New Model Debut!

Experience a new world of images.

This is not just an ordinary camera. It is a spherical camera that captures the space around you. And with just one touch.
Create a sense of presence so real it feels like you are actually there. Look around the photos in any direction on the web or on a smartphone. Things that you didn't notice at that moment are waiting for you to find them. Enter the world of RICOH THETA now.

Party in California, US - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA
A Flight Above Izu Peninsula in Kameishitoge, Izu Skyline - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA


Special camera that shoots 360-degree photos that you can view in any direction

The fish-eye lenses on each side of the compact body capture images of just over 180 degrees, which are stitched together inside the camera body.
RICOH THETA's unique technology enables smooth 360-degree viewing.
Incredible that a camera this small can shoot such amazing spherical images.

Notice things that you never noticed when shooting the picture

RICOH THETA is a spherical camera that captures your entire surroundings.
Shoot 360 degree photos with the camera up straight or on its side without needing to pose or compose the shot.
Simply push the button. After shooting a spherical image, try moving it up, down, left and right to find things you didn't notice before.

Features of RICOH THETA

Simple operation

You can capture your complete surroundings with the simple press of the shutter button.
RICOH THETA will automatically adjust the image orientation so that you don’t have to worry about how you’re holding the camera.
You can simply take pictures at the precise moment you choose.

Constantly evolving apps

RICOH THETA has apps that let you increase the fun you can have with your RICOH THETA.
You can now use remote shooting and manual shooting by using the app. You can also use a smartphone to shoot images from a remote location, without needing to hold the camera in your hand. Update the app to use even more RICOH THETA functions.

Compatible OS

Small, lightweight body

The RICOH THETA is designed for portability with a small, lightweight body that weighs a mere 95g (3.3 ounces).
You can enjoy capturing spherical images wherever you go!

Video function

You can now shoot 360° videos (with sound) up to 5 minutes long. There are now even more ways to enjoy the 360° world!
*In order to view the videos, a computer application is required to convert the videos that are shot separately.
Recommended Computer Environment:GPU needs to be compatible with OpenGL3.2 or higher


The attachment for strap is an optional item for attaching a strap to the RICOH THETA.
By attaching to the tripod hole on the bottom face of the RICOH THETA, a standard strap available on the open market can be used.
There are 5 colors available, which are green, orange, blue, silver, and gray.

Object distance
Approx. 10cm - ∞ (from front of lens)
Shooting mode
Still image: Auto, shutter priority, ISO priority *5,
Video: Auto
Exposure control mode
Exposure compensation
Still image: Manual compensation (-2.0 - +2.0EV, 1/3EV step) *5
ISO sensitivity (standard output sensitivity)
Still image: ISO 100 to 1600,
Video: ISO 100 to 400
White balance mode
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*5,
Video: Auto
Shutter speed
Still image: 1/8000 sec. to 1/7.5 sec.
Video: 1/8000 sec. to 1/15 sec.
Recording medium
Internal, approximately 4GB
Number of photos that can be recorded, time *1
Still image: Approx. 1200,
Video (time per recording): Max. 5 minutes *7,
Video (total recording time): Approx. 60 minutes. *6 *7
Power source
Lithium ion battery (built in) *2
Battery life
Approx. 200 photos *3
Image file format
Still image: JPEG (Exif Ver. 2.3), DCF2.0 compliant,
MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: LinearPCM)
External interface
microUSB: USB2.0
Exterior/external dimensions
42mm (W) x 129mm (H) x 22.8mm (17.4 mm *4) (D)
Approx. 95g
Usage temperature range
0°C - 40°C
Usage humidity range
90% or less
Storage temperature range
-20°C - 60°C

*1 The number of photos and time are guides only. The actual number differs according to the photography conditions.
*2 Charge the battery by connecting it to a PC using the supplied USB cable.
*3 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.
*4 Excluding lens section.
*5 A smartphone is required to change modes or configure manual settings.
*6 Automatic shut down if the internal temperature increases.
*7 Camera firmware needs to be updated to the newest version (Version 01.30 or higher).

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