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Ricoh GR II vs Sony A6500

The Ricoh GR II and the Sony Alpha A6500 are two digital cameras that were officially introduced, respectively, in June 2015 and October 2016. The GR II is a fixed lens compact, while the A6500 is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. Both cameras are equipped with an APS-C sensor. The Ricoh has a resolution of 16.1 megapixels, whereas the Sony provides 24 MP.

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

Headline Specifications
Ricoh GR II
versus
Sony A6500
Ricoh GR II   Sony A6500
Fixed lens compact camera Mirrorless system camera
28mm f/2.8 Sony E mount lenses
16.1 MP, APS-C Sensor 24 MP, APS-C Sensor
1080/30p Video 4K/30p Video
ISO 100-25,600 ISO 100-25,600 (100 - 51,200)
Viewfinder optional Electronic viewfinder (2359k dots)
3.0 LCD, 1230k dots 3.0 LCD, 922k dots
Fixed screen (not touch-sensitive) Tilting touchscreen
4 shutter flaps per second 11 shutter flaps per second
no shake reductionIn-body stabilization
not weather sealedWeathersealed body
320 shots per battery charge350 shots per battery charge
117 x 63 x 35 mm, 251 g 120 x 67 x 53 mm, 453 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Ricoh GR II and the Sony Alpha A6500? 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 Ricoh GR II and the Sony A6500 are illustrated in the side-by-side display below. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three successive views from the front, the top, and the rear are shown. All width, height and depth dimensions are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

Size Ricoh GR II vs Sony A6500
Compare GR II versus A6500 top
Comparison GR II or A6500 rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Sony A6500 is notably larger (9 percent) than the Ricoh GR II. It is noteworthy in this context that the A6500 is splash and dust-proof, while the GR II does not feature any corresponding weather-sealing.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete and possibly misleading, as the GR II has a lens built in, whereas the A6500 is an interchangeable lens camera that requires a separate lens. Attaching the latter will add extra weight and bulk to the setup. You can compare the optics available for the A6500 and their specifications in the Sony E-Mount Lens Catalog.

Concerning battery life, the GR II gets 320 shots out of its DB65 battery, while the A6500 can take 350 images on a single charge of its NP-FW50 power pack. The battery packs of both cameras can be charged via USB, which can be very convenient when travelling.

The table below summarizes the key physical specs of the two cameras alongside a broader set of comparators. If you want to switch the focus of the display and review another camera pair, you can move across to the CAM-parator tool and choose from the broad selection of possible camera comparisons 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.
 
Ricoh GR II 117 mm 63 mm 35 mm 251 g 320 n Jun 2015 699 i
2.
 
Sony A6500 120 mm 67 mm 53 mm 453 g 350 Y Oct 2016 1,399 i
3.
 
Canon G7 X 103 mm 60 mm 40 mm 304 g 210 n Sep 2014 699 i
4.
 
Fujifilm X70 113 mm 64 mm 44 mm 340 g 330 n Jan 2016 799 i
5.
 
Panasonic GX8 133 mm 78 mm 63 mm 487 g 330 Y Jul 2015 1,199 i
6.
 
Panasonic GM5 99 mm 60 mm 36 mm 211 g 220 n Sep 2014 749 i
7.
 
Ricoh GR 117 mm 61 mm 35 mm 245 g 290 n Apr 2013 799 i
8.
 
Sony A6600 120 mm 67 mm 69 mm 503 g 810 Y Aug 2019 1,399 i
9.
 
Sony A6300 120 mm 67 mm 49 mm 404 g 400 Y Feb 2016 999 i
10.
 
Sony RX100 III 102 mm 58 mm 41 mm 290 g 320 n May 2014 799 i
11.
 
Sony NEX-5R 111 mm 59 mm 39 mm 276 g 330 n Aug 2012 749 i
12.
 
Sony A77 143 mm 104 mm 81 mm 732 g 470 Y Aug 2011 1,399 i
13.
 
Sony NEX-5N 111 mm 59 mm 38 mm 269 g 460 n Aug 2011 699 i
14.
 
Sony NEX-7 120 mm 67 mm 43 mm 400 g 430 n Aug 2011 1,349 i
15.
 
