• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • 28.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 26.1 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12,800

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Differences

Ricoh GR III advantages over Fujifilm X-T30

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Fast startup
    ~0.70 vs 1.3 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Thinner
    33 mm vs 46 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    257g vs 383g
    Lighter weight
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 28 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

Fujifilm X-T30 advantages over Ricoh GR III

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (DCI) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 380 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
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    20.0 fps vs 4.3 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    20.0 fps vs 4.1 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    17 vs 9 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 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
  • 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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Review Excerpt

  • Same great image quality as the X-T3; Excellent high ISO performance for an APS-C camera; Improved hybrid AF system with full image area coverage; Fast AF speeds; 4K video up to 30p; Compact design; Great value.

  • Slightly higher noise levels than predecessor; No in-body image stabilization; Single card slot; No dedicated headphone jack; No weather sealing.

The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm X-E3

Ricoh GR III
Fujifilm X-E3
  • $897
  • APS-C
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Integrated ND filter
  • $600
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
Fujifilm X-T30
Fujifilm X-E3
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Internal flash
  • $600
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup

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
Fujifilm X-T30
Sony A6400
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • Newer
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • NFC
  • Longer video battery life

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
Fujifilm X-T30
Sony A6100
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
  • Longer exposure
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC

Compared to Fujifilm X-A7

Ricoh GR III
Fujifilm X-A7
  • $897
  • APS-C
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Integrated ND filter
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
Fujifilm X-T30
Fujifilm X-A7
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Fujifilm X-T200

Ricoh GR III
Fujifilm X-T200
  • $897
  • APS-C
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Integrated ND filter
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Fujifilm X-T30
Fujifilm X-T200
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
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