Should you upgrade from a Ricoh Theta V to a Z1?

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Ricoh Theta V to a Z1

We have already provided the Ricoh Theta Z1 and Ricoh Theta V split screen image comparison.

And you’ve already seen how good the images are from the Z1 on a property shoot with our Theta Z1 My360 review

So if you already own a Theta V (now named SC2) and are considering an upgrade or you own another single shot 360 camera and are considering your next 360 camera investment or you are new to this 360 world and are looking at all the options then the Theta Z1 is a big investment to make. We thought we would provide a little more help by shooting a clients’ business premises using both the Theta V and the Theta Z1, providing a different type of test, a test of close up image detail.

Both cameras were set to HDR mode and none of these images have been edited so you get a genuine like for like comparison.

Click on Full Screen view and zoom in to really see the differences.

Client Shoot

And to help you in your own review of these cameras here are the final virtual tours created by both camera.

Theta V


Theta Z1



Both the cameras produce a virtual tour that your client would be happy with but when it comes to detail and clarity of image then the Z1 wins hands down as proven by these zoomed in screen shots below.

Theta V VS Z1 - SC2 V Z1 Comparison

Theta V VS Z1 - SC2 V Z1 Comparison

Theta V VS Z1 - SC2 V Z1 Comparison

As we’ve said before, the amazing detail in the Z1 images and the quick workflow when shooting HDR makes this an exceptional single shot 360 camera and if you have the budget, it’s the next step up in 360 photo imagery!

What are your thoughts on the Theta V and the Theta Z1? Let us know in the comment section!

If you are ready to buy the Ricoh Theta Z1 in the UK – then check out this unbeatable price!

One Response

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Other articles that may be of interest

Videos you may like:

How to set maximum clicks on your virtual tour to force a contact form

10 views May 13, 2022 2:45 pm

How to shoot & create a virtual tour in just 30 minutes

47 views March 9, 2022 12:41 pm

How to Embed Your Virtual Tour on WIX | My360 Virtual Tour Software

107 views March 8, 2022 3:08 pm

Configure Max Clicks in your Virtual Tour | My360 Virtual Tour Software

505 views February 2, 2018 12:04 pm

Add Text to your virtual tour | My360 Virtual Tour Software

229 views February 2, 2018 11:56 am

Adding Images & Gifs to a virtual tour | My360 Virtual Tour Software

955 views February 2, 2018 11:54 am

Hide sensitive information in your virtual tour | My360 Virtual Tour Software

223 views February 2, 2018 11:29 am

How to add a video intro to your virtual tour | My360 Virtual Tour Software

877 views February 2, 2018 11:28 am

How to configure your default virtual tour settings | My360 Virtual Tour Software

597 views February 1, 2018 9:39 pm

How to add a basic text hotspot to your virtual tour | My360 Virtual Tour Software

296 views February 1, 2018 9:07 pm

We may share links to Amazon products on our articles. As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases, this allows us to continue to give you free information. It does not make the product on Amazon any more expensive and helps keep this website and its information 100% free of charge!

Recent Posts

Stay Updated

Popular Videos

How to create a basic virtual tour
Play Video
How to add a single image to your tour
Play Video
How to embed your tour in your website
Play Video