Ricoh GR Review

4.5
June 17, 2013 | Mark Goldstein |

Specifications

Type
Camera Type Compact digital camera
Sensor
Type CMOS
Size

APS-C

Total Pixels

approx. 16.9 megapixels

Effective Pixels

approximately 16.2 megapixels

Still

Nb of recorded pixels:

[3:2]4928×3264 (L), 3936×2608 (M), 2912×1936 (S), 1280×864(XS)

[4:3]4352×3264 (L), 3488×2608 (M), 2592×1936(S), 1152×864(XS)

[1:1]3264×3264(L), 2608×2608(M), 1936×1936(S), 864×864 (XS)

Nb of individual recorded pixels:

L:4928×3264, 4352×3264, 3264×3264

M:3936×2608, 3488×2608, 2608×2608

S:2912×1936, 2592×1936, 1936×1936

XS:1280×864, 1152×864, 864×864

Movie

 

Sensitivity

Sensibility: Auto, AUTO-HI, Manual ISO 100 - 25600

Auto ISO rang: ISO 100-800(ISO AUTO)

Auto ISO range for SR: ISO100~25600(ISO AUTO-HI)

Lens
Focal Length

18.3mm, approx. 28mm in 35mm

Aperture: F2.8-16 (Smallest aperture : F16)

Digital Zoom

 

Construction

7 elements in 5 groups (2 aspherical lens elements)

Focusing System
Type

TTL contrast detection auto focus system

Functions

Multi AF (Contrast AF method), Spot AF (Contrast AF method), Pinpoint AF, Subject tracking AF, MF, Snap, in finity, Face recognition priority (only in Auto mode), Continuous

Focus Range (automatic)

Standard : approx. 0.3m to infinity

Macro : Approx. 0.1m to infinity

Largest magnification: approx 0.2X (with Macro mode, and focal length 18.3mm)

Focus Range (manual)

Manual : 0.1m - infinity

AF assist

AF Assist lamp available

Screen
Type

3.0" transparent TFT color LCD, With protective acrylic cover, 160°

LCD Frame rate 60 fps

Resolution

approx. 1.230K dots

Shutter
Speed

1/4000-300 sec, Bulb, Time

Exposure system
Metering

TTL metering in multi, center-weighted, and spot modes with autoexposure lock

Exposure Control

Manual (+4.0 to -4.0EV in increments of 1/3EV); auto bracketing (-2.0EV to +2.0EV, 1/3EV or 1/2 step)

Exposure Modes

Program AE, Aperture priority AE, Shutter priority AE, Shutter/Aperture priority AE, Manual exposure

Compensation

Manual (+4.0 to -4.0EV in increments of 1/3EV); auto bracketing (-2.0EV to +2.0EV, 1/3EV or 1/2 step)

Flash
Type Integrated flash control in serie
Guide Number

5.4 (ISO 100 equivalent)

Modes

Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Manual, AUTO Red-Eye Flash, Flash On Red-Eye, Slow Synchro Red-Eye

Effective Range

0.2m - 3.0m (ISO AUTO)

Exposure Compensation

Available

Exposure Parameters
Modes

Auto shooting mode, Program shift mode, Aperture priority mode, Shutter priority mode, Shutter/Aperture priority mode, Manual exposure mode, Movie, My Settings Mode

Continuous shooting (approx. 4 fps (max. frames at cont. Shoot: 999 frames), Self-timer (2 sec, custom), Interval shooting , Effect bracket, Dynamic range bracket, Contrast bracket, Color space setting, FA/Move Target, Dynamic range compensation, Multiple exposure shooting, Interval composite, Noise reduction, Histogram, Grid Guide, Depth-of-field indicator, Electronic level indicator

Face Recognition

AF&AE available for Auto modes, up to 10 faces

White Balance

Auto, Multi-P AUTO, Outdoors, Shade, Cloudy, Incan descent 1, Incandescent 2, Daylight, Neutral White, Cool White, Warm White, Manual, Details, White Balance Bracket Function

Digital Filter

Black&White, B&W (TE), High Contrast B&W, Cross Pro cess, Positive Film, Bleach Bypass, Retro, Miniaturize, High Key

Movie
Recording

Full HD movie with HDMI terminal

Sound: monaural (audio sampling rate : 32KHz, 16bit, stereo)

Resolution: 1920×1080, 1280×720, 640×480

Movie edit functions: Clip Movie File, Save still image from movie

Playback
Options

Playback Functions:

Auto Rotate, Grid View, Enlarged Display (up to 16×), Slideshow, Resize, Skew Correct, Mode, Level Compen sation, White Balance Compensation, Trim, DPOF Setting, Color Moire Correction, Convert RAW, Clip Movie File, Save still image from movie,Eye-Fi Transfer

Storage
Internal

approximately 54 MB

External

SD/SDHC, SDXC memory card, Eye-Fi card (X2 series) compatible

File Format

Photo format: JPEG (conforms to Exif 2.3), RAW (DNG),

Video format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264

Special Features
Features

TAv and PASM modes

Dedicated AF-L/AF-C button

Built-in RAW development

Numerous Shortcuts and customizable functions for intuitive operability

Bracketing function / Interval mode / Custom Image / Multiple exposure shooting /Four aspect ratio mode [16:9], [4:3], [3:2], and [1:1]

Various mode effects

Eye-Fi card compatible for easy image transmission to smart phones

Wide range of optional accessories

Electronic level

Noise Reduction Auto, Manual

Start-up time approx. 1 sec

Release time lug approx. 0.03 sec

Language

English, French, Germany, Spanish, Portuguese, Italy, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hunga rian,Turkey, Greek, Russian

Interface
Interface

Video output: NTSC/PAL

USB: High-Speed USB

HDMI: HDMI output terminal (Type D, Micro port)

Power
Source

Rechargeable DB-65 lithium-ion battery,

Optional AC Adapter available

Performance

Capacity Still*: approx. 290 shots

Playback**: Approx. 190 min.

Movie* : approx. 45 min.

*/** (with rechargeable Lithium-ion battery)

Dimensions
Height

6.1 cm

Width

11.7 cm

Depth

3.47 cm

Weight

215g (body only), 245g

Compatibility
PC Windows XP SP3, VistaTM, 7 and 8
 
Mac OS X 10.5 or more recent
Accessories
Included Software

Silkypix Developer Studio 3.0 LE for PENTAX RICOH IMAGING

Kit Content

Rechargeable battery

USB power adapter

Power plug

USB cable

CD

Hand strap

Hot shoe cover

Optional

Rechargeable battery DB-65

Battery charger BJ-6

Leather case

AC adapter AC-5C

AV cable

HDMI cable HC-1

Cable switch CA-2

Lens cap

Hood and adapter

External viewfinder GV-1

External mini viewfinder GV-2

Wide conversion lens 21mm

External Flash TTL GF-1

Leather Hand strap GS-2

Neck strap GS-1

Neck strap ST2

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