LCD and Viewfinder
Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro has a Fixed Type 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 920k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro 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 Mirrorless camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Olympus OM-D E-M10 II (Compare) or Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II) (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro can shoot continuously at max speed of 3 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/3200 sec.
GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system.
With Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1280 x 720 at 24 fps and save in and Motion JPEG formats. 1280 x 720 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 .
GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro has a built-in Mono microphone but no speaker.
Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Mirrorless camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Canon EOS M6 or Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro is powered by a proprietary battery which provides a shooting life of 320 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 354 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 Semi-Pro Mirrorless Cameras
Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro
Panasonic GH3 with its 540shots is the model with longest battery life among Semi-Pro Mirrorless cameras. Check the comparison of Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro vs Panasonic GH3 or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.
Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro is $499.00