Ricoh today announced in Japan [JP] that on September 5th, they will replace their R8 digital camera with the R10. The new model will be sold in Japan first for $450. There is no word on release dates and prices for other territories yet.
The R10 comes with the following features:
– 10-megapixel CCD sensor with 7.1x optical zoom
– 3-inch HVGA LCD display
– ISO sensivity between 80 and 1,600
– anti-shake function
– four-person face recognition
– 54 MB internal memory, SD/SDHC support
– USB port
– video recording in 640×480 pixels (30 fps)
The R10 will be available in black, brown and silver. Ricoh plans to produce 50,000 units monthly.