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RICOH GR IIIx Urban Edition Kit

RICOH GR IIIx Urban Edition Kit

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The RICOH GR IIIx Urban Edition Kit is a special edition camera based on the superb GR IIIx, and features a textured camera surface inspired by city asphalt, a unique blue lens ring and lots of accessories.

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  • Uniquely styled compact camera, which evokes a sense of city streets with an asphalt styled body and blue lens ring
  • Includes all of the powerful features from the standard camera, including beautiful 24.24mp images and HD video
  • RICOH’s newly developed f/2.8 GR lens offers a 40mm equivalent focal width with sharp images and smooth bokeh
  • Built-in sensor shift stabilisation technology which give you four stops of advantage when shooting in low light
  • Lots of advanced features packed into the compact body, including built-in NDs, Hybrid AF and more for amazing content
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RICOH GR IIIx Urban Edition Kit Summary

Based on the highly capable standard GR IIIx, this special edition RICOH GR IIIx Urban Edition Kit is inspired by big city streets and comes with a unique design, which combines aesthetics and function. The compact camera body is instantly recognisable, yet features an elaborately textured grey surface inspired by city asphalt. This looks the business, while also providing improved grip on the compact body.

One of the two included lens ring caps is night blue to match the blue lens ring, which sets the whole design apart from the standard black edition. This is styled to evoke lights in the sky and neon lighting reflected in city puddles at night. You also get several accessories in this special GR IIIx Urban Edition, which include two coloured ring caps, a hand strap, soft carry case and the DB-110 battery.

Camera Key Features

  • High quality APS-C format CMOS sensor with 24.24 megapixels
  • Unique special edition Ricoh compact camera
  • Asphalt styled body surface with unique design and improved grip
  • Night blue lens ring and two coloured lens caps
  • Built-in ND (Neutral Density) filter with 2 stops
  • Fast GR ENGINE 6 imaging engine
  • 14-bit RAW image recording
  • Hybrid AF system with Face / Eye detection
  • 3.0-inch Touch-screen rear LCD
  • RICOH-original SR 3-axis, 4-step shake reduction (4-stops)
  • Sharper images with AA filter removed (anti-aliasing), with AA filter simulator to remove moiré
  • Rigid magnesium alloy body in a new styling
  • Full HD movies

Lens characteristics

  • 26.1mm f/2.8 GR lens with 40mm equivalent focal width (full frame format)
  • Minimum focus distance 12cm
  • 9-blade diaphragm for smoother out of focus backgrounds

RICOH GR IIIx Urban Edition Kit in More Detail

Unique body styling

The RICOH GR IIIx Urban Edition is a special version of the GR IIIx, which differs from the standard model thanks to an elaborately designed surface, inspired by the asphalt of big city streets. This also ensures a comfortable and secure grip on the compact camera body. Another feature is the blue lens ring, which is intended to evoke the lights of the sky and neon lighting reflected in puddles of big city streets at night.

Newly designed high-resolution GR lens

The heart of this premium compact camera lies in a recently developed 26.1mm f/2.8 GR lens, which provides a natural field of view with a 40mm equivalent (full frame format). This captures high definition scenes without the distortion associated with wide-angle lenses and enables you to shoot as close as 12cm to your subject for macro shooting.

The optical design incorporates two aspherical optical elements to reduce distortion and keep chromatic aberration to a minimum, while effectively minimising flare and ghosting when shooting backlight subjects.

A built-in ND (Neutral Density) filter closes the aperture down by 2-stops to capture high-contrast, high-resolution images with a variety of scenes and subjects and under varying shooting conditions. The inclusion of a 9-bladed aperture creates natural bokeh (defocus) effects with smooth out of focus areas and pleasing shallow depth of field.

Beautiful high resolution images

The GR IIIx Urban Edition camera includes an APS-C format CMOS sensor with the anti-aliasing (AA) filter removed, and the highly capable GR ENGINE 6 imaging engine. This combination provides high resolution 24.24 megapixel images and the best possible quality.

You can record images in 14-bit RAW for a wider dynamic range and enhanced editing options, and the accelerator unit has been designed to optimise image data providing ISO 102400 for super-high-sensitivity photography.

Hybrid AF system

For faster than ever focusing capabilities this special street edition RICOH GR IIIx includes a hybrid AF system combining a contrast-type AF mechanism superior in focusing precision with a phase-detection-type AF. Ricoh has included Face and Eye detection with excellent results that are selectable in the touch-screen LCD.

RICOH SR mechanism (shake reduction)

A 3-axis 4-stop mechanism is built-in to compensate for camera shake. This effective pitch, yaw and roll control shifts the image sensor and also helps keep horizons level using Auto Horizon Correction.

Extremely lightweight and compact design

Despite packing in a host of new features and new lens, the GR IIIx Urban Edition is extremely compact and portable, weighing just 262g with battery and card and measuring 109.4 (W) x 61.9 (H) x 35.2(D)mm.

The small size means you can take it anywhere but it still brings user-friendly features including a fast start-up time (0.8 sec.), control dials and easy to operate touchscreen. A robust exterior frame is made from highly rigid magnesium alloy for long term durability.

