Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro

Announced Nov 10, 2009 •
12 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
dpreview conclusion

The Ricoh GXR/A12 50mm F2.5 Macro offers excellent, DSLR-like image- and build quality in a fairly compact package. However, the camera is slightly let down by its sometimes slow and/or unreliable contrast detect AF.

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67%
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Good for

Anyone wanting SLR image and build quality in a compact package

Not so good for

Anything needing fast focusing, especially in low light

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