Ricoh WG-80 Camera listed on Amazon US | Check Price, Availability

Ricoh has launched WG-80 rugged camera in the US online. It is now listed online on Amazon US for pre-order. The launch price is $329.95 USD ( May 2022 Price ) You can buy this in two color options – Orange and Black. Check out the current pricing and availability here ( Amazon affiliate link ).

Ricoh WG-80 is an all-weather adventure camera featuring a 1/2.3″ CMOS back-illuminated 16MP sensor capable of shooting Full HD videos. It has a 28 – 140mm zoom lens ( 5x optical zoom ) with max aperture varying from F3.5( Wide ) to F5.5( Tele ).

Ricoh WG-80, part of the WG Series Compact Camera system, is a rugged and waterproof camera. It is waterproof down to 14m for two hours. To take better photos under the water, the WG-80 has a built-in underwater capture mode as well.

Ricoh has equipped WG-80 with 6 LED Macro Lights to assist close-up shooting offering uniform illumination on a subject when the Digital Microscope mode is selected.

Even though Ricoh in its press release talks about image stabilization, there is no optical image stabilization available on this model. Instead, this has Pixel Track SR mechanism, Digital SR mode, and Movie SR mode.

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From the manufacturer
Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation today announced the RICOH WG-80, a durable, lightweight and waterproof compact digital camera that produces super- high-resolution photos and high-definition (HD) video and is optimized for use in rugged conditions. Equipped with a 5x optical zoom lens providing coverage from 5mm to 25mm (equivalent to approximately 28mm to 140mm in the 35mm format) and a large, outdoor-friendly wide-frame LCD monitor, the new camera makes it easy to capture photos and video of adventures on land, under the sea or in the challenging environment of an industrial job site.

Ricoh WG-80 Camera Technical Details
  • Sensor: 16 megapixels 1/2.3″ CMOS
  • Lens Construction: 11 elements in 9 groups (5 aspherical elements)
  • Maximum aperture: F3.5(W) – F5.5(T)
  • Lens Focal length: Approx. 28 – 140mm ( 5x optical zoom )
  • Focus system: 9-point AF, Spot AF, Auto tracking AF
  • Motion Blur Reduction: Pixel Track SR, Hi-sensitivity anti-shake mode (Digital SR), Movie shake reduction mode (Movie SR)
  • Sensitivity: AUTO, Manual (ISO 125 – 6400)
  • Display: 2.7″ Wide LCD, approx. 230K dots, AR Coating(Cover only)
  • Shutter speed: 1/4000 – 1/4sec.
  • Battery: Rechargeable D-LI92 lithium-ion battery
  • Battery life: approx 300 shots
  • Weight: 194g (including battery and SD memory card)

DJI Action 2 Camera available to pre-order from Amazon US | Price, Specs

DJI Action 2 Camera, the successor to their first-gen, very popular DJI Osmo Action is now available to pre-order online in the US from Amazon. DJI Action 2 Dual-Screen Combo has a launch selling price of $519 in the US. Check out the Amazon product page here ( affiliate link ) to know more about availability and shipping date. You can also buy this as DJI Action 2 Power Combo.

DJI Action 2 Camera uses a magnetic design that makes it easy for you to attach different accessories and get more features out of this tiny action camera. The camera module alone weighs just 56g. The design reminds me of the old GoPro Hero Session camera.

It features a 12MP 1/1.7 inch CMOS sensor with an ultra-wide-angle field of view of 155°. It has a fixed aperture F2.8 lens and can shoot up to 4K 120fps. This new model comes with RockSteady 2.0 and has the HorizonSteady features available as well. It comes with features like digital zoom, 8x slow-mo video, AI editor using Mimo app, timelapse etc.

The camera unit is waterproof up to 10 meters and when paired with the Waterproof Case you can take it down to 60 meters. The Touch screen module which you get with the Dual-Screen Combo is not waterproof. DJI Action 2 Camera module comes with 32GB internal storage.

DJI Action 2 Camera Dual Screen Combo is also available to purchase in India at a launch price of ₹51,990.

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Difference between DJI Action 2 Dual-Screen Combo and DJI Action 2 Power Combo

DJI Action 2 Dual-Screen Combo comes with a Camera Unit, a Front Touchscreen Module, a Magnetic Lanyard, a Magnetic Ball-Joint Adapter Mount, a Magnetic Adapter Mount and a power cable. DJI Action 2 Power Combo on the other hand ships with a Camera Unit, a Power Combo, a Magnetic Lanyard, a Magnetic Adapter Mount and a power cable. If you want more battery life, get the power combo package, or get them both.

Compatabile DJI Action 2 Accessories

Magnetic Headband, Remote Control Extension Rod, Macro Lens, DJI Mic, Waterproof Case, DJI Floating Handle and more.