A camera that can shoot 360-degree spherical images in a single shot.

  • High-resolution 360-degree spherical still images and video
  • 4K compatible high resolution 360-degree video
  • 360-degree spatial audio recording
  • 3 axis gyro sensors and 3 axis acceleration sensors
  • High-speed data transfer
  • Support for 4K 360-degree live streaming output
  • Bluetooth and wireless LAN dual communication
  • 19 GB Internal memory
  • “Remote Playback” to enjoy 360-degree image on a large screen monitor
  • Functions can be added using plug-ins
  • Underwater housing that is waterproof up to a depth of 30 meters (equivalent to JIS Class 8 waterproof standard) to achieve 360-degree underwater shooting
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Bringing innovation to the imaging experience.
Record and recreate the real world in 360 degrees.

Resolution has been further improved and high quality delivers a more natural three-dimensional experience and coloring.
360 degrees spatial audio lets you record sound from all directions. Realistically record images and audio of the world surrounding
you as far as the eye can see to recreate inspiring moments.


High Quality Image
High-quality 360 degree still images equivalent to 14M

Record high-resolution 360 degree still images equivalent to 14M output pixels. A completely new algorithm delivers low-noise, high-resolution, and high-quality images from low to high sensitivity.

4K video shooting NEW
4K/30 fps high-quality videos

Video performance has been significantly improved, making 4K (3840x1920, 56Mbps), 30 fps high-resolution 360 degree shooting
possible. Enjoy recording realistic spherical images. 

*1 The resolution of recording data is 4K (3840x1920). The resolution of the spherical video viewed varies depending on the display equipment of the magnification ratio.

360° spatial audio NEW
Record 360° spatial audio with a 4-channel microphone

New VR (virtual reality) compatible spatial audio technology is
adopted to this model. Enjoy a completely new, realistic experience with linked video and audio.

High-speed readout image sensor NEW
Two 1/2.3-type image sensors provide high-speed image data readout. An image sensor is included which delivers high-quality spherical video.

Main processor NEW
The Qualcomm(R) Snapdragon(TM) is used as a main processor. It delivers a variety of improvements including faster image processing and wireless transfer speed, and power saving capabilities.

High-performance 4-channel microphone NEW
Four built-in microphones make it possible to record audio independently from four directions. This is then converted to a format that recreates natural 360゜spatial audio.

Exclusive external 3D Microphone TA-1 (Optional) NEW
This is a four-direction, 360゜spatial audio microphone designed specially for the THETA V. Use it to record even higher quality audio with a more realistic feel.

New functions for further possibilities in
spherical camera

World's first*2 Remote Playback*3
Image data recorded on THETA V can be played back in 360 degrees on a monitor such as TV. The THETA V also functions as a remote control which can be used to select the image file and move displayed 360 degree image up, down, left, and right. It can also zoom-in and out

*2 As a consumer-oriented spherical camera (According to Ricoh research).

*3 Other devices are required, including the separate wireless display adapter.

High sensitivity of ISO 3200/6400 NEW
Enjoy high-sensitivity shooting from ISO 3200 (still images)to ISO 6400 (videos, live streaming). This range of sensitivity is highly effective for shooting in dark scenes.

Equipped with a Gyro sensor NEW
This model is equipped with a new gyro sensor in addition to the conventional acceleration sensor. Tilt detection precision as been significantly improved, along with top/bottom correction precision enhancements and the ability for Remote Playback

1/2500 seconds shutter speed
The shutter speed can be set in a range from 1/2500 to 60 seconds.

Underwater Housing TW-1  (Optional) NEW
This is an authentic waterproof housing with JIS Class 8 equivalent protection class for shooting underwater to 30 m. The housing features AR anti-reflective coating and dirt-resistant coating.



Advanced image processing technology NEW
Advanced image processing technology cultivated over the years in camera development deliver image quality with minimal loss of shadow detail and highlight blowout even in scenes with varying levels of contrast. The white balance algorithm has been completely retuned to achieve natural hues for a wide range of scenes.

Interval shooting
The minimum shooting interval is 4 seconds. This enables a greater range of use when creating time lapse videos

4K live screening NEW
This model supports 4K compatible 360 degree live streaming. Output the 4K (3840x1920 pixels). 360 degree imagine in real-time


More 360 degree freedom with improved

controls and extensibility.

Dual Communication - Bluetooth & wireless LAN New
In addition to wireless LAN, Bluetooth is now adopted for constant connection*4 to your smartphone. Enjoy instant remote shooting and change shooting settings wherever you are.
*4 When sleep mode is activated, you can shut the camera off by holding the power button.