Sony NEX-C3 110 mm 60 mm 33 mm 225 g 400 n Jun 2011 599 i
16.
 
Sony NEX-3 117 mm 62 mm 33 mm 297 g 330 n May 2010 599 i
17.
 
Sony NEX-5 111 mm 59 mm 38 mm 287 g 330 n May 2010 699 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 lower price than the A6500, despite having a lens built in. 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.

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. Moreover, a large sensor camera will give the photographer more control over depth-of-field in the image and, thus, the ability to better isolate a subject from the background. On the downside, larger sensors tend to be more expensive and lead to bigger and heavier cameras and lenses.

Both cameras under consideration feature an APS-C sensor, but their sensors differ slightly in size. The sensor area in the A6500 is 1 percent smaller. They nevertheless have the same format factor of 1.5. Both cameras have a native aspect ratio (sensor width to sensor height) of 3:2.

In terms of underlying technology, both cameras are build around CMOS sensors.

Ricoh GR II and Sony A6500 sensor measures

Despite having a slightly smaller sensor, the A6500 offers a higher resolution of 24 megapixels, compared with 16.1 MP of the 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 3.91μm versus 4.79μm for the GR II). However, it should be noted that the A6500 is a somewhat more recent model (by 1 year and 3 months) than the GR II, and its sensor might have benefitted from technological advances during this time that partly offset its pixel-size disadvantage. 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 Sony A6500 implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the A6500 for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 30 x 20 inches or 76.2 x 50.8 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 24 x 16 inches or 61 x 40.6 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 20 x 13.3 inches or 50.8 x 33.9 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 A6500 has on-sensor phase detect pixels, which results in fast and reliable autofocus acquisition even during live view operation.

The Ricoh GR II has a native sensitivity range from ISO 100 to ISO 25600. The corresponding ISO settings for the Sony Alpha A6500 are ISO 100 to ISO 25600, with the possibility to increase the ISO range to 100-51200.

GR II versus A6500 MP

Consistent information on actual sensor performance is available from DXO Mark for many cameras. This service assesses and scores the color depth ("DXO Portrait"), dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), and low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports") of camera sensors, and also publishes an overall camera score. Of the two cameras under consideration, the A6500 has a markedly higher DXO score than the GR II (overall score 5 points higher), which will translate into better image quality. The advantage is based on 0.9 bits higher color depth, and 0.4 stops in additional low light sensitivity. The table below summarizes the physical sensor characteristics and sensor quality findings and compares them across a set of similar cameras.

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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.
 
Ricoh GR II APS-C 16.1 4928 32641080/30p23.613.71078 80
2.
 
Sony A6500 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/30p24.513.71405 85
3.
 
Canon G7 X 1-inch 20.0 5472 36481080/60p23.012.7556 71
4.
 
Fujifilm X70 APS-C 16.0 4896 32641080/60p...... ..
5.
 
Panasonic GX8 Four Thirds 20.2 5184 38884K/30p23.512.6806 75
6.
 
Panasonic GM5 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34481080/60p22.111.7721 66
7.
 
Ricoh GR APS-C 16.1 4928 32641080/30p23.613.5972 78
8.
 
Sony A6600 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/30p23.813.41497 82
9.
 
Sony A6300 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/30p24.413.71437 85
10.
 
Sony RX100 III 1-inch 20.0 5472 36481080/60p22.412.3495 67
11.
 
Sony NEX-5R APS-C 16.0 4912 32641080/60i23.713.1910 78
12.
 
Sony A77 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p24.013.2801 78
13.
 
Sony NEX-5N APS-C 16.0 4912 32641080/60i23.612.71079 77
14.
 
Sony NEX-7 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60i24.113.41016 81
15.
 
Sony NEX-C3 APS-C 16.0 4912 3264720/30p22.712.21083 73
16.
 
Sony NEX-3 APS-C 14.0 4592 3056720/30p22.112.0830 68
17.
 
Sony NEX-5 APS-C 14.0 4592 30561080/60i22.212.2796 69

Many modern cameras are not only capable of taking still images, but also of capturing video footage. Both cameras under consideration have a sensor with sufficiently fast read-out times for moving pictures, but the A6500 provides a better video resolution than the GR II. It can shoot movie footage at 4K/30p, while the Ricoh is limited to 1080/30p.

