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5.8 out of 10

Ricoh GXR

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Overall 6
5.7

Expert Review

DP Review
25 November 2010
  • Summary: The GXR S10 24-72mm VC comes with the control interface and build quality of a semi-pro DSLR but only produces compact camera image quality. Given its price point, the S10 probably makes most sense as an additional module for existing GXR/A12 users who do not want to familiarize themselves with yet another user interface.
  • Pros: Decent resolution in ideal shooting conditions - bright, sunny days (but soft low contrast detail), Excellent build quality and handling, Highly customizable and flexible user interface with a large number of external controls, Very nice 3.0 inch, 920,000 pixel TFT screen, Good operational speed, New Multi-P white balance mode for mixed lighting, Decent lens with good corner-to-corner sharpness and little distortion, Optional distortion correction (does not work when ...
  • Cons: Blurring of detail in low contrast scenes, even in good light and at base ISO, Heavy noise reduction at high ISOs results in loss of detail and unattractive 'noise blobs', Battery life not great, Low-spec video mode (VGA, no manual controls, no focus, no external mic), Fastest shutter speeds not available at largest apertures, Some minor glitches in the user interface (see operations and handling summary on live view page), Tripod mount not in the center of the lens, ...
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Overall 6
5.9

Expert Review

DP Review
21 September 2010
  • Summary: The GXR P10 28-300mm VC comes with GXR's excellent user interface and operation but the lens/sensor combination in the camera module only produces average compact camera image quality.
  • Pros: Decent image quality in good light (but soft low contrast detail and some shadow noise), Very useful zoom range, Excellent build quality and handling, Highly customizable and flexible user interface with a large number of external controls, Very nice 3.0 inch, 920,000 pixel TFT screen, Good operational speed, New Multi-P white balance mode for mixed lighting, Optional distortion correction (does not work when shooting RAW+JPEG), Efficient Image Stabilization system, E...
  • Cons: Smearing of low contrast detail and shadow noise, even in good light and at base ISO, Fairly strong corner softness at some focal lengths, High chroma noise levels at high sensitivities, Battery life not great, No manual controls, exposure compensation or stereo sound in in movie mode, Some minor glitches in the user interface (see operations and handling summary in S10 review ), Tripod mount not in the center of the lens, Price
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Overall 6
6.0

Ricoh GXR Review

Digital Photography School
16 June 2010
  • Excerpt: Smaller companies often take a different and braver route in satisfying demand for digital cameras. This particular bunch of boxes is Ricoh’s answer to the need for more compact, versatile, yet more powerful digital capture devices. Described as ‘the world’s smallest and lightest interchangeable lens camera system’ the Ricoh GXR unit integrates lens, image sensor and image processing engine into a single interchangeable unit: when you change the lens, you also change the...
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Overall 6
6.0

Ricoh GXR

Trusted Reviews
19 May 2011
  • Summary: Ricoh's compact system camera does things a little differently
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Overall 5
5.0
Performance 7
6.7

Ricoh's GXR works better as a concept camera and price is far too high to justify unusal design

PC Authority
18 September 2010
  • Summary: It’s an original concept but one that doesn’t really solve any problems, while the price is only a little short of absurd
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Overall 6
6.0
Design 6
6.0
Value for money 4
4.0
Features 6
6.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Overall quality 8
8.0
Photo quality - landscapes 6
6.0
Photo quality - macro 8
8.0
Photo quality - portraits 8
8.0
Photo quality - low light 6
6.0
Photo quality - sports 2
2.0

Ricoh GXR A12

digicambuyer.co.uk
29 March 2010
  • Conclusion: The A12 unit brings higher expectations which the focussing and shooting rate can’t meet. It’s great for macro and good for portraits but not for much else and for this you are paying over £1000.
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Overall 6
6.0
Design 8
8.0
Value for money 2
2.0
Features 6
6.0
Picture quality 6
6.0
Overall quality 8
8.0
Photo quality - landscapes 6
6.0
Photo quality - macro 8
8.0
Photo quality - portraits 4
4.0
Photo quality - low light 8
8.0
Photo quality - sports 4
4.0

Ricoh GXR S10

digicambuyer.co.uk
26 February 2010
  • Conclusion: Built to last and armed with a plethora of photographer pleasing controls, but it’s still a compact unit with average image quality overall. The 50mm unit is better but the pricing is outrageous.
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Overall 5
5.0
Value for money 2
1.7
Features 8
8.3
Performance 7
6.7
Picture quality 8
8.3

Ricoh GXR

PC Pro
15 February 2010
  • Conclusion: It’s an original concept but one that doesn’t really solve any problems, and the price is only a little short of absurd
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Overall 6
6.0

Ricoh GXR review

electricpig
4 February 2010
  • Summary: Interesting stuff, and the 50mm unit is very impressive – but it’s all way too pricey for what it actually delivers
  • Pros: There’s nothing else like it, sharp 50mm macro lens, bright, hi-res screen
  • Cons: Slow autofocus, expensive, only two front modules at present
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Overall 5
4.5

Ricoh GXR A16

color foto
20 June 2012
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