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High-spec model that captures all of the surprises and beauty from 360°.

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.

*1 Data is recorded in full HD (1920×1080) resolution, but the resolution of spherical videos when viewed differs depending on the type of display or display magnification.

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

Share all the surprises of the world of video in real time.
360° images can now be streamed live!

Check the exposure and white balance while shooting using the dedicated smartphone app.

Shutter speed can be set from 1/6400 sec. to 60 seconds

Still images: (L) Approx. 1600, (M) approx. 9000. Video (total recording time): (L) approx. 65 minutes, (M) approx. 175 minutes*4*3

*2 Dual fish-eye output, when connected by USB
*3 When RICOH THETA S basic app is used
*4 Automatic shut down if the internal temperature increases.

*1 Dual fish-eye output, when connected by USB
*2 When RICOH THETA S basic app is used
*3 Automatic shut down if the internal temperature increases.

LED icon issued to allow you to check the status of the main device at a glance.


New Wi-Fi module enables high-speed transfer of images shot with THETA to your smartphone.

Premium & Elegant
Refined body design.

・Injection molding
・Still image/video capture switching button
・44mm (W) x 130mm (H) x 22.9mm (17.9mm *) (D)
・Approx. 125g
* Excluding lens section

Injection molding

Still image/video capture switching button

44mm (W) x 130mm (H) x 22.9mm (17.9mm *) (D)

Approx. 125g

* Excluding lens section

RICOH THETA S is compatible with the new Google Street View app. The app allows you to capture and publish your photo spheres instantly to Google Maps for people all over the world to explore. You can either shoot photo spheres in the app, or connect it to spherical cameras like RICOH THETA S.

Google Street View is here.

RICOH THETA S

  • Object distance Approx. 10cm - ∞ (from front of lens)
  • Shooting mode Still image: Auto (Noise reduction/ DR compensation/ HDR)*9, Shutter Priority, ISO Priority*5, Manual*5
    Video: Auto
    Live streaming: Auto
  • Exposure control mode Program AE, Shutter speed priority AE, ISO sensitivity AE, Manual exposure
  • 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 1600,
    Live streaming: ISO100 - 1600
  • White balance mode Still image: Auto, Outdoor, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent light 1, Incandescent light 2, Daylight color fluorescent light, Natural white fluorescent light, White fluorescent light, Light bulb color fluorescent light *5, Color temperature specification shots *9*10
    Video: Auto
    Live streaming: Auto
  • Shutter speed Still image: (Excluding Manual Mode) 1/6400 seconds to 1/8 seconds, (Manual Mode) 1/6400 seconds to 60 seconds
    Video: (L) 1/8000 seconds to 1/30 seconds, (M) 1/8000 seconds to 1/15 seconds
    Live streaming: (USB) 1/8000 seconds to 1/15 seconds, (HDMI) 1/8000 seconds to 1/30 seconds
  • Other major shooting features (still images) Interval shooting, Interval composite*9, Self-timer*9, Multi bracket*9
  • My Settings ◯*5*9
  • Recording medium Internal, approximately 8GB
  • Number of photos that can be recorded, time*1 Still image: (L) Approx. 1600 images, (M) 9000 images
    Video (timer per recording): Max. 25 minutes or up to the maximum file size of 4 GB*6
    Video (total recording time): (L) Approx. 65 minutes, (M) Approx. 175 minutes*6
  • Power source Lithium ion battery (built in) *2
  • Battery life Approx. 260 photos *3
  • Compression method Still image: JPEG (Exif Ver. 2.3), DCF 2.0 compliant
    Video: MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC)
    Live streaming:(USB) Motion JPEG, MPEG-4 AVC/H264 *9
  • External interface*8 Micro USB terminal: USB 2.0
    HDMI-Micro terminal (Type-D): HDMI 1.4
  • Remote release CA-3-compatible
  • Exterior/external dimensions 44 mm (W) x 130 mm (H) x 22.9 mm (17.9 mm *4) (D)
  • Weight Approx. 125g
  • Lens configuration 7 elements in 6 groups
  • Lens_F value F2.0
  • Image sensor_size 1/2.3 CMOS (x2)
  • Effective pixels Approx. 12 megapixels (x2)
  • Output pixels Equivalent to approx. 14 megapixels
  • Still image resolution L: 5376 x 2688, M: 2048 x 1024
  • Video resolution/frame rate/bit rate L: 1920 x 1080/30 fps/16 Mbps
    M: 1280 x 720/15 fps/6 Mbps
  • Live streaming resolution/frame rate (USB) L: 1920 × 1080/30fps
    M: 1280 × 720/15fps
    *The resolution and frame rate in Windows 7 is 1280 × 720 and 15fps.
  • Live streaming resolution/frame rate (HDMI) L: 1920 x 1080/30 fps
    M: 1280 x 720/30 fps
    S: 720 x 480/30 fps
    *Automatically changes to match the display
  • Wi-Fi_Communications Protocol HTTP (Open Spherical Camera API *7 compatible)
  • Usage temperature range 0°C - 40°C
  • Usage humidity range 90% or less
  • Storage temperature range -20°C - 60°C
  • Bundled items Soft case and USB cable

