Ricoh GR and GR II

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This article is about a Ricoh digital camera. It is not to be confused with Ricoh GR film cameras.
This article is about the Ricoh GR released in 2013. It is not to be confused with Ricoh GR Digital.
This article is about the Ricoh GR II released in 2015. It is not to be confused with Ricoh GR Digital II.
Ricoh GR
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Maker Ricoh
Image sensor type CMOS
Image sensor size 23.7 x 15.7 mm (APS-C type)
Maximum resolution 4928 x 3264 (16 megapixels)
Recording medium SD, SDHC, SDXC
Lens 28 mm equivalent
F-numbers f/2.8 at the widest
Shutter speeds 1/4000 s to 300 s
ASA/ISO range 100-25600
Continuous shooting 4 frames per second
Optional viewfinders Optical viewfinder available as an accessory
Custom WB Yes
Rear LCD monitor 3 inches with 1,230,000 dots
Dimensions 117 x 61 x 34.7 mm (4.61 x 2.4 x 1.38 inches)
Weight 245 g including battery

The Ricoh GR is a digital large sensor compact camera announced by Ricoh on April 17, 2013, one of a number of Ricoh GR digital cameras. It was succeeded by the Ricoh GR II in 2015.

Ricoh GR[edit]

Ricoh GR II[edit]

Ricoh GR II
Maker Ricoh
Image sensor type CMOS
Image sensor size 23.7 x 15.7 mm (APS-C type)
Maximum resolution 4928 x 3264 (16 megapixels)
Recording medium SD, SDHC, SDXC
Lens 28 mm equivalent
F-numbers f/2.8 at the widest
Shutter speeds 1/4000 s to 300 s
ASA/ISO range 100-25600
Continuous shooting 4 frames per second
Optional viewfinders Optical viewfinder available as an accessory
Custom WB Yes
Rear LCD monitor 3 inches with 1,230,000 dots
Data Port(s) USB 2.0, HDMI, 802.11/Wi-Fi, NFC
Dimensions 117 x 63 x 34.7 mm (4.61 x 2.4 x 1.38 inches)
Weight 251 g including battery

DPReview said that over the Ricoh GR, the GR II is "a fairly minor update ... the camera isn't a dramatic update ... the core of the camera remains the same".[1]

New features over the GR[edit]

  • 802.11/Wi-Fi – to remotely control the camera as well as providing the option to transfer images from the camera to a mobile device or computer[1]
  • NFC[1]
  • Maximum shutter speed when shooting at f/2.8 increased by 1/3 EV to 1/2500 s[1]
  • Can shoot 10 raw frames at its maximum shooting rate of 4 fps (up from 4 raw frames)[1]
  • Can save either individual Raw files or a composite raw file when shot in interval mode[1]
  • Autofocus during movie shooting[1]
  • Option to trigger movie shooting across Wi-Fi, using the browser-based GR Remote app[1]
  • Seven additional effect modes for JPEGs[1]
  • An extra 'Color Temperature Extension' white balance mode[1]
  • The internal flash can be used to remotely operate Pentax AF360 and AF540 flashguns as slaves[1]
  • Tap (half-press) the shutter to enter shooting mode if the camera has been turned on by holding the playback button, which previously required a full press[1]

Accessories[edit]

  • GW-3 21 mm-equivalent wide-angle adapter / lens

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Butler, Richard (17 June 2015). "Ricoh GR II: What's new and what does it mean?". DPReview. Retrieved 18 January 2016.