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360° experience.

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Milky Way from an Norikura Observatory in Mt. Marishiten-dake, Japan - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA


Launch of RICOH THETA Stand TM-1 on September 1.

"THETA+ Video for Android" dedicated app that allows video editing is released.

Extension Adapter TE-1 was released.
Notice of Second Instagram Contest

"THETA+ Video for iPhone" dedicated app that allows video editing was released.


High-spec model that captures the 360° world in spectacular beauty.

Beauty as far as the eye can see, and a breathtaking sense of presence making you feel you are "right there, right now".
From still images to long movies (max. 25 minutes long), record your memories in a vivid, high resolution 360° world.
The new RICOH THETA S gives you even higher quality and performance.

High Resolution

Thanks to dual 1/2.3" 12M CMOS sensor (output pixel count equivalent to 14M) and newly developed F2.0 lens, you can capture high resolution 360° world.

Full HD Video capture*1

RICOH THETA S enables 25 minutes continuous shooting with 30fps.

Further expanding the possibilities of 360° photography. Equipped with even more advanced functions.

・HD Live streaming*2
・Live View(10fps)*3
・Long exposure*3
・8 GB Memory

*1 Data is recorded in full HD (1920 x 1080) resolution, but the resolution of spherical videos when viewed differs depending on the type of display or display magnification.
*2 Dual fish-eye output, when connected by USB
*3 When RICOH THETA S basic app is used



Shooting, viewing, and sharing 360° images.
Basic app for smartphones.


* Can be downloaded free from the App Store (for iPhone) or Google Play (for Android).
* See our website or check with our customer service center for compatible iOS and Android operating systems.

<Shooting > Remote shooting using the app.
<Viewing > Swipe and pinch in the app to view 360° images and videos any way you want.
<Share > To SNS from the app. Spherical images can be uploaded easily.

・Shooting mode
-ISO priority
-Shutter speed priority
・White balance
・Exposure compensation
・Blur editing (iOS)
*Adobe AIR® must be installed for use.
・FirstView Settings
・Still image SNS post
(Facebook / Twitter / Tumblr)
・YouTube video post
(Android ™ Nexus ™ 5 and 6 only)
・Live view
・Noise reduction
・DR compensation
・Long exposure shooting


Special editing app for editing shot spherical images.


* Can be downloaded free from the App Store (for iPhone) or Google Play (for Android).
* See our website or check with our customer service center for compatible iOS and Android operating systems.

・Filters (5 types)
・Switch view *1
・SNS post
・Time-lapse video

*1 Can be selected from Mirror ball, Little planet, Equirectangular, and Rectilinear


PC app for saving, viewing and sharing high resolution spherical images shot using RICOH THETA.

RICOH THETA for Windows® / Mac

*Adobe AIR ® must be installed for use.

・Write with slant top/bottom correction
・SNS post
・Converting videos


Main Specifications

Shooting distance Approx. 10cm to infinity (from front of lens)
Shooting mode Still image: Auto, shutter priority, ISO priority and manual*2,Video: Auto,Live streaming: Auto
Exposure control Automatic
Exposure compensation Still image: Manual compensation (-2.0 to +2.0EV, 1/3EV step) *1
ISO sensitivity (standard output sensitivity) Still image: ISO100 to 1600,Video: ISO100 to 1600,Live streaming: ISO100 to 1600
White balance Still image: Auto, outdoors, shade, cloudy, incandescent lamp 1, incandescent lamp 2, daylight color fluorescent lamp, natural white fluorescent lamp, white fluorescent lamp, light bulb color fluorescent lamp*1, Video: Auto, Live streaming: Auto
Shutter speed Still image: 1/6400 to 1/8 second, Still image (manual): 1/6400 to 60 seconds, Video (L): 1/8000 to 1/30 second, Video (M): 1/8000 to 1/15 second, Live streaming (USB): 1/8000 to 1/15 second, Live streaming (HDMI): 1/8000 to 1/30 second
Memory Internal, approx. 8GB
Storage capacity*2 Still image: Approx. 1,600 images (L), approx. 9,000 images (M),Video (time per recording): Maximum 25 minutes or upper limit 4GB of the file size*3 ,Video (total recording time): Approx. 65 minutes (L), approx. 175 minutes (M)
Power Lithium-ion battery (built in)*4
Battery life Approx. 260 photos*5
Image file format Still image: JPEG (Exif Ver. 2.3), DCF2.0 compliant, Video: MP4 (video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, audio: AAC), Live streaming (USB): Motion JPEG
External interface microUSB: USB2.0, HDMI-Micro (Type-D)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 44mm x 130mm x 22.9mm (17.9 mm*6)
Weight Approx. 125g
Lens construction 7 elements in 6 groups
Aperture F2.0
Image sensor size 1/2.3 (x2)
Image sensor effective pixels Approx. 12MP, Output size: Approx. 14MP
File size (still images) L: 5376x2688, M: 2048x1024
File size (videos) L: 1920x1080/30fps/16Mbps, M: 1280x720/15fps/6Mbps
Live streaming (USB) L: 1920×1080/30fps M: 1280×720/15fps *The resolution and frame rate in Windows 7 is 1280×720 and 15fps.
Live streaming (HDMI) L: 1920x1080/30fps, M: 1280x720/30fps, S: 720x480/30fps, *Switch automatically to adjust to connected display
Communications protocol HTTP (Open Spherical Camera API*7 compatible)

*1. A smartphone is required to change modes or configure manual settings.
*2. The number of photos and time are guides only. The actual number differs according to the photography conditions.
*3. Automatic shut down if the internal temperature increases.
*4. Charge the battery by connecting it to a PC using the supplied USB cable.
*5. The number of photos that can be taken is a guide based on Ricoh's measurement method (wireless on, one photo taken every 30 seconds and transferred to smartphone). The actual number differs according to usage conditions.
*6. Excluding lens section.
*7. Google Developers Web Site.

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