Sturdy build quality.
Fast and accurate autofocus system.
Lets you assign frequently used settings to certain buttons.
Bright F1.9 optics.
Robust build quality.
Excellent out-of-camera JPEGs.
Fantastic LCD screen.
Excellent image quality.
Fixed focal length.
Mediocre video quality.
Lack of a dedicated video recording button.
High price tag.
Prime lens not to everyone's taste, holes in specification.
By DigitalVersus on May 01, 2012
The Ricoh GR Digital IV is the photographer's equivalent of a notebook—a jotter you can always keep in your pocket so you don't have to carry your SLR around all the time. This camera is very nice to use, so long as you have the patience...80
By TechRadar on March 20, 2012
The Ricoh GR Digital IV's fixed lens means that it's not a camera for everyone - this is a compact for people who like to frame with their feet, and get close to the action. You do have to work a little harder to get the best image quality out...70
By Stuff.tv on March 01, 2012
Clued-up shooters will appreciate the scope for control, but versatility isn’t its strong suit...60
By ePHOTOzine on February 23, 2012
The Ricoh GR Digital was one of the first cameras to put a focus on lens and sensor quality when it was first announced in 2006 and each update has improved on the camera before in some way. Since then, however, every other manufacturer has released a...80
By Pocket-lint on February 23, 2012
This fixed-lens compact won’t be for everyone on account of its lack of zoom. But the 28mm f/1.9 lens sharp and there’s bags of control over image noise reduction. It’s also a marvel in use thanks to a variety of controls and dials,...80
By itreviews.com on February 09, 2012
Ricoh has wisely decided to keep all the best features from the last model, while adding an improved engine, faster AF, continuous shooting and better low-light imagery. Perhaps Full HD and a lower price tag next time?...80
By Layers Magazine on February 08, 2012
Compact Digital Camera The biggest advances in the latest incarnation of Ricoh’s GR series, the 10-megapixel Digital IV, are in speed and usability. With regard to speed, the maximum ISO is now 3,200, and the auto modes include an Auto-Hi option...60
By HardwareZone.com on January 27, 2012
Have you ever wished you had a compact that could capture great snapshots and excel in street photography? The Digital IV provides ease of use and many customization options while still fitting into your pocket. In some ways the Digital IV can really...80
By CNET Australia on January 23, 2012
Designed for serious photographers, the Ricoh GR Digital IV will appeal, thanks to its fixed-focal-length lens and its fast maximum...80
By CNET Asia on January 20, 2012
The GRD IV is a niche product which may appeal to those who can appreciate its robust build quality, fast F1.9 aperture and fixed-focal length lens....78