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Ricoh GR Limited Edition Digital Camera

16.2MP CMOS SDXC Jan 2014
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The Newly Developed GR Lens Achieves The GR Series' Best Shooting Performance In The World's Smallest Camera Body.This model is equipped with the wide-angle 28mm equivalent in the 35mm format GR... More
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35 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

This compact camera camera received a score of 80% from camera expert review site Chip.de. This means that digital camera experts are not that keen on this camera.

Good Product Quality

Fifty-two people mentioned in their reviews that the product was good quality. Two years ago Adam K. wrote on Amazon “The image quality is excellent.” but he rated it 3 stars. Al mentioned on Amazon “Whilst the construction is 'sturdy' the quality of the pictures” in his review. Bewarethetoon gave the Ricoh GR a score of 5 stars and mentioned “Fitted in the jacket or pocket of my slim fitted suit! It's also very, very well made, works right out of the box ( after a charge of course!)” in their Ricoh GR review.

Good Quality Pictures

Eighty-seven Ricoh GR owners who bought it thought it was able to produce good images. Amazon Customer mentioned two years ago “I really like old film camera colour and feeling, this camera can makes a pictures excellently what I want to” in their review and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Also two years ago Brian Hamilton mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “The anti alias filter has been removed which means you will obtain bitingly sharp pictures”. In December last year Chris Hulance wrote “Taken some nice pictures with it”.

Some Ricoh GR owners who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it had a good image sensor. Absolutespirit mentioned on Amazon “The sensor a decent size (APSc)”. Brian Hamilton said in his Ricoh GR review “Well, first thing is the sensor is now APS-C size, which means it has the same sensor as your average consumers DSLR”. Cliente Amazon mentioned in their review two years ago “Mighty sensor” and scored the product very highly.

A number of people wrote in their reviews that the Ricoh GR had a good picture resolution. Millionsofpeaches mentioned on Amazon “Then I, m happy shooting between 28mm” in their review of this digital camera. Mr. S. Haunts wrote in their Ricoh GR review in December last year “This is great for increasing your shooting confidence if performing close quarters street photography which is where this camera really excels” and rated the Ricoh GR 5 stars. Sbno1 wrote in their review of the Ricoh GR “Shooting full 360 degree panoramic video”.

Three Ricoh GR reviewers wrote in their reviews that the Ricoh GR had a good ISO range. Alfeseg wrote on Amazon “You can shoot comfortably above 800 iso with hardly any grain”.

Two people who purchased this digital camera thought it was good in low light. T.blair wrote “It's also good in low light and an intuitive menu system” in their review of the Ricoh GR. Expert review site Itreviews.com wrote in their review four years ago “Ricoh has wisely decided to keep all the best features from the last model, while adding an improved engine, faster AF, continuous shooting and better low-light imagery”.

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Good Quality Lens

Some Ricoh GR reviewers considered that it had a good lens. Absolutespirit mentioned on Amazon “The lens is very sharp (no AA filter) & fast enough at f2.8 (though I do miss f1.8 a little” in their review of the Ricoh GR. Alfeseg mentioned “The lens is amazing”. Cliente Amazon said “I love this lens” in their Ricoh GR review.

Twelve people who purchased it thought it had a good autofocus. Karia said on Amazon “The Ricoh CX5 astounded me in terms of swift focus and beautifully 'inky' black”. Millionsofpeaches mentioned three years ago “In poor light slows down substantially, luckily the snap focus can help there” and scored this digital camera 5 stars. Millionsofpeaches also said “The handing and buttons etc are the best and the most intuitive I have ever used, great for one handed use autofocus in good light is near instant.”.

A number of Ricoh GR owners who bought it agreed that it had a good zoom. Steve Kindleson said on Amazon “From a creative perspective I find using fixed focal length far more interesting to use than zoom”. Pocket-Lint.com said on Pocket Lint “This fixed-lens compact won’t be for everyone on account of its lack of zoom.”.

One customer thought the product had a good image stabiliser. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com wrote in their Ricoh GR review three years ago “The fact the Coolpix has built-in image stabilization while the GR does not is definitely a factor” and rated it 70 out of 100.

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Acceptable Noise Level

Six Ricoh GR reviewers who bought it agreed that it was noisy. Laura H wrote on Amazon “There is definite noise at high ISOs.” in her review. Laura H also said “It is somehow good noise and almost adds to the character of those images”. Steve Kindleson wrote three years ago “Sure there is grain/noise at high ISO.” in his review of this digital camera and scored it very highly.

