Pre-order new Ricoh THETA V 360 4K Spherical VR Camera

Even though they bought Pentax, Ricoh still has some cameras under its own name, such as their Theta series. A new model is born today in that series, the new THETA V 360 4K Spherical VR Camera, now available for pre-ordering for $430 at B&H Photo.

Ricoh thinks of this as a mini system, as it also offers optional accessories for pre-ordering:

+ Ricoh TW-1 Underwater Housing for Theta V, S, or SC for $200

+ Ricoh TA-1 3D Microphone for THETA V 360 Camera for $270

Ricoh GR II Big Sensor Prime for $569 [or Used for $479+]

It’s the rise of the machine! The Amazon Price Bots are at it again, they have price-matched a 3rd-party seller, so currently the Ricoh GR II Big Sensor Prime is going for $569 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself. Limit three per customer. Shhhh, don’t tell the grown-ups 🙂 It currently goes for $659 at B&H and Adorama.

On the other hand, if you are fond of used cameras, used prices start at $479 plus shipping at Adorama.

PS: the $109 used price at Adorama is a much older model with a similar name, it is a 10mp 1/1.75″ CCD camera from way back.

Ricoh GR II for $600 (or Used for $500)

To the Big Sensor Primes front we go now, where the new condition Ricoh GR II is currently on sale for $600 with free shipping at B&H Photo. Orders can be placed again Wednesday night. Orders will ship on April 19+ regardless of shipment method selected, so keep that in mind.

B&H also has it available in Used Condition for $500 with free shipping. Used items sold by B&H Photo come with a 90-day warranty covered by B&H.

$100 Gift Card with Pentax K-1, $50 Gift Card with Ricoh Theta S 360

The Pentax K-1 came out at $1800 but it climbed to $1950 [see 35mm full frame price charts]. However, Adorama is sweetening the price increase a bit by including a $100 Adorama gift certificate with purchase at $1950… Meanwhile on the Ricoh front, the Ricoh Theta S 360 gets a $50 Adorama gift certificate going for its default price of $350 (along with $14~ promotional rewards and free overnight shipping).

In-stock now: Ricoh GR II Silver 80th Anniversary Edition for $747

If you had been waiting for B&H Photo to get it in-stock or if you have B&H gift cards that are clamoring to be spent, the Ricoh GR II Silver Edition (80th anniversary edition) is now in-stock and ready to ship there for $747 with free expedited shipping… It is also in-stock and ready to ship for the same price at Adorama

Ricoh WG-M1 Action Camera + Two FREE Official Accessories for $140

Adorama’s Veteran’s Day Sale including the Ricoh WG-M1 Action Camera for $140 with free shipping, but that’s not all! Look at the yellow “Special Offer” tab, open that, and you will see seven official Ricoh accessories. As part of this promotion, you can get TWO of them for free. Simply add the two items of interest (using the blue “Add to Bundle” button), and then press the green “Add Bundle to Cart” and proceed to checkout.

The seven official accessories are various Ricoh mounts (helmet, suction, magnetic, handlebar, adhesive) and they work with multiple Ricoh WG-series cameras, so if you have other models, you can use the two free accessories on them as well.

Ricoh WG-M1 Elementproof Camera with two 32GB cards, Tripod, Case, Extras for $140

The Last Action Camera Hero. Coming soon to a theater near you (probably not)… In the meantime, if you like boatloads of extra accessories, BuyDig’s Rakuten store is offering an orange-black Ricoh WG-M1 camera bundle for $140 with free shipping. This include the standard camera kit, along with two 32GB microSD cards, a tripod, a camera case, a card reader, a memory card wallet, a cable and the obligatory cleaning kit… While there, promo code REWARDME gets you 7% Rakuten Points rewards (if you are part of their rewards program)…

Ricoh WG-M1 waterproof with lots of free extras for $129

More elementproof action at the eBay Deals where the BuyDig eBay store is offering a new condition orange Ricoh WG-M1 with lots of free accessories for $129 with free shipping. You can buy as many as you like. The extras include a 32GB memory card, camera bag, card reader, HDMI cable, lens cleaning kit, and a mini tripod (those that are strong enough to hold a mosquito but only before it eats). Joking aside, this is a pretty good bundle, especially for someone who doesn’t have much in accessories (eg gift for kids, which tend to break and drop things in the water and their food).

Ricoh GR (first gen) for $500

The first generation Ricoh GR big sensor prime, in new condition, is currently on sale for $500 by 3rd-party seller “Eagle Camera” with the order fulfilled by Amazon, so it is eligible for Prime shipping. I don’t know if they are an authorized dealer.

In comparison, the second generation Ricoh GR II is in-stock and shipping for $626 at Amazon by Amazon itself and Adorama and B&H Photo.

