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Ricoh GR Digital II
5.4 out of 10

Ricoh GR Digital II

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Overall 10
10

User Review

yamarch, DP Review
19 May 2009
  • Excerpt: Great compact with a fantastic prime lens. I was concerned with the noise levels issues which I've read about in several articles and reviews, but I'm actually quite pleased with the output. The BW images are clean and tack sharp. The color renditions are also very good.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

gary dehmcke, DP Review
23 February 2009
  • Excerpt: I'm mentioning some other cameras first: leica digilux 1 (hello, LCT), Leica M 8. Each of these cameras shares qualities with the grd11; all three have a relationship with "the light" which is unique and especially rare in most digitals.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

jaronberman, DP Review
2 January 2009
  • Excerpt: Just picked up this cam, the latest experiment to find a livable p&s/walkaround. I was sold on the E-420/pancake combo, but kept playing with the GR and eventually just gave in. The ergonomics are beautiful, the lens is razor-sharp, and everything about this camera just screams "use me"!
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Overall 10
10

Don't buy it unless...

S. Agar, Amazon
11 November 2008
  • Summary: ...unless you know what you are buying, and you are sure that it's what you want. This is a fixed focal lens, only 28mm equivalent. No optical zoom... It does not give you photos w/o noise.. It makes beautiful B+W photos, which you may not care at all.
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Overall 4
4.0

Disappointed

aralsea "aralsea", Amazon
11 November 2008
  • Summary: I owned a Ricoh GR1v film camera (RIP) and hoped the GR Digital 2 would provide a similarly high level of image sharpness and color rendition, along with the 28mm fixed lens and great minimalist design.
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Overall 10
10

A quick review

hbthemik, Amazon
11 November 2008
  • Summary: I've done a lot of research before buying my 1st Ricoh. Since I used to use DSLR and film SLR(still use it), and decided to come back to the p&s world, I knew what a high-end p&s could offer and could not. You will get plenty of info. on the technical side of the camera, so I'll skip it here.
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Overall 8
8.0

RICOH GRRRRRRRRRD II

projekt, Amazon
11 November 2008
  • Summary: I just believe this camera should get its due. It is a compact digital camera with full manual control. It is a compact camera that has buttons and controls fully customizable. It is a comapct camera that fits snugly into your shirt pocket.
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Overall 10
10

Excellent Camera for Users Who Like Manual Controls

Levent, Amazon
11 November 2008
  • Summary: I've been using the Ricoh GR II for a little over two weeks now and I must say that it is an excellent camera. For me the primary thing that I needed was a pocket camera with a fast wide-angle lens, easy to use manual controls (shutter speed, ISO, f-Stop, etc.
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Overall 6
6.0

What it is and what it isn't - v.2

Coronet Blue, Amazon
11 November 2008
  • Summary: This is a very nice camera, with a ton of little tweaks that show Ricoh has again listened to users. But the image quality is virtually identical to the previous model so it's hard to justify the price.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

toutgood, DP Review
2 October 2008
  • Excerpt: It's hard to rate this camera as it sits in a very small niche. When I bought it the other option was essentially the Panasonic LX2 (which I own) and the upcoming Sigma DP1. But it is clearly the more compact of the two - I can easily throw it in my pocket.
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