Several Ricoh GR owners mentioned that this digital camera was quiet. Two years ago Brian Hamilton wrote in his review of the Ricoh GR on Amazon “As each iteration of the GRD cameras came along they slowly, quietly and without fanfare, changed what was thought possible from a compact camera”. David Rodrigues mentioned on Amazon “Islamic law doesn't like people being photographer so I wanted something very silent and that looked very inoffensive” in his review of the Ricoh GR. Millionsofpeaches scored the product very highly and mentioned in their Ricoh GR review on Amazon “So stealthy in black with an almost silent shutter”.

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Good Technical Features

A few customers said that it had good features. Expert review site Photographyblog.com gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars and mentioned “The Ricoh GR Digital III is a thinking photographers dream camera, offering a wealth of features, superb handling, almost infinite customisation, fast operation” in their Ricoh GR review. Expert website V3.co.uk gave the Ricoh GR a score of 4 stars and said “A wealth of professional features and superb image quality”. Trustedreviews.com wrote in their review on expert website Trusted Reviews “A £350 12-megapixel compact camera with a 3x zoom lens and a range of features designed to appeal to enthusiast photographers” and gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars.

Easy to Use

A few Ricoh GR owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Alfeseg rated it 5 stars and wrote two years ago “Full control”. Alfeseg also said “A real photographer's camera and a pleasure to use”. Daz mentioned on Amazon “Great camera Easy to use and works great with my gear vr” in their Ricoh GR review.

Some customers who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to handle. Adam K. mentioned on Amazon “This could actually be a wonderful camera as the handling, build quality” in his review of this digital camera. Expert On What is Any Good mentioned on Amazon “Older film Ricohs this is very similar and handles beautifully”. Graham M Reid said on Amazon “A wonderful camera! It's got some of the best handling of any camera I've used” in his review of the Ricoh GR.

A few Ricoh GR reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Two years ago Brian Hamilton mentioned in his review of the Ricoh GR on Amazon “The menus are easy to navigate”. Karia mentioned on Amazon “There are enough settings in that field alone to explore” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Amateurphotographer.co.uk gave the product a score of 4 stars and mentioned five years ago “With careful exposure settings and post-capture editing”.

Two Ricoh GR owners who bought the product thought it had a good experience. Oliver mentioned on Amazon “A different experience in compact form” and rated this digital camera 5 stars.

One Ricoh GR reviewer said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good interface. Two years ago Absolutespirit said on Amazon “The User Interface is brilliant - pretty much everything you could want is to hand, quickly” in their review of this digital camera.

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Robust

Several Ricoh GR owners mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. Cla wrote in their review last year “Well built (not plastic stuff!” . Gb. wrote in their Ricoh GR review in December last year “Excellent image quality, build, features and portability”. Graham M Reid gave the Ricoh GR a very good review score and he said in his Ricoh GR review “It's very well made”.

Some Ricoh GR reviewers said in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Expert On What is Any Good said in their review on Amazon “It's rugged and small.”. Iain Mcarthur said on Amazon “The frame feels sturdy and rigid with a dull black finish (stealth mode)” in their review of this digital camera. Steve Kindleson wrote in his Ricoh GR review “Sensor deliver exceptional image performance, which, coupled with its rugged, compact form, is tending more”.

One Ricoh GR owner considered that it was reliable. Seven years ago expert review site Smh.com.au said “Image quality is reliably good” in their review of this digital camera.

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Nice Design

Some customers wrote in their reviews that the Ricoh GR was good looking. Brian Hamilton said in his Ricoh GR review “Gives lush, sharp and beautifully coloured pictures”. Cliente Amazon gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “It's small and elegant”. E. Callway mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “This beautifully made and solid, 'enthusiast' compact camera, with its large APS-C CMOS sensor, offers pictures of DSLR quality”.

Several Ricoh GR reviewers who reviewed the Ricoh GR thought it was a good design. Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote on expert review site What Digital Camera “The model's utilitarian design makes for an excellent shooting experience”. Ephotozine.com said “Their no-nonsense design was loved by photographers who simply wanted a camera that not only did its job.”. Macworld.com said “The Ricoh GR is designed for enthusiast photographers who can appreciate its quality, design, image quality”.

Some people who purchased the Ricoh GR wrote that it was neat. Greg Greenhalgh said in his review on Amazon “The joy of having a Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) sized sensor in such a neat little compact camera, means the Ricoh was always going to win”. Laura H mentioned “There are so many neat functions that this camera has that I could go on forever” and scored the product very highly. Techradar.com/au/ scored the Ricoh GR 5 stars and wrote “It is delightfully small and neat for a camera wit”.

A few Ricoh GR reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product was smooth. Alfeseg said on Amazon “Even at 1600 the grain is perfectly acceptable and is smooth and creamy”. Avhub.com.au mentioned “Sharp, smooth VGA display with accurate onscreen images” .

