• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • 28.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 337.5mm2
  • 32.5 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600

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Differences

Ricoh GR III advantages over Canon EOS M6 Mark II

  • Less expensive
    $897* vs $1099
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 3.92 vs 3.23 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Thinner
    33 mm vs 49 mm
    Thinner
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Optional anti-aliasing filter
    Optional vs Fixed
    Lets you choose sharper photos or reduced moiré
  • Longer exposure
    1200 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 48 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    102400 vs 51200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon EOS M6 Mark II advantages over Ricoh GR III

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 305 vs 200 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • More pixels
    32.5 vs 24.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    14.0 fps vs 4.3 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    14.0 fps vs 4.1 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    26 vs 9 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

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The Competition

Compared to Canon EOS M6

Ricoh GR III
Canon EOS M6
  • $897
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $539
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
Canon EOS M6 Mark II
Canon EOS M6
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Fast startup
  • $539
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC

Compared to Fujifilm X-T100

Ricoh GR III
Fujifilm X-T100
  • $897
  • APS-C
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Fast startup
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Canon EOS M6 Mark II
Fujifilm X-T100
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Fast startup
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive

Compared to Sony A6400

Ricoh GR III
Sony A6400
  • $897
  • APS-C
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Fast startup
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Canon EOS M6 Mark II
Sony A6400
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • More pixels
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Sony A6100

Ricoh GR III
Sony A6100
  • $897
  • APS-C
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Integrated ND filter
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Canon EOS M6 Mark II
Sony A6100
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • More pixels
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive

Compared to Fujifilm X-A7

Ricoh GR III
Fujifilm X-A7
  • $897
  • APS-C
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Integrated ND filter
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
Canon EOS M6 Mark II
Fujifilm X-A7
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Longer video battery life
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen
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