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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.

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!

Location information

You can register location information in spherical images by connecting your RICOH THETA wirelessly to your smartphone and using the phone’s GPS information.
Use location information to expand the ways you use and enjoy spherical images.

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RICOH THETA for iPhone

RICOH THETA for Android

This smartphone app is a dedicated app for enjoying (taking, viewing and sharing) spherical images captured with RICOH THETA.

Download on the App Store Get it on Google Play

Capturing Images

The app can be used to take remote images. The app expands your flexibility by allowing you to capture images when standing away from RICOH THETA .

Viewing images

You can use the app to view spherical images.
The app allows you to swipe and pinch spherical images so you can find and enjoy your favorite perspective!


Spherical images can be easily shared with friends by posting to SNS directly from the app. Saving spherical images in the album on your smartphone also allows you to send them to friends by email or various apps. Use the RICOH THETA app to scroll around spherical images you have received. Even if you have not downloaded the smartphone app, you can use the URL of the posted image to enjoy the spherical image on a smartphone or computer.

* In the Android app, images can be shared on Facebook/Twitter.

The photo is uploaded to, the dedicated display site, and a link to the uploaded photo is posted to the social networking service.
Spherical images posted to can be viewed by anyone.

* Viewing restrictions cannot be set for spherical images posted to

* Compatible with iOS6 or later (however, from May 2014 compatible with iOS7 or later) on iPhone4S/iPhone5/iPhone5C/iPhone5S or 5th generation or later iPod Touch.
The software can be downloaded on other devices that are running iOS6 or later. However, support cannot be provided in this case and users must use it at their own risk.
Operation is confirmed on these devices as of November 2013, but this information may be changed at any time in the future without prior notice.
End of iOS6 support for "RICOH THETA for iPhone"

* Compatible with Android OS4.0 or later (operation is not guaranteed on all devices.)

Windows(R) / Mac

RICOH THETA for Windows(R)/Mac is an application dedicated to saving and viewing spherical images transferred from the RICOH THETA in high resolution on a computer. Data from a RICOH THETA can be transferred to a computer. To use this application, Adobe Air needs to be installed.

Viewing & Sharing

You can save and view high resolution spherical images saved on the RICOH THETA by connecting the RICOH THETA to the computer using the provided USB cable.
You can also use this application to share spherical images with friends by posting to SNS.

The photo is uploaded to, the dedicated display site, and a link to the uploaded photo is posted to the social networking service.
Spherical images posted to can be viewed by anyone.

* Viewing restrictions cannot be set for spherical images posted to

Firmware version updates

You can use RICOH THETA for Windows(R)/Mac to update the firmware of your RICOH THETA.
We recommend updating your RICOH THETA regularly to obtain newly added functions.


*Compatible OS

Windows: Windows 7 SP1 or higher, Windows 8, Windows 8.1

Macintosh: Mac OS X 10.6 - 10.9

Please click here for details regarding Recommended Computer Environment


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.

Shooting distance
Approximately 10cm to infinity (from front of lens)
Exposure control
Exposure compensation
Manual (-2.0 to +2.0EV 1/3EV Step) *Only compatible with iOS
ISO sensitivity
Automatic ISO 100~800
White balance
Shutter speed
Automatic 1/8000~1/7.5 second
Internal, approximately 4GB
Storage capacity
Approximately 1,200 images (subject to shooting conditions)
Internal lithium ion battery, rechargeable via USB cable
Battery life
200 captures per full charge (with Wi-Fi® on, transmitting images at 30-second intervals; duration varies with usage conditions)
Image file format
JPEG (Exif Ver2.3) DCF2.0-compliant
External interface
Micro-USB: USB 2.0
Dimensions (LxWxD)
42 mm (approx.1.65 inches) x 129 mm (approx. 5.08 inches) x 22.8 mm (approx. 0.9 inches)
Depth 17.4 mm/approx. 0.69 inches without lenses
Approx. 95 grams (approx. 3.35 ounces)
Operating temperatures
0 to 40 degrees Celsius (32 to 104 degrees Fahrenheit)
Operating humidity
Under 90%
Storage temperatures
-20 to 60 degrees Celsius (-4 to 140 degrees Fahrenheit)
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