Ricoh GR vs Pentax MX-1

Winner
Ricoh GR

71

Pentax MX-1

62

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Ricoh GR

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,228k dots
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Long exposures
Longest exposure
300 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax MX-1

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.8
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second

galleries

Explore our gallery of 12 sample photos taken by the Pentax MX-1.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Ricoh GR.

competitors

Ricoh GR Competitors

Ricoh GR II

Ricoh GR II

Boutique

$497 - $547

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Olympus PEN-F

Olympus PEN-F

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$999 body only

$1,148 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Placeholder

Ricoh GXR (A12)

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen

Pentax MX-1 Competitors

Fujifilm X70

Fujifilm X70

Boutique

$1,365

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Olympus Pen E-P5

Olympus Pen E-P5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$580 body only

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Sony SLT A37

Sony SLT A37

Entry-level DSLR

$470 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen size Much smaller screen

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