Ricoh Theta S Specs

The Ricoh Theta 360 handheld camera is a very small, portable device at an entry level price. In this post we list the technical, hardware and software specs of the device.

Object distanceApprox. 10cm – ∞ (from front of lens)
Shooting mode
Still image: Auto, Shutter Priority, ISO Priority*5, Manual
Video: Auto
Live streaming: Auto
Exposure control modeProgram AE, Shutter speed priority AE, ISO sensitivity AE, Manual exposure
Exposure compensationStill image: Manual compensation (-2.0 – +2.0EV, 1/3EV step)
ISO sensitivity
Still image: ISO 100 to 1600
Video: ISO 100 to 1600
Live streaming: ISO100 – 1600
White balance
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
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
Recording mediumInternal, approximately 8GB
Media storage
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
Video (total recording time): (L) Approx. 65 minutes, (M) Approx. 175 minutes
Power sourceLithium ion battery (built in)
Battery lifeApprox. 260 photos
Image file format
Still image: JPEG (Exif Ver. 2.3), DCF2.0 compliant
Video: MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC)
External interfaceMicro USB terminal: USB 2.0
HDMI-Micro terminal (Type-D): HDMI 1.4
Remote releaseCA-3-compatible
Exterior dimensions44 mm (W) x 130 mm (H) x 22.9 mm (17.9 mm *4) (D)
WeightApprox. 125g
Lens configuration7 elements in 6 groups
Lens F valueF2.0
Image sensor size1/2.3 CMOS (x2)
Effective pixelsApprox. 12 megapixels (x2)
Output pixelsEquivalent to approx. 14 megapixels (x2)
Image resolution
L: 5376 x 2688
M: 2048 x 1024
Video Resolution
L: 1920 x 1080/30 fps/16 Mbps
M: 1280 x 720/15 fps/6 Mbps
Streaming resolution(USB)
L: 1920 × 1080/30fps
M: 1280 × 720/15fps
*The resolution and frame rate in Windows 7 is 1280 × 720 and 15fps.
Streaming resolution(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  ProtocolHTTP (Open Spherical Camera API *7 compatible)
Temperature range0°C – 40°C
Humidity range90% or less
Storage temperature range-20°C – 60°C
Bundled itemsSoft case and USB cable