Pentax WG 50


• 16MP 1/2.3" CMOS Sensor
• Ricoh 5x Optical Zoom Lens
• 28-140mm (35mm Equivalent)
• Water, Crush, Shock, Freeze & Dustproof
• 2.7" 230k-Dot LCD Monitor
• Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 30 fps
• ISO 6400 and up to 10 fps Shooting
• Pixel Track and Digital Shake Reduction
• Digital Microscope Mode & Built-In LEDs

Pentax WG 50

Pentax WG 50
Price: €329.99
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The RICOH WG series is well known for its tough design, but with the RICOH WG-50 we achieved a waterproof performance down to 14m, and shock proof against falls from height of 1.6m. Featuring a 16MP 1/2.3" CMOS sensor, the WG-50 is capable of recording high-resolution stills and Full HD 1080p video. The sensor also affords a sensitivity range of ISO 125-6400, for working in a variety of lighting conditions, and a continuous shooting rate of 10 fps to suit photographing moving subjects.  

Spanning wide-angle to telephoto focal lengths, the 5x optical zoom lens covers a 28-140mm equivalent range to suit photographing a wide array of subject types. Its optical design features five aspherical elements for notable sharpness with controlled distortion, and Pixel Track SR (Shake Reduction) and Digital SR both help to minimize the appearance of camera shake when shooting handheld.                                               

Six LED macro lights surround the lens to produce brighter, more even lighting when working with close-up subjects. Enhanced Digital Microscope mode enables close focusing to 0.4". Benefitting working with the rear 2.7" 230k-dot LCD monitor, an Outdoor View Setting mode automatically boosts the screen's brightness when working in bright, sunlit conditions for greater visibility.

Included D-LI92 rechargeable lithium-ion battery provides approximately 300 shots per charge. A nine-point autofocus system provides quick and accurate focusing performance and is also capable of detecting subject's faces using Smile Capture, Blink Detection, Self Portrait Assist, Self Portrait Assist + Smile Capture, and Pet Detection settings. The processing engine contributes to a fast shutter lag time of 0.008 sec. and a startup time of 1.5 sec.

Interval shooting modes allow you to record a series of exposures at pre-determined intervals for producing time-lapse imagery. Digital Filter: B&W/Sepia, Toy Camera, Retro, Color, Extract Color, Color Emphasis, High Contrast, Starburst, Soft, Fish-eye, Brightness, and Miniature Filter.




Effective Pixels Approx. 16 megapixels
Recorded Pixels Still:16M, 12M(1:1), 12M(16:9), 7M, 5M(16:9), 5M, 4M(16:9), 3M, 2M(16:9), 1024, 640
Storage Media Built-in Memory (approx. 68MB), SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card Eye-Fi Card
Focus Type 9-point AF, Spot AF, Auto tracking AF
Focus Range Standard: 0.5m - infinity / 1.64ft. - infinity (entire zoom range)
Zoom Optical Zoom 5X, Digital Zoom approx. 7.2X, Intelligent Zoom approx. 7.5X at 7M, approx. 36X at 640 (including optical zoom)
Motion Blur Reduction Still: Pixel Track SRHi-sensitivity anti-shake mode (Digital SR) | Movie: Movie shake reduction mode (Movie SR)
Face Detection Face Detection  
  Smile Capture
  Self-portrait Assist
  Smile Capture
  Blink Detection
Image Sensor 1/2.3
Sensitivity  AUTO, Manual (ISO 125 - 6400)
Waterproof / Dustproof Equivalent to JIS Class 8 waterproof and JIS Class 6 dustproof capabilities
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten light, Fluorescent light(D:Daylight Color, N:Daylight White, W:White Light), Manual
Shutter speed 1/4000 - 1/4sec. (Mechanical and electronic shutter), 4sec at most. (Night Scene mode setting)
Continuous Shooting Approx. 8 fps, up to approx. 10 frames
Drive Modes One shot, Self-timer, Continuous Shooting, Burst Shooting, Remote Control, Auto Bracketing
Internal memory Approx. 68MB
Removable memory micro SD, micro SDHC, micro SDXC
Power source Rechargeable D-LI92 lithium-ion battery
Charging time Approx. 130 min.
Battery Life Still*: approx. 300 shots (Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery) ; Playback**: approx. 260 min. (Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery)
Dimensions Approx. 122.5 (W) x 61.5 (H) x 29.5 (D)mm /4.8 (W) x 2.4 (H) x 1.2 (D) inches (including lens depth)

With battery & SD card : Approx. 193g / 6.8 oz. (loaded and ready)

Body Approx. 173g / 6.1 oz.(without battery and SD memory card)