- 16 Megapixel APS-C size CMOS Image Sensor
- High Speed Auto Focus System with Continuous shooting
- GR ENGINE V & Anti-Aliasing filterless Design
- Full HD movie clips
- AWB control and high-sensitivity noise compensation
- Wireless Flash Function
- ISO 25600 Sensitivity
- Built-in Wi-Fi & NFC
- Built-in non-directional stereo microphone Crop mode
- 12 Months Genuine Australian Warranty with Ricoh Australia
Another innovation from the Ricoh GR compact camera series comes in the GR II Compact Digital Camera. Having unique balanced features incorporated within its performance, the GR II provides a wide-angle lens with 16 Megapixel APS-C size CMOS Image Sensor. It encompasses GR ENGINE V & Anti-Aliasing filterless Design in a high ISO 25600 Sensitivity with AWB control and high-sensitivity noise compensation. It is also equipped with Built-in Wi-Fi & NFC for easy file sharing and a Wireless Flash Function. The High Speed Auto Focus System with Continuous shooting offers to guarantee photo capture in approximately 4fps. Its Full HD movie clips is armed with a Built-in non-directional stereo microphone Crop mode to compensate with images at a 35mm or 47mm angle of view (in the 35mm format).
Product Features in Detail
High-quality, high-resolution image delivered by the GR 18.3mm F2.8 lens
The GR II features a compact, high-performance GR lens with a focal length of 28mm (in the 35mm format). This lens incorporates two high-precision aspherical optical elements and a high-refraction, lower-dispersion glass element to minimize distortions and chromatic aberration, while reproducing sharp, high-contrast images even at edges of the image field. Thanks to its 9 blade iris diaphragm, the lens creates a truthful sense of depth and a natural bokeh effect, while allowing the user to capture beautiful light beams at closed-down apertures. The manually adjustable ND (neutral density) filter allows you to open the aperture up, even under bright sunshine, for a wider range of creative expression.
Large image sensor and GR ENGINE V, with upgraded AWB control and high sensitivity noise compensation
Featuring a large, APS-C-size CMOS image sensor with approximately 16.2 effective megapixels, the GR II provides a top sensitivity of ISO 25600. By reprogramming the AWB algorithm, it assures more precise white-balance control under artificial lighting such as fluorescent lights, while reducing the color bleeding of green hues in outdoor shooting.
Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC functionality
The GR II comes equipped with Wi-Fi functions for wireless connection with mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers. It is also compatible with NFC (Near Field Communication) functions for easy pairing with mobile devices. The GR II provides two types of applications: GR Remote for easy setting of various commands using a mobile device’s screen, just like on the camera’s LCD panel; and Image Sync for easy transfer and browsing of recorded images using a mobile device.
Pocket-sized body to enhance operability and portability
Even though it incorporates a host of Wi-Fi functions, the GR II comes in the same size as the GR. Its exterior housing is made of lightweight, high-rigidity magnesium alloy. The body is designed for maximum holding comfort and operational ease, with all control buttons laid out for easy access and shooting convenience.
Six effect modes newly added to expand creative options
The GR II provides a total of 17 effect modes, which allow the user to apply a variety of image processing within the camera to create the desired visual expression. Including Clarity and Brilliance, six modes have been newly added to the selection, allowing the user to adjust some parameters to the desired level. The user can set the desired mode simply by pushing the Effect button on the camera’s side panel.
Full HD movie recording for high-quality, extended movie clips
The GR II captures beautiful Full HD movie clips (1920 x 1080 pixels, 16:9 ratio, 30 frame rate) in the H-264 recording format. By teaming this function with the GR lens and the large image sensor, the GR II assures high-quality movies. During movie recording, the user can also adjust exposure compensation and use the AF button to activate the AF operation, whose speed is faster than before. Three new effect modes (Bright, Portrait and Vibrant) can also be used in movie shooting.
High-speed shooting operation to capture critical shutter chances
The GR II’s high-speed AF system captures a subject in focus in a mere 0.2 seconds,* thanks to the optimization of its lens drive mechanism and AF algorithm and the high-speed readout of image data obtained by the image sensor. Start-up time is only one second, and the GR II’s AF Continuous Shooting function captures a series of photos at a maximum speed of approximately four images per second, allowing capture of fast-moving subjects, such as athletes and wildlife, all in incredibly sharp focus. Thanks to its increased buffer memory capacity, it continuously captures as many as 10 images in a single sequence during RAW-format shooting. * Measured in compliance to CIPA standards.
