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Ricoh Theta S

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A multi award winning 14 megapixel 1 video camera with good features
14MP 1/2.3" Yes 125g Oct 2015
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Ricoh Theta S Review

With excellent reviews but good features, we have ranked the Ricoh Theta S number 99 across all camcorders.
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253 Reviews + 6 Awards
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Good Features
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Overall Score
49
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 50?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with 81% of buyers recommending this camcorder to others.
At over a year old this camcorder is slightly out of date, and newer camcorders with more up to date technology are available. View the latest camcorders 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports HDMI
Tripod mountable
Very slow maximum frame rate
Does not have a built-in display

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There is a 85% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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Ricoh Theta S In-Depth Analysis

Features

Very Slow Maximum Frame Rate

With a maximum frame rate of only 30 frames per second, the Theta S has a fairly slow maximum frame rate compared to most of the other camcorders. Camcorders have maximum frame rates of between 25fps and 960fps.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Display

The Theta S does not have a built-in display, unlike most of the other camcorders which have a built-in display.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Ricoh Theta S supports HDMI. Most of the other camcorders also support HDMI.

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Tripod Mountable

The Theta S is tripod mountable, as are most of the other camcorders.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Theta S does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other camcorders also do not have a built-in flash.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Ricoh Theta S is Full HD, as are most of the other video cameras.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/2.3|1" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on camcorders.

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Quite Big Total Megapixels

Across all the video cameras the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 210MP. At 14 megapixels, the Theta S has a fairly big total megapixels compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 125 grams, the Theta S is one of the lighter camcorders amongst camcorders of this age. The average weight of camcorders is 530g, and the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg.

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Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by $98 (17%)

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Ricoh Theta S of £255.25 ($255.25) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $223.11.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ricoh n163690w, ricoh thetas, ricoh 910720
Barcodes 00000001631355, 00026649107207, 00780746884729, 04961311901577

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