Ricoh Imaging | Ricoh Theta S + Ricoh Theta S TH-1 Hardcase

360° experience.

Experience a new world of images with the Ricoh Theta S. With one touch of a button, spherical images and videos are created which are unlike anything you've ever seen. The Theta S offers capabilities not previously attainable in past models including a new, a larger image sensor, which gives you approximately 14 megapixel, high-quality spherical images and Full HD movie recording up to 25 minutes. Improvements have been made for low light shooting including the addition of a newly developed bright f/2.0 lens along with the option to shoot in Manual Mode and set shutter speeds up to 60 seconds, built-in memory to store up to 8GB of data, as well as live view and live streaming functionality. Discover 360-degree images and videos, the future of digital photography.

Capture Spherical Images and Videos

Easily capture and share everything in your environment with the Theta S. Featuring a twin-lens folded-optical system, view and share completely spherical images.


High Resolution

Equipped with a larger (1/ 2.3-inch) image sensor, enjoy high-quality spherical images at approximately 14 megapixels, the best quality of all Theta models. The Theta S features a newly designed lens, optimized for the new sensor, providing sharper images than previous models.


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 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

RICOH THETA for Windows & Mac

A PC application allowing you to save and view your spherical images in high resolution. 



Focus range

Approx. 10cm - to infinity (from lens surface)

Image Sensor Size

1/2.3 (x2)

Image Sensor Effective Pixels

Approx. 12MP, Output size: Approx. 14MP


L:5376×2688 M:2048×1024


L:1920×1080/30fps/16Mbps M:1280×720/15fps/6Mbps

Live Streaming

Motion JPEG

Live Streaming

USB: 1280×720/15fps HDMI: L:1920×1080/30fps M:1280×720/30fps S:720×480/30fps


7 Elements in 6 Groups



Exposure control


Exposure Compensation

Still image: Manual compensation (-2.0 - +2.0EV, 1/3EV step) (smart phone is required to make settings changes)

ISO Sensitivity

Still image: ISO 100 to 1600 Video: ISO 100 to 1600 Live Streaming: ISO 100 to 1600 *(smart phone is required to make settings changes).


Still image: Auto, outdoors, shade, cloudy, incandescent lamp 1, incandescent lamp 2, daylight colourcolor fluorescent lamp, natural white fluorescent lamp, white fluorescent lamp, light bulb colour fluorescent lamp Video: Auto Live Streaming: Auto


Pixel Track SR, High-Sensitivity anti-shake mode (Digital SR)


Movie Shake Reduction Mode (Movie SR)


Mechanical and electronic shutter

Shutter speed

1/4000 to 1/4 sec (up to 4 sec in Night Scene mode)

Mode selection

One shot, Self-timer, Continuous Shooting, Burst Shooting, Remote Control, Auto Bracketing

Continuous FPS

Approx 1.08 FPS


Yes (10 sec, 2 sec)

Remote control

Infrared (using optional PENTAX remote Controller)

Shooting Modes

Still image: Auto, Shutter Priority, ISO Priority, Manual (smart phone is required to make settings changes) Video: Auto Live Streaming: Auto

Internal memory

Approx. 8GB


Micro USB: USB2.0, HDMI-Micro (Type-D)

Power source

Lithium ion battery (built in) – (charge via USB Cable plugged into computer).

Recordable images per charge

Approx 260 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.

Recordable images to memory

Still image: Approx. 1,600 images (L), approx. 9,000 images (M)***

Video (time per clip)

Max. 25 minutes per recording or 4GB limit – Temperature override ***

Video (total recording time)

Approx. 65 minutes (L), approx. 175 minutes (M)***. *** The number of photos and time are guides only. The actual number differs according to the photography conditions.


(W x H x D) 44 x 130 x 22.9 mm (17.9mm excl. lens protrusions)


Approx. 125g

Operating temperature

0°C to 40°C

Storage Temperature Range

-20°C to 60°C

Operating (Humidity) Range

90% or less


JPEG (Exif Ver. 2.3), DCF2.0 compliant


MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC)

Whats in the box?

Ricoh TH-1 Theta Hard Case

Ricoh Theta S Spherical VR Digital Camera

USB Cable

Soft Case

  • Ricoh VR Scope for Theta
    Ricoh VR Scope for Theta
  •  Ricoh Theta TE-1 Extension Adapter
    Ricoh Theta TE-1 Extension Adapter
  •  Ricoh Theta TM-1 Monopod / Stand
    Ricoh Theta TM-1 Monopod / Stand
  •  Ricoh Theta TH-2 Hardcase for Theta S / SC / m15
    Ricoh Theta TH-2 Hardcase for Theta S / SC / m15
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