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Fujifilm X100F vs Ricoh GR III

Portability
79
Imaging
69
Features
69
Overall
69
Fujifilm X100F front
 
Ricoh GR III front
Portability
90
Imaging
71
Features
62
Overall
67

Fujifilm X100F vs Ricoh GR III Key Specs

Fujifilm X100F
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 200 - 12800 (Increase to 51200)
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 35mm (F2.0) lens
  • 469g - 127 x 75 x 52mm
  • Released January 2017
  • Superseded the Fujifilm X100T
  • Updated by Fujifilm X100V
Ricoh GR III
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 102400
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 28mm (F2.8-16) lens
  • 257g - 109 x 62 x 33mm
  • Released September 2018
  • Replaced the Ricoh GR III
  • Updated by Ricoh GR III
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Fujifilm X100F vs Ricoh GR III Overview

Lets look closer at the Fujifilm X100F and Ricoh GR III, both Large Sensor Compact cameras by competitors FujiFilm and Ricoh. The image resolution of the Fujifilm X100F (24MP) and the GR III (24MP) is very close and both cameras posses the same sensor size (APS-C).

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The Fujifilm X100F was unveiled 20 months earlier than the GR III making them a generation away from one another. Each of the cameras have the same body design (Large Sensor Compact).

Before delving straight to a step-by-step comparison, here is a simple synopsis of how the Fujifilm X100F matches up versus the GR III when it comes to portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm X100F over the Ricoh GR III

 Fujifilm X100F GR III 
Display resolution1040k1037kSharper display (+3k dot)

Reasons to pick Ricoh GR III over the Fujifilm X100F

 GR III Fujifilm X100F 
ReleasedSeptember 2018January 2017Newer by 20 months
Touch friendly display Easily navigate

Common features in the Fujifilm X100F and Ricoh GR III

 Fujifilm X100F GR III 
Focus manually More precise focus
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Display dimensions3"3"Equal display size
Selfie screen Lacking selfie screen

Fujifilm X100F vs Ricoh GR III Physical Comparison

When you are planning to travel with your camera frequently, you will need to consider its weight and volume. The Fujifilm X100F comes with outer measurements of 127mm x 75mm x 52mm (5.0" x 3.0" x 2.0") accompanied by a weight of 469 grams (1.03 lbs) whilst the Ricoh GR III has sizing of 109mm x 62mm x 33mm (4.3" x 2.4" x 1.3") having a weight of 257 grams (0.57 lbs).

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Always remember, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change based on the lens you have chosen at that moment. Below is a front view overall size comparison of the Fujifilm X100F vs the GR III.

Fujifilm X100F vs Ricoh GR III size comparison

Factoring in dimensions and weight, the portability grade of the Fujifilm X100F and GR III is 79 and 90 respectively.

Fujifilm X100F vs Ricoh GR III top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm X100F vs Ricoh GR III Sensor Comparison

Sometimes, its difficult to imagine the gap in sensor dimensions just by viewing specs. The pic below will help offer you a clearer sense of the sensor measurements in the Fujifilm X100F and GR III.

All in all, both the cameras have the same sensor dimensions and the identical resolution so you should expect comparable quality of photographs although you might want to consider the release date of the cameras into account. The more aged Fujifilm X100F will be disadvantaged with regard to sensor technology.

Fujifilm X100F vs Ricoh GR III sensor size comparison

Fujifilm X100F vs Ricoh GR III Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm X100F vs Ricoh GR III Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm X100F as a Portrait photography camera
Ricoh GR III as a Portrait photography camera
81
focusing manually
decent sensor resolution (24MP)
good sensor size (APS-C)
includes face detection focus
exports RAW files
82
focusing manually
decent megapixels (24 megapixels)
good sensor size (APS-C)
offers face detection autofocus
delivers RAW formats
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Street Comparison

Fujifilm X100F Street photography features
Ricoh GR III Street photography features
66
good sensor size (APS-C)
exports RAW files
screen does not articulate
no image stabilization
84
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
good sensor size (APS-C)
delivers RAW formats
features touch to focus
lighter than others in class (257 grams)
good ISO range (102,400)
no articulating screen
400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100

