Leica Q-P vs Ricoh GR III Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

Q-P vs GR III - Side by side

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Leica Q-P vs Ricoh GR III Specs


  • Introduced in November 2018
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 24 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 50000 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Fixed lens 28mm, f1.7
  • WiFi built-in
  • 130 x 80 x 93mm³ (5.1" x 3.1" x 3.7")
  • 640g (20.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Q-P


  • 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

Q-P 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: Q-P and GR III sensor area comparison

Better choice: Leica Q-P

Leica Q-P VS Ricoh GR III Other Specs Comparison

Why is Leica Q-P a better choice



Larger sensor (5)Full frameAPS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)24.2024.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)104
Auto Focus points (4)499
Longer battery life (3, photos)300200

Conclusion: Advantages of the Q-P are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Leica are the faster and more accurate auto focus and that the battery has more stamina.

The Q-P scores 21 points.

Otherwise why to choose Ricoh GR III



Sensor cleaning (3)
Better sensibility (4)100 - 50000 ISO100 - 102400 ISO
Image stabilizer (3)
Weighs less (2)640g
(20.6 oz.)
(8.3 oz.)
More portable (2)967cm³
(61 cu.in.)
(14 cu.in.)
USB 3.0 (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the GR III are built-in automatic sensor cleaning, the larger sensitivity and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is the lower weight than the Q-P, the more compact size and the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.

Yields 16 points for the GR III.

Common Specs for both cameras compared



Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Touch screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Leica Q-P VS Ricoh GR III Dimensions

Look at front view of the Q-P and GR III

Q-P und GR III, front viewQ-P und GR III, front view

Top view of cameras

Q-P und GR III, view from aboveQ-P und GR III, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Leica Q-P

Ricoh GR III


We recommend Leica Q-P as better choice.

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