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Fujifilm X100s vs Nikon Coolpix A vs Ricoh GR

Fujifilm X100s vs Nikon Coolpix A vs Ricoh GR – Best APS-C Compact camera of 2014
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Planning to buy your first APS-C sensor compact camera?, we have compared best three compact camera specification and high ISO images below…

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Sensor: Fujifilm features advance 16 Mp APS-C X-Trans CMOS II Sensor, X-Trans sensor uses a unique randomized pixel array in order to avoid the use of a resolution-reducing optical low-pass filter, +1 you also get bright F2.0 lens (1-stop bright lens compared to both competitors ).

Both Nikon coolpix A and Rioch GR have same type of sensor 16.2 MP CMOS sensor, even the lens used in both the camera features same F2.8 Aperture, but the Rioch GR doesn’t have low-pass filter so we will sure see sharp images from Ricoh GR camera compared to coolpix A.

From the specification comparison we can clearly see that Fuji will produce better images compared to both the camera due to 1-stop bright lens and  absence of low-pass filter.

AF-system: The Fuji X100s have active phase AF point within the sensor, the Intelligent Hybrid AF system of Fuji X100s uses both contrast- and phase-detection methods to acquire focus quickly and accurately, on the other hand both Nikon coolpix A and Rioch GR uses traditional contrast based AF system..will do slower AF than Fuji X100s.

The continuous shooting speed of Fujifilm X100s is faster (6fps) compared to Nikon coolpix A(4fps) and Ricoh GR(4fps).

Image stabilization: The Image stabilization only available in Nikon coolpix A, Fuji X100s and Ricoh GR doesn’t have built-in or lens based Image Stabilization.

Video: The Fuji X100s can shoot Full HD videos @ 60fps, Nikon coolpix A and Ricoh GR limited to 30 fps only.

 Viewfinder: The X100s comes with optical and electronic viewing tools are incorporated into the unique Hybrid Viewfinder, eye-sensor is located on the viewfinder to automatically turn off the rear 2.8″ LCD monitor during eye-level viewing. Ricoh GR and Nikon coolpix A doesn’t have viewfinder.

Finally Image Comparison

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From the image comparison above we can clearly see the Fuji X100s is showing excellent results at High ISO. The Ranking based on image quality is …
#1 Fujifilm X100s
#2 Ricoh GR
#3 Nikon Coolpix A

Verdict: The clear winner of specification and image comparison is FUjifilm X100s, after that we have affordable Rioch GR and finally at the bottom we have Nikon coolpix A.

Buy Fujifilm X100s B&H and AMAZON | Nikon Coolpix A from Amazon | B&H | Ricoh GR features B&H

Ricoh GR at DxOLab


Ricoh GR test result is now out at DxOLab, the score is bit less than Nikon Coolpix A , Ricoh GR available at $799.95 Amazon | Nikon coolpix A available at $1,096.95 at Amazon.

Ricoh GR vs Nikon Coolpix A

Ricoh GR vs Nikon Coolpix ARicoh GR vs Nikon coolpix A Specification comparison review, both features almost same core specification take a look at the major difference below.

Ricoh GR vs Nikon Coolpix A

Ricoh GR and Nikon Coolpix A features same type of APS-C sensor and ISO range + both camera doesn’t have OPLF (Optical low-pass filter), So you will get approx same image quality from both the camera.
Ricoh GR vs Nikon Coolpix A

Nikon Coolpix A features Image stabilization, on the other hand Ricoh GR offers you better display, more shutter range and light-weight body with affordable price tag.

Verdict: We recommend you Ricoh GR, Both camera features approx same specification, Nikon coolpix offers you Image stabilization  but you have to pay approx $300 extra.

Buy Nikon Coolpix A from Amazon | B&H

Buy Ricoh GR features B&H

See more Ricoh GR Comparison Review

Ricoh GR vs Fujifilm X100S

Ricoh GR vs Fuji X100S

Ricoh GR vs Fujifilm X100S Specification Comparison, both camera features APS-C sensor and same ISO range, take a look at the other major difference.

