Ricoh GR III

Ricoh GR III

The Ricoh GR III is a lightweight, pocketable, camera featuring a 28mm equivalent. F2.8 lens along with 24MP APS-C sensor. It includes a sensor-shift shake reduction system (which may be utilized for reproducing the effect of an anti-aliasing filter) alongside a hybrid autofocus system. It features a 3" touchscreen (supported by an optical viewfinder), hot shoe, USB-C port with video output and included Wi-Fi. The GR III can acquire video at 1080/60p.

Ricoh GR III

The GR III includes a "newly designed lens, image sensor and imaging motor" to the blend that should keep it as a competitive option at sub-$1,000 costs. There is only a solitary photo to make a decision by, yet the design doesn't seem to have changed from the past model

The sensor has been upgraded from 16 MP to 24.2 MP, it has a USB-C connection and there's a new software interface to make it easier to use. It will be available in early 2019, but so far there's no word on exactly how much it will cost.

The sensor has been increased from 16 MP to 24.2 MP, it has a USB-C port and there's new software interface to make it simpler to utilize. It will be available in mid 2019, however so far there's no word on the cost.

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Body type
Body type Large sensor compact
Max resolution 6000 x 4000
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 3:2
Effective pixels 24 megapixels
Sensor size APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
Sensor type CMOS
White balance presets 8
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization Sensor-shift
Uncompressed format RAW
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 28 mm
Maximum aperture F2.8–16
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Manual focus Yes
Normal focus range 10 cm (3.94)
Macro focus range 6 cm (2.36)
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3
Screen dots 1,037,000
Touch screen Yes
Screen type TFT LCD
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Optical (optional)
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Manual exposure mode Yes
Built-in flash No
External flash Yes (via hot shoe)
Flash modes Auto, Flash On, Flash On+Red-eye, Slow-speed Sync, Slow Sync+Red-eye
Self-timer Yes
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Highlight-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Format MPEG-4, H.264
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 24p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage types Internal, SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I supported)
Storage included 2GB
USB USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
USB charging Yes
Microphone port No
Headphone port No
Wireless Built-In
Wireless notes 802.11b/g/n
Remote control Yes (via smartphone)
Battery Battery Pack
Weight (inc. batteries) 257 g (0.57 lb / 9.07 oz)
Dimensions 109 x 62 x 33 mm (4.29 x 2.44 x 1.3)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
GPS None


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