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Ricoh GR III
The ultimate snapshot camera for the times. While remaining true to its unchanging concept, the GR continues to evolve. Superb image quality and portability for recording everything you see. Speed that is ready to capture split-second photo opportunities. Ease of use and reliability as a tool of creative expression. The GR III is the new destination for such a search. This model offers the very essence of recording instants in time as photos. Experience the essence of the GR.
High Image Quality
The newly developed GR lens & Shake Reduction
This model is equipped with a new GR lens that surpasses all other GR lenses with its amazing optical performance. A six-element, four-group optical system is used to achieve images that are sharp from the center to the edge with clear depiction. The optical system is slim and compact so the body can accommodate an in-camera Shake Reduction mechanism. The effects of camera shake on image quality are minimized and the full capabilities of the newly designed GR lens optical performance are maximized for a variety of scenes.
24.2 M APS-C size image sensor
Approximately 24.24 effective megapixels deliver high image quality, and an anti-aliasing filterless construction delivers high-definition rendering even in the finest details.
Low noise, maximum ISO 102400
Original noise reduction processing results in high image quality even at high ISO sensitivity. 14-bit RAW recording is also supported for rich tonal reproduction.
The newly developed GR ENGINE 6
A newly developed imaging processor delivers further improvements in high image quality performance, elaborately detailed imaging across the entire sensitivity range, and superb color reproduction.
High-speed hybrid AF
Image plane phase-matching AF delivers high-speed AF and contrast-detection AF offers superb focusing precision. The best of these two types are combined to make a hybrid AF. The common issue of searching for focus peaks in contrast-detection AF has been significantly reduced on this model. The hybrid system delivers faster autofocus and greater precision.
Shake Reduction mechanism for 4 steps* of compensation
This model uses the sensor-shift type, Shake Reduction mechanism. It delivers compensation on three axes.
The camera is equipped with an LCD monitor that supports touch operations and a convenient control dial. These features provide quick control over AF frame movement and menu access.
Made more compact to achieve the ultimate in snapshot cameras
The body size of this model is about the same as the GR DIGITAL IV (model with a 1/1.7 type image sensor) while delivering a completely new dimension of performance for the GR series. Controls are improved while maintaining the pursuit of portability, bringing us one step closer to the ultimate snapshooter.
Expanded functionality firmware for an ever-evolving GR III
The GR III keeps evolving with the latest firmware updates. The expanded functionality firmware is provided to add new features and setting operations.
Frequently used functions can be assigned to the ADJ lever and Fn button. Other controls can also be customized for fine tuning camera operation, making the camera easier to use and to match your shooting style.
Image Control & JPEG image adjustment
The GR III features many selections of advanced image creation functions. Image adjustment parameters have been redesigned to 10 Image Control options for shooting. During playback, image tones of JPEG can be adjusted and saved as a new file.
What's IncludedRicoh GR III Digital Camera
Rechargeable Battery DB-110
USB Power Adapter
USB Cable I-USB166
Ricoh GR III
|Lens Construction||6 elements in 4 groups (2 aspherical lens elements)|
|Focal Length, Aperture||18.3 mm (Approx. 28 mm in 35mm equivalent focal length), F2.8~F16|
Image Capture Unit
|Image Sensor||Type: Primary colour filter CMOS
Size: 2.35 x 1.56 cm
|Effective Pixels||Approx. 24.24 megapixels|
|Sensitivity (Standard Output)||ISO 100 ~ 102400: Auto (ISO Auto Lower/Upper Limit & Minimum Shutter Speed can be set)|
|Image Stabilization||Sensor-shift shake reduction (SR) (3-axis)|
|AA Filter Simulator||Moiré reduction using SR unit (Off, Low, High)|
|Dust Removal||Image sensor cleaning using ultrasonic vibrations "DR II"|
|Still Image||File Format: RAW (DNG) 14bit, JPEG (Exif 2.3), DCF2.0 compliant
Color Space: sRGB、AdobeRGB
【3:2】L(24M:6000x4000), M(15M:4800x3200), S(7M:3360x2240), XS(2M:1920x1280)
【1:1】L(16M:4000x4000), M(10M:3200x3200), S(5M:2240x2240), XS(1.6M:1280x1280)
|Movie||File Format: MPEG4 AVC/H.264 (MOV)
Recorded Pixels: Full HD (1920x1080, 60p/30p/24p), Sound: Built-in stereo microphone
Recording Time: Up to 25 minutes or 4GB; automatically stops recording if the internal temperature of the camera becomes high.
|Storage Medium||Internal Memory (Approx. 2GB), SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card (Conforms to UHS-I standards)|
|Type||Hybrid AF (Image plane phase - matching & Contrast detection)|
|Focus Mode||Auto-area AF, Zone AF, Select AF, Pinpoint AF, Tracking AF, Continuous AF, MF, Snap, ∞|
|Face Detection||ON, Use only in Auto-area, OFF|
|Focus Range (From lens face)||Normal: Approx. 0.1m～∞, Macro Mode: Approx. 0.06m～0.12m|
|Exposure Mode||Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual Exposure|
|Metering Mode||Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot, Highlight-weighted|
|Shutter Speed||1/4000 sec. - 30 sec. (Limit by aperture setting F2.8: 1/2500 sec, F5.6 or greater: 1/4000 sec.)
