Ricoh GR IIIx Options New 40mm Lens and Upgraded Picture Processor


The brand new Ricoh GR IIIx large-sensor compact digital camera has a 40mm F2.8 equal lens and an up to date GR Engine 6 picture processor.
Apart from these two modifications, the GR IIIx is in any other case equivalent to the GR III, which has a wider-angle 28mm lens.
There are additionally plenty of new equipment to go along with the the GRIIIx, together with a tele conversion lens and exterior optical viewfinder.

Ricoh Press Launch
RICOH GR IIIx: A high-end digital compact digital camera, that includes a newly developed GR lens for high-quality avenue images at a normal viewing angle
TOKYO, September 8, 2021 – RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD. is happy to announce the launch of the RICOH GR IIIx. This high-end digital compact digital camera encompasses a newly developed GR lens with a 40mm angle of view within the 35mm format, whereas harmonizing professional-grade picture high quality with a compact, light-weight physique good for avenue images.
The RICOH GR IIIx has been developed in response to person requests for a brand new GR-series digital camera that can add a brand new perspective to the extremely acclaimed RICOH GR III. The GR III was launched in March 2019, that includes a 28mm wide-angle lens and designed to additional improve the important values of the GR-series: optimizing picture high quality, snapshot capabilities and portability. The newly designed 26.1mm GR lens gives a 40mm angle of view within the 35mm format, near the photographer’s personal efficient subject of view. Relying on the best way the lens is used, this versatile angle of view can create totally different picture renditions: you possibly can seize a picture much like these taken at a 30mm semi-wide angle, or create a very totally different visible expression as if taken at a 50mm commonplace angle. The digital camera additionally gives a variety of latest and upgraded post-shooting capabilities to edit captured photographs to the photographer’s desire.
The brand new RICOH GR IIIx is a digital camera that harmonizes all the advantages of the ever-evolving RICOH GR collection with a brand new, revolutionary perspective good for dramatic, inspiring avenue images.
Foremost options of the RICOH GR IIIx
1. Newly designed, high-resolution GR lens
The RICOH GR IIIx incorporates a newly developed 26.1mm F2.8 GR lens, which harmonizes distinctive picture high quality with a slim design. In contrast to previous GR-series fashions which featured a 28mm extensive angle of view for exaggerated perspective, this lens gives a 40mm commonplace angle of view within the 35mm format, delivering photographs with a extra pure perspective and a extra truthful sense of depth for a very totally different kind of avenue images. The newly designed optics incorporates two aspherical optical parts at handiest positions to cut back distortion and chromatic aberration to a minimal, whereas successfully minimizing the era of flare and ghost photographs when taking pictures towards backlight. In macro images, the digital camera permits the person to maneuver in on a topic to as shut as 12 centimeters from the lens entrance finish. Coupled with the usual focal size, it captures close-up photographs with a pure perspective, set towards a fantastically defocused background. It additionally comes geared up with an ND (Impartial Density) filter, which closes the aperture down by two stops to seize high-contrast, high-resolution photographs with a wide range of scenes and topics and below various taking pictures circumstances. Its nine-blade diaphragm mechanism creates a pure bokeh (defocus) impact and a truthful sense of depth at open and bigger apertures, whereas capturing stunning mild beams at closed-down apertures.
2. Excessive-quality, high-resolution photographs
The GR IIIx incorporates a big APS-C-format CMOS picture sensor with an anti-aliasing (AA) filter-less design and a newly developed GR ENGINE 6 imaging engine to optimize its picture resolving energy. With roughly 24.24 efficient megapixels, this picture sensor assures super-high-resolution photographs wealthy in gradation. It’s also suitable with multi-tone 14-bit RAW picture recording. The digital camera additionally options the RICOH-original accelerator unit designed to optimize the picture information delivered by the picture sensor, and gives a high sensitivity of ISO 102400 for super-high-sensitivity images.
