• APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 36.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • 28.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Leica X2
  • Ricoh GR III
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Predecessor:   Ricoh GR II
GR II vs GR III
Successor:    
General
Model Number: X2 GR III
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Mid-Sized Compact
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $1995.00 $899.95
Street Price: $1,499.00 $896.95
Date Available: 2012-05-10 2019-03-22
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 12.2 oz (345 g)
includes batteries
9.1 oz (257 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.9 x 2.7 x 2.0 in.
(124 x 69 x 52 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: 16.2 24.2
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 369.72mm2 (23.7mm x 15.6mm) 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.79 microns 3.92 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   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: 4944 x 3272 (16.2 MP, Other),
4928 x 3264 (16.1 MP, Other),
4288 x 2856 (12.2 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 2160 (7.1 MP, Other),
2144 x 1424 (3.1 MP, Other),
1632 x 1080 (1.8 MP, Other)
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, .DNG RAW JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW (DNG), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.0 4.3
Video Capture
Can take movies: No Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/​30p/​24p)
Movie File Format:   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: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI Display Port
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Leica Elmarit 24mm f/2.8 ASPH, 8 elements in 6 groups with 1 aspherical element GR lens, 6 elements in 4 groups with 2 aspheric elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 36mm 28mm
Focal Length (actual): 24mm 18.3mm
Zoom Ratio: 1.00x 1.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 - f/16.0 in 1/3EV steps 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: Contrast Detection: 1-point, 11-point, spot, face detection 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: No / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Optional optical or EVF. Optional hotshoe mounted optical viewfinders
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.7 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x 16.0x
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12500 102400
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12500 Auto, ISO 100 - 102,400
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, halogen, daylight, flash, cloudy, shade, electronic flash, 2 manual settings, manual color temperature setting with fine tuning 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: 1/2000 - 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: Smart multi-segment metering, center-weighted metering, selective (spot) metering 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:   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
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: Auto, flash exposure correction, red-eye correction, fill-in flash, slow sync, studio, 1st/2nd curtain sync 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:    
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps -2 to +1 EV
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe compatible w/ Leica SF 24D / SF 58 Hot Shoe (Compatible with P-TTL Auto Flash)
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .DNG RAW 14-bit RAW (DNG), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format:   MOV (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Sound: Linear PCM)
Included Memory: 110.0 MB 2,000.0 MB
Included Memory Type: built-in memory Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: No Yes
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   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): 5.0 4.3
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 8 Unlimited
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   4.1
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   9
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   4.3
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   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): 450 shots 200 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary DB-110
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary 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: No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom (free download after registration)  
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: