• APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 28.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Ricoh GR II
  • Canon PowerShot G5 X
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Predecessor: Ricoh GR
GR vs GR II
 
Successor: Ricoh GR III
GR II vs GR III
 
General
Model Number: GR II G5X
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact Compact
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $699.95 $799.99
Street Price: $546.95 $699.00
Date Available: 2015-07-15 2015-11-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 8.7 oz (248 g)
includes batteries
13.3 oz (377 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.6 x 2.5 x 1.4 in.
(117 x 63 x 35 mm)
4.4 x 3.0 x 1.7 in.
(112 x 76 x 44 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 16.2 20.2
Sensor Format: APS-C 1 inch
Sensor size: 369.72mm2 (23.7mm x 15.6mm) 116.16mm2 (13.20mm x 8.80mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.81 microns 2.41 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 2.7x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 80  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.6  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 13.7  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 1,078  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4928 x 3264 (16.1 MP, Other),
4352 x 3264 (14.2 MP, 4:3),
3246 x 3264 (10.6 MP, Other),
3936 x 2608 (10.3 MP, Other),
3488 x 2608 (9.1 MP, Other),
2608 x 2608 (6.8 MP, 1:1),
2912 x 1936 (5.6 MP, 3:2),
2592 x 1936 (5.0 MP, Other),
1936 x 1936 (3.7 MP, 1:1),
1280 x 864 (1.1 MP, Other),
1152 x 864 (1.0 MP, 4:3),
864 x 864 (0.7 MP, 1:1),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1280 x 720 (0.9 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
4320 x 2880 (12.4 MP, 3:2),
2304 x 1536 (3.5 MP, 3:2),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
5472 x 3080 (16.9 MP, 16:9),
4320 x 2432 (10.5 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
720 x 408 (0.3 MP, Other),
4864 x 3648 (17.7 MP, 4:3),
3840 x 2880 (11.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 3648 (13.3 MP, 1:1),
2880 x 2880 (8.3 MP, 1:1),
1536 x 1536 (2.4 MP, 1:1),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1),
2912 x 3648 (10.6 MP, Other),
2304 x 2880 (6.6 MP, Other),
1232 x 1536 (1.9 MP, Other),
384 x 480 (0.2 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 12-bit RAW (DNG), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW (.CR2), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.0 7.6
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p/30p)
640x480 (30p/25p/24p)
1920x1080 (60p/30p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
1920x1080 (30p/15p)
1280x720 (6p/3p/1.5p)
640x480 (6p/3p/1.5p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Sound: Linear PCM) MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: GR lens, 7 elements in 5 groups with 2 aspheric elements Canon Zoom Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28mm 24 - 100mm
Focal Length (actual): 18.3mm 8.8 - 36.8mm
Zoom Ratio: 1.00x 4.20x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 - f/16, with 9-bladed diaphragm f/1.8 (W) / f2.8 (T) - f/11, with 9-blade aperture; built-in 3-stop ND filter
Integrated ND Filter: Yes Yes
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
5 - 50 cm
2.0 - 19.7 in
Filter Thread: 43.0mm n/a
Thread Type: (Hood & Adapter GH-2 required) n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 35mm eq. crop mode Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Multi AF, Spot AF, Pinpoint AF, Subject-tracking AF, MF, Snap, infinity, Face recognition priority (only in Auto mode); Continuous Focus point adjustment: Auto, User-Selectable, Center Contrast Detection: AiAF (31-point, Face Detection or Touch AF with Object and Face Select and Track), 1-point AF (any position is available or fixed center)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Optional hotshoe mounted optical viewfinders 0.39" 2.36M-dot OLED, 100% coverage, 22mm eyepoint, -3.0 to +1.0 m-1 diopter
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 2,360,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px) 1,040,000 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No Yes
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100 125
ISO Settings: Auto, Auto-Hi, Manual ISO 100 - 25,600 Auto, ISO 125-12800 in 1/3 EV steps
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Multi-P Auto, Outdoors, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent 1, Incandescent 2, Daylight FL, Natural White FL, Cool White FL, Warm White FL, CTE, CT, Manual Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater, Custom 1, Custom 2, Multi-area White Balance, White Balance Correction (Underwater mode), White Balance Correction
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 300 sec 1/2000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 4.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi (484 segments), Center-weighted, Spot Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot (linked to AF frame), Face Detect AE
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Effects modes (B&W, B&W (TE), High Contrast B&W, Cross-Process, Positive Film, Bleach-Bypass, Retro, Miniaturize, High-Key, Shift Crop, Clarity, Brilliance, Slight, Portrait, Vibrant and HDR Tone), Multiple Exposure (2-4 shots), Dynamic Range Correction. Custom, Hybrid Auto, Creative Shot, SCN (Portrait, Self-Portrait, Star (Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Portrait, Star Time-Lapse Movie), Handheld Night Scene, Fireworks, High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Background Defocus, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect), Movie
Self Timer: 2, 12 seconds 1 - 30 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   No
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash On, Slow-Sync, Manual, Auto Red-Eye Flash, Flash On Red-Eye, Slow-Sync Red-Eye Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 5.4 n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 20cm - 3.0m Auto ISO: 1.6 (50cm) -23 ft. (7.0m) (W), 1.6 ft. (50cm) - 13 ft. (4.0m) (T)
Max Flash Sync: 1/4000 (ext: 1/400) 1/2000
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe (Compatible with P-TTL Auto Flash) Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: Full TTL exposure 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: 12-bit RAW (DNG), RAW+JPEG 14-bit RAW (.CR2), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Sound: Linear PCM) MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))
Included Memory: 54.0 MB No memory included
Included Memory Type: Internal  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: Yes Yes
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional CA-2 wired release (via USB), or via Wi-Fi Via Wi-Fi or optional RS-60E3 cable remote
Connections (extended): Micro HMDI (Type-D) Micro HDMI (Type D)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): <0.3 0.87
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): 0.45 1.95
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 4.0 7.6
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited 8
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 6.1 0.8
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 10 Unlimited
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 6.1 0.6
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 10 Unlimited
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.29 seconds 0.27 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):   0.26 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.086 seconds 0.265 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.45 seconds 0.56 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.026 seconds 0.022 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 1.3 seconds 2.0 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.5 seconds 1.7 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 1.4 seconds 3.1 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 320 shots 210 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   215 shots
Battery Life, Video:   40 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary DB-65 Proprietary NB-13L
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary DB-65 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NB-13L Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes Yes
Software
Included Software: Software CD-ROM  
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Updates compared to GR include built-in Wi-Fi with NFC, improved RAW burst buffer depth (10 frames vs 4), 6 new effect modes, max shutter speed now 1/2500s vs 1/2000s at F2.8, CTE white balance setting, C-AF in movie mode, pixel mapping, wireless flash support, etc.