• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • 28.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85
  • Ricoh GR III
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Predecessor: Panasonic GX7
GX7 vs GX85
Ricoh GR II
GR II vs GR III
Successor:    
General
Model Number: GX85 GR III
Alternate Model Number(s): GX80, GX7 Mark II  
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Compact
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $799.99 $899.95
Street Price: $597.99 $880.63
Date Available: 2016-05-30 2019-03-22
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 17.6 oz (498 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
9.1 oz (257 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.8 x 2.8 x 1.7 in.
(122 x 71 x 44 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: Live MOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Panasonic  
Effective Megapixels: 16.0 24.2
Sensor Format: 4/3 APS-C
Sensor size: 224.9mm2 (17.30mm x 13.00mm) 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.77 microns 3.92 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.0x 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None Optional
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 71  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 22.9  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.6  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 662  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4592 x 3448 (15.8 MP, 4:3),
4592 x 3064 (14.1 MP, 3:2),
4592 x 2584 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3424 x 3424 (11.7 MP, 1:1),
3232 x 2424 (7.8 MP, 4:3),
3232 x 2160 (7.0 MP, 3:2),
3232 x 1824 (5.9 MP, Other),
2416 x 2416 (5.8 MP, 1:1),
2272 x 1704 (3.9 MP, 4:3),
2272 x 1520 (3.5 MP, Other),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1712 x 1712 (2.9 MP, 1:1),
1824 x 1368 (2.5 MP, 4:3),
1824 x 1216 (2.2 MP, 3:2),
1824 x 1024 (1.9 MP, 16:9),
1712 x 1712 (2.9 MP, 1:1)
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), RAW (RW2), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW (DNG), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.5 4.3
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (30p/​24p)
1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​30p/​24p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
1920x1080 (60p/​30p/​24p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch) 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: Micro Four Thirds n/a
Lens: Panasonic LUMIX G VARIO 12-32mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH. MEGA O.I.S. (H-FS12032); 8 elements in 7 groups (3 aspherical lenses, 1 ED) GR lens, 6 elements in 4 groups with 2 aspheric elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 64mm 28mm
Focal Length (actual): 12 - 32mm 18.3mm
Zoom Ratio: 2.67x 1.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22; 7 diaphragm blades (circular) f/2.8 - f/16, with 9-bladed diaphragm; 2EV ND filter
Integrated ND Filter: No Yes
Normal Focus Range: 20 cm to Infinity
7.9 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: 37.0mm n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 2x, 4x 35mm eq. crop mode
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Face detection, AF Tracking, 49-area-focusing, Custom Multi, 1-area-focusing, Pinpoint; Quick AF, Continuous AF, AF+MF, Eye Sensor AF, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Pad AF, Touch shutter, Touch MF Assist 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: EVF: 2,764,800 dots equivalent LCD, 100% coverage, 1.39x / 0.7x (35mm eq.) magnification, 17.5mm eyepoint, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter range, eye sensor (high/low sensitivity) Optional hotshoe mounted optical viewfinders
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution: 921,600 dots n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.70x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 1.39x  
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 (347,000 px) 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x 16.0x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 102400
Minimum ISO (native): 200 100
ISO Settings: Auto, Intelligent ISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto, ISO 100 - 102,400
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set 1/2/3/4, Color Temperature Setting (2,500-10,000K in 100K steps) 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: 1/16000 - 60 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: 1728-zone Intelligent Multiple, 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: Scene: Clear Portrait, Silky Skin, Backlit Softness, Clear in Backlight, Relaxing Tone, Sweet Child's Face, Distinct Scenery, Bright Blue Sky, Romantic Sunset Glow, Vivid Sunset Glow, Glistening Water, Clear Nightscape, Cool Night Sky, Warm Glowing Nightscape, Artistic Nightscape, Glittering Illuminations, Handheld Night Shot, Clear Night Portrait, Soft Image of a Flower, Appetizing Food, Cute Dessert, Freeze Animal Motion, Clear Sports Shot, Monochrome; Creative Control: Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Monochrome, Dynamic Monochrome, Rough Monochrome, Silky Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Toy Pop, Bleach Bypass, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Fantasy, Star Filter, One Point Color, Sunshine; Panorama 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, 10, 3 shots in 10 seconds 2, 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off; 1st. Curtain Sync, 2nd Curtain Sync Flash On, Flash On+Red-eye, Slow-speed Sync, Slow Sync+Red-eye
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 4.2 m / 13.8 ft. n/a
Flash Range Description: GN=4.2m (13.8 feet) at ISO 100 n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/160  
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-I UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (RW2), RAW+JPEG 14-bit RAW (DNG), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch) 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: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Via Wi-Fi Via Wi-Fi/Bluetooth
Connections (extended): Micro HDMI (Type-D), Micro-B USB 2.0 USB-C (supports DisplayPort)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.44 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): 0.43 0.65
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 10.5 4.3
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited Unlimited
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 10.6 4.1
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 44 9
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 10.6 4.3
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 40 9
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.19 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): 0.065 seconds 0.028 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.42 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.064 seconds 0.026 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 0.9 seconds 0.7 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.6 seconds 0.5 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 2.0 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 290 shots 200 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 270 shots  
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary DB-110
Usable Battery Types: 7.2v, 1025mAh 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 No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes Yes
Software
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO and SILKYPIX Developer available as free downloads  
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in silver or black.