1:53pm NYC time: Pentax told dpreview today that this is only an option and a final decision has NOT been made. [update: NOT has been added to the previous sentence on 7/19/12 at 3:36am ET. It was... Continue

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