Ricoh GXR A16 24-85mm Review

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April 24, 2012 | Mark Goldstein |

Specifications

Effective pixels Approximately 16.20 million
Image sensor 23.6 mm × 15.7 mm ?MOS sensor (total pixels: approx. 16.50 million pixels)
Lens Focal length f=15.7?55.5 mm (35 mm camera equivalent: 24-85 mm)
Aperture
(f-number)
f/3.5 – f/5.5
Focus range Approx. 25 cm - infinity (from the front of the lens)
Construction 11 elements in 9 groups (3 aspherical lens elements with 6 surfaces)
Filter diameter 55mm
Zoom Optical zoom: 3.5x
Digital zoom: 4.0x (3.6x for movies)
Auto resize zoom: Approx. 6.8x (VGA)
Focus Modes Contrast AF-based multi and spot AF; MF; Snap; infinity (focus lock and AF-assist)
Shutter speed Photographs 1/3200 - 180 s , bulb, time (upper and lower limits vary according to shooting and flash mode)
Movies 1/2000 – 1/30 s
Exposure control Metering TTL metering in multi (256-segment), center-weighted, and spot metering (TTL metering with auto exposure lock)
Mode Program AE, aperture priority AE, manual exposure, shutter priority AE, target-move function
Exposure compensation Manual (-4.0 EV to +4.0 EV in increments of 1/3 EV or 1/2 EV), auto bracketing (-2.0 EV to +2.0 EV in increments of 1/3 EV or 1/2 EV)
ISO sensitivity
(Standard Output Sensitivity)
AUTO, AUTO-HI, ISO-LO, ISO200, ISO250, ISO320, ISO400, ISO500, ISO640, ISO800, ISO1000, ISO1250, ISO1600, ISO2000, ISO2500, ISO3200
White balance Auto / Multi-P AUTO / Outdoors / Cloudy / Incandescent Lamp 1 / Incandescent Lamp 2 / Fluorescent Lamp / Manual Settings / Detail; white balance bracketing
Flash (when GF-1 is used) Method TTL, manual, external auto
Flash mode Anti Red-eye, Flash On, Flash Synchro, Manual
Firing timing 1st/2nd curtain sync
Shooting mode Auto / program shift / aperture priority / shutter priority / manual exposure /scene (movie, portrait, sports, landscape, nightscape, skew correction, miniaturize, high contrast B&W, soft focus, cross process, toy camera) / “My Settings”
Continuous mode Number of pictures shot
in Continuous (Picture Size: RAW)
Noise Reduction off: 3 pictures
Noise Reduction on: 2 pictures
Number of pictures shot
in M-Cont Plus (1 set)
HI (1280 × 856): 30 pictures (30 frames/sec.)
LO (4928 × 3264): 14 pictures (2.5 frames/sec.)
Picture quality*1 FINE, NORMAL, RAW (DNG)*2
Image size (pixels) Photographs 16:9 4928×2768, 3456×1944
4:3 4352×3264, 3072×2304, 2592×1944, 2048×1536, 1280×960, 640×480
3:2 4928×3264, 3456×2304
1:1 3264×3264, 2304×2304
Movies 1280×720, 640×480, 320×240
File size (approx.) RAW 16:9 NORMAL: 23,445 KB/frame, FINE: 25,703 KB/frame, VGA: 20,508 KB/frame, RAW only: 20,332 KB/frame
4:3 NORMAL: 24,443 KB/frame, FINE: 26,795 KB/frame, VGA: 21,405 KB/frame, RAW only: 21,181 KB/frame
3:2 NORMAL: 27,603 KB/frame, FINE: 30,265 KB/frame, VGA: 24,139K KB/frame RAW only: 23,937 KB/frame
1:1 NORMAL: 18,383 KB/frame, FINE: 20,147 KB/frame, VGA: 16,105 KB/frame RAW only: 15,929 KB/frame
L 16:9 NORMAL: 2,901 KB/frame, FINE: 4,999 KB/frame
4:3 NORMAL: 3,041 KB/frame, FINE: 5,226 KB/frame
3:2 NORMAL: 3,415 KB/frame, FINE: 5,889 KB/frame
1:1 NORMAL: 2,288 KB/frame, FINE: 3,927 KB/frame
M 16:9 NORMAL: 1,481 KB/frame, FINE: 2,514 KB/frame
4:3 NORMAL: 1,579 KB/frame, FINE: 2,668 KB/frame
3:2 NORMAL: 1,749 KB/frame, FINE: 2,974 KB/frame
1:1 NORMAL: 1,192 KB/frame, FINE: 2,008 KB/frame
5M 4:3 FINE: 2,293 KB/frame
3M 4:3 FINE: 1,479 KB/frame
1M 4:3 FINE: 818 KB/frame
VGA 4:3 FINE: 202 KB/frame
Battery life Based on CIPA standard, DB-90: approx. 400 shots*3
Dimensions (W × H × D) Camera unit only: 71.4 mm × 70.5 mm × 93.3 mm
(according to CIPA guidelines)
When mounted on the GXR body: 113.9 mm × 74.7 mm × 98.5 mm
(according to CIPA guidelines)
Weight (approx.) Camera unit only? Approx. 350 g
When mounted on camera body: Approx. 550 g ?battery and SD memory card included?
Operating temperature 0 °C to 40 °C
Operating humidity 90% or less
Storage temperature –20 °C to 60 °C

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