The realisation is slowly dawning. We are too tight to spend money on a new camera, so it looks like our next new mobile phone is also going to be our next new camera. Barring finding one of these left on a train.


The new Ricoh has a macro mode that lets you take photos of things from 1cm away – ideal for battery photography – plus loads of megapixels and a lens. And it looks like there’s a storage pod for Polos, judging by where it says “open” on the side.


This is one of Ricoh’s sample shots.