Ricoh GR III Camera Review


The Ricoh GR III packs an impressive number of features. Below are the camera's specifications.

Camera name

Ricoh GR III

Lens Optical Formula

6 elements in 4 groups (two aspherical elements)

Focal length
28mm effective (18.3mm actual focal length)
21mm with optional GW-4 adapter
Image Circle APS-C
Field of View
Diagonal / Horizontal
53.3 ° / 45.4 °
Aperture Range
F2.8 - F16
Built-in ND 0.6 (2 stops) filter
Aperture Blades 9
Focusing Distance
Normal mode : 10cm (3.94 inches) to infinity
Macro mode : 6cm (2.36 inches) to 12cm (4.72 inches)

24.24 MP

Image size

6000 x 4000 pixels

Video recording

1920 x 1080p: 60 fps, 30 fps, 24 fps

Audio recording

Built-in stereo microphones

Maximum video length

25 minutes

Bit depth

14 bits

Aspect ratios

3x2 / 1x1

Image stabilization

Yes, sensor-shift, 3 axis

ISO range

Auto, 100 to 102400

Shutter speed
1/4000 to 30 seconds
Bulb mode
10 seconds to 20 minutes in Time mode

Spot, center-weighted, multi (matrix), highlights

Exposure modes

Aperture Priority, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
3 user modes

Exposure compensation

-5 EV to +5 EV (in 1/3 EV Steps)

White balance

Auto, CTE, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent (Cool White), Fluorescent (Daylight), Fluorescent (Warm White), Fluorescent (White), Manual, Multi Auto WB, Shade, Tungsten

File formats
Stills: JPEG, DNG
Videos: AVC/H.264, MOV
Color spaces sRGB, AdobeRGB
Self-timer 2 or 10 seconds
Built-in memory 2 GB
Memory card formats SD, SDHC, SDXC
Video recording NTSC
LCD display 3.0" (1,037,000 Pixels)
USB 3.0 type C
Wifi 4 (802.11n)
Bluetooth LE
Battery DB-110 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 3.6 VDC, 1350 mAh
External power K-AC166U AC adaptor (Not Included)
Case Optional Ricoh GC-9 soft case
Width x thickness x height 109.4 x 33.2 x 61.9 mm (4.3 x 1.3 x 2.4 inches)
Weight 257 g
Weather Sealing No
Price (US MSRP) $899.95
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