New Ricoh WG-50 camera to be announced soon, Pentax K-1 Silver limited edition coming later in 2017

The current Ricoh WG-M2 model

Ricoh is rumored to announce a new waterproof WG compact camera (see the current Ricoh WG models).

Update: Nokishita reports that the new Ricoh camera will be called WG-50 and will be t the e replacement for the current WG-40 model.

By the end of 2017 Ricoh is also rumored to announce a new silver limited/special edition version of the K-1 full frame DSLR camera similar to the silver Pentax K-5 from 2012.

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  • Mistral75

    This silver K-1 in limited edition could mark the 60th anniversary of the 1957 Asahi Pentax (AP) camera.

    Remember the 2007 ‘AP 50th Aniv.’ design study model based on K10D:

  • harvey

    a silver K-1. How nice.

    • looks like cheap plastic in the image, metal finish is fine if it looks quality and not plastic

      • TinusVerdino

        The image is a mock up on a k10d

  • Mistral75

    According to Nokishita Camera, WG-50 will be the name of the new waterproof WG compact camera:

    • thanks, will update my post

  • TinusVerdino

    About time for a silver one. I wonder if the WG-50 will just be another color of the earlier WG compacts. It is about time for some development in de tough camera niche. A 1″ sensor and 4k video would be cool.

  • Richard Jackson

    Olympus have released a new TG-5 camera, so I’d expect the Ricoh equivalent to be same specs as this. That includes 4K video, same lens and macro focus ability, new lower res 12MP sensor, and still the same physical size sensor type as before.

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