LCD and Viewfinder
Ricoh GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 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 GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 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 GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 can shoot continuously at max speed of 5 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/3200 sec.
GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Ricoh GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system.
Ricoh GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Ricoh GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1280 x 720 at 24 fps and save in and MPEG-4 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 GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 has a built-in Mono microphone but no speaker.
Ricoh GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Mirrorless camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Sony Alpha a6300 or Canon EOS M50 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Ricoh GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 320 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 357 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 GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5
Panasonic GH3 with its 540shots is the model with longest battery life among Semi-Pro Mirrorless cameras. Check the comparison of Ricoh GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 vs Panasonic GH3 or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.
Ricoh GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Ricoh GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 is $499.00