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Having a look through the cameras - spotted this one. Looks a good delivered price....
Use the 10% voucher code to get this delivered price. Next best i could find was £139.99.
The new R8 is the successor model to the Caplio R7 which also had a slim body and 7.1x optical wide-angle zoom lens (28200 mm in 35 mm focal length). By combining a new 10 megapixel CCD with the earlier models popular Smooth Imaging Engine III image processing engine, the R8 takes high-definition photography to a higher level.

In addition to the specification improvements, the R8 has also undergone a complete redesign. This new model combines ease of use and technical specification in a body that is contemporary and stylish and has been designed based on a concept, A tool you want to use every day. In creating the R8 as a tool for taking photographs, great care has been given not only to styling and coloring but also to its operability, portability, comfort in hand, and its solid, high-quality feel. The R8 contains Ricohs original CCD-shift vibration correction function which compensates for camera shake when it is detected. This reduces the blurring that tends to occur in situations such as telephoto and macro photography.
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#1
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#2
Its a good price.

There is a review at dpreview.com which ends with:

Overall conclusion
I can honestly say that I very much enjoyed using the Ricoh R8 while working on this review but I'll also quote Johann Wolfgang von Goethe who once wrote: 'There is strong shadow where there is much light'. So, if you are thinking about purchasing an R8 I recommend you make an effort and read this entire review to make sure the camera matches your requirements and does not shade your photographic ventures with one of its shortcomings.
#3
I have one of these. The camera is really good, it's really small but still has a massive zoom. The zoom changes from telephoto to wide really quickly, and the macro at ~1cm is amazing. The anti-shake function (I am always sceptical of such features) actually does work. My only criticism is that the camera takes slightly "grainy" looking pictures at night.
#4
alot of camera for the money, but not without its issues. That said, it is still alot better than many other cameras at this price.

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#5
Proper Bargain :thumbsup:
#6
good price.Almost bought one when it was still 180
#7
Yes!!! Brilliant deal... no doubt... H&R to the OP...
#8
Is R7 any good? I take lot of night shots (well indoors with flash, parties, etc) and would prefer a camera that took good night shots (i.e. using the flash).

Can R7 take good pictures? Thanks. I need to buy a camera before going on my holiday on the 22/11/2008.

Thanks. Robie.
#9
Is R7 any good? I take lot of night shots (well indoors with flash, parties, etc) and would prefer a camera that took good night shots (i.e. using the flash).

Can R7 take good pictures? Thanks. I need to buy a camera before going on my holiday on the 22/11/2008.

Thanks. Robie.

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