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Canon G3 X vs Ricoh GR II

The Canon PowerShot G3 X and the Ricoh GR II are two digital cameras that were revealed to the public in June 2015. Both the G3X and the GR II are fixed lens compact cameras that are based on an one-inch (G3X) and an APS-C (GR II) sensor. The Canon has a resolution of 20 megapixels, whereas the Ricoh provides 16.1 MP.

Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison.

Headline Specifications
Canon G3 X
versus
Ricoh GR II
Canon G3 X Ricoh GR II
Fixed lens compact camera Fixed lens compact camera
24-600mm f/2.8-5.6 28mm f/2.8
20 MP, 1" Sensor 16.1 MP, APS-C Sensor
1080/60p Video 1080/30p Video
ISO 125-12,800 (125 - 25,600) ISO 100-25,600
Viewfinder optional Viewfinder optional
3.2 LCD, 1620k dots 3.0 LCD, 1230k dots
Tilting touchscreen Fixed screen (not touch-sensitive)
5.9 shutter flaps per second 4 shutter flaps per second
Weathersealed bodynot weather sealed
300 shots per battery charge320 shots per battery charge
123 x 77 x 105 mm, 733 g 117 x 63 x 35 mm, 251 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Canon PowerShot G3 X and the Ricoh GR II? Which one should you buy? Read on to find out how these two cameras compare with respect to their body size, their imaging sensors, their shooting features, their input-output connections, and their reception by expert reviewers.

Body comparison

The physical size and weight of the Canon G3 X and the Ricoh GR II are illustrated in the side-by-side display below. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three consecutive views from the front, the top, and the rear side are shown. All width, height and depth dimensions are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

Size Canon G3 X vs Ricoh GR II
Compare G3X versus GR II top
Comparison G3X or GR II rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Ricoh GR II is notably smaller (22 percent) than the Canon G3 X. Moreover, the GR II is substantially lighter (66 percent) than the G3X. It is worth mentioning in this context that the G3X is splash and dust resistant, while the GR II does not feature any corresponding weather-sealing.

Concerning battery life, the G3X gets 300 shots out of its NB-10L battery, while the GR II can take 320 images on a single charge of its DB65 power pack. The power pack in the GR II can be charged via the USB port, which can be very convenient when travelling.

The following table provides a synthesis of the main physical specifications of the two cameras and other similar ones. If you would like to visualize and compare a different camera combination, you can navigate to the CAM-parator app and make your selection from a broad list of cameras there.

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Body Specifications
    Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
Weather
Sealing
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Canon G3 X 123 mm 77 mm 105 mm 733 g 300 Y Jun 2015 999 i
2.
 
Ricoh GR II 117 mm 63 mm 35 mm 251 g 320 n Jun 2015 699 i
3.
 
Canon 80D 139 mm 105 mm 79 mm 730 g 960 Y Feb 2016 1,199 i
4.
 
Canon G9 X 98 mm 58 mm 31 mm 209 g 220 n Oct 2015 529 i
5.
 
Canon G7 X 103 mm 60 mm 40 mm 304 g 210 n Sep 2014 699 i
6.
 
Canon 70D 139 mm 104 mm 79 mm 755 g 920 Y Jul 2013 1,199 i
7.
 
Fujifilm X70 113 mm 64 mm 44 mm 340 g 330 n Jan 2016 799 i
8.
 
Panasonic FZ1000 137 mm 99 mm 131 mm 831 g 360 n Jun 2014 899 i
9.
 
Panasonic GM5 99 mm 60 mm 36 mm 211 g 220 n Sep 2014 749 i
10.
 
Ricoh GR 117 mm 61 mm 35 mm 245 g 290 n Apr 2013 799 i
11.
 
Sony RX10 III 133 mm 94 mm 127 mm 1051 g 420 Y Mar 2016 1,499 i
12.
 
Sony RX100 V 102 mm 58 mm 41 mm 299 g 220 n Oct 2016 999 i
13.
 
Sony RX10 II 129 mm 88 mm 102 mm 813 g 400 Y Jun 2015 1,299 i
14.
 
Sony RX100 IV 102 mm 58 mm 41 mm 298 g 280 n Jun 2015 999 i
15.
 
Sony RX100 III 102 mm 58 mm 41 mm 290 g 320 n May 2014 799 i
16.
 
Sony RX10 129 mm 88 mm 102 mm 813 g 420 Y Oct 2013 1,299 i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

The price is, of course, an important factor in any camera decision. The listed launch prices provide an indication of the market segment that the manufacturer of the cameras have been targeting. The GR II was launched at a markedly lower price (by 30 percent) than the G3X, which puts it into a different market segment. Usually, retail prices stay at first close to the launch price, but after several months, discounts become available. Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down.