A number of Ricoh GR owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was ergonomic. Brian Hamilton scored it very highly and he wrote on Amazon two years ago “The most ergonomically pleasing and well thought out camera I had ever used” in his Ricoh GR review.

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Good Size

Several Ricoh GR owners who reviewed the product considered that it was compact. Brian Hamilton mentioned “A compact camera with a wide angle prime lens with very wide maximum aperture, that's a joke right? Only it wasn't”. Brian Hamilton also said “This is stunning in a compact”. Brian Hamilton also mentioned “Had refined their compact through five generations”.

Four Ricoh GR owners who reviewed the Ricoh GR considered that it was thin. Photoreview.com.au said seven years ago “Acclaimed for their slim, well-designed bodies” in their review and gave the product a score of 4 stars. Expert review site Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned “The GRs slim design makes it truly pocketable, bu” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars. Amateurphotographer.co.uk also wrote “It had a slim”.

A few people said that it was lightweight. Photoanswers.co.uk mentioned in their review of the Ricoh GR on expert website Photo Answers.co.uk “The Ricoh GR Digital II is small, lightweight” and scored it 4 stars. Gizmodo.com mentioned “The GR packs mid-size DSLR imaging in a pocketable and lightweight form factor that isnt anything” in their review. Gizmodo.com also mentioned “SExpandIts affordable, its lightweight, its durable”.

Several customers reckoned that the product was a good size. Two years ago Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Really nice size, grip feeling, speed” in their review of this digital camera. Mrs R. mentioned “Best camera ever my husband just loves it, takes excellent pictures and is an ideal size for putting in his pocket”.

A few Ricoh GR owners mentioned that it was a good body shape. J. Bootle wrote in their review on Amazon “The main reason I have invested so much in the Ricoh GR line is the build quality, solid magnesium body with excellent ergonomics”. Expert website V3.co.uk mentioned in their review of the Ricoh GR “Its matt black magnesium alloy body is superbly crafted”.

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Good Support

Five Ricoh GR owners who reviewed the Ricoh GR thought it had good technical guidance. J. Bootle mentioned “Up until now though these cameras have still just been well built compacts with manual controls” in their review. Three years ago Tg mentioned “Small size, quality, big sensor, customisable, full manual command, super! I'm highly satisfied with this purchase” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a score of 5 stars. Seven years ago Goodgearguide.com.au gave it a score of 4 stars and wrote on Good Gear Guide.com.au “It also has a very useful manual focus mode” in their review.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

A number of Ricoh GR reviewers agreed that it had a good screen. Iain Mcarthur said “The images I've made so far are extremely sharp when viewed on the screen and I'm sure they will be even more impressive on my Mac/ iPad” in their review of this digital camera. Micpool wrote “Also how much better the viewer could display the panoramas captured by the camera with a bit of effort on the software side”. Photographyblog.com said on PhotographyBlog.com “With a fixed 28mm wide-angle lens, high-sensitivity 10 megapixel sensor, excellent 3 inch LCD screen and faster auto-focus system, can the Ricoh GR Digital IV j” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

One Ricoh GR owner reckoned that it was mirrorless. Wayne Goodman gave the Ricoh GR a score of 5 stars and he wrote “It's literally a compact mirror less camera that can go anywhere with you”.

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Good Battery Life

Five customers who bought the Ricoh GR concluded that it had a good battery life. Two years ago J. Matthews mentioned on Amazon “Plugging a camera into electricity socket is not something I was keen on so I bough a cheap charger of Amazon with another cheap battery as back up”. In December Phil said in his review on Amazon “Very robust, if Ricoh produced a better capacity battery would be even better”. Stanza wrote in their review “Battery life is average” .

Good Connectivity

A few Ricoh GR reviewers who reviewed it thought it was wifi compatible. Ephotozine.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Ephotozine in December last year “Features a number of updates including built-in Wi-Fi and NFC, improved white balance, noise performance, effects modes, as well as the capability to wirelessly control external flash units”. Ephotozine.com also said “The camera offers built in Wi-Fi and NFC, bringing the camera more up to date”.

Good Exposure Control

One Ricoh GR owner mentioned that it had good exposure controls.

Ricoh Cameras Have Good Reviews

On average Ricoh compact cameras have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all cameras manufactured by Ricoh.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The GR Limited Edition has one of the larger display diagonals (3 inches) amongst compact cameras of this age. Compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the GR Limited Edition have display diagonals of between 1" and 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.8".

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 3" screen cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the GE J1455[plb_1773004_price], or the Canon S110[plb_1462073_price].

