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Ricoh Theta

Ricoh Theta
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3 reviews

Apr, 2014

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We have collected and analyzed 3 expert reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 60/100. The average review date is Sep 9, 2013. We have compared these reviews to 780620 reviews from other Digital Compact Cameras. Last update: Apr 20, 2014.

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Hands-on: The world's first 360 degree camera, but is it worth the bother?

If you really only want to shoot 360 images, the Theta does a fantastic job of capturing the entire scene. At more than £300 we are not sure the Theta offers great value for money.

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Meet the Ricoh Theta, a curious new camera with a unique all-round lens set-up, which for £329, can snap shots as if they were taken from inside a fishbowl. It's a small candybar-style device, barely any bigger than a smartphone, only there's an...

The Ricoh Theta combines two extremely wide angle lenses to create a fully interactive 360-degree panorama that can be panned and zoomed around within the free companion iOS app. That makes for some surreal shots that, if done right, can look amazing....

While the images look great and are fully interactive within both the desktop and phone apps, there is no way to view them on the web outside of Theta's own portal, plus posting to Facebook only provides a hyperlink to the photo. Android users are also...

We've got to say, the Ricoh Theta is an odd device. We like the ability to pan around full 360 degree images and zoom in and out of all the details, as well as the remote trigger functions, but we do wonder if it actually has any other practical use....

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