Feature comparison

Beyond body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. For example, the A6500 has an electronic viewfinder (2359k dots), which can be very helpful when shooting in bright sunlight. In contrast, the GR II relies on live view and the rear LCD for framing. That said, the GR II can be equipped with an optional viewfinder – the GV-1. The adjacent table lists some of the other core features of the Ricoh GR II and Sony A6500 along with similar information for a selection of comparators.

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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.
 
Ricoh GR IIoptional n 3.0 1230 fixed n 1/4000s 4.0 Y n
2.
 
Sony A65002359 n 3.0 922 tilting Y 1/4000s 11.0 Y Y
3.
 
Canon G7 Xnone n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/2000s 6.5 Y Y
4.
 
Fujifilm X70optional n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 8.0 Y n
5.
 
Panasonic GX82360 n 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
6.
 
Panasonic GM51166 n 3.0 921 fixed Y 1/500s 5.8 n n
7.
 
Ricoh GRoptional n 3.0 1230 fixed n 1/4000s 4.0 Y n
8.
 
Sony A66002359 n 3.0 922 tilting Y 1/4000s 11.0 n Y
9.
 
Sony A63002359 n 3.0 922 tilting n 1/4000s 11.0 Y n
10.
 
Sony RX100 III1440 n 3.0 1229 tilting n 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
11.
 
Sony NEX-5Roptional n 3.0 920 tilting Y 1/4000s 10.0 n n
12.
 
Sony A772359 Y 3.0 921 full-flex n 1/8000s 12.0 Y Y
13.
 
Sony NEX-5Noptional n 3.0 920 tilting Y 1/4000s 10.0 n n
14.
 
Sony NEX-72359 n 3.0 921 tilting n 1/4000s 10.0 Y n
15.
 
Sony NEX-C3optional n 3.0 920 tilting n 1/4000s 5.5 n n
16.
 
Sony NEX-3optional n 3.0 920 tilting n 1/4000s 7.0 n n
17.
 
Sony NEX-5optional n 3.0 920 tilting n 1/4000s 7.0 n n

One differentiating feature between the two cameras concerns the touch sensitivity of the rear screen. The A6500 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 reported shutter speed information refers to the use of the mechanical shutter. Yet, some cameras only have an electronic shutter, while others have an electronic shutter in addition to a mechanical one. In fact, the A6500 is one of those camera that have an additional electronic shutter, which makes completely silent shooting possible. However, this mode is less suitable for photographing moving objects (risk of rolling shutter) or shooting under artificial light sources (risk of flickering).

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 GR II writes its imaging data to SDXC cards, while the A6500 uses SDXC or Memory Stick PRO Duo cards. Both cameras can use UHS-I cards, which provide for Ultra High Speed data transfer of up to 104 MB/s.

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 Ricoh GR II and Sony Alpha A6500 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.
 
Ricoh GR IIYstereomono--micro2.0YY-
2.
 
Sony A6500YstereomonoY-micro2.0YY-
3.
 
Canon G7 X-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
4.
 
Fujifilm X70YstereomonoY-micro2.0Y--
5.
 
Panasonic GX8YstereomonoY-micro2.0YY-
6.
 
Panasonic GM5Ystereomono--micro2.0Y--
7.
 
Ricoh GRYmonomono--micro2.0---
8.
 
Sony A6600YstereomonoYYYES2.0YYY
9.
 
Sony A6300YstereomonoY-micro2.0YY-
10.
 
Sony RX100 III-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
11.
 
Sony NEX-5RYstereomono--mini2.0Y--
12.
 
Sony A77YstereomonoY-mini2.0---
13.
 
Sony NEX-5NYstereomono--mini2.0---
14.
 
Sony NEX-7YstereomonoY-mini2.0---
15.
 
Sony NEX-C3Ystereomono--mini2.0---
16.
 
Sony NEX-3Ystereomono--mini2.0---
17.
 
Sony NEX-5Ystereomono--mini2.0---

It is notable that the A6500 has a microphone port, which can help to improve the quality of audio recordings by attaching an external microphone. The GR II does not feature such a mic input.

