• APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 28.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600

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Differences

Ricoh GR advantages over Samsung NX3300

  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/4000 vs 1/180 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Higher-res screen
    307k vs 154k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Longer exposure
    300 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 13 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Samsung NX3300 advantages over Ricoh GR

  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 370 vs 290 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Newer
    5 years vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More pixels
    20.3 vs 16.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    5.0 fps vs 4.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • 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 Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • 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

  • The most compact APS-C camera on the market; Bright, sharp 28mm f/2.8 prime lens with almost no distortion; Excellent image quality; Extremely customizable; Fast autofocus; Strong built-in flash plus hot shoe.

  • Fixed prime lens is not for everybody; Crowded and small controls; Burst performance is limited; Muted colors and cool white balance; Has issues with moire and false color.

The Competition

Compared to Nikon Coolpix A

Ricoh GR
Nikon Coolpix A
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Integrated ND filter
  • $490
  • APS-C
  • Higher effective ISO
  • Bigger RAW buffer
Samsung NX3300
Nikon Coolpix A
  • $596
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $490
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Internal flash

Compared to Samsung NX2000

Ricoh GR
Samsung NX2000
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Internal flash
  • Integrated ND filter
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
Samsung NX3300
Samsung NX2000
  • $596
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Newer
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Ricoh GR II

Ricoh GR
Ricoh GR II
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • $546
  • APS-C
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
Samsung NX3300
Ricoh GR II
  • $596
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $546
  • APS-C
  • Internal flash
  • Integrated ND filter

Compared to Canon EOS M10

Ricoh GR
Canon EOS M10
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Fast startup
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
Samsung NX3300
Canon EOS M10
  • $596
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Fujifilm X70

Ricoh GR
Fujifilm X70
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Integrated ND filter
  • Higher max flash sync
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
Samsung NX3300
Fujifilm X70
  • $596
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
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