Ricoh Updates Its Compact Camera Series With the R8 and R50

On the left is Ricoh's new R8 compact camera, a successor to last year's R7, packing a 7x optical zoom along with a 10 megapixel sensor with CCD-shift image stabilization. It also has a 1:1 square image capture mode, for that medium-format feel, a 2.7-inch LCD, and captures images up to ISO 1600. Also new is the R50,… » 2/19/08 4:05am 2/19/08 4:05am