360° for quality.
The flagship model, achieving the highest image quality of the THETA series.
Striving for ease-of-use with amazing high performance.
Records natural 360° images using approx. 23MP(6720 x 3360, 7K) still image shooting and highly accurate image stitching.
Demonstrates superior noise reduction performance even when shooting at night or indoors with low light due to the equipped 1.0-inch back illuminated CMOS image sensor.
Using a newly developed lens unit which reduces ghosting, flare and purple fringe. Aperture mechanism is newly adopted with the selection of F2.1, F3.5 and F5.6. By closing down the aperture, higher resolution is acheived.
Supports various shooting scenarios using a variety of shooting modes.
Produces incredibly realistic spherical video by 4K (3840 x 1920, 29.97fps) quality.
It is possible to save in RAW (DNG) format for the first time in THETA series. (Can also save in JPEG at the same time.)
Supports 360° live streaming in 4K. Transmits excellent quality real-looking image to the world.
Equipped with a 4-channel microphone. 4 microphones are built into the camera to independently record sound from 4 different directions when shooting video.
Enable everyone to easily enjoy 360°.
A magnesium alloy that combines a high-grade feel with robustness is used for the camera body.
While being equipped with a large image sensor, the internal construction of the camera has been optimized to produce unprecedented high performance and high quality at this size.
Equipped with a display panel to enable you to check information such as the battery level, number of recordable still images and the shooting mode.
Create your own images using editing functions.
Enables editing of 360° images in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic CC. Import Stich the image with the dedicated plug-in "RICOH THETA Stitcher".
Records 4K video with 360° spatial audio for a more realistic VR world.
Use the dedicated editing apps “THETA+” to easily put the finishing touches to an eye-catching work.
Use the dedicated apps to easily share your work from anywhere with people all over the world.
Upload to the theta360.com, a website dedicated to sharing 360-degree images. Anyone can easily display their 360° images anywhere in the world.
Convenient dedicated apps are available for both PC and smartphone. Enjoy the world more with RICOH THETA.
Upload 360° photos at Facebook and LINE as it is. Easily share the 360° world with friends.
Post the proccessed images and videos using “THETA+” to Instagram and Twitter.
Expand your THETA.
Adopts Android™ base system for the OS. Use plug-ins to customize your own THETA.
Companies and individuals all over the world can develop plug-ins, in addition to RICOH developed plug-ins.
RICOH THETA Z1
48mm (W) × 132.5mm (H) × 29.7mm (24mm*9) (D)
Still image resolution
Video resolution/frame rate/bit rate
Live streaming resolution/frame rate (USB)
Internal memory/Number of photos that can be recorded, time *2
Still image: RAW+ Approx. 350 photos, JPEG Approx. 2400 photos
Video (time per recording): Max. 5 minutes/25 minutes*3*4
Video (total recording time): (4K, H.264) approx. 40 minutes
(2K, H.264) approx. 130 minutes
Tripod/stand (includes tripod mount hole)
Soft case and USB cable
Approx. 40cm - ∞ (from front of lens)
Still image/video: Auto, Aperture priority, Shutter priority, ISO priority, Manual*3
Live streaming: Auto
Exposure control mode
Program AE, Aperture priority AE, Shutter priority AE, ISO priority AE, Manual
Still image/Video: Manual compensation(-2.0 to +2.0 EV, 1/3 EV steps)*3
ISO sensitivity (standard output sensitivity)
Still image/video: (Auto) ISO 80 to 6400 (Can set upper limit)
(Manual mode) ISO 80 to 6400 *3
Live streaming: ISO 80 to 6400
White balance mode
Still image/Video: 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,
Color temperature settings (2500 to 10000 K)*3
Live streaming: Auto
Still image: (Auto) 1/25000 to 1/8 seconds,
(shutter priority mode) 1/25000 to 15 seconds *1
(Manual mode) 1/25000 to 60 seconds *1
Video: (Auto) 1/25000 to 1/30 seconds
(Shutter priority, Manual) 1/25000 to 1/30 seconds*3
Live streaming: (Auto) 1/25000 to 1/30 seconds
Still image: Noise reduction, DR compensation, HDR rendering, Interval shooting,
Interval composite shooting, Multi-bracketing shooting,
Self-timer (2, 5 and 10 seconds), My Settings
Video: Self-timer (2, 5 and 10 seconds), My Settings
Lithium ion battery (built-in) *7
Still image: Approx. 300 photos *8
Video: Approx. 60 minutes *8
Recording file format
Still image: RAW(DNG)*2, JPEG(Exif Ver2.3)
Video: MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC-LC (mono) + Linear PCM (4ch spatial audio))
Live streaming: Image: H.264, Audio: Linear PCM(4ch)
14 elements in 10 groups
F2.1, 3.5, 5.6
1.0-inch type (x2)
Approx. 20 megapixels (x2)
approx. 23 megapixels
Wireless supported channels
Wireless communication protocol (WLAN)
HTTP (Open Spherical Camera API v2 compatible)
Wireless communication protocol (Bluetooth)
GATT(Generic Attribute Profile)
range 0°C - 40°C
range 90% or less
range -20°C - 60°C
*1 The number of photos and time are guides only. The actual number differs according to the photography conditions.
*2 Only possible for simultaneous recording of RAW and JPEG.
*3 A smartphone is required to change modes or configure manual settings.
*4 Automatic shut down if the internal temperature increases.
*5 Charge the battery by connecting it to a PC using the supplied USB cable.
*6 The number of photos that can be taken is a guide based on RICOH's measurement method. This will differ depending on the usage conditions.
*7 Excluding lens section.
■Specifications and the design may change without prior notice.