Ricoh Theta V 360 vs Insta360 One Spec Comparison

Spec and feature comparisons of the Ricoh Theta V 360 and the Insta360 ONE 360 VR action cameras. It seems there are a few differences even though these two small 360 action cameras are aiming for a similar market. Check out the spec comparisons and the video to see which you prefer and would work better for your adventures.

6 Advantages of the Ricoh Theta V 360 Action Camera

  • Replaced the Ricoh Theta S 360 action camera, not their first 360 action camera
  • Timer mode so you can start a timer before you take any footage
  • Bigger aperture of F2 which means it should be slightly better in low light
  • Wind noise reduction when recording
  • Longer claimed battery life of 130 mins which is nearly an hour longer recordings
  • Has Wifi so you can connect to other devices and do live recording as well

8 Advantages of the Insta360 ONE Action Camera

  • Comes in slightly cheaper at $300 for the beginning of 2018
  • 24mp so the photos are a bigger resolution
  • Raw photo footage compared to just JPG with the Ricoh
  • Slower frame rates which means slow motion videos and Insta360 bullit time
  • Image stabalisation
  • You can connect it to the top of a smart phone and view the recording live
  • Has a micro SD slot so you can use a card of up to 128gb, the Ricoh only holds 19gb on internal memory
  • Lighter by quite a bit at only 82grams
72/100

Key Specs

Manufacturer
Price
$380
Release Date
11 months 2 weeks ago
Replaced by
 
Field of View
360 degrees
Adjustable FOV
No
360
Yes
Sensor
 
Chipset
 
Warranty
 
Warranty Length
 

Photo Specs and Settings

Sensor Size
Photo Res
 
Photo Resolution
Burst rate
 
Photo Recording Formats
Exposure Modes
 
Optical Zoom
No
Optical Zoom Distance
 
Aperture
F2.00
Minimum Focus Distance
10cm

Video Specs and Settings

Resolution & FPS
Best Video Resolution
Best Video Res Pixel Count
 
Type of Image Stabilization
 
Highest Resolution with Image Stabilization
 
Video Resolutions with Stabilization
 
Fastest FPS
30fps
Recording Bitrate
120Mbps
Video Features
Video Loop Length
 
Video codec
Video recording format
Video Recording Options
 
Max ISO
 
360 Stitching
 

Power

Manufacturer Claimed Battery Life
130 minutes (at 1080p 30fps)
Charge Time
 
Battery
 
USB Charge
No
Extend Battery Life with External Battery
No
Battery Range
 
Removable Battery
No

Action

Waterproof Depth
 
Drop Proof
No
Water Resistance with Housing
 
Waterproof Housing Required
Yes

Interface and Connections

Adjust Aspect Ratio
No
Info Screen
No
Touch Screen
No
Ports
Peripherals
 
Connectivity
Memory Capacity
19gb
External Microphone
No
Phone App
No
Sensors
 
Remote
No

Physical

Material
Mount Type on Camera Body
 
Screen Size
 
Screen
No
Flip Screen
 
Dimensions
4.5 × 13 × 2.2 cm
Dimensions Volume
 
Weight
121grams
Weight with Housing
 
Size
Shape
Glasses
 
Recording Lights
 
Flash
No
Colours
 
Storage Devices
User Guide
 
Firmware Downloads & Updates
 
76/100

Key Specs

Manufacturer
Price
$300
Release Date
11 months 2 weeks ago
Replaced
 
Replaced by
 
Field of View
360 degrees
Adjustable FOV
No
360
Yes
Sensor
 
Chipset
 
Warranty
 
Warranty Length
 

Photo Specs and Settings

Sensor Size
 
Photo Res
 
Photo Resolution
Burst rate
 
Photo Recording Formats
Exposure Modes
 
Optical Zoom
No
Optical Zoom Distance
 
Aperture
F2.20
Minimum Focus Distance
 

Video Specs and Settings

Resolution & FPS
Best Video Resolution
Best Video Res Pixel Count
 
Type of Image Stabilization
Highest Resolution with Image Stabilization
 
Video Resolutions with Stabilization
 
Fastest FPS
120fps
Recording Bitrate
 
Video Features
Video Loop Length
 
Video codec
 
Video recording format
Video Recording Options
 
Max ISO
 
360 Stitching
In Software

Power

Manufacturer Claimed Battery Life
70 minutes (at 1080p 30fps)
Charge Time
 
Battery
USB Charge
Yes
Extend Battery Life with External Battery
No
Battery Range
Removable Battery
No

Action

Waterproof Depth
 
Drop Proof
No
Water Resistance with Housing
 
Waterproof Housing Required
Yes

Interface and Connections

Adjust Aspect Ratio
No
Info Screen
No
Touch Screen
No
Peripherals
Connectivity
Memory Capacity
128gb
External Microphone
Yes
Phone App
No
Sensors
 
Remote
Yes

Physical

Material
 
Mount Type on Camera Body
Screen Size
 
Screen
No
Flip Screen
 
Dimensions
2.5 × 3.6 × 6.6 cm
Dimensions Volume
 
Weight
82grams
Weight with Housing
 
Size
 
Shape
 
Glasses
 
Recording Lights
 
Flash
No
Colours
Storage Devices
User Guide
 
Firmware Downloads & Updates
 
Comparison Video