RICOH GR III Street Edition Special Limited Kit
Ricoh Imaging is pleased to announce the launch of the RICOH GR III Street Edition Special Limited Kit. Available in a limited quantity of 3,500 units worldwide, this package includes the RICOH GR III camera body, finished in an original metallic gray color, a compact,detachable viewfinder and a genuine-leather hand strap, both designed exclusively for this Kit.
The GR III Street Edition camera has all the features of the Ricoh GR III camera plus the Full Press Snap feature has been enhanced so that it can be activated with a single touch on the LCD Panel, allowing the user to instantly capture split-second moments.
The exterior finish features an elegantly grained texture created by repeatedly spraying droplets of a coating material onto the camera body. Although smooth in appearance, this special paint also helps improve camera hold. The camera is accentuated with a special edition orange-yellow ring encircling the lens barrel. Yellow-Orange was chosen as an accent color to symbolically represent “Brilliance on the street”.
The RICOH GR III Street Edition Special Limited Kit includes a Special Edition GV-2 Viewfinder and Special Edition Leather Hand Strap GS-2. The compact, detachable viewfinder has the same metallic gray finish as the camera and has the number 28 imprinted on it stop panel to highlight the camera’s angle of view. The strap’s stopper is finished in the same orange-yellow color as the lens barrel ring, enhancing the overall look.
“Full Press Snap” by LCD
This camera allows the user to instantly activate the Full Press Snap feature* with a single touch on the LCD panel. The Full Press Snap feature shifts the lens to a preselected focal point the moment the shutter release button is fully depressed. It can now also be assigned to the LCD screen positioned on the camera’s back panel. This feature comes in handy when taking snapshots on the street, assuring flawless point-and-shoot photography to capture once-in-a-lifetime shutter opportunities.
* This feature can be added to the standard GR III model by installing function expansion firmware, which is scheduled to be released at a later date.
Shutdown Screen - Exclusive to GR III Street Edition
When the camera’s power is turned off,the camera displays a shutdown screen consisting of the specially designed product logo and a street-view image that symbolizes the camera’s “street snapshot” concept.
The display box containing the camera and all accessories was designed especially for this kit.