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

At a Glance
  • Ricoh GR

    TechHive Rating

At a Glance
  • TechHive Rating

    MSRP: $800

    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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