Ricoh Caplio R1 Review. Best cameras and lenses Almost immediately the camera is ready to shoot. On close inspection though, particularly of wider images, the periphery of the lens is not sharp, loosing critical bite at the edges. The R1 is designed to quickly take great wide angle still shots, and that squarely hits the mark for the mainstream market in digital cameras. The nicely shaped and stylishly finished Caplio R1 is equipped with a 4.

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Nikon Japan capliio lists the D and D as discontinued. Also of interest for photo-enthusiasts, the Caplio R1’s macro function lets you take sharp wide-angle images as close as 1cm. The housing of the camera is high quality. Incredibly, the Caplio R1 can start up and be ready to shoot in less than 0.

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The Caplio RZ1 offers greater power efficiency and reliability with three power source options. However, it seems to have turned a corner with the Caplio R1. Best DSLR cameras It does not always move away far enough to allow the lens out of its port when you turn the camera on. Dec 29, While the preset settings are generally good, for those that can bother, setting the manual white balance will yield better results.


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Ricoh Caplio R1

This is very convenient for those who’s fingers’ size doesn’t run parallel with the size of the camera. The Caplio R1 is capable of shooting in continuous mode. This appearance and the available settings and other possibilities offered, seem to be the perfect combination. In addition to the long-life lithium ion rechargeable battery optional and the AC adapter optionalthe Caplio R1 features the unique ability to switch to widely available AA size alkaline batteries or nickel metal hydride batteries when the occasion demands it.

Ricoh Caplio R1

Just like the xaplio models of Ricoh, the owner of the R1 can call capplio the owner of a truly super-fast responding digital camera. In principal this is not so problematic. The same occurs with the Caplio R1. This clearly distinguishes the Caplio R1 from competing models.

Images are stored in JPEG format, with two compression choices available – Normal and Fine, but there is no shortcut to this setting. We’ve never taken sides in the row over whether image stabilization should be provided in-body or in the lens, but we’ll now list the absence of in-body stabilization as a Con in our camera reviews.

Ricoh Caplio RZ1 and Ricoh Caplio R1

Why we haven’t taken a stance on in-body stabilization vs OIS – and why that has changed. This compact interchangeable-lens model is a great step-up from APS-C models, as long Reproduction in whole or part in any form or medium without specific written permission is prohibited. People are conditioned to squeeze in to the center, but that’s no longer necessary, as caplii R1 doesn’t cut off those on the fringes. The OK button is in the centre of the control pad, so you shouldn’t press it unintentionally.


The Ricoh R1 has a number of surprising features, in particular the beautiful housing with its limited amount of buttons and beside that its outstanding optical range of mm focal range equivalent to a 35mm.

The Caplio R1 will definitely benefit from an A-quality memory card, and when the card has high read and write speed it will support the performance in a great way. A stylish t1 means nothing without functionality.

The camera lacks a command dial on the top side of the camera capliio is directly operated with the button next to the optical viewfinder. The size of the buttons is somewhat larger than the standard buttons we usually find on compact cameras. Energy conservation was a key area of focus for the Caplio R1.