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Sensor comparison

The imaging sensor is at the core of digital cameras and its size is one of the main determining factors of image quality. A large sensor will generally have larger individual pixels that offer better low-light sensitivity, provide wider dynamic range, and have richer color-depth than smaller pixels in a sensor of the same technological generation. Further, a large sensor camera will give the photographer additional creative options when using shallow depth-of-field to isolate a subject from its background. On the downside, larger sensors tend to be associated with larger, more expensive camera bodies and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Canon G3 X features an one-inch sensor and the Ricoh GR II an APS-C sensor. The sensor area in the GR II is 219 percent bigger. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 2.7 and 1.5. Both cameras have a native aspect ratio (sensor width to sensor height) of 3:2.

Canon G3 X and Ricoh GR II sensor measures

Despite having a smaller sensor, the Canon G3 X offers a higher resolution of 20 megapixels, compared with 16.1 MP of the Ricoh GR II. This megapixels advantage comes at the cost of a higher pixel density and a smaller size of the individual pixel (with a pixel pitch of 2.41μm versus 4.79μm for the GR II). It is noteworthy in this context that the two cameras were released in close succession, so that their sensors are from the same technological generation. Coming back to sensor resolution, it should be mentioned that the GR II has no anti-alias filter installed, so that it can capture all the detail its sensor resolves.

The resolution advantage of the Canon G3 X implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the G3X for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 27.4 x 18.2 inches or 69.5 x 46.3 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 21.9 x 14.6 inches or 55.6 x 37.1 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 18.2 x 12.2 inches or 46.3 x 30.9 cm. The corresponding values for the Ricoh GR II are 24.6 x 16.3 inches or 62.6 x 41.5 cm for good quality, 19.7 x 13.1 inches or 50.1 x 33.2 cm for very good quality, and 16.4 x 10.9 inches or 41.7 x 27.6 cm for excellent quality prints.

The Canon PowerShot G3 X has a native sensitivity range from ISO 125 to ISO 12800, which can be extended to ISO 125-25600. The corresponding ISO settings for the Ricoh GR II are ISO 100 to ISO 25600 (no boost).

G3X versus GR II MP

For many cameras, data on sensor performance has been reported by DXO Mark. This service determines an overall sensor rating, as well as sub-scores for low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports"), dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), and color depth ("DXO Portrait"). Of the two cameras under consideration, the GR II offers substantially better image quality than the G3X (overall score 17 points higher). The advantage is based on 2.2 bits higher color depth, 1.4 EV in additional dynamic range, and 1 stops in additional low light sensitivity. The following table provides an overview of the physical sensor characteristics, as well as the sensor quality measurements for a selection of comparators.

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Sensor Characteristics
    Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
1.
 
Canon G3 X 1-inch 20.0 5472 36481080/60p21.412.3521 63
2.
 
Ricoh GR II APS-C 16.1 4928 32641080/30p23.613.71078 80
3.
 
Canon 80D APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p23.613.21135 79
4.
 
Canon G9 X 1-inch 20.0 5472 36481080/60p21.512.3495 63
5.
 
Canon G7 X 1-inch 20.0 5472 36481080/60p23.012.7556 71
6.
 
Canon 70D APS-C 20.0 5472 36481080/30p22.511.6926 68
7.
 
Fujifilm X70 APS-C 16.0 4896 32641080/60p...... ..
8.
 
Panasonic FZ1000 1-inch 20.0 5472 36484K/30p22.111.7517 64
9.
 
Panasonic GM5 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34481080/60p22.111.7721 66
10.
 
Ricoh GR APS-C 16.1 4928 32641080/30p23.613.5972 78
11.
 
Sony RX10 III 1-inch 20.0 5472 36484K/30p23.112.6472 70
12.
 
Sony RX100 V 1-inch 20.0 5472 36484K/30p22.812.4586 70
13.
 
Sony RX10 II 1-inch 20.0 5472 36484K/30p23.012.6531 70
14.
 
Sony RX100 IV 1-inch 20.0 5472 36484K/30p22.812.6591 70
15.
 
Sony RX100 III 1-inch 20.0 5472 36481080/60p22.412.3495 67
16.
 
Sony RX10 1-inch 20.0 5472 36481080/60p22.912.6474 69

Many modern cameras cannot only take still pictures, but also record videos. Both cameras under consideration are equipped with sensors that have a sufficiently high read-out speed for moving images, but the G3X provides a higher frame rate than the GR II. It can shoot video footage at 1080/60p, while the Ricoh is limited to 1080/30p.

