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WG-5

Superior image depiction under extreme conditions.

Features

Superior depiction and mobility.
Superior image depiction under extreme conditions. The new WG-5 GPS.

Optimal for capturing night scenes, underwater scenes, and fast moving subjects.
Equipped with a high-performance lens with a maximum aperture 2.0.

The camera has superior brightness with the folded optic zoom lens and is equipped with a high-performance 4.0x optical zoom lens of maximum aperture 2.0. Since the lens is bright, the sensitivity is suppressed even when shooting with the same shutter speed and allows recording in high image quality in dark scenes.


Aspherical lensHigh refraction glass


Backside Illumination
CMOS Image Sensor

High Sensitivity Backside Illumination CMOS Image Sensor

Equipped with a backside illuminated 1/2.3 CMOS image sensor with excellent light receiving efficiency. Offers images with low noise and superior resolution with high definition of approximately 16,000,000 effective pixels.

A tough model that withstands the harshest conditions
Waterproof to a depth of 14 m and shockproof up to 2.2 m

  • Waterproof
    14m
  • Shockproof
    2.2m
  • Freezeproof
    -10℃
  • Crushproof
    100kgf

●Waterproof: Conforms to the IPX8, JIS protection level 8 ●Dustproof: Conforms to the IP6X, JIS protection level 6 ●Shockproof: Measured using RICOH IMAGING in-house testing standards (against a fall from a height of 2.2 meters, onto a surface of 5cm-thick plywood), conforming to Method 516.5-Shock of the MIL-Standard 810F ●Freezeproof: When the temperature of the use environment drops, the number of available shots will decrease ●Crushproof: Following RICOH IMAGING testing standards

Equipped with a sub LCD that allows display of pressure using the internal pressure sensor and other high level features.

Equipped with the sensor shift type shake reduction.

*Although this camera is provided with a waterproof design equivalent to IP68, waterproof performance is not garanteed against all level of water pressure. Excessive force to the camera such as dropping, hitting, or high pressure may cause a loss in waterproof performance.

Various shooting modes that support high image quality

[Auto Picture Mode] The camera automatically recognizes scenes and sets an optimal shooting mode. You can capture beautiful photos through automatic camera operations.
[Vibrant] [Reversal] Newly equipped with reputable image finish modes of PENTAX single lens reflex cameras.
[Underwater Mode] More natural colors during underwater shooting due to optimization of white balance. Equipped with a new flash function exclusive to this mode.
[Landscape Mode] Landscape mode, that efficiently captures the greens of trees and blues of the sky, has been further developed.

Newly evolved underwater mode
White balance optimization suppresses the bluishness often found in underwater shots, with the result being more natural colors for your underwater photographs.
There is also a new function for taking two consecutive underwater shots with the flash on and off.


Underwater Mode ON


Underwater Mode OFF

Vibrant
A Japanese style taste that creates a bright, vivid photo with depth
Reversal
A sharp finish with high contrast, as if shot using reversal film
Newly developed landscape mode
Due to optimized white balance, the green color of trees are beautifully realized

Easily shootable “Digital Microscope Mode”.
A microscopic world, invisible to the naked eye

6 LEDs are installed on the lens circumference.
The subject is lit brightly so you can shoot images without worrying about the shadow of the camera and capture microscopic worlds easily. Also supports movies.

Equipped with 6 LEDs



Secure shooting possible using the macro stand accessory


Star sand shot in digital microscope mode

Equipped with an electromagnetic compass optimal for outdoor situations and GPS of the camera that records the location

You can display the electromagnetic compass on the LCD monitor and check the latitude, longitude, and atmospheric pressure of the current location. Equipped with a GPS function that records the location information on the shooting data.

*If GPS location information cannot be checked due to use conditions, the information is not included on the data.

Other features:

Shutter Priority Mode/USER Mode/Face Detection AF&AE detects up to 32 faces/Auto Tracking AF/AF Assist Light/D-Range Setting/ Continuous Shooting/Hi-speed Continuous Shooting/Smile Capture/Pet Detection/HDR Mode/Small Face Filter/Ink Rubbing Filter/Digital Filter/CALS Mode/Digital SR Mode/Dual Motion Blur Reduction/Digital Motion Blur Reduction Movie SR (Movie Shake Reduction)/Full HD Movie/Interval Shot/Interval Movie/High Speed Movie/Time-Lapse Movie/Add Movie Title Image/Auto Bracketing/Text Enlargement/Eye-Fi Link Function/Compatible with Remote Control (sold separately)

New shooting styles, broadened with WG accessories

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Main SpecificationsRead more

Number of Effective pixels Approx. 16 megapixels
Image Sensor 1/2.3" CMOS
Dimensions Approx. 125 (W) × 64.5 (H) × 32 (D)mm / 4.9 (W) x 2.5 (H) x 1.3 (D) inches (excluding operation areas and protrusions)
Weight When shooting
Approx. 236g / 8.3 oz. (loaded and ready)

Accessories

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