As well as being compared against other pro digicams, the Ricoh GR Digital II is also often compared to boutiques, mirrorless, digicams and travel zooms. The Ricoh GR Digital II's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III and the Alpha NEX-6) and Fujifilm (such as the X-E3 and the X-T1)

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Ricoh GR Digital II compared to other pro digicam competitors include: it supports an external flash and much longer exposures (180 seconds vs 30 seconds).

However, on average it has a marginally smaller sensor (1/1.8" 7.36x5.52mm vs nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm), has a slightly narrower aperture (f/2.4 vs f/1.9), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3") and has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,228k dots).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
6 years newer
$510 - $748

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,229k dots vs 230k dots
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Significantly larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/1.8" 7.36x5.52mm

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Much shorter max exposures: 30 seconds vs 180 seconds

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 III and GR Digital II

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Support external flash

Ricoh Caplio GX200

Ricoh Caplio GX200
7 months newer
$786

Significant advantages of the GX200 (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Higher resolution screen: 460k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the GX200 (vs the GR Digital II)

  • None found

common strengths of the GX200 and GR Digital II

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Support external flash
  • Very long exposure times: 180 seconds vs 180 seconds

Ricoh GR Digital III

Ricoh GR Digital III
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the GR Digital III (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 230k dots
  • Wider aperture: f/1.9 vs f/2.4

Significant disadvantages of the GR Digital III (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Much shorter max exposures: 1 seconds vs 180 seconds

common strengths of the GR Digital III and GR Digital II

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Support external flash

Ricoh GR Digital IV

Ricoh GR Digital IV
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the IV (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,230k dots vs 230k dots
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Wider aperture: f/1.9 vs f/2.4

Significant disadvantages of the IV (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Much shorter max exposures: 1 seconds vs 180 seconds

common strengths of the IV and GR Digital II

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Support external flash

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V
9 years newer
$998 - $1,010

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,228k dots vs 230k dots
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Significantly larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/1.8" 7.36x5.52mm

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V (vs the GR Digital II)

  • No external flash support
  • Much shorter max exposures: 30 seconds vs 180 seconds

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V and GR Digital II

  • Each has a built-in flash

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10
3 years newer
$750

Significant advantages of the X10 (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Higher resolution screen: 460k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the X10 (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Much shorter max exposures: 30 seconds vs 180 seconds

common strengths of the X10 and GR Digital II

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Support external flash

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Ricoh GR Digital II compared to boutique competitors include: it is slightly smaller (compact (107×25×58 mm) vs prosumer size (130×80×93 mm)), is slightly lighter (200 g vs 469 g) and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it has way more less zoom (1x vs 3x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), has a significantly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,230k dots) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Ricoh GR II

Ricoh GR II
7 years newer
$497 - $547

Significant advantages of the GR II (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,230k dots vs 230k dots
  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the GR II (vs the GR Digital II)

  • None found

common strengths of the GR II and GR Digital II

  • Fairly small: Mid size (117×63×35 mm) vs Compact (107×25×58 mm)
  • Light weight: 251 g vs 200 g
  • Built-in flashes

Leica Q (Typ 116)

Leica Q (Typ 116)
7 years newer
$3,890 - $3,995

Significant advantages of the Q (Typ 116) (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Wider aperture: f/1.7 vs f/2.4
  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the Q (Typ 116) (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Significantly larger: Prosumer size (130×80×93 mm) vs Compact (107×25×58 mm)
  • Much heavier: 640 g vs 200 g
  • Significantly thicker: 3.7" vs 2.3"

common strengths of the Q (Typ 116) and GR Digital II

  • None found

Fujifilm X100F

Fujifilm X100F
9 years newer
$1,050 - $1,299

Significant advantages of the X100F (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the X100F (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Significantly heavier: 469 g vs 200 g

common strengths of the X100F and GR Digital II

  • Fairly small: Standard size (127×75×52 mm) vs Compact (107×25×58 mm)
  • Built-in flashes

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III

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10 years newer
$1,099

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G1 X Mark III (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Much more zoom: 3x vs 1x
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G1 X Mark III (vs the GR Digital II)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot G1 X Mark III and GR Digital II

  • Fairly small: Standard size (115×78×51 mm) vs Compact (107×25×58 mm)
  • Light weight: 399 g vs 200 g
  • Built-in flashes

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Ricoh GR Digital II compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it is slightly smaller (compact (107×25×58 mm) vs mid size (139×39×80 mm)), is slightly lighter (200 g vs 440 g), much longer exposures (180 seconds vs 30 seconds) and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it records lower quality movies (480p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital) and takes significantly lower resolution photos (10 MP vs 23.8 MP).