If you want a digital camera with a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price] (3.5" and higher rated), or the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (4.8" and higher rated).

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an Eye-Fi|SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many compact cameras that were released more than two years ago. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If the memory card type of this camera is too bad for you then you might want to look at the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC), the Nikon Coolpix P510[plb_2071647_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Sony DSC-WX350[plb_2163795_price] (MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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Fairly High Megapixel

The GR Limited Edition has a quite high megapixel (16.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the GR Limited Edition. The lowest megapixel of cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the GR Limited Edition is 0.3MP, the highest is 46MP, and the average megapixel is 14MP.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 16.2MP digital cameras currently available including the Sony DSC-WX10B[plb_595125_price] which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a higher megapixel then you might also want to look at the Fujifilm FinePix x100 Classic Kit[plb_1609683_price] (16.3MP), or the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (16.3MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The GR Limited Edition has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the GR Limited Edition.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with an image stabilizer and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The GR Limited Edition has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the GR Limited Edition.

We compared all the other cameras with a built-in flash to this camera and we think the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the Samsung SAMSUNG ST200F[plb_1682904_price], and the GE J1455[plb_1773004_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The GR Limited Edition has a greater number of supported image formats than most digital cameras of this type and age. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The image formats supported "RAW" is also supported by this Ricoh camera.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

At 1,230,000 pixel, the GR Limited Edition has a very high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the GR Limited Edition. The lowest display resolution (numeric) of cameras that were launched around the same time as the GR Limited Edition is 1 pixels and the highest is 16,000,000 pixels.

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Very High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The Ricoh GR Limited Edition has a very high ISO sensitivity (max) (25,600) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for more than two years. The average ISO sensitivity (max) of cameras that are a similar age to the GR Limited Edition is 4,600, and the ISO sensitivity (max)s range from 3 to 26,000.

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Has Five White Balances

The GR Limited Edition has a greater number of white balance modes than most digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the GR Limited Edition. The white balances "Daylight", "Incandescent", "Outdoor" and "Shade" are also found on this camera.

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Fairly Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The GR Limited Edition has a quite long slowest camera shutter speed (30 seconds) compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as the GR Limited Edition. Digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have slowest camera shutter speeds of between 0.12s and 250s.

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Has Two Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the GR Limited Edition is more than most compact cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on cameras of a similar age and type to the GR Limited Edition. The photo effects "Positive film" is also found on this Ricoh digital camera.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

When compared to other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the GR Limited Edition that we have checked, the maximum aperture number of the GR Limited Edition of 16 is one of the smallest. The average maximum aperture number of digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the GR Limited Edition is 6.6, and the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 72.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the Ricoh GR Limited Edition is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. This digital camera also supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution across all digital cameras of this spec and age.

Across comparable types of digital camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the GR Limited Edition is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the best video resolution across all digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the GR Limited Edition.

A 320 x 240 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution amongst similar types of camera.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The number of light exposure modes found on the Ricoh GR Limited Edition is more than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This camera has an Auto light exposure modes, which is the most frequently found light exposure modes found on digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this digital camera.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is typical of many cameras of this type and age.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture numbers of cameras of this type and age range from 1.3 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.2. The Ricoh GR Limited Edition has one of the smaller minimum aperture numbers (only 2.8) amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Five Point Four Flash Guide Numbers

The Ricoh GR Limited Edition is a five point four flash guide number camera.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the cameras of a comparable age and type to the GR Limited Edition the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 5mm to 39mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 18.3 millimeters, the GR Limited Edition has one of the shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s amongst digital cameras of this age.

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12 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

Some Ricoh GR owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was not cheap. Ian Wantling wrote “A rather expensive and a bit of a specialist piece of technology” . J. Matthews said on Amazon “Yes it's expensive for a compact camera with no zoom.” although they still rated the product as excellent. Two years ago Micpool said on Amazon “At the new lower price is a slightly less expensive novelty than the original Theta” in their Ricoh GR review.

Several Ricoh GR owners who reviewed it agreed that it was not good value for money. Helena Belizky said last year “Very much a pricey toy and is very easy to use”. Iain Mcarthur wrote “At a considerably higher price level” in their review. Karl wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon last year “However, generally this is not worth the price and definitely not suitable for anyone requiring professional looking results” and gave it a rating of 40 out of 100.

One customer reckoned that the Ricoh GR was not a bargain for the price. Mo wrote on Amazon “I'm pretty sure that point-and-shoot panoramic technology isn't cheap from any company at the moment - I'm deliberately saying point”.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the GR Limited Edition, the GR Limited Edition does not support video capability.

