LCD and Viewfinder
Ricoh GR Digital IV 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 Digital IV 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 Compact camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Nikon Coolpix P7800 (Compare) or Fujifilm X30 (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Ricoh GR Digital IV can shoot continuously at max speed of and has max shutter speed of 1/2000 sec.
GR Digital IV has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Ricoh GR Digital IV features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system.
With Ricoh GR Digital IV, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 640 x 480 at 30,15 fps and save in and Motion JPEG formats. 640 x 480 is a low video resolution by todays standards. If video quality is important for you, we recommend you to look at cameras with Full HD, even better 4K / Ultra-HD resolution .
GR Digital IV has a built-in Mono microphone but no speaker.
Ricoh GR Digital IV doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Compact camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Nikon Coolpix P7800 or Fujifilm X30 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect GR Digital IV to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Ricoh GR Digital IV is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 390 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Compact type cameras is 255 shots, Ricoh GR Digital IV has a good battery life for its class.
Battery Life Comparison in Small Sensor Compact Cameras
Fujifilm X30 with its 470shots is the model with longest battery life among Small Sensor Compact cameras. Check the comparison of Ricoh GR Digital IV vs Fujifilm X30 or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Ricoh GR Digital IV Features Compared to Main Competitors