Ricoh THETA SC Beige

MPN: Theta SC - Sand  |  EAN: 0026649107429  |  Model: THETA SC

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as at 26 Apr 19 | 6:30 AM CET



Choosist's Ratings

Ricoh THETA SC Beige - Theta SC - Sand Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Landscape Photography
Live Streaming
Event Videos
POV (Point-of-view)
Everyday Life Photography
Home Videos
Events Photography
Action & Adventure Videos
Underwater Photography
Low-light Videos
WiFi Connectivity
Cute & Pretty Looks
Fun & Funky Looks
Action Camera
Bluetooth Connectivity

Photography Skillset

Simple shots - As a photography noob, this Ricoh THETA SC camera would suit you adequately.

Video skill level

Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Ricoh THETA SC video camera should be sufficient for your needs.

Even though recording videos is a passion, you're not necessarily looking to go pro. You're content with making tweaks to a couple of settings to suit the shot you're about to take. The THETA SC is very accessible which makes it suitable for this.

Video Scenarios

Streaming video live is a great way to share your experiences and this camera from Ricoh provides a couple of connectivity options to help you with this.

The Ricoh THETA SC, is a very competent option when it comes to recording occasions and related activities. 

Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Ricoh THETA SC is a great companion to have.

Rough and Tumble - It's rugged and built for the outdoors. As such you won't have to worry about getting splash of water on it nor if it gets the odd bump now and then.

Other Video needs

Low light recording can be tricky, however this camera has got what it takes to help you through that. This is because its minimum aperture number combined with it's maximum ISO sensitivity can produce crispy images with minimal noise.

Capturing photos and video from your perspective while in action is always something special. There's no substitute for people seeing things they you experienced it. Which is why the Ricoh THETA SC is a good fit as it's shape and size makes POV shots a breeze.

Photo Scenarios

As you go about your business each day, there are moments or situations that come up that you'll want to capture on camera. The Ricoh THETA SC makes for a great partner for taking those everyday shots, whether planned or spontaneous. 

Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Ricoh THETA SC comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.

Sea-life is always breathtaking. With this camera from Ricoh, you can expect to produce vivid images that showcases the unique tone that are found with photographs taken underwater.

As you make trips around the world, every moment tells a story. For this, a good camera is crucial and the THETA SC is a great option for travel. It's got a combined zoom capability allowing you get a closer look at items that can't be reached easily.^506^*}

If you've got requirements to take photos of a variety of landscapes, then the presence of multiple scene modes on a camera is helpful in order to setup quickly and start shooting. This model from Ricoh has got this capability making it a suitable option for your needs. 

Other considerations

With the Ricoh THETA SC, you can rest easy while out and about in the rain because this model comes fully water resistant.

Sometimes carrying cables about just so you can move your photos across the devices can be a pain. Good thing this particular model comes with Wi-Fi.


When you want to stand out from the crowd, the THETA SC uses bright colours and funky designs to turn heads. This is not your average camera.

It comes in an unconventional package that stands out from the typical greys and blacks that are common with such devices.

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Technical Specifications

Ricoh THETA SC Beige - Theta SC - Sand Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Camcorder Type Handheld camcorder
Operating Temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °F
Product Colour Beige
Rainproof Yes
Waterproof Yes
Camera File System DCF 2.0, Exif 2.3
Image Formats Supported JPEG
Shooting Modes Auto
Smartphone Remote Support Yes
Tripod Mounting Supported Yes
White Balance Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Outdoor, Shade
Built-in Light Yes
Closest Focusing Distance 0.1 m
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity 100, 1600
ISO Sensitivity (max) 1600
Light Exposure Correction ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Modes Aperture priority AE, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority AE
Manual Exposure Yes
Camera Shutter Speed 1/8000 - 1/8 s
Shutter Priority AE Yes
Shutter Speed (photo) 1/8000 - 60 s
HD Type Full HD
Live stream capable 1
Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Shutter Speed (video) 1/8000 - 1/30, 1/8000 - 1/15 s
Video Formats Supported AVC, H.264, MP4, MPEG4
Video Resolutions 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Audio Formats Supported AAC
Built-in Microphone Yes
Built-in Speaker(s) Yes
Lens System
Maximum Aperture Number 2
Camcorder Tape Type N
Compatible Memory Cards Not supported
Disc Types Supported N
Internal Storage Capacity 8 GB
Viewfinder Type Not available
Image Sensor Size 1/2.3
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 6.17 x 4.55 mm
Optical Sensor Size 1/2.3 "
Sensor Format Cropped
Sensor Type CMOS
Total Megapixels 14 MP
Technical Details
Remotely Operated Yes
Ports & Interfaces
USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity 1
USB Charging Yes
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number Of Batteries Supported 1
Video Recording Time 2.9 min
Wi-Fi Yes
Packaging Content
Cables Included USB
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 22.9 mm
Height 130.6 mm
Weight 102 g
Width 45.2 mm
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 5376 x 2688 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 5376 x 2688, 2048 x 1024
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 0 - 90 %