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Ricoh Theta S

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Ricoh Theta S Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Ricoh Theta S number 36 across all camcorders.
96
Reviews
289 Reviews + 6 Awards
96
Value for Money
Excellent
91
Features
Fully-Featured
92
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 92?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with 86% of buyers recommending this video camera to others.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer video cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest video cameras 2018.
This Ricoh camcorder has some great features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
Very light
Larger than average optical sensor size
Supports HDMI
Beauty as far as the eye can see, and a breathtaking sense of presence making you feel you are "right there, right now".<br>from still images to long movies (max. 25 minutes long), record your memories in a vivid, high resolution 360 world.<br>the new RICOH THETA S gives you even higher quality and performance.<br> high resolution
Thanks to dual 1/2.3" 12m CMOS sensor (output pixel count equivalent to 14m) and newly developed f2.0 lens, you can capture high resolution 360 world.<br> full HD video capture
RICOH THETA S enables 25 minutes continuous shooting with 30fps.<br> further expanding the possibilities of 360 photography. equipped with even more advanced functions

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Ricoh Theta S In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Very Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $249.99 it is still cheaper than 62% of video cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the Ricoh Theta S of £57.99 ($57.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $192.00.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the Theta S of 14MP is in the biggest 17% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Camcorders have total megapixels of between 0.3MP and 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This video camera has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Very Light

Across all the camcorders the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g. The weight of the Theta S of only 125g is lighter than 84% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Theta S of only 1x is very small compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 3% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The optical zooms of video cameras range from 1x to 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

The Ricoh Theta S's optical sensor size of 0.435" is in the largest 18% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Camcorders have optical sensor sizes of between 0.12" and 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.38".

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Theta S does not have an image stabilizer. 69% of camcorders do have an image stabilizer.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Theta S supports HDMI. 70% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Supports Remote Operation

The Theta S supports remote operation. 93% of video cameras do not support remote operation.

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Bigger Than Average Closest Focusing Distance

Camcorders have closest focusing distances of between 0.0005m and 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.35m. The Theta S's closest focusing distance of 0.1m is bigger than 68% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

Like most other camcorders, the Theta S does not support PictBridge. 97% of camcorders do not support PictBridge.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Theta S is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Display

The Theta S does not have a built-in display, unlike 72% of video cameras which have a built-in display.

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Very Slow Maximum Frame Rate

The maximum frame rate of the Theta S of only 30fps is slower than 80% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Video cameras have maximum frame rates of between 25fps and 960fps, and the average maximum frame rate is 62fps.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Theta S has a built-in microphone. 54% of video cameras also have a built-in microphone.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture numbers of video cameras range from 1.6 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5. The Theta S's maximum aperture number of only 2 is lower than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is lower than 93% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Tripod Mountable

The Theta S is tripod mountable, which is unusual. 86% of video cameras are not tripod mountable.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

Camcorders have internal storage capacities of between 0.1GB and 220GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 27GB. The Ricoh Theta S's internal storage capacity of only 8GB is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is smaller than 68% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Video Recording Time

The Theta S's video recording time of 2.9h is fairly average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the longest 44% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Ricoh Theta S features wi-Fi. 76% of camcorders do not feature wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

ricoh 910720

Barcodes:

00026649107207

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