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Ricoh Announces the Pentax XG-1 Digital Camera With 52x Optical Zoom

Photography News: Pentax XG-1 Digital Camera Features 16MP, 52x Zoom, 4x Digital Zoom, and Sensor-ShiftShake Reduction, Now Available at B&H Photo Video

NEW YORK CITY, NY--(Marketwired - July 14, 2014) - B&H Photo would like to share the announcement of the Pentax XG-1, a new digital camera from Ricoh. The XG-1 has a 16MP 1/2.3" BSI CMOS sensor and a 52x zoom lens, with the 35mm equivalent of 24 - 1248mm, as well as 4x digital-zoom capabilities. Shake Reduction technology blends both sensor-shift and digital image stabilization types to reduce the appearance of camera shake when making longer exposures or using the lens's telephoto zoom range.

Additionally, sensitivity to ISO 3200, a maximum f/2.8-5.6 aperture, and the sensor's backlit design produce cleaner, clearer results in difficult lighting. Read all about the Pentax XG-1here: http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1066392-REG/pentax_07988_xg_1_digital_camera_black.html

A 3.0" LCD screen on the rear of the camera allows for composition, image review, and menu navigation, while a 200k-dot electronic viewfinder provides another means of composition for traditionalists or for composing in bright sunlight.

With the Pentax XG-1 you can shoot full HD video at 30 fps, and slow-motion 640 x 480p video at 120 fps. For shooting stills, the camera can capture 10 fps at full resolution, and up to 60 fps at 640 x 480 pixels.

A macro mode on the camera allows it to focus as close as 0.4" (1 cm) and an HDR mode combines three different images into one to capture a wider dynamic range. The camera also features multiple scene modes, capture modes, and 19 digital filters. It utilizes SD/SDHC memory cards and is compatible with Eye-Fi cards as well. The XG-1 blends the form of a DSLR with the function of a compact zoom camera.

Pentax XG-1 Camera Highlights

  • 16MP 1/2.3" BSI CMOS Sensor
  • 52x Optical Zoom f/2.8-5.6 Lens
  • 24-1,248mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • 200k-dot Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3.0" 460k-dot LCD Screen
  • Sensor-Shift Shake Reduction
  • Full HD 1920 x 1080 Video at 30 fps
  • 60 & 30 fps High Speed Shooting Modes
  • ISO 3200 & 10 fps Continuous Shooting
  • High Dynamic Range Mode

B&H Photo Video is an authorized Pentax dealer, with the most up to date Pentax product information, product pricing and promotional offers. B&H Photo is currently accepting pre-orders on the Pentax XG1 camera.

The B&H Photo website now allows customers to use social logins for their B&H account. Customers are now offered the choice of logging in to B&H using their Facebook or Google Plus account.

About B&H Photo Video

As the world's largest source of photography, video, and audio equipment, B&H Photo Video is known worldwide for its attentive, knowledgeable sales force and excellent customer service, including fast, reliable shipping. Visitors to the website can access a variety of enlightening articles and educational videos. B&H has been satisfying customers, worldwide, for 40 years. http://www.bhphotovideo.com/.

The B and H YouTube Channel has an unmatched wealth of educational photography content. Our entertaining and informative videos feature product overviews from our in-house specialists, as well as photography industry experts. You can even view the B&H Event Space presentations by many of the world's foremost photographers, and interviews with some of photography's most dynamic characters. Tap into this exciting resource by subscribing to the B&H YouTube Channel.

When you're in Manhattan, take a tour of the B&H Photography SuperStore, located at 420 Ninth Avenue. The expo continues all year round at B&H in the camera kiosks. Featuring the newest cameras, the kiosks are manned by manufacturers' representatives, who are there to guide you and demonstrate the latest photographic technology. With hundreds of products on display, the B&H Photo SuperStore is the place to test-drive and compare all the latest photography gear.

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Eric Reichbaum
212-239-7500
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/

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