• APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 28.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
  • Ricoh GR II
  • Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9
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Predecessor: Ricoh GR
GR vs GR II
Panasonic GX8
GX8 vs GX9
Successor: Ricoh GR III
GR II vs GR III
 
General
Model Number: GR II GX9
Alternate Model Number(s):   GX7 Mark III
Camera Format: Compact Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $699.95 $999.99
Street Price: $543.63 $797.99
Date Available: 2015-07-15 2018-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 8.7 oz (248 g)
includes batteries
23.3 oz (660 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 4.6 x 2.5 x 1.4 in.
(117 x 63 x 35 mm)
4.9 x 2.8 x 1.8 in.
(124 x 72 x 47 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS Live MOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 16.2 20.3
Sensor Format: APS-C 4/3
Sensor size: 369.72mm2 (23.7mm x 15.6mm) 224.9mm2 (17.30mm x 13.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.81 microns 3.34 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 2.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None None
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
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)
5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3),
3712 x 2784 (10.3 MP, 4:3),
2624 x 1968 (5.2 MP, 4:3),
1824 x 1368 (2.5 MP, 4:3),
5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
3712 x 2480 (9.2 MP, 3:2),
2624 x 1752 (4.6 MP, 3:2),
1824 x 1216 (2.2 MP, 3:2),
5184 x 2920 (15.1 MP, 16:9),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1824 x 1024 (1.9 MP, 16:9),
3888 x 3888 (15.1 MP, 1:1),
2784 x 2784 (7.8 MP, 1:1),
1968 x 1968 (3.9 MP, 1:1),
1712 x 1712 (2.9 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 12-bit RAW (DNG), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.31), RAW, RAW + JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.0 9.2
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p/​30p)
640x480 (30p/​25p/​24p)
3840x2160 (30p/​24p)
1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​30p/​24p)
1280x720 (30p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Sound: Linear PCM) AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch)
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 Micro Four Thirds
Lens: GR lens, 7 elements in 5 groups with 2 aspheric elements Panasonic Lumix G Vario 12-60mm F3.5 - 5.6 Asph. Power OIS (H-FS12060)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28mm 24 - 120mm
Focal Length (actual): 18.3mm 12 - 60mm
Zoom Ratio: 1.00x 5.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 - f/16, with 9-bladed diaphragm f/3.5 (W) / f/5.6 (T) - f/22
Integrated ND Filter: Yes No
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
20 cm to Infinity
7.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
 
Filter Thread: 43.0mm 58.0mm
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 2x, 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 with DFD: Face/Eye detection, Tracking, 49-area, Custom Multi, 1-area, Pinpoint; One Shot AF, Shutter AF, Half Press Release, Quick AF, Continuous AF (during motion picture recording), Eye Sensor AF, AF+MF, MF Assist, Touch MF Assist, Focus Peaking, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Pad AF, Touch Shutter
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Optional hotshoe mounted optical viewfinders Tilting 2760k-dot equivalent (field sequential) LCD, 1.39x / 0.70x (35mm eq.) magnification, 17.5mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 920,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.70x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   1.39x
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) 1,240,000 dots (413,300 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
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 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 100 200
ISO Settings: Auto, Auto-Hi, Manual ISO 100 - 25,600 Auto, iISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 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, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set 1-4, Color Temperature Setting (2,500-10,000K in 100K steps)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 300 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 4.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi (484 segments), Center-weighted, Spot 1728-zone Intelligent Multiple, Center-weighted, Spot
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. Sweep Panorama (Standard/Wide); Creative Control: Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, L. Monochrome D, 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
Self Timer: 2, 12 seconds 2, 10, 3 shots in 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
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, 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 Guide Number (ISO 100): 5.4 4.2 m / 13.8 ft.
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 20cm - 3.0m GN=6.0m (ISO 200)
Max Flash Sync: 1/4000 (ext: 1/400) 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 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 RAW, RAW + JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Sound: Linear PCM) AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch)
Included Memory: 54.0 MB No memory included
Included Memory Type: Internal  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: Yes 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 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,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 Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
Connections (extended): Micro HMDI (Type-D) Micro HDMI (Type-D), Micro-B USB 2.0 port
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): <0.3 <0.3
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 <0.3
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 4.0 9.2
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited 140
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 6.1 9.1
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 10 32
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 6.1 9.2
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 10 29
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.29 seconds 0.15 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.086 seconds 0.060 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.45 seconds 0.36 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.026 seconds 0.050 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 1.3 seconds 1.0 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.5 seconds 0.5 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 1.4 seconds 1.5 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 320 shots 260 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   250 shots
Battery Life, Video:   70 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary DB-65 Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v, 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary DB-65 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes No
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. Available in black or silver.