Ricoh reviewed, Ricoh financial results and Ricoh bricolage ;)

Dpreview posted a Ricoh GXR/P10 28-300mm F3.5-5.6 VC Quick Review. Their conclusion? “The GXR P10 28-300mm VC comes with GXR’s excellent user interface and operation but the lens/sensor combination in the camera module only produces average compact camera image quality.

According to the lasted financial report Ricoh makes more money (as whole company) but less money with digital camera compartment (Source: Photoscala)

One more thing: The japanese website DC.watch explains how to tranform your Ricoh GXR of “A12” in a macro unit!

Mega mirrorless size comparison by serious compacts!

Above (left to right): Olympus mZD 14-42mm lens (kit zoom for Olympus Micro 4/3 cameras, shown collapsed), Sony NEX 18-55mm lens (kit zoom for Sony NEX cameras), Panasonic 14-45mm lens (kit zoom for Panasonic G1 and GF1), Panasonic 14-42mm lens (kit zoom for Panasonic G2 and G10), Samsung NX 18-55 (kit zoom for Samsung NX10)

Above (left to right): Sony NEX 16mm f/2.8, Samsung 30mm f/2, Panasonic 20mm f/1.7.

Above (left to right): Olympus E-PL1 with Olympus mZD 14-42 (collapsed), Sony NEX5 with Sony 18-55, Panasonic GF1 with Panasonic 14-42 (Sorry, wrong kit lens pictured; should have been the 14-45, which is slightly smaller as shown in the first image in this post)

Above (left to right): Panasonic GF1 with Panasonic 20mm f/1.7, Sony NEX5 with Sony 16mm f/2.8, Olympus E-PL1 with Panasonic 20mm f/1.7

Source: SeriousCompacts.com

First Sony NEX5 + Leica lens test

Sawamura Tetsu from DC.watch tested the $loc = $_SESSION[‘geoip’];

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if ($loc == ‘ES’)
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if ($loc == ‘IT’)
{ $sel = “1”; ?>Leica Super-Elmar-M 18mm }
if ($loc == ‘AT’)
{ $sel = “1”; ?>Leica Super-Elmar-M 18mm }
if ($loc == ‘DE’)
{ $sel = “1”; ?>Leica Super-Elmar-M 18mm }
if ($loc == ‘BE’)
{ $sel = “1”; ?>Leica Super-Elmar-M 18mm }
if ($loc == ‘AU’)
{ $sel = “1”; ?>Leica Super-Elmar-M 18mm }
if ($loc == ‘FR’ OR $loc == ‘FX’)
{ $sel = “1”; ?>Leica Super-Elmar-M 18mm }
if ($loc == ‘NL’)
{ $sel = “1”; ?>Leica Super-Elmar-M 18mm }
if ($loc == ‘CA’)
{ $sel = “1”; ?>Leica Super-Elmar-M 18mm }
if ($sel != ‘1’)
{?>Leica Super-Elmar-M 18mm } ?> on the new Sony-NEX5. Click here to read the google english translation.

By the way, the Leica Super-Elmar-M 18mm is a very expensive lens…$loc = $_SESSION[‘geoip’];

if ($loc == ‘GB’ OR $loc == ‘UK’)
{ $sel = “1”; ?>available for 3.000$ on eBay }
if ($loc == ‘ES’)
{ $sel = “1”; ?>available for 3.000$ on eBay }
if ($loc == ‘IT’)
{ $sel = “1”; ?>available for 3.000$ on eBay }
if ($loc == ‘AT’)
{ $sel = “1”; ?>available for 3.000$ on eBay }
if ($loc == ‘DE’)
{ $sel = “1”; ?>available for 3.000$ on eBay }
if ($loc == ‘BE’)
{ $sel = “1”; ?>available for 3.000$ on eBay }
if ($loc == ‘AU’)
{ $sel = “1”; ?>available for 3.000$ on eBay }
if ($loc == ‘FR’ OR $loc == ‘FX’)
{ $sel = “1”; ?>available for 3.000$ on eBay }
if ($loc == ‘NL’)
{ $sel = “1”; ?>available for 3.000$ on eBay }
if ($loc == ‘CA’)
{ $sel = “1”; ?>available for 3.000$ on eBay }
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{?>available for 3.000$ on eBay } ?> :(