*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 See the Google Developers website
*8 When you mount RICOH THETA on a tripod or some other accessory, it may interfere with the cable that you insert into the terminal on the camera. If that happens, we recommend that you use the TE-1 Extension Adapter.
*9 You need to update to the latest firmware.
*10 You can specify a numerical value by setting the color temperature specification to ON from your smartphone.

Object distance
Approx. 10cm - ∞ (from front of lens)
Shooting mode
Still image: Auto (Noise reduction/ DR compensation/ HDR) *9, Shutter Priority, ISO Priority *5, Manual *5
Video: Auto
Live streaming: Auto
Exposure control mode
Program AE, Shutter speed priority AE, ISO sensitivity AE, Manual exposure
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 1600,
Live streaming: ISO100 - 1600
White balance mode
Still image: Auto, Outdoor, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent light 1, Incandescent light 2, Daylight color fluorescent light, Natural white fluorescent light, White fluorescent light, Light bulb color fluorescent light *5, Color temperature specification shots *9*10
Video: Auto
Live streaming: Auto
Shutter speed
Still image: (Excluding Manual Mode) 1/6400 seconds to 1/8 seconds, (Manual Mode) 1/6400 seconds to 60 seconds
Video: (L) 1/8000 seconds to 1/30 seconds, (M) 1/8000 seconds to 1/15 seconds
Live streaming: (USB) 1/8000 seconds to 1/15 seconds, (HDMI) 1/8000 seconds to 1/30 seconds
Other major shooting features (still images)
Interval shooting, Interval composite *9, Self-timer *9, Multi bracket *9
My Settings
◯ *5*9
Recording medium
Internal, approximately 8GB
Number of photos that can be recorded, time *1
Still image: (L) Approx. 1600 images, (M) 9000 images
Video (timer per recording): Max. 25 minutes or up to the maximum file size of 4 GB *6
Video (total recording time): (L) Approx. 65 minutes, (M) Approx. 175 minutes *6
Power source
Lithium ion battery (built in) *2
Battery life
Approx. 260 photos *3
Compression method
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, MPEG-4 AVC/H264 *9
External interface*8
Micro USB terminal: USB 2.0
HDMI-Micro terminal (Type-D): HDMI 1.4
Remote release
CA-3-compatible
Exterior/external dimensions
44 mm (W) x 130 mm (H) x 22.9 mm (17.9 mm *4) (D)
Weight
Approx. 125g
Lens configuration
7 elements in 6 groups
Lens_F value
F2.0
Image sensor_size
1/2.3 CMOS (x2)
Effective pixels
Approx. 12 megapixels (x2)
Output pixels
Equivalent to approx. 14 megapixels
Still image resolution
L: 5376 x 2688, M: 2048 x 1024
Video resolution/frame rate/bit rate
L: 1920 x 1080/30 fps/16 Mbps
M: 1280 x 720/15 fps/6 Mbps
Live streaming resolution/frame rate (USB)
L: 1920 × 1080/30fps
M: 1280 × 720/15fps
*The resolution and frame rate in Windows 7 is 1280 × 720 and 15fps.
Live streaming resolution/frame rate (HDMI)
L: 1920 x 1080/30 fps
M: 1280 x 720/30 fps
S: 720 x 480/30 fps
*Automatically changes to match the display
Wi-Fi_Communications Protocol
HTTP (Open Spherical Camera API *7 compatible)
Usage temperature range
0°C - 40°C
Usage humidity range
90% or less
Storage temperature range
-20°C - 60°C
Bundled items
Soft case and USB cable

The number of photos and time are guides only. The actual number differs according to the photography conditions.

Charge the battery by connecting it to a PC using the supplied USB cable.

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.

Excluding lens section.

A smartphone is required to change modes or configure manual settings.

Automatic shut down if the internal temperature increases.

See the Google Developers website

When you mount RICOH THETA on a tripod or some other accessory, it may interfere with the cable that you insert into the terminal on the camera. If that happens, we recommend that you use the TE-1 Extension Adapter.

You need to update to the latest firmware.

You can specify a numerical value by setting the color temperature specification to ON from your smartphone.

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