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Ricoh GR

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A multi award winning and fully featured 16.2 megapixel 1 times zoom factor camera
Compact 16.2MP 1x Yes Jan 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Ricoh GR Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Ricoh GR number 340 across all digital cameras.
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220 Reviews + 19 Awards
16
Poor
50
Good Features
Overall Score
46
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 46?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 83% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report is easy to use, excellent product quality and good picture quality.
This Ricoh digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite large maximum aperture number
Has a built-in flash
Quite small optical zoom
Quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the GR with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is good for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras. It is also mediocre for sports photography, ranking number 9999999 in sports photography cameras as well being mediocre for landscape photography, ranking number 9999999 in landscape photography cameras.
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Mediocre

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How Big is the Ricoh GR?

The Ricoh GR is 117mm wide and 61mm tall. It is 34.7mm deep and weighs 215g.

Ricoh GR front dimensions

Ricoh GR size in context

Ricoh GR In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

19 Industry Awards

This camera has received 19 awards from experts.

Websites Lydogbillede.dk, Ljudochbild.se, Lydogbilde.no, PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine all thought that this Ricoh camera was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

This camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from websites Reviewed.com, CNET.com.au, PC Mag and Digicam Buyer.co.uk all of whom decided that this Ricoh camera was brilliant.

The writers at two additional expert review sites both concluded that they would endorse this Ricoh camera. Trusted Reviews and Akam.no both gave this Ricoh digital camera a "Recommended" award.

Websites DP Review and Buy-N-Shoot.com both decided that this camera was superb and gave it their "Gold" award.

The editor of one other expert review site concluded that this Ricoh camera was very good. This digital camera received a "Silver" award from Onfoto.ru.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 74 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review, What Digital Camera and CNET.com this camera has an overall expert rating of 80%.

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User Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 222 user reviews this camera has an overall user rating of 88%. 99 reviewers (82% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 88% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report it is Easy to Use

18 owners considered that it was easy to use, six people who reviewed the product agreed that it was easy to use the menus and five owners who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was easy to handle.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

26 customers wrote in their reviews that it was good quality.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

48 owners who bought it agreed that it was able to produce good images, six owners wrote in their reviews that the product had a good picture resolution and two owners wrote in their reviews that it had a good image sensor. two owners who reviewed it agreed that it was good in low light.

Users Report Good Technical Features

Six owners who bought it agreed that it had good features.

Very Good Brand

Based on 534 owner and expert reviews (including 148 verified purchases), Ricoh has very good reviews for its digital cameras. Ricoh also has very good reviews specifically within its cameras range compared to other manufacturers. 69% of those that bought a Ricoh digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Nice Design

Five people who purchased the product concluded that it was good looking and four customers reckoned that this digital camera was well designed.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

14 customers thought it had a good lens, nine customers agreed that it had a good autofocus and two people said in their reviews that it had a good zoom.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Four owners who purchased it agreed that it was good for video recording.

Customers Report it is Robust

12 customers who bought it wrote that it was well made and four customers who reviewed it thought it was strong and durable.

Customers Report Acceptable Noise Level

Two owners said in their reviews that this digital camera was quiet.

  • It is somehow good noise and almost adds to the character of those images…
    Laura H (Amazon) - November 2013
  • This camera is going every where with me, very liberating and so stealthy in black with an almost silent shutter…
  • A very quiet leaf shutter, perfect stealth…

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Three customers thought it had a good screen.

Users Report it is a Good Size

25 customers who reviewed it considered that it was compact, two owners concluded that the product was lightweight and two customers who purchased it agreed that it was thin. two owners said in their reviews that it was a good body shape, two owners who bought the product concluded that it was easy to carry around and two owners who reviewed this digital camera thought it was a good size.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Eight owners who bought it reckoned that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Great Battery Life

Five people wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good battery life.


Value For Money

Not Cheap

After checking the price of 417 cameras they range in price from $29 to $6,895. We think that this camera looks expensive compared to other cameras.

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Features

Average Megapixel

The Ricoh GR has a fairly standard megapixel (16.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 215 grams, the Ricoh GR has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other cameras.

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Quite Small Optical Zoom

When compared to other digital cameras that we have checked, the Ricoh GR's optical zoom of only 1 times zoom factor is one of the smallest. Cameras have optical zooms of between 0.34x and 83x.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Ricoh GR has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Ricoh GR has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Quite Large Maximum Aperture Number

At 16, the Ricoh GR has a fairly large maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras. Across all the digital cameras the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 130.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

When compared to other digital cameras that we have assessed the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of, the Ricoh GR's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 18.3 millimeters is one of the shortest. The minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of digital cameras range from 2.3mm to 75mm.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Ricoh GR is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This Ricoh digital camera also supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480 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. Across all cameras the best video resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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4928 X 3264 Still Image Resolution

The Ricoh GR has a 4928 x 3264 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras. This Ricoh digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 4352 x 3264 and 3264 x 3264 and 2592 x 1936. The best still image resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664.

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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 Ricoh GR has one of the shortest maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst cameras of this age. Across all the cameras the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 2,000mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 300mm.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Ricoh GR has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

With a display resolution (numeric) of 1,230,000 pixel, the Ricoh GR's display resolution (numeric) is one of the highest amongst cameras. The display resolutions (numeric) of digital cameras range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 600,000 pixels.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Ricoh GR features contrast adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature contrast adjustment.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Ricoh GR has an HDMI port. Most of the other cameras also have an HDMI port.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This digital camera was released in January 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ricoh grlensa1250mmf25macro, ricoh grlensa1228mmf25, ricoh 175823, ricoh g700se, ricoh w59mm, ricoh w28mm, ch627hh328, ricoh gr1v
Barcodes 00026649732430, 00026649757235, 00026649757433, 00026649758232, 00026649758430, 00026649758539, 00026649758638, 00707137137172, 04961311041723, 04961311853609, 04961311854194, 04961311861949, 04961311868221, 04961311870644, 04961311883637, 04961311887475, 04961311887505, 05053973253855

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