The Ricoh RR 730 is a 7.16 megapixel compact digital point-and-shoot camera features 3x optical zoom (35mm equivalent: 34-102mm), 32MB internal memory and SD Card slot, and a 2.5″ colour TFT-LCD monitor.The camera is measuring in at 89.4 x 60 x 26 mm, weighing 120 g and running on 2x AA alkaline / NiMH rechargeable batteries.
>> REVIEWS (last updated: 06.03.07)
ThinkCamera reviews the Ricoh RR730 (rating: 6/10) and writes;
“Like the RR660 this really isn’t a bad camera. Yes image quality could be better, yes battery life could be longer. But if what you really want is a cheap camera to shoot snaps on then it’s probably one of the best value cameras you will see. It’s also a great camera for somebody who struggles with all the modes and buttons on some of the other “entry level” cameras. It’s simple enough that you can take it ff automatic mode and start taking control without it getting confusing. If you want something that will produce the odd picture you can hang on your wall then consider spending a little more. “
PersonalComputerWorld reviews the Ricoh RR730 (rating: 3/5) and writes;
“We were a little disappointed with the image quality from the Caplio RR730. While it’s acceptable for snaps and even enlargements, other cameras such as Ricoh’s own Caplio R5, produced far better pictures from their seven megapixels, with considerably lower noise and better edge clarity…Overall: An inexpensive, yet well-built camera that’s very easy to use. But consider spending a little more if you’re after the best image quality”
>> SAMPLE PHOTOS (last updated: 06.03.07)
– Ricoh RR730 Sample Photos @ ThinkCamera
>> PRESS RELEASE
Simply small, simply easy, simply better!
Ricoh is pleased to announce the release of the new Caplio RR730. This sleek new entry-level digital camera adds more exciting new user-friendly features to its extremely popular RR660 predecessor. The new 7.16-megapixel digital camera is slightly lighter and smaller than the RR660, and has a bigger crystal-clear 2.5” color TFT-LCD monitor for even easier viewing.
The Caplio RR730 is the newest addition to Ricoh’s popular, award-winning range of digital cameras, whose outstanding performance, value for money and stylish designs have won them favor around the world from both professional and amateur photographers. The RR730 consistently produces amazing, crystal-clear images beyond the level of pictures from other cameras in its class. And with its 3x optical zoom and 4x digital zoom, for a combined 12x zoom, the RR730 can effortlessly handle any photographic situation it faces.
The incredibly sleek and compact body of the RR730 fits easily into the palm of your hand or in your pocket. And it only weighs an amazingly light 120g*. What’s more, the point-and-shoot freedom of the RR660 is now a feature of the RR730, so that even absolute beginners will have no trouble wowing their friends and family with stunning digital images. Six scene modes in the RR730 give you even more exciting options to add a touch of creativity to your digital imagery. Set the Mode dial to Auto, Program, Portrait, Landscape, Sports and Night Scene, to get extensive choice and usability. Or catch motion with the ever-popular Video mode.
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