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The Essentials:

Bags, Cases & Straps:

Tripods & Monopods:

Cleaning & Maintenance:

The Theta SC2 is a high-quality 4k video camera with the capability of capturing natural 360° still images and videos. It inherits the same high-speed image sensors from THETA V and delivers high-resolution images with accurate stitch image processing. It features a shake reduction system as well as 14GB internal memory allowing you to record up to 3-minute clips of 4K video.

360° Spatial Audio & Pre-set modes

The Theta SC2 records 4K video and 360° spatial audio for a more realistic VR world. In addition, it offers multiple pre-sets (Face, Night View, and Lens-by-Lens Exposure modes) allowing you to adapt to shooting scenarios and capture stunning images with ease.

*Shooting at night must be done with a tripod attached.

4k Videos & Ultra-fast Transfer

It delivers incredibly realistic spherical video with the ability to shoot up to 4k/30p. Its quick lens response enables you to shoot within 1.5 seconds of turning the power on. Besides, you can easily transfer your videos and images via a high-speed wireless transfer system.

*Transfer is not possible on iOS devices that are not compatible with 4K video.

Lightweight Design

The Theta SC2 is incredibly thin and lightweight and its internal components are optimised by using a folded optics system. It employs a display panel which enables you to check the battery power and shooting modes.

Dedicated editing apps

Use the dedicated editing apps to easily put the finishing touches to eye-catching work. It is available for both smartphones and PC and allows you to share your work from anywhere with people all over the world.
  • Easy-to-Use Enthusiast 4K 360 Camera
  • Internal Stitching, 4K Shake Correction
  • 360 4K30 Video & 5376 x 2688 360 Photos
  • Face Correction, Night Mode, 14GB Memory

Exterior/external dimensions

45.2 mm (W) x 130.6 mm (H) x 22.9 mm (17.9 mm *6) (D)


Approx. 104 g

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

Approx. 14GB
Still image: Approx. 3,000 photos
Video (time per recording): Max. 3 minutes *3
Video (total recording time):(4K) Approx. 32 minutes,(2K)approx. 115 minutes

Compatible accessories

Tripod/stand (includes tripod mount hole),Waterproof case (TW-1)

Object distance

Approx. 10cm - 8 (from front of lens)

Shooting mode

Still image: Auto, shutter priority, ISO priority, manual*2
Video: Auto

Exposure control mode

Program AE, Shutter speed priority AE, ISO sensitivity AE, Manual exposure

Exposure compensation

Still image: Manual compensation (-2.0 - +2.0EV, 1/3EV step) *2

ISO sensitivity (standard output sensitivity)

Still image: (Automatic) ISO64 - 1600 The Upper Limit settinngs,
(ISO priority mode) ISO64 - 3200 *1
(Manual mode)ISO64 - 3200 *2
Video: (Automatic) ISO64 - 6400 The Upper Limit settinngs,

White balance mode

Still images/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, Underwater, Color temperature (2500K to 10000K) *2

Shutter speed

Still image: (Automatic) 1/25000 - 1/8 seconds,
(Shutter priority mode) 1/25000 - 1/8 seconds *2
(Manual mode) 1/25000 - 60 seconds *1
Video: 1/25000 - 1/30 seconds

Shooting functions

Still images: Noise reduction, DR compensation, HDR rendering, interval shooting, multi-bracket shooting, self-timer (2 seconds, 5 seconds, 10 seconds), My Settings, Videos: Self-timer (2.5 seconds, 10 seconds), My Settings, Preset: Face, Night View, Lens-by-Lens Exposure

Power source

Lithium ion battery (built in) *4

Battery life

Still image: Approx. 260 photos *5
Video: Approx. 70 minutes *5

Compression method

Still image: JPEG (Exif Ver2.3)

Video: MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264), Audio: AAC-LC (mono)

External interface

Micro-USB: USB 2.0, microphone terminal

Remote release


Lens configuration

7 elements in 6 groups

Lens_F value


Image sensor_size

1/2.3 CMOS (x2)

Effective pixels

Approx. 12 megapixels (x2)

Output pixels

Approx. 14 megapixels

Usage temperature range

0°C - 40°C

Usage humidity range

90% or less

Storage temperature 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 A smartphone is required to change modes or configure manual settings.
*3 Automatic shut down if the internal temperature increases.
*4 Charge the battery by connecting it to a PC using the supplied USB cable.
*5 The number of photos that can be taken is a guide based on RICOH's measurement method. The actual number differs according to usage conditions.
*6 Excluding lens section.

* Specifications subject to change by the manufacturer without notice
  • Ricoh Theta SC2
  • Soft case
  • USB cable


* Dispatch timeframes are indications only and may vary for multiple quantities. Timeframes are updated regularly during normal business hours.