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6
4 years newer
$606 (body only)

Significant advantages of the NEX-6 (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the NEX-6 (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Much shorter max exposures: 30 seconds vs 180 seconds

common strengths of the NEX-6 and GR Digital II

  • Fairly small: Mid size (120×67×43 mm) vs Compact (107×25×58 mm)
  • Light weight: 287 g vs 200 g
  • Each has a built-in flash

Fujifilm X-E3

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10 years newer
$649 - $699 (body only)
$880 - $999 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-E3 (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the X-E3 (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Much shorter max exposures: 30 seconds vs 180 seconds
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the X-E3 and GR Digital II

  • Fairly small: Mid size (121×74×43 mm) vs Compact (107×25×58 mm)
  • Light weight: 337 g vs 200 g

Fujifilm X-T1

Fujifilm X-T1
6 years newer
$1,299 (body only)

Significant advantages of the X-T1 (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the X-T1 (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Much shorter max exposures: 30 seconds vs 180 seconds
  • Larger: Standard size (129×90×47 mm) vs Compact (107×25×58 mm)
  • Significantly heavier: 440 g vs 200 g

common strengths of the X-T1 and GR Digital II

  • None found

Leica M10

Leica M10
9 years newer
$6,379 - $6,596 (body only)
$7,836 75mm lens

Significant advantages of the M10 (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,036k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Rangefinder vs None

Significant disadvantages of the M10 (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Much shorter max exposures: 8 seconds vs 180 seconds
  • Much heavier: 660 g vs 200 g
  • Thicker: 3.1" vs 2.3"

common strengths of the M10 and GR Digital II

  • Fairly small: Mid size (139×39×80 mm) vs Compact (107×25×58 mm)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2
3 years newer
$106 (body only)
$280 14mm lens

Significant advantages of the DMC-GF2 (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-GF2 (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Much shorter max exposures: 60 seconds vs 180 seconds

common strengths of the DMC-GF2 and GR Digital II

  • Fairly small: Mid size (113×68×33 mm) vs Compact (107×25×58 mm)
  • Light weight: 310 g vs 200 g
  • Long exposures: 60 seconds vs 180 seconds

Sony a6400

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11 years newer
$898 (body only)
$971 - $998 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the a6400 (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the a6400 (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Much shorter max exposures: 30 seconds vs 180 seconds
  • Heavier: 403 g vs 200 g

common strengths of the a6400 and GR Digital II

  • Light weight: 403 g vs 200 g
  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Ricoh GR Digital II compared to digicam competitors include: it has a significantly wider aperture (f/2.4 vs f/3.3), supports an external flash and much longer exposures (180 seconds vs 15 seconds).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,040k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (10 MP vs 20 MP).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

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10 years newer
$1,198

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,228k dots vs 230k dots
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI (vs the GR Digital II)

  • No external flash support
  • Much shorter max exposures: 30 seconds vs 180 seconds

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI and GR Digital II

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.4

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)
8 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (vs the GR Digital II)

  • No external flash support
  • Much shorter max exposures: 60 seconds vs 180 seconds

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) and GR Digital II

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.4
  • Very long exposure times: 60 seconds vs 180 seconds

Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95)

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11 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95) (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95) (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2.4
  • Much shorter max exposures: 4 seconds vs 180 seconds
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95) and GR Digital II

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix A1000

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11 years newer
$477

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A1000 (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A1000 (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.4 vs f/2.4
  • Much shorter max exposures: 8 seconds vs 180 seconds
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the Coolpix A1000 and GR Digital II

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

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10 years newer
$338 - $399

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2.4
  • Much shorter max exposures: 15 seconds vs 180 seconds
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the PowerShot SX740 HS and GR Digital II

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Ricoh GR Digital II compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.4 vs f/3.5), is slightly smaller (compact (107×25×58 mm) vs compact (102×58×36 mm)), supports an external flash and much longer exposures (180 seconds vs 15 seconds).

However, on average it has much less zoom (1x vs 30x), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 922k dots) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS
8 years newer
$179 - $249

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX620 HS (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Significantly more zoom: 25x vs 1x
  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX620 HS (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.2 vs f/2.4
  • Much shorter max exposures: 15 seconds vs 180 seconds
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the PowerShot SX620 HS and GR Digital II

  • Very small: Compact (97×57×28 mm) vs Compact (107×25×58 mm)
  • Very light: 182 g vs 200 g

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

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10 years newer
$448

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Significantly more zoom: 30x vs 1x
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 (vs the GR Digital II)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.4
  • Larger: Compact (102×58×36 mm) vs Compact (107×25×58 mm)
  • Much shorter max exposures: 30 seconds vs 180 seconds

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 and GR Digital II

  • Fairly small: Compact (102×58×36 mm) vs Compact (107×25×58 mm)
  • Light weight: 242 g vs 200 g