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Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC vs Sony ZV-E1

Portability
85
Imaging
34
Features
44
Overall
38
Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC front
 
Sony ZV-E1 front
Portability
80
Imaging
67
Features
89
Overall
75

Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC vs Sony ZV-E1 Key Specs

Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC
(Full Review)
  • 10MP - 1/1.7" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 3200
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 24-72mm (F2.5-4.4) lens
  • 355g - 114 x 70 x 44mm
  • Revealed March 2010
Sony ZV-E1
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - Full frame Sensor
  • 3.00" Fully Articulated Screen
  • ISO 80 - 102400 (Boost to 409600)
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 1920 video
  • Sony E Mount
  • 483g - 121 x 72 x 54mm
  • Released March 2023
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Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC vs Sony ZV-E1 Overview

Below is a in depth comparison of the Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC and Sony ZV-E1, one being a Advanced Mirrorless and the latter is a Pro Mirrorless by manufacturers Ricoh and Sony. The resolution of the GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC (10MP) and the ZV-E1 (12MP) is relatively close but the GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC (1/1.7") and ZV-E1 (Full frame) posses totally different sensor sizing.

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The GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC was introduced 14 years earlier than the ZV-E1 and that is a fairly sizable gap as far as camera tech is concerned. Both the cameras feature the same body design (Rangefinder-style mirrorless).

Before getting right into a in depth comparison, here is a concise summation of how the GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC matches up versus the ZV-E1 for portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC over the Sony ZV-E1

 GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC ZV-E1 

Reasons to pick Sony ZV-E1 over the Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC

 ZV-E1 GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC 
ReleasedMarch 2023March 2010More recent by 158 months
Screen typeFully ArticulatedFixed Fully Articulating screen
Screen resolution1037k920kClearer screen (+117k dot)
Selfie screen Take selfies
Touch friendly screen Quickly navigate

Common features in the Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC and Sony ZV-E1

 GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC ZV-E1 
Manual focus Dial accurate focus
Screen size3"3.00"Same screen measurement

Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC vs Sony ZV-E1 Physical Comparison

For anyone who is intending to lug around your camera often, you'll have to consider its weight and volume. The Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC offers physical dimensions of 114mm x 70mm x 44mm (4.5" x 2.8" x 1.7") along with a weight of 355 grams (0.78 lbs) while the Sony ZV-E1 has sizing of 121mm x 72mm x 54mm (4.8" x 2.8" x 2.1") having a weight of 483 grams (1.06 lbs).

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Take into consideration, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change dependant on the lens you use at the time. Underneath is a front view measurement comparison of the GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC vs the ZV-E1.

Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC vs Sony ZV-E1 size comparison

Considering size and weight, the portability rating of the GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC and ZV-E1 is 85 and 80 respectively.

Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC vs Sony ZV-E1 top view buttons comparison

Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC vs Sony ZV-E1 Sensor Comparison

Usually, it can be difficult to visualise the contrast in sensor measurements merely by looking through specs. The graphic below may offer you a clearer sense of the sensor dimensions in the GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC and ZV-E1.

As you can plainly see, both cameras feature different megapixel count and different sensor measurements. The GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC with its smaller sensor will make shooting shallower depth of field more challenging and the Sony ZV-E1 will result in greater detail using its extra 2MP. Higher resolution will enable you to crop photographs way more aggressively. The older GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC will be disadvantaged when it comes to sensor technology.

Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC vs Sony ZV-E1 sensor size comparison

Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC vs Sony ZV-E1 Screen and ViewFinder

Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC vs Sony ZV-E1 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Portrait photography with Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC
Portrait photography with Sony ZV-E1
36
manual focus
supports RAW formats
no liveview
low MP (10MP)
small sensor (1/1.7")
72
has manual focus
great sensor size (Full frame)
provides face detect autofocus
saves RAW files
megapixel count low (12 megapixels)
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Street Comparison

Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC as a Street photography camera
Sony ZV-E1 as a Street photography camera
65
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
supports RAW formats
lighter than competition (355g)
screen does not articulate
small sensor (1/1.7")
84
screen can move to multiple angles
image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
great sensor size (Full frame)
saves RAW files
includes focus by touch
environment proof
lighter than competitors (483g)
very good high ISO (102,400)
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Sports Comparison

Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC Sports photography info
Sony ZV-E1 Sports photography info
25
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
no liveview
max fps very slow (2.0 frames per second)
low MP (10 megapixels)
small sensor (1/1.7")
lack of phase detect auto focus
72
quiet mode (1/8,000s)
image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
great sensor size (Full frame)
provides tracking focus
environment proof
better than average battery (570 shots)
has phase detect autofocus
maximum shutter speed is a little low (1/s)
megapixel count low (12 megapixels)
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Travel Comparison

Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC as a Travel photography camera
Sony ZV-E1 as a Travel photography camera
60
lighter than competition (355g)
flash built-in
really wide (24mm)
low MP (10 megapixels)
does not offer selfie friendly screen
slow maximum aperture (f2.5)
79
better than average battery (570 per charge)
lighter than competitors (483g)
environment proof
has bluetooth
includes focus by touch
selfie friendly screen
megapixel count low (12 megapixels)
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Landscape Comparison

Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC Landscape photography features
Sony ZV-E1 Landscape photography features
47
manual focus
really wide (24mm)
screen is a decent size (3 inch)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
supports RAW formats
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
slow maximum aperture (f2.5)
no liveview
low MP (10 megapixels)
small sensor (1/1.7")
79
has manual focus
switch lenses (Sony E mount)
screen size is good (3.00")
image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
great sensor size (Full frame)
very good high ISO (102,400)
saves RAW files
environment proof
better than average battery (570 CIPA)
megapixel count low (12 megapixels)
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Vlogging Comparison

Vlogging with Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC
Vlogging with Sony ZV-E1
28
really wide (24mm)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
lighter than competition (355g)
slow maximum aperture (f2.5)
does not offer selfie friendly screen
low res video (640 x 480 pixels)
missing external mic support
85
selfie friendly screen
screen is touchscreen
image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
provides face detect autofocus
high quality video (3840 x 1920 pixels)
has microphone port
lighter than competitors (483g)
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Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC vs Sony ZV-E1 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC and Sony ZV-E1
 Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VCSony ZV-E1
General Information
Company Ricoh Sony
Model Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC Sony ZV-E1
Type Advanced Mirrorless Pro Mirrorless
Revealed 2010-03-18 2023-03-29
Body design Rangefinder-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Processor Smooth Imaging Engine IV -
Sensor type CCD BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/1.7" Full frame
Sensor measurements 7.44 x 5.58mm 35.6 x 23.8mm
Sensor surface area 41.5mm² 847.3mm²
Sensor resolution 10MP 12MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 3:2 and 16:9
Maximum resolution 3648 x 2736 4240 x 2832
Maximum native ISO 3200 102400
Maximum boosted ISO - 409600
Lowest native ISO 100 80
RAW format
Lowest boosted ISO - 40
Autofocusing
Focus manually
AF touch
AF continuous
Single AF
AF tracking
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
Multi area AF
Live view AF
Face detect focusing
Contract detect focusing
Phase detect focusing
Number of focus points - 759
Lens
Lens mounting type fixed lens Sony E
Lens focal range 24-72mm (3.0x) -
Max aperture f/2.5-4.4 -
Macro focus range 1cm -
Available lenses - 195
Focal length multiplier 4.8 1
Screen
Display type Fixed Type Fully Articulated
Display diagonal 3 inch 3.00 inch
Display resolution 920 thousand dot 1,037 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch screen
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Electronic (optional) None
Features
Slowest shutter speed 180 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 seconds -
Maximum quiet shutter speed - 1/8000 seconds
Continuous shooting speed 2.0fps 10.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash range 4.50 m no built-in flash
Flash options Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Manual no built-in flash
External flash
AE bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps) 3840 x 2160 @ 120p / 280 3840 x 2160 @ 100p / 280 Mbps, XA3840 x 2160 @ 60p / 200 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.265, Linear PCM 3840 x 2160 @ 50p / 200 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.265, Linear PCM 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 140 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.265, Linear PCM 3840 x 2160 @ 25p / 140 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.265, Linear PCM 3840 x 2160 @ 24p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.265, Linear PCM 1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM 1920 x 1080 @ 100p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM 1920 x 1080 @ 50p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM 1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM 1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
Maximum video resolution 640x480 3840x1920
Video file format Motion JPEG MPEG-4, XAVC S, H.264
Microphone jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless None Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 GBit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 355 grams (0.78 pounds) 483 grams (1.06 pounds)
Physical dimensions 114 x 70 x 44mm (4.5" x 2.8" x 1.7") 121 x 72 x 54mm (4.8" x 2.8" x 2.1")
DXO scores
DXO All around score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 410 photographs 570 photographs
Form of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery model - NP-FZ100
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, 10 sec (3 images) ) Yes
Time lapse shooting With downloadable app
Storage media SD/SDHC, Internal SD/SDHC/SDXC + Memory Stick Pro Duo
Storage slots 1 1
Retail cost $349 $2,198