Wireless Flash Function
The GR II comes equipped with wireless flash functionality. By selecting wireless flash the built-in flash can trigger external PENTAX flashes as a slave for creative portable lighting control in the studio or out on the streets. * Compatible accessory flash units are the PENTAX AF540FGZ II, AF360FGZ II, AF540FGZ and AF360FGZ.
A full range of shooting functions
The GR II provides an in-camera RAW data development function. After shooting RAW-format images, the user can adjust a variety of parameters within the camera, and output them as JPEG-format image files. The GR II now offers a choice between Normal and Original modes for the peripheral brightness level setting. Also included in the GR II is the new CTE (Color Temperature Enhancement) mode for white-balance control, making it possible to emphasize a predominant color within the image, such as the red in sunset scenes. The GR II also features the PENTAX-original Shutter speed/Aperture Priority (TAv) exposure mode, featured only in PENTAX-brand digital SLR cameras. This innovative mode automatically sets the optimum ISO sensitivity based on the shutter speed and aperture selected by the photographer.
Built-in non-directional stereo microphone Crop mode* to capture an image at a 35mm or 47mm angle of view (in the 35mm format) Chromatic Moiré Correction function Pixel Mapping function featured for the first time in a GR-Series model GW-3 Wide Conversion Lens (optional accessory) expands the angle of view to 21mm ultra-wide angle Digital Camera Utility 5, the latest utility software compatible with the GR II, included * The size of recorded pixels is fixed at M for the 35mm setting, or at S for the 47mm setting.
Included in the Box
Ricoh GR II Compact Digital Camera
USB Power Adapter AC-U1
Li-Ion Battery DB-65
12 Genuine Australian Warranty with Ricoh Australia
The Ricoh GR II Compact Digital Camera comes with 12 Months Genuine Australian Warranty with Ricoh Australia
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Type Compact Digital Camera Sensor Type: CMOS Sensor Size: APS-C Color depth: 8 bit JPG, 12 bit RAW Effective pixels: 16.2 MP Total pixels: 16.9 MP Pixel mapping: Yes Lens Type/construction: Ricoh GR lens, 7 elements, 5 groups (2 aspheric elements), 9 diaphragm blades Optical zoom: n/a, fixed prime lens Focal length (equiv.): 18.3mm (28mm) Digital zoom: n/a Aperture: f/2.8 – f/16 Filter diameter: 49mm (when using GH-3 Hood & Adapter – sold separately) Focus System Type: TTL contrast detection auto focus system Sensitivity range: LV 1.5 to 17.5 (without AF assist lamp) Focus modes: Multi AF, Spot AF, Pinpoint AF, Subject tracking AF, MF, Snap, Infinity, Face detection priority AF (in Auto shooting mode / when Portrait of Effect is set), Continuous AF, Full Press Snap Focus point adjustment: Auto, User-Selectable, Center Focus lock: Yes AF assist: Yes Focus range Normal: 11.76” to infinity Focus range Macro: 3.9” to infinity Viewfinder Viewfinder: Yes via hotshoe mounted external optical viewfinder (GV-1, GV-2 - sold separately) LCD Monitor 3.0" transparent LCD, w/ protective cover LCD resolution: approx. 1,230,000 dots LCD framerate: 60 FPS Wide angle viewable: Yes Flash Type: Built-in series control auto flash Flash modes: Auto, Flash ON, Slow-Sync, Manual, AUTO Red-Eye Flash, Flash ON Red Eye, Slow-Sync Red-Eye, Wireless Effective range: 3.3’ - 9.8’ (auto ISO) Guide Number: (5.4 / 100 ISO) Flash exposure compensation: +/- 2 EV (1/3 steps) External Flash Type: Hot shoe TTL-A (TTL w/ pre-flash) Synchronization speed: 1/400 sec Wireless Flash Function: PENTAX AF360FGZII, PENTAX AF540FGZII Storage Media Internal memory: 54 MB Removable memory: SD, SDHC, SDXC, Eye-Fi (X2 Series, Mobi) (SDHC/SDXC memory cards conform to UHS-I standards) Interfaces Ports: USB 2.0 hi-speed, AV/USB out, HDMI (Micro, Type D) Video out: NTSC, PAL, HD (HDMI supports HD Auto, 1080p, 720p, 480p) Microphone: Built-in monaural Power Supply Power source: Rechargeable Li-Ion battery DB-65 Recordable images: Li-Ion approx. 