There are a number of other cameras which also support video capability that you might also want to look at including the X10[pl_1150_price], or the FinePix JX500[pl_1672380_price] both from Fujifilm which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the GR Limited Edition, the GR Limited Edition does not support Full HD video.

Alternative cameras which also support Full HD video that you might also want to look at include the X10[pl_1150_price], or the F800EXR[pl_1518759_price] both from Fujifilm.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other digital cameras of this age and type, the GR Limited Edition does not support wi-Fi.

There are a number of other cameras which also support wi-Fi which you might also want to look at including the Fujifilm FinePix Z1000EXR[plb_394895_price], the Canon IXUS 265 HS[plb_2110773_price], or the Sony DSC-WX300[plb_1621847_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

The GR Limited Edition is not 3D. Most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the GR Limited Edition are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a camera that is 3D then you might also want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60[plb_2384424_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The GR Limited Edition does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also do not have a GPS (satellite).

Other digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) that you might want to look at include the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS[plb_1143510_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not Waterproof

Most cameras of this spec and age are not waterproof. The GR Limited Edition is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Heavy

The lightest camera of this age and type is 20g , the heaviest is 840g, and the average weight is 170g. With a weight of 215 grams, the Ricoh GR Limited Edition is fairly heavy compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 215g cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price], or the Nikon 9300[plb_408824_price].

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 28 millimeters, the GR Limited Edition's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is one of the shortest amongst digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the GR Limited Edition. Compact cameras that were released more than two years ago have maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of between 18mm and 1,000mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 250mm.

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

The GR Limited Edition has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GR Limited Edition. The flash modess "Flash on", "Manual", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Only Has Six Shooting Modess

The number of shooting modes found on the Ricoh GR Limited Edition is more than most compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. This Ricoh digital camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most commonly found shooting modes found on similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the GR Limited Edition. The shooting modess "Aperture priority", "Manual", "Movie", "Program" and "Shutter priority" are also found on this digital camera.

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Fairly Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

The average ISO sensitivity (min) of cameras that have been available for more than two years is 94. With an ISO sensitivity (min) of 100, the Ricoh GR Limited Edition has a fairly big ISO sensitivity (min) compared to most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the GR Limited Edition.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Ricoh GR Limited Edition

Released Over Three Years Ago

This compact camera camera has been on the market for over three years.

MOS Sensor Type

The GR Limited Edition has a MOS sensor type which is better than the CCD sensor type found on most comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it.

We compared all the other digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], and the Canon SX280 HS[plb_2126239_price] is also worth considering.

If the sensor type of this Ricoh digital camera is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price] (CCD), or the Fujifilm FinePix JX500[plb_1672380_price] (CCD) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Guide Number
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Display Resolution (numeric)
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Contrast Adjustment
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (max)
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Hand Strap
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity

Expert Reviews

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Après le rachat de Pentax par Ricoh il y a maintenant presque 2 ans, le compact expert GR est le premier appareil développé conjointement par les deux sociétés. Si le GR est le digne...

Compact design with APS-C image sensor
Speedy performer
28mm wide-angle field of view
Extremely sharp lens
Excellent control layout
No EVF option
Image detail suffers at very high ISO settings
In-camera battery charging
NYT
Occasional tendency to under-exposure
13 November 2015

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Sturd, ligh, magnesium alloy body
16.2mp APSC sensor in a super compact body
Excellent image quality
A plethora of enthusiast features
Excellent menu system and physical controls
Separate battery charger sold separately
Must otherwise plug in camera to charge
Movie recording options more basic than functions for still photography
No builtin WiFi
No image stabilisation
19 September 2013

Die Ricoh GR begeistert im Test mit erstaunlicher Bildqualität und hohem Tempo. Kein Wunder, denn in der richtig handlichen GR steckt die hochwertige Technik einer DSLR. Zoomen können Sie mit...

Compact size, large APSC sensor
28mm prime lens
Solid photos with enough light
Extensive controls and customization
Sturdy, light, magnesium alloy body
No focus ring on lens
Dual mics are mono
No builtin image stabilization
Noisier than main competitor
Separate battery charger sold separately

User Reviews

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Reviewed 14 April 2014 by Zen W.

This is a great camera. I owed several pocket Canons over the years, but this is in a separate league with a great menu system, great sharp lens, and APS-C sensor. It takes great photos. I have... Read more…

Hand-feel, build, lens, speed, size, materials, processor, sensor
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ricoh 175823
Barcodes 00026649757334, 00026649758232, 00707137137172, 04961311870644, 04961311883637, 04961311887475, 04961311887505, 05053973253855

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