The “RICOH THETA V” is a product with a body based on the concept of being compact, lightweight and easy to carry around anywhere. Furthermore, it achieves high-speed transfer that can comfortably browse large volumes of data, high sound quality recording compatible with 360° spatial audio, and shoot equivalent 360-degree 4K video. The camera can also connect to a smartphone or tablet using either Bluetooth or wireless LAN to allow for flexible operation based on how the camera owner uses it. In addition, this product has a highly expandable body design so that it can receive future performance enhancements through firmware updates after it has launched, which results in a fitting high-end model camera.
High-resolution 360-degree spherical still images and video
- 4K compatible high resolution 360-degree video
- High-speed data transfer
- Support for 4K 360-degree live streaming output
- 360-degree spatial audio recording
- Bluetooth and wireless LAN dual communication
- 19 GB...
- “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
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.
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.
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
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.