Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro Review

Overall Score

49

Main Features

  • 12 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 200 - 3200 ISO
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic (optional) Viewfinder
  • 3 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 114 x 70 x 77 mm, 453g.
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Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro Overview


First introduced in November, 2009, Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro is a 12 MP Mirrorless with a APS-C (23.6 x 15.7 mm) sized CMOS sensor.


Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro comes with a 23.6 x 15.7 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 28.35 mm (1.11").

- Full Frame
- Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro

Sensor resolution of Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro ~ 4242 x 2828 pixels.

Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro has Crop Factor: 1.53

The sensor has a surface area of 370.5 mm².

There are approximate 11,996,376 photosites (pixels) on this area.

Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro Series History
Model Year $ Sensor ISO Weight Dimensions
Ricoh GXR A16 24-85mm F3.5-5.5 Ricoh GXR A16 24-85mm F3.5-5.5 2012 16MP 200 - 3200 550g 114 x 75 x 93mm
Ricoh GXR Mount A12 Ricoh GXR Mount A12 2011 12MP 200 - 3200 370g 120 x 70 x 45mm
Ricoh GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 Ricoh GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 2010 12MP 200 - 3200 140g 113 x 70 x 56mm
Ricoh GXR P10 28-300mm F3.5-5.6 VC Ricoh GXR P10 28-300mm F3.5-5.6 VC 2010 10MP 100 - 3200 367g 114 x 58 x 50mm
Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC 2010 10MP 100 - 3200 355g 114 x 70 x 44mm

Proc and Cons of Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro with competitors in semi-pro mirrorless cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
RAW Support
3.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
453g Light Body
±4 AE Bracketing Range
External Flash
920k dots Screen Resolution
1/3200s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
Timelapse Recording
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Image Stabilization
No Environmental Sealing
Low Battery Life: 320 shots
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No AF Face Detection
Slow Continuous Shooting: 920 fps
Type Scores

Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro has an Overall Score of 49/100 and ranked #186 out of 195 in Mirrorless cameras, and ranked #511 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro Scores
Imaging score
39
Features score
46
Value for money score
66
Portability score
85
Overall score
49
Average Scores in Semi-Pro Mirrorless
Imaging Score
53
Features Score
69
Value For Money Score
76
Portability Score
83
Overall score
67

Physical Dimensions of Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro


Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro weighs 453g and has external dimensions of 114 x 70 x 77mm (4.49 x 2.76 x 3.03"). Considering that the average weight of Semi-Pro Mirrorless cameras is 444g, Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro is 9 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category. Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro is less by 12mm more than the average length in Semi-Pro Mirrorless.

Weight Comparison
Semi-Pro Mirrorless Cameras


Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro
453g
Average weight
444g
Min weight
140g
Max weight
635g

Thickness Comparison
Semi-Pro Mirrorless Cameras


Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro
77mm
Average Thickness
54mm
Min Thickness
33mm
Max Thickness
93mm

Here is the front and top view image of Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro with the dimensions:


Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro Dimensions GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro
Nikon 1 J5 Nikon 1 J5 231 g 453 g 98 x 60 x 32 mm 114 x 70 x 77 mm
Nikon 1 J4 Nikon 1 J4 232 g 453 g 100 x 60 x 29 mm 114 x 70 x 77 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 Panasonic GX7 402 g 453 g 123 x 71 x 55 mm 114 x 70 x 77 mm
Nikon 1 V3 Nikon 1 V3 381 g 453 g 111 x 65 x 33 mm 114 x 70 x 77 mm
Sony Alpha A7 II Sony A7 II 599 g 453 g 127 x 96 x 60 mm 114 x 70 x 77 mm
Sony Alpha A7S Sony A7S 489 g 453 g 127 x 94 x 48 mm 114 x 70 x 77 mm
Samsung NX1 Samsung NX1 550 g 453 g 139 x 102 x 66 mm 114 x 70 x 77 mm
Fujifilm X-E2 Fujifilm X-E2 350 g 453 g 129 x 75 x 37 mm 114 x 70 x 77 mm

Specifications of Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro


General
Brand Ricoh
Model GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro
Announced November, 2009
Body Type Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier n/a
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 1
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 920k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic (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 1/180 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/3200 sec
Continuous Shooting 3.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 3.00
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Manual
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±4 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 23.6 x 15.7 mm
Sensor Area 370.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 4288 x 2848
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 200
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats Motion JPEG
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 USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 320 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 453 g
Physical Dimensions 114 x 70 x 77 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC, Internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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