Compared to... Ricoh GXR / S10 24-70mm (Adobe Camera Raw)

Below you will find a studio comparison between the Canon PowerShot S90 and the Ricoh GXR with its 10MP CMOS sensor / 24-70mm lens unit (S10).

Compared to... Ricoh GXR + 24-70mm S10 lens module

Canon PowerShot S90 (ACR 5.7 RC)
Ricoh GXR/S10 24-70mm (ACR 5.6)
3.5 MB JPEG (3648 x 2736)
3.6 MB JPEG (3648 x 2736)

The Ricoh suffers from the same problems as the S90 in this comparison (soft output from ACR), but after extensive experimentation it's obvious that - no matter how you develop the files - the GXR with this module simply cannot match the S90 at a pixel level.