320 (CIPA) Playback time: Li-Ion approx. 190 min Movie recording time: 25 min. maximum time per clip AC adapter available: Yes (AC Adapter AC-5c - sold separately) Physical Specs Body dimensions (W x H x D): 4.6” x 2.5” x 1.4” Body weight Without battery or removable memory: 7.8 oz (221g) Loaded and ready: 8.9 oz (251g) Primary construction material(s): Magnesium Alloy covers Operating temperature: 32-104°F Ruggedized features: n/a Language Support (Depends on shipping destination). GR II’s shipped outside of Asia or Japan will include: English, French, Germany, Spanish, Portuguese, Italy, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkey, Greek, Russian, Thai, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese. Metering System Type: TTL Sensitivity range: EV 1.8 to 17.8 (ISO 100) Metering patterns: (multi, center, spot) Exposure compensation: +/- 4 EV (1/3 steps) Exposure lock: Yes. Exposure bracketing: +/- 2 EV (3 frames, 1/2 or 1/3 steps, individual image exposure adjustable) ISO Sensitivity Auto, Auto-Hi (Maximum ISO / Minimum ISO selectable), Manual ISO 100 - 25600 White Balance Auto, Multi-P AUTO, Outdoors, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent 1, Incandescent 2, Daylight FL, Neutral White FL, Cool White FL, Warm White FL, CTE, CT, Manual, Manual mode(s): Yes WB fine adjustment: +/- 8 steps B-A axis or G-M axis White Balance Bracket Function: Yes Shutter Type: Mechanical and electronic shutter mechanism Shutter speed: 1/4000 – 300 sec., Bulb, Time Capture Modes Mode selection: Auto shooting mode, Program shift mode, Aperture-Priority mode, Shutter- Priority mode, Shutter/Aperture priority mode, Manual exposure mode, Bulb mode, Time mode, Movie, My Settings Mode. 17 Effects Modes: B&W, B&W TE (Temperature Extended), High Contrast B&W, Cross Process, Positive Film, Bleach-Bypass, Retro, Miniaturize, Shift Crop, High-Key, HDR Tone, Clarity, Brilliance, Slight, Vibrant, Bright, Portrait. Green simplified mode available: YES Face Detection: AF & AE - available in Auto modes for up to 10 faces. Top Dial Control: Auto, P, Av, Tv, TAv, M, Movie, My1, My2, My3 Date Imprint: Yes (date, date & time) Digital filters (capture): n/a Electronic level: Yes (horizontal tilt, forward-back pitch) File/Folder customization: Embed copyright Drive Modes Mode selection: Continuous shooting, Self-timer, Interval shooting, Effect bracketing, Dynamic range bracketing, Contrast bracketing, Color space setting, FA/Move Target, Dynamic range compensation, Multiple exposure shooting, Interval composite, Noise reduction, Histogram, Grid Guide, Depth-of-field indicator, Electronic level indicator. Continuous FPS: Approx. 4 fps (RAW, RAW + or JPEG) Multi-exposure: 2-4 shots, auto exposure adjustment, save individual images Interval: Unlimited shots, 5s to 1h interval in 5s increments HDR: Available as Dynamic Range Double Shot scene mode Cable switch: Yes (Cable Switch CA-2 - sold separately) Playback Modes Mode selection: Auto Rotate, Highlight Alert, Thumbnail View, Enlarged Display (up to 16×), Slideshow, Protect, Resize, Skew Correction, Level Compensation, White Balance Compensation, Trim, DPOF Setting, Color Moire Correction, RAW Development, Clip Movie File, Save still image from movie Computer Requirements WINDOWS: Windows 8 / 8.1 (32bit/64bit) / Windows 7 (32bit/64bit) / Windows Vista (32bit/64bit) Mac: OS X 10.10 / 10.9 / 10.8 / 10.7 Memory Internal memory: 54 MB Dimensions 4.6” x 2.5” x 1.4” Weight Without battery or removable memory: 7.8 oz (221g) Loaded and ready: 8.9 oz (251g)