Leica D-Lux 7 vs Ricoh GR III Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

D-Lux 7 vs GR III - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Leica D-Lux 7 vs Ricoh GR III Specs

D-Lux 7

  • Introduced in November 2018
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 17 megapixel
  • 11 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-75mm (3x), f1.7-2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 118 x 66 x 64mm³ (4.6" x 2.6" x 2.5")
  • 393g (12.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for D-Lux 7

GR III

  • Introduced in February 2019
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 4 frames/second
  • 100 - 102400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Fixed lens 28mm, f2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 109.4 x 61.9 x 33.2mm³ (4.3" x 2.4" x 1.3")
  • 257g (8.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for GR III

D-Lux 7 vs GR III Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Infographic: D-Lux 7 and GR III sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Ricoh GR III

Leica D-Lux 7 VS Ricoh GR III Other Specs Comparison

Why is Leica D-Lux 7 a better choice

D-Lux 7

GR III

Higher speed (4, frames/second)114
Auto Focus points (4)499
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.201.04
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
Longer battery life (3, photos)403200

Conclusion: Advantages of the D-Lux 7 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina.

The D-Lux 7 scores 15 points.

Otherwise why to choose Ricoh GR III

D-Lux 7

GR III

Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsAPS-C
Sensor cleaning (3)
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)17.0024.00
Better sensibility (4)100 - 25600 ISO100 - 102400 ISO
Weighs less (2)393g
(12.7 oz.)
257g
(8.3 oz.)
More portable (2)498cm³
(31 cu.in.)
225cm³
(14 cu.in.)
USB 3.0 (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the GR III are the larger sensor, built-in automatic sensor cleaning and the higher resolution. Additional pros for the Ricoh are the larger sensitivity, the lower weight than the D-Lux 7 and the more compact size. Finally, there's the the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.

Yields 23 points for the GR III.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

D-Lux 7

GR III

Image stabilizer
Touch screen
WiFi
Leica D-Lux 7 VS Ricoh GR III Dimensions

Look at front view of the D-Lux 7 and GR III

D-Lux 7 und GR III, front viewD-Lux 7 und GR III, front view

Top view of cameras

D-Lux 7 und GR III, view from aboveD-Lux 7 und GR III, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Leica D-Lux 7

Ricoh GR III

15
23

We recommend Ricoh GR III as better choice.

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