Ricoh GR vs Fujifilm X100S

Sensor and Image Processor:

Fuji X100S: Features newly-developed 16.3 million pixels APS-C X-Trans CMOS II sensor, no low-pass filter and EXR Processor II,

Ricoh GR: Featuring a 16 megapixel, APS-C-sized CMOS sensor, no low-pass filter and newly developed GR ENGINE V Image Processor.

Auto Focus

Fujifilm X100S features Hybrid AF system (Phase+Contrast), Ricoh GR limited contrast detect AF only.

Fuji X100S: The newly-developed X-Trans CMOS II sensor features Phase Detection pixels, when combined with EXR Processor II offers world’s fastest AF in as little as 0.08 seconds, start-up time of only approx. 0.5 seconds.

Ricoh GR: Ricoh GR take 0.20 Sec to do AF. No more data available.

Lens:

Fujifilm X100S features more bright lens, Max aperture of Fujifilm X100S touches 2.0, Ricoh GR limited to F2.8.

Shutter

Ricoh GR features better shutter range compared to fujifilm X100S.

Video:

Fujfilm offers 60fps in Full HD video mode, Ricoh GR limited to 30 fps in Full HD video mode.

Viewfinder

No viewfinder available in Ricoh GR, X100S’s Hybrid Viewfinder combines both an Optical and an Electronic Viewfinder.

Verdict: Based on Specification Comparison Review Fujifilm X100S is a clear winner

Price Factor: Ricoh GR is affordable compared to Fujifilm X100S,

  • Fujifilm X100S will cost you approx $1,299.00, available at B&H and AMAZON
  • The ultra compact APS-C GR will cost you approx $796, available at B&H

Ricoh GR vs Ricoh GR Digital IV

Ricoh GR vs Ricoh GR Digital IV
Ricoh GR vs Ricoh GR Digital IV, the majoe specification difference is listed below

More megapixel compared to Ricoh GR Digital IV – 16 megapixel, APS-C-sized CMOS sensor, no low-pass filter and a completely redesigned optical path the GR is built for superb image performance.
Big sensor size compared to Ricoh GR Digital IV – The new RICOH GR camera features an APS-C-sized CMOS image sensor delivering shallow depth of field, better low-light performance and a wide dynamic range.

Advance Image Processor – newly developed GR ENGINE V imaging processor which optimizes high-sensitivity shooting to ISO 25600 minimizing noise, producing accurate, color-rich images.

High-End Lens for GR – newly developed and optimized 18.3mm (28mm in 35mm format) F2.8 lens compactly provides high-resolution, wide-angle images with stunning edge-to-edge sharpness all while minimizing chromatic aberration and distortion.
Better ISO range compared to Ricoh GR Digital IV25600 vs 3200
Fast continuous Shooting Speed compared to Ricoh GR Digital IV – 4fps continuous shooting shooting speed @ 16Mp resolution.

Better video quality compared to Ricoh GR Digital IV

Price Factor – Ricoh GR will cost your approx $796 and GR IV will cost you $596 only.

Verdict: We Recommend Ricoh GR

The ultra compact APS-C GR will cost you approx $796, available at B&H

Image Comparison - Ricoh GR vs Nikon Coolpix A vs Fuji XPro1 vs Sony Rx100...

Ricoh GR image comparison with other High End camera is now available, click on the image to en-large, take a look at the Ricoh GR announcement page , See Ricoh GR sample Images.

Take a look at Ricoh GR vs Fuji Xpro1 vs Sony RX100,


Ricoh GR vs Nikon coolpix A.


Ricoh GR vs Fuji Xpro1 vs Sony RX100

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Ricoh GR Sample Images

Ricoh GR sample images is now available, Ricoh GR features 16 Mp APS-C sensor and No OPLF (Optical low-pass filter), GR comes with newly developed image processor, so you get low noise in high ISO images and a continuous shooting speed of 4fps @ 16Mp,  The ultra compact APS-C GR will cost you approx $796, available at B&H

Ricoh GR Sample Image

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