Caplio G4

Don't miss a moment.

Shutter release time lag

  • *To reflect real shooting situations more closely, Ricoh measures the shutter release lag from the time the user touches the shutter, rather than the time when focus lock is achieved.

This camera never keeps you waiting.
Ever miss a shot because your camera couldn't keep up with you? The Caplio G4 was designed to keep that from ever happening again. With a start-up time of just 1.9 seconds, it's soon ready to go. And with a shutter response time of 0.14 seconds -- the world's fastest* -- it performs with split-second accuracy. Catch your subject in mid-smile or mid-air. You can even get a shot of a fast-moving car. Whatever subject you choose, Ricoh's patented hybrid auto focusing system technology keeps you in the clear.
  • *As of August 19,2003 for all autofocus digital cameras. Speed measured as time between pressing shutter release button and starting exposure in autofocus mode without using focus lock.

capture your subject in mid-doing

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No other digital camera comes close.

Brilliant 1cm macros
Capture the smallest of details, even those practically invisible to the human eye, from an astonishing distance of only 1 cm! No other digital camera in its class comes this close and clear. It also has a built-in flash for shots as close as 16 cm, with no white-out effect.

capture details with 1cm macros

Instant PC transfers

Transferring files to a PC couldn't be easier! Simply turn off the camera and link the Caplio G4 up via a USB cable. The Ricoh Gate software installed on the computer will then instantly start transferring images to an automatically created folder at a rate of three megabytes per second. Mac OS X users can import images with iPhoto while Windows XP users can take advantage of the WIA driver interface.

Long battery life - up to 4,300 shots*
Travel, travel, travel! By using the optional rechargeable lithium-ion battery, the Caplio G4 can take a remarkable 4,300 shots* between recharges, so you don't need to worry about ever running out of power.
  • *A maximum 4,300 shots under power-save mode (flash off, without zooming, LCD off, with VGA); up to 400 shots under normal usage conditions (with 50% flash and zoom usage, LCD on, 30 seconds between shots, reviews of all photos).
Continuous shooting capabilities
Analyze golf swings and other action sequences by taking advantage of the Caplio G4's various continuous modes. In M-continuous mode, with the shutter button held down the camera memorizes the last 16 shots in one file for two seconds of footage. This comes in handy when you are uncertain about the start or finish of a particular action. In S-continuous mode, it can take a series of 16 shots in one file for two seconds of footage with just one press of the shutter button. When reviewing the 16 shots during playback, each frame can be enlarged individually, and you can quickly browse back and forth through all 16 shots to create the feel of an animated movie.

Continuous shooting

Choice of three power sources - AA batteries included
The Caplio G4 gives you a choice of three ways to power the unit: an optional rechargeable lithium-ion battery, AC adapter, or the convenience of two AA alkaline or nickel metal hydride batteries. This flexibility is perfect for those regularly on the road.

rechargeable lithium-ion battery
rechargeable lithium-ion

regular AA batteries
regular AA batteries


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