3. Hybrid AF system for high-speed, high-precision autofocus operation
The GR IIIx encompasses a hybrid AF system combining a contrast-type AF mechanism superior in focusing precision with a phase-detection-type AF mechanism assuring high-speed focusing operation. Throughout autofocus taking pictures, this AF system detects the topic’s face or eye with precision,* focuses on it, and signifies the in-focus place on the LCD show utilizing the AF body. When the digital camera detects a number of faces, it routinely distinguishes the primary topic from secondary ones and signifies this on the main focus body. Photographers may also change the primary topic with easy touch-screen operation.
* A firmware improve for the RICOH GR III will probably be supplied quickly. GR III customers are suggested to replace the digital camera’s firmware to make use of this perform.
4. RICOH-original SR mechanism
・Three-axis, four-step* shake discount: The RICOH-original SR (Shake Discount) mechanism implies that the GR IIIx successfully compensates for digital camera shake on the time of shutter launch. The three-axis mechanism minimizes the opposed results of digital camera shake attributable to pitch, yaw and roll by as a lot as 4 shutter steps. Because the SR mechanism shifts the picture sensor to the perfect place horizontally and vertically, the digital camera lets the person make the most of the Auto Horizon Correction perform to effortlessly optimize picture composition.
* Measured in conformity with CIPA requirements.
・RICOH-original AA Filter Simulator*: By making use of microscopic vibrations with sub-pixel precision to the picture sensor unit throughout publicity, the digital camera’s AA (anti-aliasing) Filter Simulator gives the identical degree of moiré discount as an optical AA filter. This revolutionary simulator permits the person not solely to modify the AA filter impact on and off, but in addition to regulate the impact to the extent finest fitted to a given topic.
* This perform is accessible at shutter speeds slower than 1/1000 second.
5. Compact, light-weight design
Regardless of the incorporation of the massive APS-C-format picture sensor and the newly developed optics with an extended focal size, the GR IIIx is designed to be extraordinarily compact, practical and moveable, consistent with the GR-series idea of the digital camera as a pocketable imaging instrument or a helpful picture-taking instrument. It additionally gives a number of user-friendly options — resembling a brief start-up time of roughly 0.8 seconds, management dials conveniently positioned subsequent to the four-way controller, and easy touch-screen operation — to reinforce operability and permit the person to swiftly react to once-in-a-lifetime shutter alternatives. The outside body is made from extremely inflexible magnesium alloy to enhance dependability and sturdiness whereas being carried or saved.
6. Excessive-definition LCD monitor with intuitive touch-screen operation
The GR IIIx encompasses a 3.0-inch high-definition LCD monitor with roughly 1,037,000 dots. Its touch-screen operation gives swift, intuitive management of varied digital camera capabilities, resembling AF body shift, menu choice, and picture advance/magnification throughout playback. It additionally options an air gapless development, wherein particular resin is inserted between the LCD touchscreen monitor and a protecting cowl made from bolstered glass, to successfully scale back the reflection and dispersion of sunshine for improved visibility. The Out of doors View Setting permits the person to immediately alter the monitor’s brightness to the specified degree for larger visibility in troublesome lighting circumstances.
7. Picture Management perform to supply desired visible results
The GR IIIx encompasses a artistic Picture Management perform, which integrates impact modes into standard picture setting operations. Utilizing 11 fundamental Picture Management modes, the person can simply alter numerous parameters, resembling saturation, hue, key, distinction and graininess, to the specified degree and create their most well-liked crowning glory. A set of adjusted parameters will be added as a customized setting to the Picture Management perform menu.
