Canon PowerShot G5 X vs Ricoh GR II Comparison

Here is a quick review and comparison for the Canon G5 X vs Ricoh GR II enthusiast compacts with different type sensors.

To see the difference between Canon G5 X vs Ricoh GR II digital compact cameras we have put together Canon G5 X vs Ricoh GR II specs comparison table below.

The G5 X ($799.99 – Amazon | B&H | Adorama) uses 24-100mm equivalent F1.8-2.8 lens and features a DIGIC 6 processor, record 1080/60p video, offer Raw shooting, include a pop-up flash and a built-in ND filter.

The Ricoh GR II ($569 – Amazon | B&H | Adorama) is a compact camera with an APS-C sized 16-megapixel imager, 18.3mm f/2.8 lens, Wi-Fi and NFC.

Specifications Comparison of Canon G5 X vs Ricoh GR II Cameras


Below you can see the specs comparison table of Canon G5 X vs Ricoh GR II digital cameras. Some differences like sensor, image size, shooting speed, lcd size etc.. detailed as bold on the table.

Feature Canon G5 X Ricoh GR II
Sensor resolution 20.2-Megapixels 16-Megapixels
Sensor size / type 1″-type (13.2 x 8.8 mm) APS-C (23.7 x 15.7 mm)
Low –Pass filter Yes No
Optical zoom 4.2x Fixed
Aperture Range F1.8 – F2.8 F2.8
Macro ratio 5cm 10cm
Image stabilization  Optical No
AF System Contrast Detect (sensor) Contrast Detect (sensor)
ISO Sensitivity 125-12800 100-25600
Shutter Min/Max 30 sec 1/2000 sec 30 sec 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting Speed 5.9fps 4fps
Video 1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p) 1920 x 1080 (30p, 25p)
Display 3.0″ LCD Rear Touch Screen Swivel (1,040,000 pixels) 3.0″ LCD (1,230,000 pixels)
Viewfinder EVF 100% No
Hot-shoe Yes Yes
Battery Life (CIPA) 210 shots 320 shots
Environmentally sealed No No
Wireless Built-in with NFC Built-in with NFC
Dimensions   112 x 76 x 44 mm 117 x 83 x 35 mm
Weight 353g 251g


Buy Ricoh GR II Compact Camera
Ricoh GR II Compact Camera $799.00 Amazon | Adorama


Buy Canon PowerShot G5 X Compact Camera
Canon PowerShot G5 X Camera $799.99 Amazon | B&H | Adorama