• Ricoh GR
88
Based on 18 scores, 28 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    11
  • Good:
    6
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Sturdy.
  • Light.
  • Magnesium alloy body.

Cons:

  • Separate battery charger sold separately.
  • Must otherwise plug in camera to charge.

Expert reviews and ratings

By howtospendit.ft.com on -

Well, Ricoh GR is back. It's now called, yes, Ricoh GR. And to look at and hold, it doesn't seem to have been reimagined at all. There's an awful lot of good, new stuff going on inside, however, and it's the lightest and most inconspicuous pro-am camera...

By DigitalVersus on 80

The Ricoh GR is an advanced compact camera that won't suit everyone. It's a demanding and intricate expert compact that will require a certain amount of user knowledge and input to tailor it to your needs and preferences. However, once that's done, the...

By Digital Trends on 70

As much as we like to save money, the Coolpix A is a better overall camera than the Ricoh GR. The Nikon's images are sharper and colors more accurate. The fact the Coolpix has built-in image stabilization while the GR does not is definitely a factor....

By Macworld on 80

The Ricoh GR is designed for enthusiast photographers who can appreciate its quality, design, image quality, and impressive array of functions. At $800, it costs hundreds less than rivals such as the Fujifilm X100S and Nikon Coolpix A, yet compares...

By Pocket-lint on 80

If you've been stroking your chin about buying a fixed focal length compact camera with a large sensor then we're not surprised: the choices in this niche market are limited, while each available option has its limitations. Fortunately the...

By The Imaging Resource on -

If you're a fan of large sensors and fixed prime lenses, things are really starting to look up for you. For years, your selection of cameras has been fairly limited. This year, that's finally changed, with the debuts in quick succession of the Nikon...

By reviewed.com on 83

There are a lot of arguments against buying a camera like the Ricoh GR. Its fixed, wide-angle focal length means you can't really use it for sports or action. Abysmal video quality means it's an abject failure as a multimedia device. And at $800... well,...

By Trusted Reviews on 90

What is the Ricoh GR? The Ricoh GR Digital series is now several generations old, having evolved previously from Ricoh's film heritage. Its long heritage is a hint at its purpose, too, because this is pricey, fixed lens compact for the ‘true...

By CNET Australia on 85

Ricoh is prepared to take on the big players with the APS-C powered GR camera, offering image quality and customisation in...

By PhotographyBLOG on 90

The Ricoh GR is a new compact camera that's aimed squarely at the enthusiast photographer. At the heart of the Ricoh GR is an APS-C-size CMOS image sensor with approximately 16.2 effective megapixels and no anti-aliasing filter, and a 28mm fixed focal...

By Digital Photography School on -

I’m not sure how the Ricoh GR one will do in the marketplace, now that smartphones are gnawing away at the digicam sector. But, I figure it will have enormous appeal to enthusiasts and the adventurous. After all, how many people do you know who will...

By ePHOTOzine on 90

The Ricoh GR (V) is an impressive upgrade to the previous GR Digital model, with a 16 megapixel APS-C sensor, the Ricoh GR suddently becomes much more attractive, with an extremely sharp 28mm equivalent lens, the camera delivers excellent image quality....

By PC Mag on 90

The Ricoh GR fixed, wide-lens, large-sensor compact is one of those rare cameras that does just about everything...

By What Digital Camera on -

The GR from Pentax Ricoh has officially been announced as a new fixed lens compact in the company's GR-series lineup. Successor to the GR DIGITAL IV that was launched in October 2011, the first pictures suggest little has changed in terms of its...

By TechRadar on -

Ricoh had a reputation for producing superb 35mm film compact cameras such as the GR I and GR21 that found favour with enthusiast photographers. However, despite producing high quality images, the company's digital compact cameras such as the Ricoh GR II...

By Digital Photography Review on 79

The Ricoh GR is the latest in a long-running and much-loved series of enthusiast compacts. The move to an APS-C sensor means the image quality of the GR finally lives up to the standards of the user interface and build that the series has always...

International Review By Netzwelt on -

Die Sensorgröße und Auflösung der Ricoh GR unterscheidet sich nicht von der moderner Systemkameras oder DSLRs. Der APS-C-Sensor der Ricoh GR misst 23,7 mal 15,7 Millimeter. Diese Fläche bietet insgesamt 16,9 Megapixeln Platz, wobei abzüglich der Pixel...

International Review By 01net on 100

Le Ricoh GR est l'appareil que les fans de photo de rue attendaient : de la taille d'un gros compact, il intègre un vrai capteur de reflex au format APS-C et non un petit capteur de compact. Outre l'excellente qualité d'image de son capteur (et de...

International Review By lydogbillede.dk on 100

De har længe været en slags underhund. Ricoh har ligesom alle andre lavet nogle møgkameraer, men samtidig har de haft en serie kompaktkameraer, der ufortjent har stået i skyggen af de mere kendte kameramærker. Deres GR-serie har altid været blandt de...

International Review By ljudochbild.se on 100

De har länge varit ett slags dark horse, Ricoh. Precis som alla andra har de gjort några skräpkameror men de har på samma gång haft en serie kompaktkameror som oförtjänt har hamnat i skuggan av de mer kända kameramärkena. Ricohs GR-modeller har alltid...