Looking for a digital camera that can withstand a bit of wear and tear, but still packs in the features? It’s perhaps worth sneaking a peek at Ricoh Caplio 500SE, and in particular, the Model W.
It’s not the best-looking camera you’ll see on the shelves, instead it’s built for more extreme conditions, featuring a water, shock and dust-resistant casing. The Model W of this 8 megapixel camera also features both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. And if you’re not near a hotspot to upload your snaps, you can transfer the photos to your mobile, then send/upload from there.
There’s also a 2.5-inch LCD screen, 3x optical zoom and 26MB of internal memory (which can be boosted by SD card). The price of the Model W is $1,100 (around £578) and it ships in the US around the end of the year. As yet, there’s no date for a UK launch.