RICOH THETA Z1 360 Degree Action Camera


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360° for quality.

The flagship model, achieving the highest image quality of the THETA series.



Striving for ease-of-use with amazing high performance.

  • Records natural 360° images using approx. 23MP(6720 x 3360, 7K) still image shooting and highly accurate image stitching.
  • Demonstrates superior noise reduction performance even when shooting at night or indoors with low light due to the equipped 1.0-inch back illuminated CMOS image sensor.
  • Using a newly developed lens unit which reduces ghosting, flare and purple fringe. Aperture mechanism is newly adopted with the selection of F2.1, F3.5 and F5.6. By closing down the aperture, higher resolution is acheived.
  • Supports various shooting scenarios using a variety of shooting modes.
  • Produces incredibly realistic spherical video by 4K (3840 x 1920, 29.97fps) quality.
  • It is possible to save in RAW (DNG) format for the first time in THETA series.(Can also save in JPEG at the same time.)
  • Supports 360° live streaming in 4K. Transmits excellent quality real-looking image to the world.
  • Equipped with a 4-channel microphone. 4 microphones are built into the camera to independently record sound from 4 different directions when shooting video.




  • Exterior/external dimensions 48mm (W) × 132.5mm (H) × 29.7mm (24mm*9) (D)
  • Weight] Approx. 182 g
  • Still image resolution 6720x3360
  • Video resolution/frame rate/bit rate 4K 3840×1920/29.97fps/56Mbps
    2K 1920×960/29.97fps/16Mbps
  • Live streaming resolution/frame rate (USB) 4K,H264: 3840×1920/29.97fps/120Mbps
    2K,H264: 1920×960/29.97fps/42Mbps
  • Microphone 4ch
  • Internal memory/Number of photos that can be recorded, time *2 Approx. 19GB
    Still image: RAW+ Approx. 350 photos, JPEG Approx. 2400 photos
    Video (time per recording): Max. 5 minutes/25 minutes*3*4
    Video (total recording time): (4K, H.264) approx. 40 minutes
    (2K, H.264) approx. 130 minutes
  • Compatible accessories Tripod/stand (includes tripod mount hole)
  • Bundled items Soft case and USB cable
  • Object distance Approx. 40cm - ∞ (from front of lens)
  • Shooting mode Still image/video: Auto, Aperture priority, Shutter priority, ISO priority, Manual*3
    Live streaming: Auto
  • Exposure control mode Program AE, Aperture priority AE, Shutter priority AE, ISO priority AE, Manual
  • Exposure compensation Still image/Video: Manual compensation(-2.0 to +2.0 EV, 1/3 EV steps)*3
  • ISO sensitivity (standard output sensitivity) Still image/video: (Auto) ISO 80 to 6400 (Can set upper limit)
    (Manual mode) ISO 80 to 6400 *3 
    Live streaming: ISO 80 to 6400
  • White balance mode Still image/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, Color temperature settings (2500 to 10000 K)*3
    Live streaming: Auto
  • Shutter speed Still image: (Auto) 1/25000 to 1/8 seconds, 
    (shutter priority mode) 1/25000 to 1/8 seconds *1
    (Manual mode) 1/25000 to 60 seconds *1
    Video: (Auto) 1/25000 to 1/30 seconds
    (Shutter priority, Manual) 1/25000 to 1/30 seconds*3
    Live streaming: (Auto) 1/25000 to 1/30 seconds
  • Shooting functions Still image: Noise reduction, DR compensation, HDR rendering, Interval shooting, Interval composite shooting, Multi-bracketing shooting, Self-timer (2, 5 and 10 seconds), My Settings 
    Video: Self-timer (2, 5 and 10 seconds), My Settings
  • Power source Lithium ion battery (built-in) *7
  • Battery life Still image: Approx. 300 photos *8
    Video: Approx. 60 minutes *8
  • Recording file format Still image: RAW(DNG)*2, JPEG(Exif Ver2.3)
    Video: MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC-LC (mono) + Linear PCM (4ch spatial audio))
    Live streaming: Image: H.264, Audio: Linear PCM(4ch)
  • External interface USB Type-C:USB3.0
  • Remote release CA-3-compatible
  • Lens configuration 14 elements in 10 groups
  • Lens_F value F2.1, 3.5, 5.6
  • Image sensor_size 1.0-inch type (x2)
  • Effective pixels] Approx. 20 megapixels (x2)
  • Output pixels approx. 23 megapixels
  • Wireless compliance standard IEEE802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz/5GHz)*5
    IEEE802.11 b/g/n (2.4GHz only)
    Bluetooth 4.2
  • Wireless supported channels 2.4 GHz: 1 to 11ch or 1 to 13ch *6
    5 GHz: W52 (36 to 48ch, channel bandwidth 20/40/80 MHz supported) *5
  • Wireless communication protocol (WLAN) HTTP (Open Spherical Camera API v2 compatible)
  • Wireless communication protocol (Bluetooth) GATT(Generic Attribute Profile)
  • Usage temperature range 0°C - 40°C
  • Usage humidity range 90% or less
  • Storage temperature range -20°C - 60°C


HK Distributor provides 1-year warranty service.

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