• APS-C 370.5mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 50,000
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • 28.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Leica CL
  • Ricoh GR III
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Predecessor:   Ricoh GR II
GR II vs GR III
Successor:    
General
Model Number: CL GR III
Alternate Model Number(s): Type 7323  
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Compact
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $2795.00 $899.95
Street Price: $2,993.76 $896.95
Date Available: 2017-11-30 2019-03-22
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 17.0 oz (483 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
9.1 oz (257 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.2 x 3.1 x 1.8 in.
(131 x 78 x 45 mm)
4.3 x 2.4 x 1.3 in.
(109 x 62 x 33 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 24.2 24.2
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 370.52mm2 (23.60mm x 15.70mm) 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.92 microns 3.92 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None Optional
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 6016 x 4014 (24.1 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
4272 x 2856 (12.2 MP, 3:2),
3024 x 2016 (6.1 MP, 3:2)
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
4800 x 3200 (15.4 MP, 3:2),
3360 x 2240 (7.5 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
4000 x 4000 (16.0 MP, 1:1),
3200 x 3200 (10.2 MP, 1:1),
2240 x 2240 (5.0 MP, 1:1),
1280 x 1280 (1.6 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, 14-bit .DNG RAW, RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW (DNG), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0 4.3
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (30p)
1920x1080 (60p/​30p)
1280x720 (30p)
1920x1080 (60p/​30p/​24p)
Movie File Format: MP4 with stereo audio MOV (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Sound: Linear PCM)
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: No Yes
HD Video Connection: Display Port
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Leica L bayonet n/a
Lens: Leica Elmarit-TL 18mm f/2.8 ASPH. lens; 8 elements in 6 groups GR lens, 6 elements in 4 groups with 2 aspheric elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27mm 28mm
Focal Length (actual): 18mm 18.3mm
Zoom Ratio: 1.00x 1.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 - f/16 f/2.8 - f/16, with 9-bladed diaphragm; 2EV ND filter
Integrated ND Filter: No Yes
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   6 - 12 cm
2.4 - 4.7 in
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values:   35mm eq. crop mode
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: 49-point Contrast Detection AF: Single point, multiple point, spot, face detection, touch AF + release Hybrid AF Phase/Contrast Detection: Auto-area AF, Zone AF, Select AF, Pinpoint AF, Tracking AF, Continuous AF, MF, Snap, Infinity
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: 2.36M-dot 4:3 EyeRes EVF, 0.74x equivalent magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -4 to +4 diopter, eye sensor Optional hotshoe mounted optical viewfinders
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution: 2,359,296 dots (786,432 pixels) n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.74x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 1.11x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 dots 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:   16.0x
Top Deck Display: Yes No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 50000 102400
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 50000 Auto, ISO 100 - 102,400
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, daylight, cloud, halogen lighting, shade, electronic flash, graycard (custom), manual color temperature setting Auto White Balance, Multi Auto White Balance, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fl. - Daylight Color, Fl. - Daylight White, Fl. - Cool White, Fl. - Warm White, Tungsten, CTE, Manual White Balance, Color Temperature
Shutter Speed Range: 1/25000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 1200 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-field, center-weighted, spot Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot, Highlight-weighted
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Sport, portrait, landscape, night portrait, snow/beach, fireworks, candlelight, sunset, digiscoping, miniature, panorama, HDR Standard, Vivid, Monotone, Soft Monotone, Hard Monotone, Hi-Contrast B&W, Positive Film, Bleach Bypass, Retro, HDR Tone, Custom1, Custom 2; Highlight Correction, Shadow Correction
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds 2, 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No No
Flash Modes: n/a Flash On, Flash On+Red-eye, Slow-speed Sync, Slow Sync+Red-eye
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/180  
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps -2 to +1 EV
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe Hot Shoe (Compatible with P-TTL Auto Flash)
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-II UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 14-bit .DNG RAW, RAW+JPEG 14-bit RAW (DNG), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MP4 with stereo audio MOV (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Sound: Linear PCM)
Included Memory: No memory included 2,000.0 MB
Included Memory Type:   Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: No Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Via Wi-Fi Via Wi-Fi/Bluetooth
Connections (extended):   USB-C (supports DisplayPort)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):   0.66
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   0.65
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 10.0 4.3
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 140 Unlimited
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 10.0 4.1
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   9
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 10.0 4.3
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 33 9
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   0.18 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.028 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):   0.026 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:   0.7 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   0.5 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 220 shots 200 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 220 shots  
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary DB-110
Usable Battery Types: BP-DC12 (7.2V 1200mAh) Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BP-DC12 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary DB-110 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes No
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: Leica CL App (remote control and image transfer, free download from Apple App-Store/Google Play Store)  
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in black.