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Feature comparison

Apart from body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a variety of features. The G3X and the GR II are similar in the sense that neither of the two has a viewfinder. The images are, thus, framed using live view on the rear LCD. However, optional viewfinders – the EVF-DC1 for the G3X and the GV-1 for the GR II – are available as accessories. The following table reports on some other key feature differences and similarities of the Canon G3 X, the Ricoh GR II, and comparable cameras.

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Core Features
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Size
(inch)
LCD
Resolution
(000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Canon G3 Xoptional n 3.2 1620 tilting Y 1/2000s 5.9 Y Y
2.
 
Ricoh GR IIoptional n 3.0 1230 fixed n 1/4000s 4.0 Y n
3.
 
Canon 80Doptical Y 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/8000s 7.0 Y n
4.
 
Canon G9 Xnone n 3.0 1040 fixed Y 1/2000s 6.0 Y Y
5.
 
Canon G7 Xnone n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/2000s 6.5 Y Y
6.
 
Canon 70Doptical Y 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/8000s 7.0 Y n
7.
 
Fujifilm X70optional n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 8.0 Y n
8.
 
Panasonic FZ10002359 n 3.0 921 swivel n 1/4000s 12.0 Y Y
9.
 
Panasonic GM51166 n 3.0 921 fixed Y 1/500s 5.8 n n
10.
 
Ricoh GRoptional n 3.0 1230 fixed n 1/4000s 4.0 Y n
11.
 
Sony RX10 III2359 Y 3.0 1229 tilting n 1/2000s 14.0 Y Y
12.
 
Sony RX100 V2359 n 3.0 1229 tilting n 1/2000s 24.0 Y Y
13.
 
Sony RX10 II2359 Y 3.0 1229 tilting n 1/3200s 14.0 Y Y
14.
 
Sony RX100 IV2359 n 3.0 1228 tilting n 1/2000s 16.0 Y Y
15.
 
Sony RX100 III1440 n 3.0 1229 tilting n 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
16.
 
Sony RX101440 Y 3.0 1229 tilting n 1/3200s 10.0 Y Y

One differentiating feature between the two cameras concerns the touch sensitivity of the rear screen. The G3X has a touchscreen, while the GR II has a conventional panel. Touch control can be particularly helpful, for example, for setting the focus point.

The G3X has an articulated LCD that can be turned to be front-facing. This characteristic will be appreciated by vloggers and photographers who are interested in snapping selfies. In contrast, the GR II does not have a selfie-screen.

The Ricoh GR II has an intervalometer built-in. This enables the photographer to capture time lapse sequences, such as flower blooming, a sunset or moon rise, without purchasing an external camera trigger and related software.

The G3X is equipped with a zoom lens, while the GR II comes with a built-in prime. The G3X has a 24-600mm f/2.8-5.6 optic and the GR II offers a 28mm f/2.8 (focal lengths in full frame equivalent terms). Hence, the Canon provides a wider angle of view at the short end, as well as more tele-photo reach at the long end than the Ricoh. Both cameras offer the same maximum aperture.

Concerning the storage of imaging data, both the G3X and the GR II write their files to SDXC cards. Both cameras can use UHS-I cards, which provide for Ultra High Speed data transfer of up to 104 MB/s.

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Connectivity comparison

For some imaging applications, the extent to which a camera can communicate with its environment can be an important aspect in the camera decision process. The table below provides an overview of the connectivity of the Canon PowerShot G3 X and Ricoh GR II and, in particular, the interfaces the cameras (and selected comparators) provide for accessory control and data transfer.

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Input-Output Connections
    Camera
Model
Hotshoe
Port
Internal
Microphone
Internal
Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
1.
 
Canon G3 XYstereomonoYYmini2.0YY-
2.
 
Ricoh GR IIYstereomono--micro2.0YY-
3.
 
Canon 80DYstereomonoYYmini2.0YY-
4.
 
Canon G9 X-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
5.
 
Canon G7 X-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
6.
 
Canon 70DYstereomonoY-mini2.0Y--
7.
 
Fujifilm X70YstereomonoY-micro2.0Y--
8.
 
Panasonic FZ1000YstereomonoY-micro2.0YY-
9.
 
Panasonic GM5Ystereomono--micro2.0Y--
10.
 
Ricoh GRYmonomono--micro2.0---
11.
 
Sony RX10 IIIYstereomonoYYmicro2.0YY-
12.
 
Sony RX100 V-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
13.
 
Sony RX10 IIYstereomonoYYmicro2.0YY-
14.
 
Sony RX100 IV-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
15.
 
Sony RX100 III-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
16.
 