Timed Exposure (10sec. - 20min.), Bulb, Time
|EV Compensation||Still Image: ±5EV, 1/3EV steps, Movie: ±2EV, 1/3EV steps|
|ND Filter (2EV)||Auto, On, Off|
|White Balance||Auto White Balance, Multi Auto White Balance, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fl. - Daylight Color, Fl. - Daylight White, Fl. - Cool White, Fl. - Warm White, Tungsten, CTE, Manual White Balance, Color Temperature|
|Fine Adjustment||Adjustable ±14 steps on A-B axis or G-M axis|
|Drive||Single Frame Shooting, Continuous Shooting, Bracketing, Multi-exposure, Interval Shooting, Interval Composite|
|Self-Timer||10 sec, 2 sec, OFF|
|Crop||35mm, 50mm, OFF|
|Image Control||Standard, Vivid, Monotone, Soft Monotone, Hard Monotone, Hi-Contrast B&W, Positive Film, Bleach Bypass, Retro, HDR Tone, Custom1, Custom2
Adjust parameters: Saturation, Hue, High/Low Key Adjustment, Contrast, Contrast (Highlight), Contrast (Shadow), Sharpness, Shading, Clarity, Toning, Filter Effect, Grain Effect*, HDR Tone Level (Adjust parameter varies depending on the selected image setting)
* This parameter will be available via a firmware update.
|Dynamic Range Correction||Highlight Correction, Shadow Correction|
|Noise Reduction||Slow Shutter Speed Noise Reduction, High-ISO Noise Reduction|
|Display||Display magnification (4x, 16x), Grid display (4x4 Grid, 3x3 Grid), Histogram, Bright area warning, Electronic Level|
|Playback View||Single frame, Multi-image (20, 48 frames), Display magnification (up to 16x, 100% view and Quick Zoom view available), Histogram (Y histogram, RGB histogram), Grid display (3x3 Grid, 4x4 Grid), Bright area warning, Auto Image Rotation,|
|Base Parameter Adjustment||Brightness, Saturation, Hue, Contrast, Sharpness|
|RAW Development||Aspect Ratio, JPEG Recorded Pixels, Color Space, White Balance, Image Control, Peripheral Illumination Correction, Sensitivity, High-ISO Noise Reduction, Shadow Correction|
|Edit||Resize, Cropping, Levels Adjustment, White Balance Adjustment, Color Moiré Correction, Movie Edit (Cut), Movie Edit (Divide)|
|Type||3.0 inch TFT color LCD (aspect ratio 3:2)、Approx. 1037K dots, Wide viewing angle, Air-gapless tempered glass|
|Touch Screen||Capacitive sensing method|
|Adjustments||Brightness, Saturation, Blue/Amber, Green/Magenta, Outdoor View Setting: ±2 Steps|
|Standards||IEEE 802.11b/g/n (HT20) (Wireless LAN standard protocol)|
|Frequency (Center Frequency)||2412MHz～2462MHz (1ch～11ch)|
|Security||Authentication: WPA2, Encryption: AES|
|Standards||Bluetooth® v4.2 BLE(Bluetooth Low Energy）|
|Frequency (Center Frequency)||2402MHz～2480MHz (CH0～CH39)|
|USB Type-C||Battery Recharge/Power Supply (Optional AC Adapter required), Data Transfer: MTP, Video output: DisplayPort over USB-C (DisplayPort Alternative Mode)|
|Hotshoe||Compatible with P-TTL Auto Flash
Flash Mode: Flash On, Flash On+Red-eye, Slow-speed Sync, Slow Sync+Red-eye
Flash Exposure Compensation: -2.0 -+1.0
|Lens Adapter Pin||Available|
|Battery Type||Rechargeable Battery DB-110|
|AC Adapter||AC Adapter Kit K-AC166(Optional)|
|Battery Life||Number of recordable images: Approx. 200 images,
* With a fully-charged Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery under the temperature at 23°C. Tested in compliance with CIPA standard. Actual results may vary depending on the shooting condition.
Playback time: Approx. 180 minutes
* The playback time is a guide based on RICOH's measurement method . The actual number differs according to usage conditions.
Dimensions and Weight
|Dimensions||Approx. 109.4(W)×61.9(H)×33.2(D)mm (excluding protrusions)|
|Weight||Approx. 257g (Included dedicated battery and SD memory card), Approx. 227g (Body only)|
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