The GR II is a recent model that features in the current product line-up of Ricoh. In contrast, the A6500 has been discontinued (but can be found pre-owned on eBay). As a replacement in the same line of cameras, the A6500 was succeeded by the Sony A6600. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Ricoh and Sony websites.

Review summary

So what is the bottom line? Is the Ricoh GR II better than the Sony A6500 or vice versa? Below is a summary of the relative strengths of each of the two contestants.

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Advantages of the Ricoh GR II:

  • Maximized detail: Lacks an anti-alias filter to exploit the sensor's full resolution potential.
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (1230k vs 922k dots).
  • Easier time-lapse photography: Has an intervalometer built-in for low frequency shooting.
  • Ready to shoot: Has a lens built-in, whereas the A6500 requires a separate lens.
  • Less heavy: Is lighter even though it comes with a built-in lens (unlike the A6500).
  • More affordable: Was introduced at a lower price, despite coming with a built-in lens.
  • More heavily discounted: Has been on the market for longer (launched in June 2015).

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Arguments in favor of the Sony Alpha A6500:

  • More detail: Has more megapixels (24 vs 16.1MP), which boosts linear resolution by 22%.
  • Better moiré control: Has an anti-alias filter to avoid artificial patterns to appear in images.
  • Better image quality: Scores markedly higher (5 points) in the DXO overall evaluation.
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Can shoot in dim conditions (0.4 stops ISO advantage).
  • Better video: Provides higher definition movie capture (4K/30p vs 1080/30p).
  • Better live-view autofocus: Features on-sensor phase-detection for more confident autofocus.
  • Better sound: Can connect to an external microphone for higher quality sound recording.
  • Easier framing: Has an electronic viewfinder for image composition and settings control.
  • More flexible LCD: Has a tilting screen for odd-angle shots in landscape orientation.
  • Fewer buttons to press: Has a touchscreen to facilitate handling and shooting adjustments.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (11 vs 4 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • Less disturbing: Has an electronic shutter option for completely silent shooting.
  • More flexible: Takes interchangeable lenses and can thus be used with specialty optics.
  • Better sealing: Is splash and dust sealed for shooting in inclement weather conditions.
  • Sharper images: Has stabilization technology built-in to reduce the impact of hand-shake.
  • More modern: Was introduced somewhat (1 year and 3 months) more recently.

If the count of individual advantages (bullet points above) is taken as a guide, the A6500 is the clear winner of the contest (16 : 7 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.

GR II 07:16 A6500

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Ricoh GR II and the Sony A6500 place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Prime Lens Compact Camera and Best Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera listings whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the specs-based evaluation of cameras can be instructive in revealing their potential as photographic tools, it says little about, for example, the shooting experience and imaging performance of the GR II and the A6500 in practical situations. 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 why hands-on reviews by experts are important. The adjacent summary-table relays the overall verdicts of several of the most popular 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.
 
Ricoh GR II......4.5/54.5/5 Jun 2015 699 i
2.
 
Sony A65005/5+ +85/1004.5/54.5/5 Oct 2016 1,399 i
3.
 
Canon G7 X4/5+ +77/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2014 699 i
4.
 
Fujifilm X704.5/5..76/1004.5/54.5/5 Jan 2016 799 i
5.
 
Panasonic GX85/5+82/1004.5/54.5/5 Jul 2015 1,199 i
6.
 
Panasonic GM53.5/5+77/1005/54.5/5 Sep 2014 749 i
7.
 
Ricoh GR5/5..79/1004.5/54.5/5 Apr 2013 799 i
8.
 
Sony A66004/5+83/1004.5/54/5 Aug 2019 1,399 i
9.
 
Sony A63004.5/5+85/1005/55/5 Feb 2016 999 i
10.
 
Sony RX100 III5/5+ +82/1004.5/55/5 May 2014 799 i
11.
 
Sony NEX-5R......4.5/54.5/5 Aug 2012 749 i
12.
 
Sony A775/591/10081/100..5/5 Aug 2011 1,399 i
13.
 
Sony NEX-5N3/5+ +79/1004.5/54.5/5 Aug 2011 699 i
14.
 
Sony NEX-75/5+ +81/1004.5/55/5 Aug 2011 1,349 i
15.
 
