On September 13 ricoh will announce the arrival of a new Super High Imaging Quality compact digital camera. This new camera will be the digital version of the well-known GR analog camera series.
The Ricoh GR21, the last camera of the GR series, was named Best Prestige Camera by TIPA for its features and super-wide angle 21mm lens, giving the traveler the capacity to capture unique landscapes or candid images with a camera that easily slips into a shirt pocket.
The GR1 was first launched in October 96. Thereafter followed the GR1s, GR10, GR21 and GR1V. Although using 28mm and 21mm wide angle lenses, the quality was such that images were sharp right up to the edge; in fact a special L-mount version of the 28mm GR lens was made and rated highly by specialist reviews. As a result these cameras became popular with professional photographers and enthusiasts the world over.
More information about the GR21 camera is available here