Sports Comparison

Fujifilm X100F Sports photography information
Ricoh GR III Sports photography information
70
silent shooting (1/32,000s)
decent sensor resolution (24MP)
good sensor size (APS-C)
great battery power (390 shots)
has phase detect auto focus
fixed focal length (35mm)
no image stabilization
77
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
decent megapixels (24 megapixels)
good sensor size (APS-C)
offers tracking autofocus
supports phase detect autofocus
fixed focal length (28mm)
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm X100F Travel photography highlights
Ricoh GR III Travel photography highlights
77
great battery power (390 per charge)
decent sensor resolution (24MP)
flash built-in
great maximum aperture (f2.0)
doesn't posses selfie friendly screen
70
lighter than others in class (257 grams)
features touch to focus
decent megapixels (24MP)
lack of Time Lapse function
does not contain selfie friendly screen
sluggish max aperture (f2.8)
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm X100F Landscape photography factors
Ricoh GR III Landscape photography factors
71
focusing manually
great maximum aperture (f2.0)
pretty good screen size (3 inch)
decent sensor resolution (24MP)
good sensor size (APS-C)
doesnt have low pass filter
exports RAW files
great battery power (390 per charge)
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
fixed focal length (35mm)
no image stabilization
70
focusing manually
screen size is decent (3 inches)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
decent megapixels (24 megapixels)
good sensor size (APS-C)
doesnt have low pass filter
good ISO range (102,400)
delivers RAW formats
can't change lenses (fixed lens mount)
fixed focal length (28mm)
sluggish max aperture (f2.8)
lack of Time Lapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm X100F as a Vlogging camera
Ricoh GR III as a Vlogging camera
36
great maximum aperture (f2.0)
includes face detection focus
video resolution high (1920 x 1080 pxls)
has external microphone support
doesn't posses selfie friendly screen
no image stabilization
37
touchscreen functionality
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
offers face detection autofocus
high quality video (1920 x 1080 pxls)
lighter than others in class (257g)
sluggish max aperture (f2.8)
does not contain selfie friendly screen
lack of external mic jack
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Fujifilm X100F vs Ricoh GR III Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm X100F and Ricoh GR III
 Fujifilm X100FRicoh GR III
General Information
Company FujiFilm Ricoh
Model type Fujifilm X100F Ricoh GR III
Type Large Sensor Compact Large Sensor Compact
Released 2017-01-18 2018-09-25
Body design Large Sensor Compact Large Sensor Compact
Sensor Information
Chip X-Processor Pro -
Sensor type CMOS X-TRANS III CMOS
Sensor size APS-C APS-C
Sensor dimensions 23.6 x 15.6mm 23.5 x 15.6mm
Sensor surface area 368.2mm² 366.6mm²
Sensor resolution 24 megapixels 24 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1 and 3:2
Highest Possible resolution 6000 x 4000 6000 x 4000
Maximum native ISO 12800 102400
Maximum enhanced ISO 51200 -
Minimum native ISO 200 100
RAW files
Minimum enhanced ISO 100 -
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch to focus
AF continuous
AF single
Tracking AF
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
Multi area AF
Live view AF
Face detection AF
Contract detection AF
Phase detection AF
Total focus points 325 -
Lens
Lens mount type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 35mm (1x) 28mm (1x)
Maximal aperture f/2.0 f/2.8-16
Macro focusing range - 6cm
Crop factor 1.5 1.5
Screen
Screen type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen sizing 3 inch 3 inch
Screen resolution 1,040k dot 1,037k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Electronic and Optical (tunnel) Optical (optional)
Viewfinder resolution 2,360k dot -
Viewfinder coverage 92 percent -
Viewfinder magnification 0.5x -
Features
Minimum shutter speed 4 seconds 30 seconds
Fastest shutter speed 1/4000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Fastest silent shutter speed 1/32000 seconds -
Continuous shutter speed 8.0fps -
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Change WB
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash distance 4.60 m (at ISO 100) no built-in flash
Flash settings Auto, forced, suppressed, slow synchro, commander Auto, Flash On, Flash On+Red-eye, Slow-speed Sync, Slow Sync+Red-eye
External flash
Auto exposure bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Video resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p) 1920 x 1080 @ 60p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Maximum video resolution 1920x1080 1920x1080
Video file format H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Mic input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) Yes
GPS None None
Physical
Environment seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 469 grams (1.03 pounds) 257 grams (0.57 pounds)
Physical dimensions 127 x 75 x 52mm (5.0" x 3.0" x 2.0") 109 x 62 x 33mm (4.3" x 2.4" x 1.3")
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 390 images -
Battery format Battery Pack -
Battery ID NP-W126S -
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) Yes
Time lapse feature
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC Internal, SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I supported)
Storage slots Single Single
Launch pricing $1,300 $900