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Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation Reveals Limited Edition GR Camera

Ricoh GR Limited Edition debuts with high-end styling and premium accessories

DENVER, CO, October 21, 2013 – Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation (Ricoh Imaging) today announced the Ricoh 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 sheathed in a metallic vintage green wave-tone finish with a high-gloss shine. Trimmed with a marbleized ebony grip patterned in burl wood, 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, tinted in a chocolate hue emphasizing the high-end design of this award-winning camera. The Ricoh GR Limited Edition features a special exit screen that brandishes the Ricoh GR Limited Edition logo when the user powers the camera off.

“Since its introduction, the response to the Ricoh GR has been tremendous,” said Jim Malcolm, Executive Vice President, Ricoh Imaging. “This multi-award winning camera not only supports photographers creativity with an outstanding feature set but also enables photographers to differentiate themselves through a unique design that shows off its exterior styling and premium accessories.”

Featuring a 16 megapixel, APS-C-sized CMOS sensor, no low-pass filter the Ricoh GR is built for superb image performance.  Its 18.3mm (28mm in 35mm format) F2.8 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.

Pricing and Availability
The Ricoh GR Limited Edition includes the newly designed camera case and strap and the GH-3 hood and adapter. The Ricoh GR Limited Edition will be available in limited quantity at www.us.rcoh-imaging.com  in November 2013 for a suggested retail price of $899.95.


|About Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation|

Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation is a subsidiary of Ricoh Company Ltd., a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services.  Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in about 200 countries and regions.

The company now known as Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation, was originally founded in 1919, under the name Asahi Optical Joint Stock Co. and launched its first SLR camera in the 1950s under the PENTAX name. Today, Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation continues to produce the heritage-rich, award-winning line of PENTAX DSLR cameras, lenses and sport optics equipment as well as Ricoh’s offering of stylish and compact digital cameras, known for their wide-ranging, rich set of features.

For further information, please visit www.us.ricoh-imaging.com


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