Fujifilm X20 vs Ricoh GR II Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

X20 vs GR II - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Fujifilm X20 vs Ricoh GR II Specs

X20

  • Introduced in February 2013
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 12 megapixel
  • 12 frames/second
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (See through)
  • 71.00mm (2.8") Monitor
  • Zoom 28-112mm (4x), f2.0-2.8
  • No WiFi
  • 117 x 69.6 x 56.8mm³ (4.6" x 2.7" x 2.2")
  • 353g (11.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X20

GR II

  • Introduced in July 2015
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 16 megapixel
  • 4 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Fixed lens 28mm, f2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 117 x 63 x 34.7mm³ (4.6" x 2.5" x 1.4")
  • 251g (8.1 oz.)

All specs: Main page for GR II

X20 vs GR II: The sensors

The X20 features a Compact sized sensor, while the GR II uses a APS-C sensor.

Featuring an area of 372mm² (0.60 sq.in.), the GR II's sensor is a lot larger that the chip that the X20 employs at 58mm² (0.09 sq.in.). A larger sensor can produce images of interiors or at night that have less noise and better contrast than photos shot with Compact sized chips.

Better choice: Ricoh GR II

Fujifilm X20 VS Ricoh GR II Other Specs Comparison

Why is Fujifilm X20 a better choice

X20

GR II

Higher speed (4, frames/second)124
Auto Focus points (4)499
Image stabilizer (3)

Conclusion: Advantages of the X20 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the optical image stabilizer.

The X20 scores 11 points.

Otherwise why to choose Ricoh GR II

X20

GR II

Larger sensor (5)CompactAPS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)12.0016.20
Better sensibility (4)100 - 12800 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.461.23
Longer battery life (3, photos)270290
Weighs less (2)353g
(11.4 oz.)
251g
(8.1 oz.)
More portable (2)463cm³
(29 cu.in.)
256cm³
(16 cu.in.)
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the GR II are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the larger sensitivity. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the X20. Another advantage over the X20: the more compact size and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

Yields 25 points for the GR II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

X20

GR II

Built-in flash
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Fujifilm X20 VS Ricoh GR II Dimensions

Look at front view of the X20 and GR II

X20 und GR II, front viewX20 und GR II, front view

Top view of cameras

X20 und GR II, view from aboveX20 und GR II, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Fujifilm X20

Ricoh GR II

11
25

We recommend Ricoh GR II as better choice.

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