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Ricoh GR III Digital Camera
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Ricoh GR III Digital Camera

$1,478.00
  • 24.2MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • GR Engine 6
  • 28mm f/2.8 Lens (35mm Equivalent)
  • 3-Axis Shake Reduction System
  • 3.0" 1.037m-Dot Touchscreen LCD
  • Full HD 1080/60p Video Recording
  • Bluetooth LE and Wi-Fi
  • Hybrid AF System, Macro Mode
  • 35mm and 50mm Focal Length Crop Modes
  • USB Type-C Port, 1x SD Card Slot
SKU 15040
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Overview

Ricoh GR III Digital Camera

The long-awaited instalment in the popular series of fast, compact cameras, the Ricoh GR III continues the legacy of being a pocketable powerhouse, offering impressive image quality, fast response, and immense portability. Featuring a redeveloped imaging feature-set, the GR III incorporates a 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor and GR Engine 6 to realize smooth tonality, rich colour and high sensitivity from ISO 100-102400, along with the ability to produce high-resolution 14-bit DNG stills or Full HD video. Complementing the sensor design is an updated 28mm-equivalent prime lens, which features a bright f/2.8 design, to suit everyday shooting with a comfortably wide field of view. Additionally, a first for GR, a 3-axis Shake Reduction System compensates for the effects of camera shake to help render sharper handheld shots when working with slower shutter speeds.

Physically, the GR III looks familiarly compact but incorporates a redesigned control scheme to promote a larger, more comfortable grip while maintaining easy access to physical controls. A 3.0" 1.037m-dot LCD is used for image composition, playback, and menu navigation, and its touchscreen design offers intuitive control along with Touch AF capabilities. Additionally, built-in Bluetooth LE and Wi-Fi can be used to pair with a mobile device for quick, wireless transferring of files to your smartphone or tablet.

 

24.2MP APS-C CMOS Sensor and GR Engine 6

Featuring an updated design, a 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor pairs with a new GR Engine 6 to produce high-resolution 14-bit DNG or JPEG stills with impressive tonality, natural colour rendering, and high sensitivity from ISO 100-102400. In addition to full-resolution, wide-angle images, a pair of useful crop modes—35mm at 15MP and 50mm at 7MP—let you simulate the look of working with longer focal lengths.

In addition to stills shooting, the GR III is also capable of recording Full HD 1080 video at 60p, 30p, and 24p frame rates.

 

Prime Wide-Angle Lens

A fixed prime 18.3mm lens offers a comfortable 28mm equivalent wide-angle lens, which is complemented by a bright f/2.8 maximum aperture to suit working in a variety of lighting conditions. The optical construction incorporates six elements in four groups, including two aspherical elements that help to reduce spherical aberrations and distortion for improved sharpness and accurate rendering. Two focusing modes also suit working with general subjects, from 3.9" to infinity, while a dedicated macro setting benefits working with close-up subjects within a 2.4-4.7" range. An internal two stop-effective (ND 0.6) filter is also available for either slowing the shutter speed or permitting working with a wider aperture setting, and the lens has a nine-blade diaphragm to contribute to a smooth bokeh quality. Additionally, the redeveloped lens design also results in greater contrast and measures 1.5mm thinner than previous GR/GR II digital cameras.

 

Shake Reduction System

Featured for the first time in a GR camera, a 3-axis Shake Reduction System helps to minimize the appearance of camera shake in order to promote sharper handheld shooting at slower shutter speeds. The Shake Reduction System has been optimized for use with the built-in 28mm-equivalent lens, which renders it smaller and more effective. Additionally, the SR unit also offers moiré reduction and dust removal capabilities.

 

Body Design

The hallmark feature of the GR series has been its compact, pocketable size while still retaining a large image sensor and bright prime lens.

Integrated 3.0" 1.037m-dot LCD features a capacitive touchscreen design for intuitive, familiar operation during shooting, playback, and menu navigation.

The rear layout of the camera has been completely redesigned and prioritizes a larger, more comfortable thumb grip along with easily accessible physical dials. Additionally, the ADJ lever, FN button, and Touch AF operations can be programmed to handle specific assignable functions for more personalized control.

Start-up time has been reduced to 0.8 sec and Hybrid AF performance has been quickened for more seamless operation.

Integrated Bluetooth LE and Wi-Fi afford wireless connectivity between the camera and a paired mobile device and allows you to embed location info within your files as well as transfer files to your mobile device, even when the camera is turned off.

Included DB-110 rechargeable lithium-ion battery offers approximately 200 shots per charge.

USB Type-C port allows you to transfer files or recharge the battery in-camera.

Specs
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Brand Ricoh
Megapixels 24 Megapixels
Sensor Size APS-C
Specifications

Imaging

Sensor Resolution Effective: 24.24 Megapixel (6000 x 4000)
Maximum Resolution 6000 x 4000
Aspect Ratio 1:1, 3:2
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Size APS-C
Image File Format DNG, JPEG
Bit Depth 14-Bit
Image Stabilization Sensor-Shift (3-Axis)

Lens

Focal Length 18.3mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 28mm)
Maximum Aperture f/2.8
Minimum Aperture f/16
Focus Range Normal
3.94" to Infinity / 10 cm to Infinity
Macro
2.36" to 4.72" / 6 cm to 12 cm
Optical Design 6 Elements in 4 Groups

Exposure Control

ISO Sensitivity Auto, 100 to 102400
Shutter Speed 1/4000 to 30 Seconds
Bulb Mode
0.17 to 20 Minutes in Time Mode
Metering Method Center-Weighted Average, Highlight, Multi, Spot
Exposure Modes Aperture Priority, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
Exposure Compensation -5 to +5 EV (1/3 EV Steps)
White Balance Auto, CTE, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Daylight, Fluorescent (Cool White), Fluorescent (Daylight), Fluorescent (Warm White), Fluorescent (White), Manual, Multi Auto WB, Shade, Tungsten
Interval Recording Yes
Self-Timer 2/10-Second Delay

Video

Recording Modes MOV/H.264
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 23.976p/29.97p/59.94p
Recording Limit Up to 25 Minutes
Video Encoding NTSC
Audio Recording Built-In Microphone (Stereo)

Viewfinder and Monitor

Size 3"
Resolution 1,037,000 Dot
Display Type Fixed Touchscreen LCD

Flash

Built-In Flash No
Flash Modes Flash On, Flash On w/ Red-Eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Slow Sync/Red-Eye Reduction
External Flash Connection Hot Shoe

Interface

Media/Memory Card Slot Single Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC
Internal Memory 2 GB
Connectivity USB Type-C (USB 3.0)
Wireless Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
GPS No

Physical

Battery 1 x DB-110 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion, 3.6 VDC, 1350 mAh (Approx. 200 Shots)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 4.3 x 2.4 x 1.3" / 109.4 x 61.9 x 33.2 mm
Weight 9.07 oz / 257 g (Body with Battery and Memory)
What's in the box

1x Ricoh GR III Digital Camera

1x DB-110 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (3.6V, 1350mAh)

1x I-USB166 USB Cable

1x Power Adapter

1x AC Plug

1x Hand Strap

1x GN-1 Ring Cap (Black)

1x Hot Shoe Cover

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What's in the box

1x Ricoh GR III Digital Camera

1x DB-110 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (3.6V, 1350mAh)

1x I-USB166 USB Cable

1x Power Adapter

1x AC Plug

1x Hand Strap

1x GN-1 Ring Cap (Black)

1x Hot Shoe Cover

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