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Ricoh Caplio R8
Ricoh Caplio R8 Review
Reader Score: 9.00 (out of 10)
Review (Summary): "The Ricoh R8 is the latest version in Ricoh's regularly updated series of 7x zoom digital cameras. Offering the same versatile 28-200mm focal length as its predecessor, the most significant change to the new R8 is the increase from 8 to 10 megapixels. Other important new features include a large 2.7-inch, 460,000-pixel HVGA LCD, 1:1 aspect square format function, a minimum aperture function which increases the depth of field, and a complete external redesign with a much more "retro" look. ...
... So why, you may well ask, has the Ricoh R8 only earned our Recommended award, despite scoring 5 in two areas? There's one big problem with this camera - noisy images. We thought the R7 had finally cracked Ricoh's long-standing problems with noise at slow ISO speeds, delivering good results between 64-400. Sadly the R8, with its increased resolution of 10 megapixels, takes a clear backwards step, with noise and blurring of detail evident at the relatively slow speed of ISO 200. ..."
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