Wireless LAN client mode *5
You can connect to a smartphone via wireless LAN access point. You can connect to THETA V sing the Internet connection on your smartphone. Now you are free from troublesome wireless connection switching.
*5 Compatibility planned with firmware update.

High-speed data transfer NEW
Communication speed for both still images and videos is drastically improved. The maximum data transfer is approximately x2.5*6 faster than that of conventional models.
6* Compared to THETA S. Actual measured value of time required to transfer data to an iOS device with video data of the same size. According to Ricoh research.

Expanded functions via plugins *7 NEW
A new system based on the Android OS is used on this mode. Adding plugins to the camera makes it possible to expand various features.
*7 The Remote Playback function is a pre-installed plugin.v

RICOH THETA V is compatible with the Google Street view app. The app enables you to record and publish 360 video (as Street View) to Google Maps. Join people from around the world in mapping and exploring new spaces with the RICOH THETA V and Google Street View.

Compact and slim. The THETA design delivers
both high-quality 360 degree image
shooting and ease of use.

Related Items
Camera TypeSpherical camera
Size1/2.3 (x2)
Effective Pixels

Output size: Approx. 14MP (2x 12MP)


L: 5376x2688


4K, H264: 3.840 x 1.920, 29.97 B/Sek., 56 Mbps
2K, H264: 1.920 x 960, 29.97 B/Sek., 16 Mbps


Still image: ISO 64 to 3200

Video: ISO 64 to 6400

Live streaming: ISO 64 to 6400


7 elements in 6 groups


Auto:1/25000 to 1/8
Shutter Priority:1/25000 to 1/8
Manual: 1/25000 to 60 sec
Video:1/25000 to 1/30sec
Live Streaming: 1/25000 to 1/30sec

Exposure System
Exposure ControlExposure control mode: Auto

Still image: Manual compensation (-2.0 to +2.0EV, 1/3EV step) *

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

Exposure parameters

Still image: Auto, shutter priority, ISO priority and manual*

Video: Auto

Live streaming: Auto

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

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*

Video: Auto

Live streaming: Auto

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


approx. 19GB

Storage Capacity

Still image: Approx. 4,800 images

Video (time per recording): Maximum 25 minutes or upper limit 4GB of the file size*

Video (total recording time): Approx. 40 minutes (4K), approx. 130 minutes (2K)

* Automatic shut down if the internal temperature increases.

File Format

Still image: JPEG (Exif Ver. 2.3)

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

Live streaming (USB):  MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC-LC(monaural

Special features

Usage temperature range: 0°C - 40°C
Usage humidity range: 90% or less
Storage temperature range: -20°C - 60°C

Communications protocol (WLAN): HTTP
Communications protocol (BLE): GATT


Kit Content

USB cable
Soft case


Strap Adapter (colors: Silver, gray, green, blue, orange)

A strap can be attached to the camera via the tripod socket.

Strap Adapter Silver for RICOH THETA - 910711
Strap Adapter Grey for RICOH THETA - 910712
Strap Adapter Green for RICOH THETA - 910713
Strap Adapter Blue for RICOH THETA - 910714
Strap Adapter Orange for RICOH THETA - 910715

TH-2 Hard Case
Hard case to protect RICOH THETA against water droplets and dust. (Please note, this case is not waterproof).
Product color (base only): Black - 910752

TS-1 Soft Case
Keep your RICOH THETA safe. This will give the lens extra protection in a sleek and stylish case.
Soft case TS-1 White - 910718
Soft case TS-1 Black - 910719

TA-1 External microphone
For good spatial audio recording. With wind protector - 910754

TW-1 UNderwater Housing
For Diving purposes up to depth of 30 m - 910753






22.9mm (17.9mm*)

* Excluding lens section.


Approx. 125g


Lithium-ion battery (built in)*

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


Approx. 300 photos* or 80 minutes video

* 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.


Shooting mode: Auto

ISO sensitivity: ISO 64 to 6400

White balance: Auto

Shutter speed: 1/25000 to 1/30 second

Storage capacity*1: (time per recording): Maximum 25 minutes or upper limit 4GB of the file size*2

(total recording time): Approx. 40 minutes (4K), approx. 130 minutes (2K)

Image file format: MP4 (video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, audio: AAC)

File size: 4K - 3840x1920 / 30 fps / 56Mbps
                 2K - 1920x960 / 30 fps / 16Mbps

*1. The number of photos and recording times are guides only. The actual number differs according to the photography conditions.

*2. Automatic shut down if the internal temperature increases.

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Operating Manuals
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pdf Easy to follow - Instruction (EN) 4.3 MB
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