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Ricoh GR (2013 model)
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Ricoh GR (2013 model)

16 Megapixel APS-C size CMOS Image Sensor GR ENGINE V & Read more

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Compact Digital Camera
Type: CMOS Sensor Size: APS-C Color depth: 8 bit JPG, 12 bit RAW Effective pixels (total pixels): 16.2MP ( ) Pixel mapping: n/a
Type/construction: Ricoh GR lens, 7 elements, 5 groups (2 aspheric elements), 9 diaphragm blades Optical zoom: n/a, fixed prime lens Focal length (equiv.): 18.3mm (28mm) Digital zoom: n/a Aperture: f/2.8 – f/16 Filter diameter: tbd
Focus System
Type: TTL contrast detection auto focus system Sensitivity range: LV 1.5 to 17.5 (without AF assist lamp) Focus modes: Multi AF (Contrast AF method), Spot AF (Contrast AF method), Pinpoint AF, Subject-tracking AF, MF, Snap, infinity, Face recognition priority (only in Auto mode), Continuous Focus point adjustment: Auto, User-Selectable, Center Focus lock: Yes AF assist: Yes Focus range Normal: 11.76” to infinity Macro: 3.9” to infinity
Viewfinder: Yes via hotshoe mounted external optical viewfinder (sold separately)
LCD Monitor
3.0" transparent LCD, w/ protective cover LCD resolution: approx. 1,230,000 dots LCD framerate: 60 FPS Wide angle viewable: Yes
Type: Built-in series control auto flash Flash modes: Auto, Flash ON, Slow-Sync, Manual, AUTO Red-Eye Flash, Flash ON Red Eye, Slow-Sync Red-Eye Effective range: 3.3’ - 9.8’ (auto ISO) Guide Number: (5.4 / 100 ISO) Flash exposure compensation: +/- 2 EV (1/3 steps)
External Flash
Type: Hot shoe TTL-A (TTL w/ pre-flash) Synchronization speed: 1/400 sec
Storage Media
Internal memory: 54 MB Removable memory: SD, SDHC, SDXC, Eye-Fi (X2 Series)
Ports: USB 2.0 hi-speed, AV/USB out, HDMI (Micro, Type D) Video out: NTSC, PAL, HD (HDMI supports HD Auto, 1080p, 720p, 480p) Microphone: Built-in monaural
Power Supply
Power source: Rechargeable Li-Ion battery DB-65 Recordable images: Li-Ion approx. 290 (CIPA) Playback time: Li-Ion approx. 190 min Movie recording time: 25 min. maximum time per clip AC adapter available: Yes (sold separately)
Physical Specs
Body dimensions (W x H x D): 4.6” x 2.4” x 1.4” Body weight Without battery or removable memory: 7.6 oz (215g) Loaded and ready: 8.6 oz (245g) Primary construction material(s): Magnesium Alloy covers Operating temperature: 32-104°F Ruggedized features: n/a
Language Support
Depends on shipping destination). GRs shipped outside of Asia or Japan will include: English, French, Germany, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek and Russian.
Metering System
Type: TTL Sensitivity range: EV 1.8 to 17.8 (ISO 100) Metering patterns: (multi, center, spot) Exposure compensation: +/- 4 EV (1/3 steps) Exposure lock: Yes. Exposure bracketing: +/- 2 EV (3 frames, 1/2 or 1/3 steps, individual image exposure adjustable)
ISO Sensitivity
AUTO, AUTO-HI, Manual ISO 100 – 25600
White Balance
Auto, Multi-P AUTO, Outdoors, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent 1, Incandescent 2, Daylight,Neutral White, Cool White, Warm White, Manual, Details, White Balance Bracket Function Manual mode(s): Yes WB fine adjustment: +/- 8 steps B-A axis or G-M axis WB bracketing: Yes
Type: Mechanical and electronic shutter mechanism Shutter speed: 1/4000 – 30 sec., Bulb, Time
Capture Modes
Mode selection: Auto shooting mode, Program shift mode, Aperture-Priority mode, Shutter- Priority mode, Shutter/Aperture priority mode, Manual exposure mode, Bulb mode, Time mode, Movie, My Settings Mode. Effects modes: B&W, B&W (TE), High Contrast B&W, Cross-Process, Positive Film, Bleach-Bypass, Retro, Miniaturize, High-Key. Green simplified mode available: n/a Face Detection: AF & AE - available in Auto modes for up to 10 faces. PAvTvTAvM: P, Av, Tv, TAv, M Date Imprint: Yes (date, date & time) Digital filters (capture): n/a Electronic level: Yes (horizontal tilt, forward-back pitch) File/Folder customization: Embed copyright
Drive Modes
Mode selection: Continuous shooting, Self-timer, Interval shooting, Effect bracketing, Dynamic range bracketing, Contrast bracketing, Color space setting, FA/Move Target, Dynamic range compensation, Multiple exposure shooting, Interval composite, Noise reduction, Histogram, Grid Guide, Depth-of-field indicator, Electronic level indicator. Continuous FPS: Approx. 4 fps (RAW or JPEG) Multi-exposure: 2-4 shots, auto exposure adjustment, save individual images Interval: Unlimited shots, 5s to 1h interval in 5s increments HDR: Available as Dynamic Range Double Shot scene mode Cable switch: Yes (sold separately)
Playback Modes
Mode selection: Auto Rotate, Grid View, Enlarged Display (up to 16X), Slideshow, Resize, Skew Correct Mode, Level Compensation, White Balance Compensation, Trim, DPOF Setting, Color Moire Correction, Convert RAW, Clip Movie File, Save still image from movie, Eye-Fi Transfer Digital filters (playback): n/a
File Formats
Recorded resolutions: 16M (4928×3264), (4352×3264), (3264×3264), 10M (3936×2608), (3488×2608), (2608×2608), 5M (2912×1936), (2592×1936), (1936×1936), 1M (1280×864), (1152×864), (864×864) + 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480 Quality levels: RAW, RAW +, L (Large), M (Medium), S (Small), XS (Xtra Small) File formats: RAW (DNG), RAW +, JPG (EXIF 2.3), DCF 2.0 compliant, DPOF, PIM III Color space: sRGB, AdobeRGB
Custom Functions
VIDEO FILE INFORMATION Recorded resolutions / (FPS): VGA 640x480p (30/25/24), 720p (30/50/60), 1080p (30/25/24) Quality levels: Fixed File formats (compression): MPEG4 AVC/H.264 Sound: WAV (PCM), Monaural Shutter speed: 1/2000 to 1/60 CAPTURE MODES Effect Mode: Black&White,B&W(TE),High Contrast B&W,Cross Process,Positive Film,Bleach Bypass, Retro,Miniaturize,High Key Digital filters (capture): (see Effect Mode) Interval movie: n/a Movie editing functions: Clip Movie File, Save still image from movie
Computer Requirements
WINDOWS: Windows 8(32bit/64bit / Windows 7(32bit/64bit)/ Windows Vista(32bit/64bit)/ Windows XP(SP3 or later, Home/Pro 32bit) ・Installation requires administrator rights ・Can be run as a 32-bit application on any 64-bit Edition of Windows Mac: MacOS X 10.8/10.7 / 10.6 / 10.5
Release Date
First seen
10 September 2008