Editor’s Note: in an earlier version of the article we accidentally called it the Pentax WG-30W. We apologize for this mistake.
Pentax has always made pretty solid tough cameras, and for their latest iteration, they’re taking it a step forward–but for their latest offering they’re going by the Ricoh name.. Their new WG-30W will include WiFi transmission–a first amongst tough cameras. The WG-30W sports a 16MP CMOS sensor. On a personal note, that’s way too much for a point and shoot sensor, but we will need to see how the images actually come out.
As far as the tough specs go, Ricoh claims that the camera can go down to 40 feet, can be dropped from 5 feet, can withstand 220 lbs of pressure, and can survive -10 degree Fahrenheit. The WG-30W also has a double microscope mode and LED lights for macro images.
The camera will come in Carbon Grey and Flame Orange. When the Ricoh WG-30W hits the stores this December, you’ll be able to pick it up for $299.95.