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Immersive 360° Photo and Video Capture

The Ricoh Theta Z1 improves on the previous generation of 360° cameras before it in every aspect. 1-inch back illuminated CMOS sensors. 23 Megapixel 360° Still Images. 4K 360° Video Recording. 4-channel multi-direction microphone. Now is the time to spark your creativity, and let your imagination run wild with the creative potential this camera offers.

Creative Opportunities for Everyone

Its unique 360 capture ability is highly desired by a broad range of users including vloggers, Instagram influencers, families, holiday makers, adventure sport enthusiasts and thrill seekers, videographers, real estate professionals, multimedia artists and more.

7K Resolution Still Images

Outputting 7K resolution images that are 6720 x 3360 pixels in size ensures superior detail across the entire 360° field of view. Highly accurate in-camera stitching adds post-production convenience allowing you to post directly to clients or your favourite social media platforms with ease.

RAW Image File Support

For the first time in the Ricoh Theta line-up, the Z1 offers RAW (DNG) image format support equipping you with the potential for maximum editing versatility. Use the Ricoh Theta Stitcher plug-in for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic CC to edit natively in Lightroom. JPEG files can also be saved simultaneously meaning you don’t have compromise on speed, convenience or quality.

4K Video Recording & 4 Microphone Audio

4K Video recording delivers incredibly realistic, immersive spherical video that will transport your viewer directly into the heart of the action. Recording at a smooth 29.97 frames per second for life like motion, the Theta Z1’s 4 microphones add to the overall immersion of the scene, delivering sound from 4 different directions when shooting video.

Wi-Fi + Bluetooth & 4K 360° Live Streaming

Keep your family or social media followers in the loop with the Z1’s live video streaming functionality. Equipped with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi capabilities, its fast and easy to pair the Z1 to your smart device and make use of the Theta app to live stream 360° video in 4K resolution. Set up the camera on a tripod and let your viewers browse around the scene at their leisure. Perfect for family gatherings and events.

Variable Lens Aperture

Incorporating a new ultra-wide angle lens design improves image quality by minimising ghosting, flare and purple fringing in high contrast areas. The addition of an adjustable aperture is perfect for landscape and outdoor shooters. Its ability to switch between apertures of f/2.1, f/3.5 and f/5.6 ensures a broader depth of field and maximum detail.

Multiple Shooting Modes

Various shooting modes enable point-and-click convenience. Options include aperture priority, shutter priority, iso priority, full manual or full auto, equipping you with the control to capture virtually any scene.

Noise Reduction, HDR Rendering, Time-Lapse

For serious professionals additional settings such as noise reduction, HDR rendering, time-lapse shooting, bracketing and self-timer modes add to the creative arsenal at your disposal.

Backlit Display Panel

The Ricoh Theta Z1 is also the first in the Theta range to feature a convenient display panel. Backlit, the panel allows you to check vital camera information such as the shooting mode, number of remaining images and battery life at a glance.

19GB Built-in Memory

With the convenience of 19GB included memory – good for approximately 2400 JPEG photos, or 40 minutes of 4K video recording, the Ricoh Theta Z1 is also a great option for casual and every day photography, thanks to its lightweight build and truly pocket-sized design.

File Formats

Still image: RAW (DNG) *2, JPEG (Exif Ver. 2.3), Video:MP4(Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC-LC(monaural)+Linear PCM(4ch Spatial audio)), Live Streaming : Video:H.264, Audio: Linear PCM(4ch)

Weight (g)

Approx. 182g

Exposure Compensation

Still image, Video: -2.0 to +2.0EV, 1/3EV step *3

White Balance

Still image, Video: Auto, outdoor, shade, cloudy, incandescent lamp 1, incandescent lamp 2, daylight colour fluorescent lamp, natural white fluorescent lamp, white fluorescent lamp, light bulb colour fluorescent lamp, Colour temperature (2500K - 10000K) *3

Power Sourced

Lithium ion battery (built in) *5


48mm (W) x 132.5mm (H) x 29.7mm (24mm *7) (D)

Image Sensor Size

1 inch (x2)

Image Sensor Effective Pixels

Approx. 20M (x2)

ISO Sensitivity

Still image, Video: AUTO (ISO80 to 6400, The Upper Limit settings), Manual (ISO80 to 6400) *3, Live Streaming: AUTO (ISO80 to 6400)

Shutter speed

Still image: (AUTO) 1/25000 sec. to 1/8 sec. (Shutter Priority) 1/25000 sec. to 1/8 sec. *3 (Manual):1/25000 sec. to 60 sec. *3 Video: (AUTO)1/25000 sec. to 1/30 sec. (Shutter Priority, Manual) 1/25000 sec.

Shooting Modes

Still image, Video: Auto, Aperture priority, Shutter priority, ISO priority, Manual *3 Live Streaming: Auto

Shooting Modes

Still image: Noise reduction, DR compensation, HDR Rendering, Interval shooting, Interval Composite shooting, Multi bracket shooting, Self-timer (2, 5, 10sec.), MY Settings Video: Self-timer (2, 5, 10sec.), MY Settings

Battery Life

Still image: Approx. 300 photos *6 Video: Approx. 60 minutes *6

File Size (still images)

RAW: 7296 x 3648, JPEG: 6720 x 3360

File size / Frame rate / Bit rate (Videos)

4K: 3840×1920/29.97fps/56Mbps, 2K: 1920×960/29.97fps/16Mbps


F2.1, 3.5, 5.6

Object distance

Approx. 40cm - 8 (from front of lens)

Recording medium

Internal memory: Approx. 19GB

Number of photos that can be recorded, time *1

Still image: RAW+ Approx. 350 photos, JPEG Approx. 2400 photos Video (time per recording): Max. 5minutes/Max. 25 minutes *3 *4 Video (total recording time): (4K) Approx. 40 minutes, (2K) Approx. 130 minutes

OLED Panel

0.93-inch Organic light emitting display Panel, 128 x 36 dots, Automatic brightness adjustment function

Usage temperature range

0°C - 40°C

External Interface

USB Type-C, USB3.0

* Specifications subject to change by the manufacturer without notice

Manufacturer Warranty

This product comes with a

12month Australian warranty

from Ricoh Australia

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