Excerpt: Great camera..yes you do need to take some time to learn it, but that is when the rewards begin. Shooting RAW is a bit slow but will always give you things you would have lost in jpg, but the 100 is the best ricoh for jpegs, simply wonderful in all ways.
Excerpt: I bought the GX100 to replace a heavily used GX which I loved. I haven't been disappointed with it. This is the camera I pocket when I don't want to take my SLR or even if I just don't want to carry the equivalent SLR lenses as it is smaller than most SLR lenses short of pancakes.
Excerpt: Lovely camera with excellent manual controls and user interface. 24mm eqv lens very useful, and rather unique in its macro capabilities - a really cool combination. Small enough to fit in a medium sized pocket, large enough to handle comfortably. The small grip is surprisingly good to grip.
Excerpt: I bought this camera for its wide-angle lens; it was the only non-DSLR on the market that went to 24mm at the time. For outdoor shots I'm very pleased with it. The ergonomics of the camera are excellent, very well thought-out. I enjoy using this camera.
Excerpt: I've had my GX100 for a few months now and have given it the full 5 stars for 4 categories. The 4.5 for construction is due to the fact that the lens wobbles a bit as it leaves the camera body, but attaching the LC-1 self opening lens cap helps with that a bit.
Excerpt: Had this cam for a year now. Bought it used from a local dealer. Has performed flawlessly. Easy to use in an advanced way with many options to customise. Front wheel and rear toggle makes it simple to shoot with, in manual mode.
Excerpt: I bought mine when the GX200 was released. The camera wasn't worth it's original price, but for what I paid (about € 400, including the viewfinder) it was a great deal. The reason I wanted this camera was the wide angle and RAW.
Excerpt: Like many others I bought this as my carry anywhere compact. I wanted something to stick in pocket that could shoot raw with a good lens and wider than 35mm. I also wanted a viewfinder. That left me with only one choice.
Excerpt: A high quality, metal-bodied camera with a 'professional' look and feel. Practical and efficient, a camera for serious enthusiasts who like something different and individual. The GX100 is small, light, comfortable in the hand, fast-handling and very pleasant to use.