Here we are comparing two cameras with different body types: Panasonic FX48, which was introduced in January 2009 is a Small Sensor Compact camera with a 12.0MP 1/2.3-inch sensor whereas Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC, which was introduced in March 2010 is a Advanced Mirrorless camera with a 10.0MP 1/1.7-inch sensor. There is 14 months difference between FX48 and GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC so we don't expect to see a huge technology difference between these two cameras but it would still give an advantage to younger GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC, especially in sensor tech.
Comparing an interchangeble lens camera to a fixed lens camera is a bit tricky but we will do our best to make this a fair comparison.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Panasonic FX48 and Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Panasonic FX48 and Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.