Ricoh GR review: Don't mistake it for a typical point and shoot

At a Glance

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  • Ricoh GR
    4/5
    $618.00 (When Rated) via Overstock.com
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Ricoh GR

4/5
Where to buy
Price when rated: $800
Lowest price: $618.00 via Overstock.com
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Pros

  • Sturdy, light, magnesium alloy body
  • 16.2 MP APS-C sensor in a super compact body
  • Excellent image quality
  • A plethora of enthusiast features
  • Excellent menu system and physical controls
  • Handsome 1,230,000 dot LCD
  • Excellent Raw files with in-camera Raw processing
  • High-quality complement to smartphone for travel photography

Cons

  • Separate battery charger sold separately; must otherwise plug in camera to charge
  • Movie recording options more basic than functions for still photography
  • No built-in Wi-Fi
  • No image stabilization
  • JPEGs not as snappy and colorful as the Raw versions
  • Exposure compensation rocker switch convenient, but prone to accidental changes
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