8. Superior picture enhancing
The GR IIIx gives in-body RAW-data improvement, whereas permitting the person to edit a captured picture as desired by adjusting such parameters as recoding dimension, facet ratio, white stability, Picture Management setting, and publicity compensation issue, all with out the necessity of a PC. Because the digital camera reduces the time required for preview after the person adjusts the parameters of RAW-format photographs, it enhances the velocity of in-body RAW-data improvement. The digital camera additionally lets the person retain the adjusted parameters after the preliminary RAW-data improvement is accomplished, making it attainable to make minute re-adjustment of the already-developed picture with larger effectivity. The digital camera’s picture high quality adjustment perform for JPEG photographs can be upgraded: a newly added monochrome mode permits extra minute adjustment of parameters in full-color photographs, resembling filter impact, firming, distinction and sharpness, to create monochrome photographs with the specified ending touches. The digital camera additionally gives such artistic instruments as a alternative of facet ratio (16:9 or 4:3)* and picture rotation in 0.1-degree steps* to facilitate the picture enhancing course of.
* A firmware improve for the RICOH GR III will probably be supplied quickly. GR III customers are suggested to replace the digital camera’s firmware to make use of these instruments.
9. Bluetooth and wi-fi LAN twin communication
The GR IIIx gives wi-fi LAN capabilities for straightforward pairing with cell units resembling smartphones and pill computer systems. By putting in the devoted Picture Sync software, the person can switch captured photographs to a cell gadget, show a Reside-View picture on the gadget’s monitor, change numerous settings remotely, launch the shutter from a distance, and even add captured photographs to numerous social media with ease. Even when the digital camera’s energy is turned off, the person can browse and obtain the photographs saved on the digital camera to a cell gadget. The person may also ship a cell gadget’s location information to the digital camera, and document the info on captured photographs. The Auto Resize perform,* which routinely reduces the picture dimension earlier than transmitting a picture to a cell gadget, additionally helps enhance the digital camera’s operability.
* A firmware improve for the RICOH GR III will probably be supplied quickly. GR III customers are suggested to replace the digital camera’s firmware to make use of this perform.
10. Different options
・Full HD film recording (1920 x 1080 pixels, 60 body fee) within the H-264 recording format・New DOF Precedence (Deep) * added to this system line to prioritize the closed aperture setting・Colour Moiré Correction perform to cut back the impact of moiré throughout playback・Interval Composite mode, efficient in capturing landscapes with traces of the moon and stars・Digital Stage to test the digital camera’s inclination・GT-2 Tele Conversion Lens (elective)** to increase the focal size to approx. 75mm telephoto within the 35mm format, usable together with the digital camera’s auto detection and crop capabilities・Compatibility with accent flash items designed to be used with PENTAX digital SLR cameras***
* A firmware improve for the RICOH GR III will probably be supplied quickly. GR III customers are suggested to replace the digital camera’s firmware to make use of this program.** The GA-2 Lens Adapter — an elective accent designed solely for the GR IIIx — is required to put in this lens on the GR IIIx.*** Suitable accent flash items are: AF540FGZ II, AF360FGZ II, AF540FGZ, AF360FGZ, AF201FG and AF200FG.
Non-obligatory Equipment
GT-2 Tele Conversion Lens and GA-2 Lens Adapter
Designed for unique use with the RICOH GR IIIx, this tele conversion lens is mounted on the digital camera utilizing the GA-2 Lens Adapter. When mounted, the digital camera routinely detects it as a tele conversion lens and extends the focal size to roughly 75mm within the 35mm format with the Crop mode, or to roughly 107mm within the secondary Crop mode.
GV-3 Exterior Mini Finder
Designed for unique use with the RICOH GR IIIx, this exterior optical viewfinder encompasses a focus body (1:1 facet ratio; an image information mark supplied) indicating a picture subject equal to the 40mm angle of view within the 35mm format. Carrying case included.
GN-2(DG)/GN-2(BK)/GN-2(BZ) Ring Cap
Completely designed to be used with the RICOH GR IIIx, this accent replaces the usual ring cap to improve the digital camera’s look, with a alternative of three colours: Darkish Grey, Black, and the brand new GR IIIx-exclusive Bronze.
GC-11 Delicate Case
This high-grade, genuine-leather digital camera case gives stable safety of the RICOH GR IIIx/GR III digital camera physique. It encompasses a belt loop on the again and a magnetic lock on the higher cowl for fast removing of the digital camera in snapshot purposes.
