The New Ricoh GR II Adds WiFi and NFC

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Today, Ricoh is announcing an update to what may possibly be the best point and shoot digital camera ever made. The Ricoh GR II is an update to the original Ricoh GR and adds WiFi Integration, NFC, and uses a 16.2MP APS-C sensor along with a 28mm f2.8 equivalent lens. We’re not sure if it the same sensor as the original, but we’re sure they wouldn’t do that. Otherwise, the camera seems to be very much the same as the original–which may start to show its age very soon compared to what Canon, Sony and Fujifilm are delivering these days.

The Ricoh GR II has autofocus performance enhancements and boasts AF confirmation as quick as 0.2 seconds. The camera can also wirelessly control the Pentax flashes available on the market.

When it drops in July, you can get it for $799.95 from B&H Photo or Adorama. More photos are after the jump.

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