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02-15-2016, 02:06 AM - 1 Like   #1
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Ricoh GRII silver

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Just the color?
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Nice, but GR needs more than just body color update
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QuoteOriginally posted by i83N Quote
Nice, but GR needs more than just body color update
I'm not sure why. For its intended use, where is it deficient? I note that Fuji has just released a competitor that doesn't seem to be any more advanced.

Also, the macro converter lens makes it more versatile, and also gives that option to GR owners. I'm not sure if that would require a firmware update. This looks like a good move to me, but I still like the classic black look best.

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QuoteOriginally posted by JPT Quote
I'm not sure why. For its intended use, where is it deficient? I note that Fuji has just released a competitor that doesn't seem to be any more advanced.

Also, the macro converter lens makes it more versatile, and also gives that option to GR owners. I'm not sure if that would require a firmware update. This looks like a good move to me, but I still like the classic black look best.
I'm not talking new sensor and new cpu, though it would be nice. I'm talking about dust problem, lack of comfortable viewfinder; optical or better screen that tilts, battery life should be improved to. As I said befor GR needs monochrome model to stand above competition.
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Never mind, this one is pretty nice, improvable with a red ring
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And a nice close-up gadget. They should have made the GR letters black though.There is an OVF for the GR, so if you need one you can get one.
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Hmmm...that macro lens has piqued my interest. Any info or samples available yet?

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QuoteOriginally posted by i83N Quote
I'm not talking new sensor and new cpu, though it would be nice. I'm talking about dust problem, lack of comfortable viewfinder; optical or better screen that tilts, battery life should be improved to. As I said befor GR needs monochrome model to stand above competition.
I see what you mean. These would be nice improvements, but I think Ricoh would be hesitant to add things that would add bulk to the design, like an EVF or a tilt screen. I wonder why you don't see any advanced compact cameras that are weather sealed? They all seem to lack sealing unless they go completely to the other extreme and are designed to be completely submersible. It would be nice to have a GR that Ricoh would vouch for being moisture and dust sealed.
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QuoteOriginally posted by i83N Quote
Nice, but GR needs more than just body color update
It already did that. This is the GRII. BTW, looking forward to GR8

How many is 3200 in terms of percent of the total GRII's made?
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Hmmm...that macro lens has piqued my interest. Any info or samples available yet?
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QuoteOriginally posted by Simen1 Quote
It already did that. This is the GRII. BTW, looking forward to GR8

How many is 3200 in terms of percent of the total GRII's made?
A 50% of all GRII, sales are low, because everyone are stil using GR mrk 1

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QuoteOriginally posted by JPT Quote
I see what you mean. These would be nice improvements, but I think Ricoh would be hesitant to add things that would add bulk to the design, like an EVF or a tilt screen. I wonder why you don't see any advanced compact cameras that are weather sealed? They all seem to lack sealing unless they go completely to the other extreme and are designed to be completely submersible. It would be nice to have a GR that Ricoh would vouch for being moisture and dust sealed.
Not dust/water proof, just make GR so it would not pump dust on a sensor with a collapseble lens.
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I've always thought the GR was a sweet piece of kit...if it were 35mm equivalent, I would be all over that guy
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QuoteOriginally posted by cali92rs Quote
I've always thought the GR was a sweet piece of kit...if it were 35mm equivalent, I would be all over that guy
It would be nice if they offered a 35mm conversion lens to complement the macro. It used to be common to offer kits that held 2 or 3 conversion lenses. Properly designed, the immage quality can be quite good.
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B&H has the macro conversion lens for pre-order at $109.95.
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