GC-12 Delicate Case
This high-grade, genuine-leather digital camera case protects the RICOH GR IIIx/GR III digital camera physique when carrying it in a bag. When not in use, it may be folded for portability.
Main Specs
LensLens Construction7 parts in 5 teams (2 aspherical lens parts)Focal Size, Aperture26.1mm (Approx. 40mm in 35mm equal focal size), F2.8~F16Image Seize UnitImage SensorType: Main shade filter CMOS. Dimension: 23.5mm x 15.6mmEffective PixelsApprox. 24.24 megapixelsSensitivity (Customary output)ISO100~102400: Auto (ISO Auto Decrease/Higher Restrict and Minimal Shutter Velocity will be set), ManualImage StabilizationSensor-shift shake discount (SR)(3-axis)AA Filter SimulatorMoiré discount utilizing SR unit (Off, Low, Excessive)Mud RemovalImage sensor cleansing utilizing ultrasonic vibrations “DR II”File FormatsStill ImageFile Format: RAW (DNG) 14bit, JPEG (Exif 2.3), DCF2.0 compliantColor House: sRGB、AdobeRGBRecorded Pixels:【3:2】L(24M:6000×4000), M(15M:4800×3200), S(7M:3360×2240), XS(2M:1920×1280)【1:1】L(16M:4000×4000),M(10M:3200×3200), S(5M:2240×2240), XS(1.6M:1280×1280)MovieFile Format: MPEG4 AVC/H.264 (MOV)Recorded Pixels: Full HD (1920×1080, 60p/30p/24p), Sound: Constructed-in stereo microphoneRecording Time: As much as 25 minutes or 4GB; routinely stops recording if the inner temperature of the digital camera turns into excessive.Storage MediumInternal Reminiscence (Approx. 2GB),SD/SDHC/SDXC Reminiscence Card (Conforms to UHS-I requirements)FocusTypeHybrid AF (Picture aircraft phase-matching and Distinction detection)Focus ModeAuto-area AF, Zone AF, Choose AF, Pinpoint AF, Monitoring AF, Steady AF, MF, Snap, ∞Full Press SnapPerforms taking pictures by focusing on the Snap distance with a single press of the Shutter Launch Button or a contact of the LCD MonitorFace/Eye DetectionON, Use solely in Auto-area, OFFFocus Vary (From lens face)Regular: Approx. 0.2m~∞, Macro Mode: Approx. 0.12m~0.24mExposureExposure ModeProgram AE, Aperture Precedence AE, Shutter Precedence AE, Guide ExposureMetering ModeMulti-segment, Heart-weighted, Spot, Spotlight-weightedShutter Speed1/4000 sec. – 30 sec. (Restrict by aperture setting F2.8: 1/2500 sec, F5.6 or larger: 1/4000 sec.)Timed Publicity (10sec. – 20min.), Bulb, TimeEV CompensationStill Picture: ±5EV, 1/3EV steps, Film: ±2EV, 1/3EV stepsND Filter (2EV)AUTO, ON, OFFWhite BalanceAuto White Stability, Multi Auto White Stability, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fl. – Daylight Colour, Fl. – Daylight White, Fl. – Cool White, Fl. – Heat White, Tungsten, CTE, Guide White Stability, Colour TemperatureFine AdjustmentAdjustable ±14 steps on A-B axis or G-M axisDrive ModeDriveSingle Body Capturing, Steady Capturing, Bracketing, Multi-exposure, Interval Capturing, Interval CompositeSelf-timer10 sec., 2 sec., OFFShooting FunctionsCrop50mm, 71mm, OFFImage ControlStandard, Vivid, Monotone, Delicate Monotone, Arduous Monotone, Hello-Distinction B&W, Optimistic Movie, Bleach Bypass, Retro, Cross Processing, HDR Tone, Custom1, Custom2Adjust parameters: Saturation, Hue, Excessive/Low Key Adjustment, Distinction, Distinction (Spotlight), Distinction (Shadow), Sharpness, Shading, Readability, Firming, Filter Impact, Grain Impact, HDR Tone Stage, Colour Tone (Regulate parameter varies relying on the chosen picture setting)Dynamic Vary