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Ricoh GR

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Ricoh GR

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1

Overall image quality
Great image quality
93.0
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,229k dots
True resolution
High true resolution
24 MP
Light sensitivity
High ISO
25,600 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Ricoh GR

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,228k dots
Size
Really small
Compact 117x61x35 mm
Light sensitivity
High ISO
25,600 ISO
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
 
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differences

Advantages of the Ricoh GR

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Wide angle Better wide angle 28 mm vs 35 mm
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20% better wide angle
Size Significantly smaller 117x61x35 mm vs 113x65x70 mm
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2.1x smaller
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability 10 cm vs 14 cm
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Focus on subjects around 30% closer to the lens
Startup delay Less startup delay 160 ms vs 1100 ms
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6.9x less delay when turning on
Weight Much lighter 245 g vs 498 g
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2x lighter
Thickness Significantly thinner 1.4" vs 2.8"
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2x thinner
Lowest price Much cheaper $499.00 vs $2,798.00
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The best price we've seen is $2,299 cheaper (5.6x less)
Longest exposure Much longer exposures 300s vs 30s
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10x longer exposures
Fastest shutter speed Significantly faster max shutter speed 1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-RX1

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Aperture Significantly wider aperture f/2.0 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the DSC-RX1's lens captures slightly more light (1 f-stop)
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality 93.0 vs 78.0
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Around 20% better image quality
External mic jack Has an external mic jack Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Sensor size Much larger sensor Full frame 35.8x23.8mm vs APS-C 23.7x15.6mm
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Around 2.5x larger sensor
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO 2,534 ISO vs 972 ISO
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The DSC-RX1 has excellent image quality 1.4 f-stops higher ISO than the GR
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution 24 MP vs 16.1 MP
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Capture around 50% more detail in your photos
Battery life Longer battery life 330 shots vs 290 shots
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More than 10% more shots per battery charge
Color depth Better color depth 25.1 bits vs 23.6 bits
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Distinguishes 1.5 more bits of color
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 5 fps vs 4 fps
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Around 30% faster continuous shooting
Dynamic range More dynamic range 14.3 EV vs 13.5 EV
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0.8 f-stops more dynamic range
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent boutiques, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent boutiques

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              GR:1,228k dots
              DSC-RX1:1,229k dots
              Light sensitivity Very good maximum light sensitivity Help
              25,600 ISO
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Supports 24p 24p support Help
              For that film look
              Dynamic range Good dynamic range Help
              GR:13.5 EV
              DSC-RX1:14.3 EV
              Color depth Good color depth Help
              GR:23.6 bits
              DSC-RX1:25.1 bits
              Shutter lag Minimal shutter lag Help
              GR:283 ms
              DSC-RX1:271 ms
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix X100s

              Fujifilm FinePix X100s

              Boutique

              $983 - $1,299

              Focus points Has significantly more focus points
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Pro digicam

              $798

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Sensor size Has a significantly smaller sensor
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $448 - $528

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Fujifilm FinePix X100T

              Fujifilm FinePix X100T

              Boutique

              $1,299

              Focus points Has significantly more focus points
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Alpha A6000

              Sony Alpha A6000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $448 - $548 body only

              $598 - $700 with 16-50mm lens

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen resolution Has a significantly lower resolution screen
              Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

              Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

              Boutique

              $1,102

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

              Boutique

              $898 - $899

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Ricoh GR Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix A

              Nikon Coolpix A

              Boutique

              $550 - $900

              Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
              Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Ricoh GR Digital IV

              Ricoh GR Digital IV

              Pro digicam

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Startup delay Significantly more startup delay

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R

              Boutique

              $2,485 - $2,798

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality
              Dynamic range Less dynamic range
              Sony A7

              Sony A7

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $1,298 - $2,098 body only

              $1,598 - $1,798 with 28-70mm lens

              Focus points Many more focus points
              Autofocus Faster video autofocus
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality
              Sony A7R

              Sony A7R

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Built-in flash No built-in flash

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