Leica Q-P vs Ricoh GR II Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

Q-P vs GR II - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Leica Q-P vs Ricoh GR II 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 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

Q-P vs GR II 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:

Better choice: Leica Q-P

Leica Q-P VS Ricoh GR II Other Specs Comparison

Why is Leica Q-P a better choice



Larger sensor (5)

Full frame APS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

24.20 16.20
Higher speed (4, frames/second)

10 4
Auto Focus points (4)

49 9
Better sensibility (4)

100 – 50000 ISO 100 – 25600 ISO
Touch screen (2)

Longer battery life (3, photos)

300 290

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, the larger sensitivity and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the Q-P is made easy by that the battery has more stamina.

The Q-P scores 27 points.

Otherwise why to choose Ricoh GR II



Built-in flash (2)

Better monitor (2, Megapixel)

1.04 1.23
Weighs less (2)

(20.6 oz.)
(8.1 oz.)
More portable (2)

(61 cu.in.)
(16 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the GR II are the built-in flash, that the display has a higher resolution and the lower weight than the Q-P. Another advantage over the Q-P: the more compact size.

Yields 8 points for the GR II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared



Video resolution

1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080

Leica Q-P VS Ricoh GR II Dimensions

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

Top view of cameras

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Leica Q-P

Ricoh GR II


We recommend Leica Q-P as better choice.

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