CorrectionHighlight Correction, Shadow CorrectionNoise ReductionSlow Shutter Velocity Noise Discount, Excessive-ISO Noise ReductionHorizon CorrectionSR On: correction as much as 1 levels, SR Off: correction as much as 1.5 degreesDisplayDisplay magnification (4x, 16x), Grid show (4×4 Grid, 3×3 Grid), Histogram, Vivid space warning, Digital LevelPlayback FunctionsPlayback ViewSingle body, Multi-image (20, 48 frames), Show magnification (as much as 16x, 100% view and Fast Zoom view obtainable), Histogram (Y histogram, RGB histogram), Grid show (3×3 Grid, 4×4 Grid), Vivid space warning, Auto Picture Rotation,Base Parameter AdjustmentNormal enhancing, Monotone editingParameter: Brightness, Saturation, Filter Impact, Hue, Firming, Distinction, Sharpness (Regulate parameter varies relying on the chosen enhancing setting)RAW DevelopmentAspect Ratio, JPEG Recorded Pixels, Colour House, White Stability, Picture Management, Peripheral Illumination Correction, Sensitivity, Excessive-ISO Noise Discount, Shadow CorrectionEditDelete, Defend, Picture Rotation, Picture Copy, File Switch, Resize, Cropping (Side ratio and Slant adjustment obtainable), Ranges Adjustment, White Stability Adjustment, Colour Moiré Correction, Film Edit (Lower), Film Edit (Divide)LCD MonitorType3.0 inch TFT shade LCD (facet ratio 3:2), Approx. 1037K dots, Large viewing angle, Air-gapless tempered glassTouch ScreenCapacitive sensing methodAdjustmentsBrightness, Saturation, Blue/Amber, Inexperienced/Magenta, Out of doors View Setting: ±2 StepsWireless LANStandardsIEEE 802.11b/g/n (HT20) (Wi-fi LAN commonplace protocol)Frequency (Heart Frequency)2412MHz~2462MHz (1ch~11ch)SecurityAuthentication: WPA2, Encryption: AESBluetooth®StandardsBluetooth® v4.2 BLE(Bluetooth Low Power)Frequency (Heart Frequency)2402MHz~2480MHz (CH0~CH39)InterfacesUSB Sort-C™Battery Recharge/Energy Provide (Non-obligatory AC Adapter required), Knowledge Switch: MTP, Video output: DisplayPort over USB-C (DisplayPort Various Mode)HotshoeCompatible with P-TTL Auto FlashFlash Mode: Flash On, Flash On+Purple-eye, Gradual-speed Sync, Gradual Sync+Purple-eyeFlash Publicity Compensation: -2.0 -+1.0Lens adapter pinAvailablePower SupplyBattery TypeRechargeable Battery DB-110AC AdapterAC Adapter Package Ok-AC166(Non-obligatory)Battery LifeNumber of recordable photographs: Approx. 200 photographs,* With a fully-charged Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery below the temperature at 23°C. Examined in compliance with CIPA commonplace. Precise outcomes might differ relying on the taking pictures situation.Playback time: Approx. 180 minutes* The playback time is a information based mostly on RICOH’s measurement technique . The precise quantity differs in line with utilization circumstances.Dimensions and WeightDimensionsApprox. 109.4(W)×61.9(H)×35.2(D)mm (excluding protrusions)WeightApprox. 262g (Included devoted battery and SD reminiscence card), Approx. 232g (Physique solely)Included AccessoriesRechargeable Battery DB-110, USB Energy Adapter, Energy Plug, USB Cable I-USB166, HandstrapLanguageEnglish, French, Germany, Spanish, Portuguese, Italy, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkey, Greek, Russian, Thai, Korean, Simplified Chinese language, Conventional Chinese language, Japanese

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