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Ricoh GR II Digital Camera

$607.68
Compact Camera 16.2MP 1x CMOS Apr 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
Ricoh digital cameras have good reviews
Supports video recording
Supports Wi-Fi
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Reviews

Ricoh Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 491 expert and user reviews (including 107 verified purchases) for Ricoh cameras and found that on average Ricoh has good ratings. We also found that Ricoh has good ratings specifically for its compact cameras. 88% of those that bought a Ricoh camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Ricoh GR II supports video recording. Most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera also support video recording.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolutions of 1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. 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.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Ricoh GR II supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other compact cameras that came out in the last 12 months.

There are a number of alternative cameras which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ80, or the Canon G9 X Mark II ($452.74).

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a Wi-Fi and we think the Canon SX730 HS ($399.00) is also worth considering.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Ricoh GR II supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched in the last year also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Light

Across all the compact cameras that were released in the last 12 months the weights range from 220g to 280g, and the average weight is 250g. With a weight of only 221 grams, the Ricoh GR II is fairly light compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

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Flash

Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Ricoh GR II has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other new cameras.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The Ricoh GR II has an HDMI, as do most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for the last year.

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Camera

Features Histogram

The Ricoh GR II features histogram. Most of the other recently released comparable spec cameras also feature histogram.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Ricoh GR II has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as this camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Ricoh GR II has a batteries included, as do most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for the last year.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Ricoh GR II has a hand strap, as do most of the other cameras that came out in the last 12 months.

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Lens System

Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the new compact cameras the maximum aperture numbers range from 2.7 to 16, and the average maximum aperture number is 7.8. When compared to other latest compact cameras that we have assessed the maximum aperture number of, the Ricoh GR II's maximum aperture number of 16 is one of the smallest.

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Very Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera range from 18mm to 35mm. At only 18.3 millimeters, the Ricoh GR II has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other newly released compact cameras.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of only 1 times zoom factor, the Ricoh GR II has a fairly small optical zoom compared to most of the other latest compact cameras. The average optical zoom of cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera is 9.1x, and the optical zooms range from 1x to 40x.

If you would prefer a digital camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX15 (3x), or the Canon G9 X Mark II ($452.74) (3x) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At only 28 millimeters, the Ricoh GR II has a fairly short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera. The average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of compact cameras that were released around the same time as this camera is 340mm.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

Across all the similar spec digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.3 to 3.3. With a minimum aperture number of 2.8, the Ricoh GR II has a fairly large minimum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera.

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Light Exposure

Supports Two ISO Sensitivities

The Ricoh GR II has a greater number of ISO speeds than most similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 320, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this digital camera. The ISO sensitivities 100 and 25600 are also supported by this camera.

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Battery

290 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most cameras that were released around the same time as this camera take between 200 and 319 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Ricoh GR II which takes 290 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Price

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Released Twelve Months Ago

It was April 2017 when Ricoh released the GR II.


Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Ricoh GR II has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other latest digital cameras.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00026649758430, 00026649758539, 00026649758638, 04961311902567, 04961311910234

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