LCD and Viewfinder
Ricoh GR has a Fixed Type 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 1,230k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
GR doesn't have a built-in viewfinder but an optional external viewfinder is available. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Large Sensor Compact camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III (Compare) or Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Ricoh GR can shoot continuously at max speed of 4 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec.
GR has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Ricoh GR features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system.
With Ricoh GR, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 30,25,24 fps and save in and MPEG-4 formats. Full HD resolution of Ricoh GR will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.
GR has a built-in Mono microphone and a Mono speaker.
Ricoh GR doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Large Sensor Compact camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Fujifilm X100T or Fujifilm XF10 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect GR to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Ricoh GR is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 290 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Large Sensor Compact type cameras is 305 shots, its battery life is about average in its class but it would still be wise to invest in some spare batteries for long photo trips.
Battery Life Comparison in Large Sensor Compact Cameras
Leica X Vario with its 450shots is the model with longest battery life among Large Sensor Compact cameras. Check the comparison of Ricoh GR vs Leica X Vario or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Ricoh GR Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Ricoh GR is $772.44