Sep 21 2010
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Overview of the GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5
Photography is an art that requires special skills and equipment to capture the perfect shot. With the advent of digital photography, we have seen a significant improvement in camera technology. One such camera is the Ricoh GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5. This camera has made waves in the photography industry due to its exceptional image quality, high-level performance, and advanced features. Let's take a closer look at what this camera has to offer.
Ricoh GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 Pros and Cons
Now, we will look more closely at our review of the Ricoh GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 camera. We will see what it can do and compare it to other cameras like it. We will tell you what's good about it and what's not so good. This way, you'll know if it's the camera for you!
Build and Construction
Body and dimensions
Ricoh GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5
|Dimensions||113 x 70 x 56mm|
The Ricoh GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 is not sealed against water and dust, so it's important to be careful when using it in such conditions. If you often shoot in environments with water or dust, it's recommended to check out another camera with weather sealing.
Design and Handling
Main design features
|View Finder||Electronic (optional)|
|Screen Type||Fixed Type|
|Screen Resolution||920k dots|
|Body type||Rangefinder-style mirrorless|
This camera has a fixed type 3.00" screen, with a display resolution of 920k dots. This makes the Ricoh GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 not as suitable for those looking for a vlogging camera as you cannot view yourself while shooting selfies easily. Unfortunately, the camera does not have a touch screen, which may make it less user-friendly.
GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 includes a electronic (optional) viewfinder with no electronic viewfinder of resolution with a coverage of n/a and a magnification of n/a. This feature enhances the camera's suitability for outdoor photography in bright conditions.
Ricoh GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 has a 12MP sized CMOS sensor. You can shoot at maximum resolution of 12 pixels. Ricoh GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 has a native ISO range of 200 - 3200 which can be boosted to null - null. It can also save files in RAW format which gives you a wider room for post processing.
Sep 21 2010
200 - 3200
|Extended ISO||null - null|
|Max resolution||4288 x 2848 pixels|
DXO Sensor Scores
Low Light ISO
DXO mark sensor scores
The DXOmark rankings indicate that the Ricoh GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 camera has excellent color depth performance, which refers to the number of colors the sensor can distinguish. Additionally, its dynamic range is also excellent, allowing it to retain high amounts of details in both bright and dark areas of a scene. The camera's low light ISO performance is excellent, which is an important factor to consider if you plan to use it in dimly lit indoor environments or at night. Overall the image quality of the GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 is excellent
Camera crop factor (or focal length multiplier) refers to how a camera's sensor size affects the apparent field of view of a lens. Crop factor is determined by comparing the size of a camera's sensor to that of a full-frame sensor, which is a standard reference size for camera sensors.
Crop factor calculator
Full frame equivalent
This camera: APS-C
Connectivity, storage, battery
|Battery Life||320 shots|
The Ricoh GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 supports SD/SDHC, Internal with 1 slots for storage. This may suffice for everyday use. However, for professional applications such as wedding photography, it is not recommended as a memory card malfunction could lead to the loss of all footage.
The Ricoh GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 uses the DB-90 model of battery pack. This is rated for 320 shots shots which is high. If you intend to take photos or record videos for an extended period, it might be a good idea to bring along additional batteries.
The Ricoh GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 has built in flash which is great for event photography and in low light situations. It also offers a flash shoe that allows you to attach external flashes. This provides more versatility in your lighting choices.
The Ricoh GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 boasts a maximum mechanical shutter speed of 1/3200s, which is ideal for shooting fast-moving subjects in bright environments, such as in sports photography. Faster shutter speeds enable you to freeze the action and capture every detail, making it easier to get the perfect shot.
With a continuous mechanical shutter speed of n/a or an electronic shutter speed of n/a, this camera is not capable of capturing the perfect moment more easily, making it not as suited for wedding, sports, and wildlife photography. Higher shutter speeds make it easier to capture fast-paced action, ensuring that you never miss the perfect shot.
The Ricoh GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 includes contrast detection autofocus (AF), with null number of focus points.
While contrast detection is generally more accurate and precise, phase detection autofocus is faster and more effective in most situations, particularly when photographing moving subjects.
Phase detection autofocus works by dividing the incoming light into pairs and then analyzing how they intersect on the camera's sensor. This method allows the camera to determine not only if a subject is in focus but also the direction and distance needed to adjust the focus to achieve perfect sharpness.
On the other hand, contrast detection autofocus works by analyzing the contrast of an image and adjusting the focus until the highest contrast is detected. While this method is very accurate, it can be slow, especially in low light conditions or when photographing moving subjects.
The Ricoh GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 features a CMOS sensor
No the GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 does not have weather sealing.
The Ricoh GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 was announced on Sep 21 2010
No the GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 does not have in-body image stabilization that can compensate for camera shake, making it easier to shoot handheld in low light conditions.
The GXR GR Lens A12 28mm F2.5 has a native ISO range of 200-3200, which can be expanded to ISO null-null for even greater sensitivity in low light conditions.
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