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Ricoh Theta Z1: An impressive 360-degree camera


Ricoh Theta Z1: An impressive 360-degree camera

The Ricoh Theta Z1 is an advanced camera designed specifically for capturing 360-degree photos and videos. It features a compact design and powerful functions that appeal to both enthusiasts and professionals.

Outstanding image quality

The image quality of the Ricoh Theta Z1 is impressive. It features two high-quality 1-inch image sensors and an advanced lens system that enables a resolution of up to 23 megapixels. The resulting images are sharp, detailed, and have good color reproduction.

Excellent video quality

The camera also offers acceptable video quality with the ability to shoot 4K footage at 30 frames per second. This feature opens up exciting possibilities for content creators, filmmakers and virtual reality enthusiasts. However, I would not recommend the video function of the Theta for a professional 360° movie shoot

Versatility and comfort

The Ricoh Theta Z1 is also remarkable in terms of versatility. It has an internal memory of 19 GB, which provides enough space for a large number of photos and videos. In addition, the camera enables wireless transfer of media content for easy access and sharing of shots on social media and other platforms.

The operation of the Ricoh Theta Z1 is user-friendly. The touchscreen and intuitive controls make it easy to adjust camera settings and change shooting modes. In addition, the camera offers various creative modes and filters to add a personal touch to the shots.

the camera is best controlled with the smartphone app available for Android and iOS.

Price considerations

One potential drawback of the Ricoh Theta Z1 is its price, which is in the higher price segment at €1,299.99. This may make it less accessible to casual photographers.


In summary, the Ricoh Theta Z1 is a powerful and versatile camera that delivers impressive results in 360-degree photography. With its outstanding image quality, ease of use, and advanced features, it's an excellent choice for enthusiasts and professionals looking to dive into the world of immersive shooting. Those who plan to shoot 360° video should take a look at Insta 360 cameras. </

Update:I now prefer the Insta360 One RS 1-Inch 360 to the Ricoh Theta.

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