Pentax KP vs Ricoh GR III Comparison

Let’s compare the Pentax KP vs Ricoh GR III.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Pentax KP and Ricoh GR III. Both cameras have APS-C sensors but Pentax KP has a 24.3 MP and Ricoh GR III has a 24.2 MP resolution.

  Pentax KP Ricoh GR III
  Pentax KP Front Ricoh GR III Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Ricoh Ricoh
Megapixels 24.3 24.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format APS-C APS-C
SLR Type Dslr Point & Shoot
Crop Factor 1.5x 1.5x
AA Filter Optional Optional
Image Resolution 6016 x 4000 (24.1 MP, 3:2) 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 819200 Min 100 - Max 102400
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100-819200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps) Auto, ISO 100 - 102,400
Startup Time 1.4 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type SAFOX 11 TTL phase-matching - 27 points (25 cross type focus points in the center), Auto (27 AF points), Zone select, Select, Expanded Area (S, M, L), Spot; Contrast detection AF in Live View with Face detection, Tracking, Multiple AF points, Select, Spot AF area modes Hybrid AF Phase/Contrast Detection: Auto-area AF, Zone AF, Select AF, Pinpoint AF, Tracking AF, Continuous AF, MF, Snap, Infinity
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100-819200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps) Auto, ISO 100 - 102,400
Shutter Speed Range 1/24000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 1200 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 35
AW Buffer Size 10
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen No Yes
Articulating Screen Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes No
Viewfinder Optical / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, ~100% coverage, 0.95x mag., 23.3mm eyepoint (from center of lens), -2.5 to +1.5 diopter, interchangeable Natural-Bright-Matte III focusing screen Optional hotshoe mounted optical viewfinders
Focus Peaking Yes No
Video Features
Video Resolution 1920x1080 (60i/50i/30p/25p/24p) 1920x1080 (60p/30p/24p)
Video File Format MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV), Motion JPEG (AVI) for interval movie record MOV (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Sound: Linear PCM)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes No
Headphone Jack No No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/180
Internal connections USB 2.0 Micro B (SlimPort compatable; SlimPort-HDMI adapter required for HDMI output), 3.5mm external stereo mic / cable switch jack, external power terminal USB-C (supports DisplayPort)
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth No Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 390 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 24.7 oz (699 g) includes batteries 9.1 oz (257 g) includes batteries
Size 5.2 x 4.0 x 3.0 in. (132 x 101 x 76 mm) 4.3 x 2.4 x 1.3 in. (109 x 62 x 33 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $796.94 Buy from Amazon for $899.95
Release Date 2017-02-25 2019-03-22