Sony RX10YstereomonoYYmicro2.0YY-

It is notable that the G3X has a microphone port, which is missing on the GR II. Such an external microphone input can help to substantially improve the quality of audio recordings when a good external microphone is used.

Both the G3X and the GR II are recent models that are part of the current product line-up. The GR II replaced the earlier Ricoh GR, while the G3X does not have a direct predecessor. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Canon and Ricoh websites.

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Review summary

So what conclusions can be drawn? Which of the two cameras – the Canon G3 X or the Ricoh GR II – has the upper hand? Is one clearly better than the other? Below is a summary of the relative strengths of each of the two contestants.

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Arguments in favor of the Canon PowerShot G3 X:

  • More detail: Offers more megapixels (20 vs 16.1MP) with a 11% higher linear resolution.
  • Better moiré control: Has an anti-alias filter to avoid artificial patterns to appear in images.
  • Better video: Provides higher movie framerates (1080/60p versus 1080/30p).
  • Better sound: Can connect to an external microphone for higher quality sound recording.
  • Better sound control: Has a headphone port that enables audio monitoring while recording.
  • Larger screen: Has a bigger rear LCD (3.2" vs 3.0") for image review and settings control.
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (1620k vs 1230k dots).
  • More flexible LCD: Has a tilting screen for odd-angle shots in landscape orientation.
  • Fewer buttons to press: Is equipped with a touch-sensitive rear screen to facilitate handling.
  • More selfie-friendly: Has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (5.9 vs 4 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • Wider view: Has a wider-angle lens that facilitates landscape or interior shots.
  • Better sealing: Is weather sealed to enable shooting in dusty or wet environments.
  • Sharper images: Has hand-shake reducing image stabilization built-in.

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Reasons to prefer the Ricoh GR II:

  • Maximized detail: Lacks an anti-alias filter to exploit the sensor's full resolution potential.
  • Better image quality: Scores substantially higher (17 points) in the DXO overall evaluation.
  • Richer colors: Generates noticeably more natural colors (2.2 bits more color depth).
  • More dynamic range: Captures a broader range of light and dark details (1.4 EV of extra DR).
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Can shoot in dim conditions (1 stops ISO advantage).
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/4000s vs 1/2000s) to freeze action.
  • Easier time-lapse photography: Has an intervalometer built-in for low frequency shooting.
  • More compact: Is smaller (117x63mm vs 123x77mm) and will fit more readily into a bag.
  • Less heavy: Has a lower weight (by 482g or 66 percent) and is thus easier to take along.
  • Easier travel charging: Can be conveniently charged via its USB port.
  • More affordable: Was introduced into a lower priced category (30 percent cheaper at launch).

If the count of relative strengths (bullet points above) is taken as a measure, the G3X emerges as the winner of the contest (14 : 11 points). However, the relative importance of the various individual camera aspects will vary according to personal preferences and needs, so that you might like to apply corresponding weights to the particular features before making a decision on a new camera. A professional wedding photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a travel photog, and a person interested in cityscapes has distinct needs from a macro shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

G3X 14:11 GR II

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Canon G3 X and the Ricoh GR II place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Superzoom Camera and Best Prime Lens Compact Camera listings whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the comparison of the spec-sheets of cameras can offer a general idea of their imaging potential, it remains incomplete and does no justice, for example, to the way the G3X or the GR II perform in practice. User reviews that are available, for instance, at amazon can sometimes shed light on these issues, but such feedback is all too often partial, inconsistent, and inaccurate.

Expert reviews

This is where reviews by experts come in. The following table reports the overall ratings of the cameras as published by some of the major camera review sites (amateurphotographer [AP], cameralabs [CL], dpreview [DPR], ephotozine [EPZ], photographyblog [PB]). As can be seen, the professional reviewers agree in many cases on the quality of different cameras, but sometimes their assessments diverge, reinforcing the earlier point that a camera decision is often a very personal choice.

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Expert Camera Reviews
     Camera 
 Model 
 AP 
 score 
 CL 
 score 
 DPR 
 score 
 EPZ 
 score 
 PB 
 score 
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Canon G3 X3.5/5+..4.5/54/5 Jun 2015 999 i
2.
 
Ricoh GR II......4.5/54.5/5 Jun 2015 699 i
3.
 
Canon 80D4/5+ +84/1004.5/54.5/5 Feb 2016 1,199 i
4.
 
Canon G9 X3.5/5+ +..4.5/54.5/5 Oct 2015 529 i
5.
 
Canon G7 X4/5+ +77/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2014 699 i
6.
 
Canon 70D5/5+ +83/1004.5/55/5 Jul 2013 1,199 i
7.
 
