Ricoh GR III Review

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Main Features

  • 24 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 28 mm () F2.8-16 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 102400 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Optical (optional) Viewfinder
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 109 x 62 x 33 mm, 257g.
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  • Replaced: GR III

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Ricoh GR III Overview


First introduced in September, 2018, Ricoh GR III is a 24 MP Compact with a APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm) sized CMOS sensor. Ricoh replaced the older Ricoh GR III with GR III. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Ricoh GR III with Ricoh GR III


Ricoh GR III comes with a 23.5 x 15.6 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 28.21 mm (1.1").

- Full Frame
- Ricoh GR III

Sensor resolution of Ricoh GR III ~ 6019 x 3986 pixels.

Ricoh GR III has Crop Factor: 1.53

The sensor has a surface area of 366.6 mm².

There are approximate 23,991,734 photosites (pixels) on this area.

Ricoh GR III Series History
Model Year $ Sensor ISO Weight Dimensions
Ricoh GR III Ricoh GR III 2018 24MP 100 - 102400 257g 109 x 62 x 33mm
Ricoh GR II Ricoh GR II 2015 16MP 100 - 25600 251g 117 x 63 x 35mm
Ricoh GR Ricoh GR 2013 16MP 100 - 25600 245g 117 x 61 x 35mm

Proc and Cons of Ricoh GR III


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Ricoh GR III with competitors in large sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Touch Screen
AF Face Detection
24MP High Resolution Sensor
1037k dots Screen Resolution
Manual Focus
16 Lens at Tele
±5 AE Bracketing Range
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
External Flash
RAW Support
102400 Max Native ISO
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
16 Lens at Tele
5 AE Bracketing Range
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Environmental Sealing
Slow Continuous Shooting: 1037 fps
No Articulating Screen
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.8

Physical Dimensions of Ricoh GR III


Ricoh GR III weighs 257g and has external dimensions of 109 x 62 x 33mm (4.29 x 2.44 x 1.3"). Considering that the average weight of Large Sensor Compact cameras is 389g, Ricoh GR III is 132 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Ricoh GR III is less by 6mm more than the average length in Large Sensor Compact.

Weight Comparison
Large Sensor Compact Cameras


Ricoh GR III
257g
Average weight
389g
Min weight
206g
Max weight
1040g

Thickness Comparison
Large Sensor Compact Cameras


Ricoh GR III
33mm
Average Thickness
54mm
Min Thickness
31mm
Max Thickness
122mm

Here is the front and top view image of Ricoh GR III with the dimensions:

Ricoh GR III

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight GR III Dimensions GR III
Fujifilm X100F Fujifilm X100F 469 g 257 g 127 x 75 x 52 mm 109 x 62 x 33 mm
Fujifilm XF10 Fujifilm XF10 279 g 257 g 113 x 64 x 41 mm 109 x 62 x 33 mm
Ricoh GR II Ricoh GR II 251 g 257 g 117 x 63 x 35 mm 109 x 62 x 33 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V Sony RX100 V 299 g 257 g 102 x 58 x 41 mm 109 x 62 x 33 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI Sony RX100 VI 301 g 257 g 102 x 58 x 43 mm 109 x 62 x 33 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII Sony RX100 VII 302 g 257 g 102 x 58 x 43 mm 109 x 62 x 33 mm
Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II Panasonic LX100 II 392 g 257 g 115 x 66 x 64 mm 109 x 62 x 33 mm
Fujifilm X100V Fujifilm X100V 478 g 257 g 128 x 75 x 53 mm 109 x 62 x 33 mm

Specifications of Ricoh GR III


General
Brand Ricoh
Model GR III
Announced September, 2018
Body Type Large sensor compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 6
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 1037k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Optical (optional)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting n/a fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
Flash Modes Auto, Flash On, Flash On+Red-eye, Slow-speed Sync, Slow Sync+Red-eye
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 23.5 x 15.6 mm
Sensor Area 366.6 mm²
Sensor Resolution 24 MP
Max Image Resolution 6000 x 4000
Max Native ISO 102400
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB Yes
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 257 g
Physical Dimensions 109 x 62 x 33 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type Internal, SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I supported)
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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