In-stock Nao: Ricoh GR II for $700

The Ricoh GR II, with its 16mp APS-C sensor and f2.8 prime lens and no LPF is now in-stock and ready to ship to you for $700 prime dollars at B&H Photo and Adorama and various at Amazon (Amazon itself is 1-2 months away) and TheCameraBox on eBay.

On the other hand, if you prefer the original Ricoh GR, it is bundled with the Ricoh GV-1 EVF and 32GB Sandisk SDHC and 4% promotional rewards for $600 at Adorama.

Pre-order new Ricoh GR II for $800

Don’t stop believing Ricoh GR fans! Ricoh has just announced the second generation Ricoh GR, aka Ricoh GR II with a 16mp APS-C sensor, no low pass filter, 28mm f2.8 eq lens, and it is available for pre-order for $800 at B&H Photo and Adorama.

The first generation model currently goes for $580 at B&H Photo (with free external GV-1 EVF and 32GB SD) and $600 at Adorama (with free GF-1 TTL Flash and 4% promotional rewards).

Ricoh WG-M1 waterproof with free Mount (your choice) for $150

Adorama is offering the Ricoh WG-M1 waterproof digital camera for $150 and you also get a free mount for the camera, your choice between eight different options (the blue “Add to Bundle” button). The free item value ranges from $30 to $39. The camera is available in black WG-M1 or orange WG-M1. This is a while supplies last limited time offer.

Ricoh WG-20 elementproof P&S for $130 (limit 5)

We check upon the Monday wave at the eBay Deals where Beach Camera’s eBay store is offering the new condition elementproof Ricoh WG-20 digital camera for $130 with free shipping, with a limit of five per customer. Only the black color scheme is available through this offer, so you can’t color code it if buying for multiple people as gifts (eg gGrandchild #1 gets blue, #2 gets red, #3 gets black, #4 gets white, #5 gets orange, etc).

Ricoh WG4 elementproof with various accessories for $190

Waterproof and elementproof cameras are one segment of the P&S camera market that has a distinct and so far unassailable competitive advantage over cameraphones, their water/element-proofness. So they continue to thrive even as some camera manufacturers dial back their P&S line-ups. Which brings us to this Ricoh WG-4 elementproof camera, offered in a loaded bundle for $190 with free shipping at BuyDig.com. It includes the standard camera kit plus these extra bonus items: floating wrist strap, extra battery, carrying case, 8GB SD, card reader, mini tripod, and the obligatory cleaning kit, microfiber cloth and of course the screen protectors. Offer ends by 1/14/15.

More Ricoh GR discounts: with either GF1 or GV1 for $567 (both for $650)

Another round of discounts for the Ricoh GR Big Sensor Prime, as of the time of writing, the prices have dropped as follows:

++ with GF1 Flash for $567 (was $600) at Adorama
++ with GV1 Viewfinder for $567 (was $600): Adorama
++ with both GF1 Flash and GV1 Viewfinder for $650 (was $677) at Adorama

Ricoh GR with GF1 Flash and GV1 VF and extra battery for $677

If you are looking to make a system commitment to the Ricoh GR, Adorama has a special bundle with the standard GR kit plus the GF1 Flash plus the GV1 viewfinder plus an extra battery plus 4% promotional rewards for $677.

If you don’t need both the Flash and Viewfinder, there are options for $600 as follows:
+ with Flash only: Adorama
+ with Viewfinder only: Adorama and B&H Photo

Ricoh GR with GV-1 EVF drops to $600

If you are interested in the Ricoh GR and like external view finders as well, B&H Photo is offering the black Ricoh GR with a bonus GV-1 EVF included, along with a bonus 32GB SDHC card for $600 with free shipping. The free items are shown right below the camera’s name and are included automatically by B&H while the promotion is running.

Ricoh GR for $600 with coupon

Big Sensor Primes are no longer four-figure luxury cameras. The Ricoh GR is now available for $600 with free shipping at Adorama when you enter coupon code GREMAILOFR over there. To test the coupon, add to cart, proceed to checkout, and look for the part of the page to enter the coupon code. You don’t have to fill up the rest of the information if you just want to test the coupon. This is part of the Adorama semi-secret BF sale.

Now shipping: the Ricoh WG-M1 space-age action camera for $300

The new Ricoh WG-M1 space-age action-camera that looks like something about of RDM’s Battlestar Galactica is now in-stock and ready to ship for $300 at Adorama in your choice of black color scheme or orange is the new black color scheme… Speaking of Ricoh and elementproof cameras, Adorama is accepting preorders for the more conventional looking WG-30 elementproof camera for $277 in your choice of carbon gray or flame orange