Fujifilm X704.5/5..76/1004.5/54.5/5 Jan 2016 799 i
8.
 
Panasonic FZ10004/5+ +82/1004.5/54.5/5 Jun 2014 899 i
9.
 
Panasonic GM53.5/5+77/1005/54.5/5 Sep 2014 749 i
10.
 
Ricoh GR5/5..79/1004.5/54.5/5 Apr 2013 799 i
11.
 
Sony RX10 III5/5+84/1004.5/54.5/5 Mar 2016 1,499 i
12.
 
Sony RX100 V4.5/5+ +83/1004/54.5/5 Oct 2016 999 i
13.
 
Sony RX10 II5/5+ +82/1004.5/54/5 Jun 2015 1,299 i
14.
 
Sony RX100 IV4.5/5+ +85/1004/54.5/5 Jun 2015 999 i
15.
 
Sony RX100 III5/5+ +82/1004.5/55/5 May 2014 799 i
16.
 
Sony RX105/5+80/1004.5/54.5/5 Oct 2013 1,299 i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

The above review scores should be interpreted with care, though. The ratings were established in reference to similarly priced cameras that were available in the market at the time of the review. Hence, a score should always be seen in the context of the camera's market launch date and its price, and rating-comparisons among cameras that span long time periods or concern very differently equipped models make little sense. Also, kindly note that some of the listed sites have over time developped their review approaches and their reporting style.

Canon G3 X:
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    Specifications: Canon G3 X vs Ricoh GR II

    Below is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the two cameras to facilitate a quick review of their differences and common features.

    Camera Specifications
    Camera Model Canon G3 X Ricoh GR II
    Camera Type Fixed lens compact camera Fixed lens compact camera
    Camera Lens 24-600mm f/2.8-5.6 28mm f/2.8
    Launch Date June 2015 June 2015
    Launch Price USD 999 USD 699
    Sensor Specs Canon G3 X Ricoh GR II
    Sensor Technology BSI-CMOS CMOS
    Sensor Format 1" Sensor APS-C Sensor
    Sensor Size 13.2 x 8.8 mm 23.7 x 15.6 mm
    Sensor Area 116.16 mm2 369.72 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 15.9 mm 28.4 mm
    Crop Factor 2.7x 1.5x
    Sensor Resolution 20 Megapixels 16.1 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 5472 x 3648 pixels 4928 x 3264 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 2.41 μm 4.79 μm
    Pixel Density 17.18 MP/cm2 4.35 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter no AA filter
    Movie Capability 1080/60p Video 1080/30p Video
    ISO Setting 125 - 12,800 ISO 100 - 25,600 ISO
    ISO Boost 125 - 25,600 ISO no Enhancement
    Image Processor DIGIC 6 GR Engine V
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) 63 80
    DXO Color Depth (bits) 21.4 23.6
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) 12.3 13.7
    DXO Low Light (ISO) 521 1078
    Screen Specs Canon G3 X Ricoh GR II
    Viewfinder Type Viewfinder optional Viewfinder optional
    Viewfinder Magnification
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.2inch 3.0inch
    LCD Resolution 1620k dots 1230k dots
    LCD Attachment Tilting screen Fixed screen
    Touch Input Touchscreen no Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Canon G3 X Ricoh GR II
    Focus System Contrast-detect AF Contrast-detect AF
    Manual Focusing AidFocus Peakingno Peaking Feature
    Continuous Shooting 5.9 shutter flaps/s 4 shutter flaps/s
    Time-Lapse Photographyno IntervalometerIntervalometer built-in
    Fill Flash Built-in Flash Built-in Flash
    Storage Medium SDXC cards SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot Single card slot
    UHS card support UHS-I UHS-I
    Connectivity Specs Canon G3 X Ricoh GR II
    External Flash Hotshoe Hotshoe
    USB Connector USB 2.0 USB 2.0
    HDMI Port mini HDMI micro HDMI
    Microphone Port External MIC port no MIC socket
    Headphone Socket Headphone port no Headphone port
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in Wifi built-in
    Near-Field Communication NFC built-in NFC built-in
    Body Specs Canon G3 X Ricoh GR II
    Environmental SealingWeathersealed bodynot weather sealed
    Battery Type NB-10L DB65
    Battery Life (CIPA)300 shots per charge320 shots per charge
    In-Camera Charging no USB charging USB charging
    Body Dimensions 123 x 77 x 105 mm
    (4.8 x 3.0 x 4.1 in)
    117 x 63 x 35 mm
    (4.6 x 2.5 x 1.4 in)
    Camera Weight 733 g (25.9 oz) 251 g (8.9 oz)

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