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Ricoh Theta S

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Digitaltrends.com Recommended Product hardwarezone.com.my 9/10 hardwarezone.com.sg Winner Ephotozine Recommended
A best selling and multi award winning 1x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and 5 further awards from other expert sites
1x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 14MP 1" Oct 2015
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Ricoh Theta S Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Ricoh Theta S number 6 in best selling camcorders and number 50 across all camcorders.
89
Reviews
289 Reviews + 6 Awards
50
Value for Money
Average
85
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Age
2 Years Old
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 86% of buyers recommending this camcorder to others. This camcorder has received six awards including a "Recommended" award from Digitaltrends.com plus one other site and a "Silver" from Gadgetgear.nl. Looking across the entire GoPro video camera range, the average reviews for all GoPro camcorders are also excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer video cameras with better features are available. However this Ricoh camcorder has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest video cameras 2018.
The Theta S is one of the best selling camcorders currently on the market. View best selling camcorders January 2018.
Customers report it is easy to use, excellent design and good technical features. However they also report inferior technical guidance.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
Larger than average optical sensor size
Very light
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

Ricoh Theta S Video Reviews

Ricoh Theta S In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Six Industry Awards

This camcorder has received six awards from camcorder experts.

This video camera was given a "Recommended" award by both review websites Digitaltrends.com and Ephotozine, both of which concluded that this camcorder was very good.

Two additional expert review sites both endorsed this camcorder. The editor of review site Gadgetgear.nl thought that this video camera was great and gave it a "Silver" award and the editor of website Tomsguide.com said that it was outstanding and gave it an "Editor's Choice" award.

The authors at two more expert review sites both concluded that this Ricoh video camera was very good. This video camera received a "9/10" award from Hardwarezone.com.my and Hardwarezone.com.sg gave it a "Winner" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on 34 expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and PC Mag the average expert rating of this video camera is 71%.

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Good User Reviews

Based on 255 user reviews this camcorder has an average user rating of 86%. 123 reviewers (87% of all reviewers) gave this camcorder either 4 or 5 stars and 86% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Top Seller

Across all camcorders, the Theta S is one the most popular products currently available.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

36 customers said in their reviews that it was easy to use.

Users Report Poor Technical Guidance

Two owners said in their reviews that it did not have good technical guidance.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Seven customers who reviewed the Ricoh Theta S considered that it was good looking, four people said in their reviews that the product was well designed and three customers who reviewed it agreed that it was neat. two people thought it had a good case.

Customers Report Excellent Technical Features

Three owners who bought the product considered that it had good features.

Very Good Brand

We checked 401 expert and user reviews (including 77 verified purchases) for Ricoh video cameras and found that on average Ricoh has very good ratings. 82% of those that bought a Ricoh video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Two customers who purchased the Ricoh Theta S concluded that it was compact.

  • What's not to say about this camera! It is slim and can fit in a pocket, not too may are this small…
  • Taking one start off because lenses of the camera are exposed and the body can easily fall down to table / ground when you're letting the camera standing by your self…
  • It is extremely compact and will easily fit in pockets in jacket or trousers…
    H. Eales (Amazon) - August 2016
  • It's also a very compact size smaller than my phone so you can easily take it out…
  • Slick slim design…
    Shaz (Amazon) - April 2016
  • Lightweight and portable…
    Mavic (Bestbuy.com) - August 2017

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

21 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was good value for money.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Three people who purchased it reckoned that it was well made.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

33 people mentioned in their reviews that the Ricoh Theta S was good quality.

Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Ricoh released the Theta S in October 2015.

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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 video cameras when ordered by this feature. Video cameras have total megapixels of between 0.3MP and 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

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Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

Video cameras have optical sensor sizes of between 0.12" and 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.38". The Ricoh Theta S's optical sensor size of 0.435" is larger than 80% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

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

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Very Light

The weight of the Theta S of only 125g is lighter than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the lightest 15% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the camcorders the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 580g.

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Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Ricoh Theta S of only 1x is smaller than 96% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The average optical zoom of all video cameras is 19x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 70x.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Theta S does not have an image stabilizer, unlike most other camcorders. 69% of video cameras have an image stabilizer.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Theta S supports HDMI, as do 69% of video cameras.

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Very Slow Maximum Frame Rate

The maximum frame rates of video cameras range from 25fps to 960fps, and the average maximum frame rate is 62fps. The maximum frame rate of the Theta S of only 30fps is slower than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the slowest 17% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Remote Operation

The Ricoh Theta S supports remote operation, unlike 93% of video cameras which do not support remote operation.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Display

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

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The Ricoh Theta S does not support PictBridge, although it is worth noting that 97% of video cameras also do not support PictBridge.

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Full HD

Full HD

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

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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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Tripod Mountable

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

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

The internal storage capacity of the Theta S of only 8GB is smaller than 69% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. Video cameras have internal storage capacities of between 0.1GB and 220GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 27GB.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

The Ricoh Theta S's maximum aperture number of only 2 is in the lowest 7% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The average maximum aperture number of all camcorders is 5, with the lowest being 1.6 and the highest being 38.

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Average Video Recording Time

The video recording time of the Ricoh Theta S of 2.9h is fairly typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the longest 45% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Ricoh Theta S features wi-Fi, unlike 76% of video cameras which do not feature wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

ricoh 910720

Barcodes:

00026649107207

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