Ricoh THETA SC Blue

MPN: Theta SC - Blue  |  EAN: 0026649107436  |  Model: THETA SC

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as at 6 Aug 19 | 6:30 AM CET



Choosist's Ratings

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

Photography Skillset

Point and shoot - If you're not quite the expert yet or you're just getting started in the world of photography, the Ricoh THETA SC will satisfy your needs.

Video skill level

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


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.

For those special occasions, this Ricoh camera is a great companion as you traverse the floor. 

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.

Nonstop Activity - capture you exploits in vivid colour without worrying too much about this camera handling tough environments. It comes with the usual impact protections ensuring you remain free to focus on the action.

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

If you're looking to simply use your camera to point-and-shoot everyday moments with an item or person as the subject matter, then the THETA SC is an easy recommendation for this.

While taking those action shots during the day's event, you'll be aiming to keep your subject matter in sharp focus while they're in motion. The Auto Focus Tracking capability that comes with this camera helps with this.

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^*}

To capture mother nature in her full beauty requires a good eye and a camera that can adequately handle landscape scenarios. This model from Ricoh is good fit as it's got the ability to focus on multiple parts of your picture frame.

Other considerations

After investing in an electronic kit of this nature, water resistance will come to mind each time you take it outdoors. Good news is that this model from Ricoh can handle splashes of water with no issues.

With this model, you no longer need to worry about carrying cables for data transfer all the time as it comes with Wi-FI.


It's an eye-catching package with a bright and refreshing look about it. It could even play the role of an accessory to compliment a specific sense of style.

The THETA SC 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 Blue - Theta SC - Blue Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Camcorder Type Handheld camcorder
Operating Temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °F
Product Colour Blue
Rainproof Yes
Splash Proof Yes
Waterproof Yes
Camera File System DCF 2.0, Exif 2.3
Image Formats Supported JPG
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 Recording Yes
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 %