• APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 28.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • 28.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Nikon Coolpix A
  • Ricoh GR III
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Predecessor:   Ricoh GR II
GR II vs GR III
Successor:    
General
Model Number: Coolpix A GR III
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact Compact
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $1099.95 $899.95
Street Price: $444.00 $896.95
Date Available: 2013-03-15 2019-03-22
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 10.5 oz (298 g)
includes batteries
9.1 oz (257 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.4 x 2.5 x 1.6 in.
(111 x 64 x 40 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: 368.16mm2 (23.60mm x 15.60mm) 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.79 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: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 80  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.4  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 13.8  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 1,164  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4928 x 3264 (16.1 MP, Other),
3696 x 2448 (9.0 MP, Other),
2464 x 1632 (4.0 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 (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW (.NEF), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW (DNG), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.1 4.3
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (60p/​30p/​24p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: Linear stereo PCM) 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: NIKKOR ; 7 elements in 5 groups GR lens, 6 elements in 4 groups with 2 aspheric elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28mm 28mm
Focal Length (actual): 18.5mm 18.3mm
Zoom Ratio: 1.00x 1.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 - f/22; Electronically-controlled 7-blade iris diaphragm with 19 steps of 1/3 EV f/2.8 - f/16, with 9-bladed diaphragm; 2EV ND filter
Integrated ND Filter: No Yes
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
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: No Yes
Digital Zoom Values: n/a 35mm eq. crop mode
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect: Center, Normal area, Wide area, Face priority, Subject tracking 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 DF-CP1 Optical Viewfinder 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): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 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: 31.0x 16.0x
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 102400
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100-6400, Hi-1=12800, Hi-2=25600 Auto, ISO 100 - 102,400
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset Manual 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: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Matrix, 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: Beach/Snow, Blossom, Candlelight, Child, Close-up, Dusk/Dawn, Food, High Key, Landscape, Low Key, Autumn colors, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Silhouette, Sports, Sunset 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, 5, 10, 20 seconds 2, 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto+slow sync, Fill flash, Slow sync, Rear-curtain+slow sync, Manual, Off; Red-eye reduction available Flash On, Flash On+Red-eye, Slow-speed Sync, Slow Sync+Red-eye
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 6.0 n/a
Flash Range Description: GN approx. 6/21, or 6/22 when fired in manual mode at full power (ISO 100, m/ft, 23C/73.4F); 0.5 to 11.5m (1ft. 8 in. to 37ft.) n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/2000  
Flash Exposure Compensation: -3 to +1 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
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 14-bit RAW (.NEF), RAW+JPEG 14-bit RAW (DNG), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: Linear stereo PCM) 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: 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: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired or wireless Via Wi-Fi/Bluetooth
Connections (extended): Mini (Type C) HDMI, Accessory Terminal, DC-input via dummy battery AC adapter USB-C (supports DisplayPort)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.96 0.66
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.96  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 1.04 0.65
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 4.1 4.3
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited Unlimited
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.1 4.1
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 17 9
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.1 4.3
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 10 9
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.58 seconds 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): 0.235 seconds 0.028 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.67 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.065 seconds 0.026 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Full Autofocus lag, Multi-area AF mode = 0.577s  
Startup Time: 1.9 seconds 0.7 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 1.0 seconds 0.5 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 5.2 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 230 shots 200 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL20 Proprietary DB-110
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL20 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: ViewNX 2 CD-ROM  
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Nikon's first DX-format Coolpix camera. Available in black and silver. Optional DF-CP1 Optical Viewfinder will be available for a suggested retail price of ~US$450, and the UR-E24 Adapter Ring and HN-CP18 Lens Hood will be sold together for a suggested retail price of US$130.