• APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 28.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • 28.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Ricoh GR II
  • Ricoh GR III
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Predecessor: Ricoh GR
GR vs GR II
Ricoh GR II
GR II vs GR III
Successor: Ricoh GR III
GR II vs GR III
 
General
Model Number: GR II GR III
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact Compact
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $699.95 $899.95
Street Price: $538.08 $896.30
Date Available: 2015-07-15 2019-03-22
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 8.7 oz (248 g)
includes batteries
9.1 oz (257 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.6 x 2.5 x 1.4 in.
(117 x 63 x 35 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: 4.81 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): 23.6  
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)
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), 12-bit RAW (DNG), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW (DNG), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.0 4.3
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p/​30p)
640x480 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (60p/​30p/​24p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Sound: Linear PCM) MOV (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Sound: Linear PCM)
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 Display Port
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: GR lens, 7 elements in 5 groups with 2 aspheric elements GR lens, 6 elements in 4 groups with 2 aspheric elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28mm 28mm
Focal Length (actual): 18.3mm 18.3mm
Zoom Ratio: 1.00x 1.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 - f/16, with 9-bladed diaphragm f/2.8 - f/16, with 9-bladed diaphragm; 2EV ND filter
Integrated ND Filter: Yes 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: 10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
6 - 12 cm
2.4 - 4.7 in
Filter Thread: 43.0mm n/a
Thread Type: (Hood & Adapter GH-2 required) n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 35mm eq. crop mode 35mm eq. crop mode
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 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 hotshoe mounted optical viewfinders 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: 1,228,800 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: 16.0x 16.0x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 102400
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, Auto-Hi, Manual ISO 100 - 25,600 Auto, ISO 100 - 102,400
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 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: 1/4000 - 300 sec 1/4000 - 1200 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 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: 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. 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, 12 seconds 2, 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash On, Slow-Sync, Manual, Auto Red-Eye Flash, Flash On Red-Eye, Slow-Sync Red-Eye Flash On, Flash On+Red-eye, Slow-speed Sync, Slow Sync+Red-eye
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 5.4 n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 20cm - 3.0m n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/4000 (ext: 1/400)  
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps -2 to +1 EV
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe (Compatible with P-TTL Auto Flash) Hot Shoe (Compatible with P-TTL Auto Flash)
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 (DNG), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Sound: Linear PCM) MOV (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Sound: Linear PCM)
Included Memory: 54.0 MB 2,000.0 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal 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 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No No
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/Bluetooth
Connections (extended): Micro HMDI (Type-D) USB-C (supports DisplayPort)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): <0.3 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): 0.45 0.65
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 4.0 4.3
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited Unlimited
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 6.1 4.1
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 10 9
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 6.1 4.3
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 10 9
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.29 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): 0.086 seconds 0.028 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.45 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.026 seconds 0.026 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 1.3 seconds 0.7 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.5 seconds 0.5 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 1.4 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 320 shots 200 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary DB-65 Proprietary DB-110
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary DB-65 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: 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.