Sony NEX-C33/5+ +74/1004.5/54/5 Jun 2011 599 i
16.
 
Sony NEX-3....70/1004.5/54/5 May 2010 599 i
17.
 
Sony NEX-53/5+ +71/1004.5/54/5 May 2010 699 i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

Care should be taken when interpreting the review scores above, though. The assessments were made in relation to similar cameras of the same technological generation. A score, therefore, has to be seen in close connection to the price and market introduction time of the camera, and comparing ratings of very distinct cameras or ones that are far apart in terms of their release date have little meaning. It should also be noted that some of the review sites have over time altered the way they render their verdicts.

Ricoh GR II:
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Other camera comparisons

Did this review help to inform your camera decision process? In case you would like to check on the differences and similarities of other camera models, just use the search menu below. As an alternative, you can also directly jump to any one of the listed comparisons that were previously generated by the CAM-parator tool.

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    Specifications: Ricoh GR II vs Sony A6500

    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 Ricoh GR II Sony A6500
    Camera Type Fixed lens compact camera Mirrorless system camera
    Camera Lens 28mm f/2.8 Sony E mount lenses
    Launch Date June 2015 October 2016
    Launch Price USD 699 USD 1,399
    Sensor Specs Ricoh GR II Sony A6500
    Sensor Technology CMOS CMOS
    Sensor Format APS-C Sensor APS-C Sensor
    Sensor Size 23.7 x 15.6 mm 23.5 x 15.6 mm
    Sensor Area 369.72 mm2 366.6 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 28.4 mm 28.2 mm
    Crop Factor 1.5x 1.5x
    Sensor Resolution 16.1 Megapixels 24 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 4928 x 3264 pixels 6000 x 4000 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 4.79 μm 3.91 μm
    Pixel Density 4.35 MP/cm2 6.55 MP/cm2
    Moiré control no AA filter Anti-Alias filter
    Movie Capability 1080/30p Video 4K/30p Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 25,600 ISO 100 - 25,600 ISO
    ISO Boost no Enhancement 100 - 51,200 ISO
    Image Processor GR Engine V BIONZ X
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) 80 85
    DXO Color Depth (bits) 23.6 24.5
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) 13.7 13.7
    DXO Low Light (ISO) 1078 1405
    Screen Specs Ricoh GR II Sony A6500
    Viewfinder Type Viewfinder optional Electronic viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.70x
    Viewfinder Resolution 2359k dots
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.0inch 3.0inch
    LCD Resolution 1230k dots 922k dots
    LCD Attachment Fixed screen Tilting screen
    Touch Input no Touchscreen Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Ricoh GR II Sony A6500
    Focus System Contrast-detect AF On-Sensor Phase-detect
    Manual Focusing Aidno Peaking FeatureFocus Peaking
    Max Shutter Speed (mechanical) 1/4000s 1/4000s
    Continuous Shooting 4 shutter flaps/s 11 shutter flaps/s
    Electronic Shutterno E-ShutterYES
    Time-Lapse PhotographyIntervalometer built-inno Intervalometer
    Image Stabilizationno shake reductionIn-body stabilization
    Fill Flash Built-in Flash Built-in Flash
    Storage Medium SDXC cards MS or SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot Single card slot
    UHS card support UHS-I UHS-I
    Connectivity Specs Ricoh GR II Sony A6500
    External Flash Hotshoe Hotshoe
    USB Connector USB 2.0 USB 2.0
    HDMI Port micro HDMI micro HDMI
    Microphone Port no MIC socket External MIC port
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in Wifi built-in
    Near-Field Communication NFC built-in NFC built-in
    Body Specs Ricoh GR II Sony A6500
    Environmental Sealingnot weather sealedWeathersealed body
    Battery Type DB65 NP-FW50
    Battery Life (CIPA)320 shots per charge350 shots per charge
    In-Camera Charging USB charging USB charging
    Body Dimensions 117 x 63 x 35 mm
    (4.6 x 2.5 x 1.4 in)
    120 x 67 x 53 mm
    (4.7 x 2.6 x 2.1 in)
    Camera Weight 251 g (8.9 oz) 453 g (16.0 oz)

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