High resolution touchscreen LCD

The camera body features a 3.0-inch high-definition LCD monitor with approximately 1,037,000 dots with intuitive operation to control AF frame shift, menu selection and image advance/magnification during playback. A protective cover made of reinforced glass effectively reduces reflections for improved visibility and there’s an outdoor setting to adjust monitor brightness.

Image Control function

You can take creative control directly in the camera with 11 basic Image Control modes including saturation, hue, key, contrast and graininess. These can also be assigned to a custom setting for quick workflows.

Intuitive image editing

For run and gun creators who want to share their images immediately the RICOH GR IIIx includes in-camera RAW editing. The camera also provides such creative tools as a choice of aspect ratio (16:9 or 4:3) and image rotation in 0.1-degree steps to facilitate the image editing process.

Connectivity via Bluetooth and wireless LAN

Wireless LAN provides easy pairing with mobile devices to transfer images, display a Live-View image and control the camera remotely using Ricoh’s Image Sync application. You’ll also get GPS data embedded from the mobile and Auto resizing for quick image transfers.

Other features

  • Full HD movie recording (1920 x 1080 pixels, 60 frame rate) in H-264 format
  • New DOF Priority (Deep) to prioritise a closed aperture setting
  • Colour Moire Correction function to reduce the effect of moiré during playback
  • Interval Composite mode, effective in capturing landscapes with traces of the moon and stars
  • Electronic Level to check the camera’s inclination
  • Optional GT-2 Tele Conversion Lens to extend the focal length to approx. 75mm telephoto in the 35mm format, usable in combination with the camera’s auto detection and crop functions

What’s in the box

  • RICOH GRIIIx Urban Edition compact camera
  • Rechargeable battery DB-110
  • Power adapter AC U2
  • USB cable I-USB166
  • Hand strap
  • Ring cap GN-2 (black)
  • Ring cap GN-2 (night blue)
  • Plastic-hotshoe cover
  • Soft case GC-11

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Our Verdict

Ricoh has capitalised on the huge success of the standard edition compact camera with this special edition GR IIIx Urban Edition Kit. It keeps all of the specifications and features of the original but packages them in a uniquely styled body. This really does look the business, having been created to evoke thoughts of the big city, which it does due to a roughly textured grey asphalt style and a blue lens ring. These are complemented by a series of accessories included in the kit, such as two coloured ring caps in blue and black, along with a hand strap, case and cables.

The camera and lens themselves deliver excellent quality and provide numerous features for photographers and content creators. These include a built-in ND to slow your shutter speed, 4-stops of built-in sensor stabilisation, improved AF subject detection and plenty more.

The recently developed lens offers a 40mm full-frame equivalent focal width, which is ideal for natural looking results with low distortion and tighter compositions to highlight for subject. The bright aperture helps separate any subject from the background, while the lens includes a 9-bladed aperture for smooth backgrounds and defocus areas.

If you’ve been considering the standard edition or simply love RICOH’s amazing image quality, this unique edition delivers function and style, which is sure to impress anyone who wants a compact camera which fits in your pocket.

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Condition guide

Our used products are subject to wear and tear in comparison to brand new products. This also applies to accessories that are supplied with the camera including batteries which may have a lower optimum performance level/life expectancy.

  • Like New – The equipment is in a condition as if you have just bought it from the manufacturer. The item is still considered to be ‘Like New’ even without the original packaging and accessories. The product has been fully tested and is in perfect working order. Lenses are optically clear. There may be light dust present that will not effect the imagery.
  • Excellent – The equipment should be close to being ‘Like New’ but there may be some small cosmetic blemishes that lower its grade. The product has been fully tested and is in perfect excellent order.
    • Cameras – Should have no marks on the LCD screen
    • Lenses – Should have no marks on the elements and optically clear. There may be light dust present that will not effect the imagery.
  • Very Good – The equipment may have some slight cosmetic wear to the paintwork and cosmetic blemishes  with only light signs of use and the product has been fully tested and is in great working order.
    • Cameras – The LCD screen may have small signs of wear that does not affect its display
    • Lenses – The mount of the lens will start to show signs of wear
  • Good – The equipment is showing more obvious signs of cosmetic wear and blemishes, but the product has been fully tested and is in great working order.
    • Cameras – LCD screen may have scratches or wear that is starting to affect the display.
    • Lenses – May have slight dust inside that does not affect images. The mount shows signs of use.
  • Well Used – The equipment will show significant signs of wear. The paintwork will be coming away in large areas exposing the metal work, but the product has been fully tested and is in great working order.
    • Cameras – LCD screen is heavily worn either by de-lamination or has scratches to it. Rubber grips are starting to come away from the body.
    • Lenses – The lens has dust inside that may affect images. The rubber zoom/focus ring is coming away from the barrel of the lens.

*All of our used items are listed with the accesories that are included. If they are not listed then they will not be supplied at eh epoint of purchase.

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This product has been thoroughly tested by our team of photographers and we are happy to give a 6 month warranty as a result. The number of tests depends on the individual product but we are confident in this product having tested all the major functions. Anything that isn’t as you would expect, we then make a note of and show this in the condition notes on the page.

So you can be confident you are buying a great piece of kit that’s been looked after by a fellow photographer and seen many extraordinary sights, tested by our team of photographers and now looking forward to being set free to capture more great images!

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