• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.5 megapixels
  • 7.30mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon PowerShot A2500
  • Ricoh Theta S
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Predecessor:    
Successor:   Ricoh Theta V
Theta S vs Theta V
General
Model Number: A2500 Theta S
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Ultra Compact Other
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $129.99 $349.95
Street Price: $189.00 $294.80
Date Available: 2013-04-15 2015-10-30
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 4.4 oz (125 g)
includes batteries
4.4 oz (125 g)
includes batteries
Size: 3.8 x 2.2 x 0.8 in.
(98 x 56 x 21 mm)
1.7 x 5.1 x 0.9 in.
(44 x 130 x 23 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 16.0 14.5
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.34 microns  
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:    
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
2304 x 1728 (4.0 MP, 4:3)
5376 x 2688 (14.5 MP, Other),
2048 x 1024 (2.1 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3) JPEG (EXIF 2.3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 0.8 n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (25p)
640x480 (30p)
1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (15p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Image data: H.264; Audio data: Linear PCM (2 channel monoaural)) MP4 (video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, audio: AAC); Live streaming via HDMI supported (L:1920x1080/30fps M: 1280x720/30fps S: 720x480/30fps); Live streaming (USB): Motion JPEG (1280x720/15fps)
Composite Video Out: No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens Dual lenses; 7 elements in 6 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 140mm 7.3mm
Focal Length (actual): 5 - 25mm 1.3mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x 1.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (W) / f/6.9 (T) - ?? f/2.0 (fixed)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 - 50 cm
1.2 - 19.7 in
 
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes No
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection n/a
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes n/a
Manual Focus: No No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD No / No LCD
Viewfinder Type:    
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes No
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.7 0.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots  
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   1600
Minimum ISO (native):   100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 Auto, 100-1600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom Auto, Outdoors, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent lamp 1, Incandescent lamp 2, Daylight color fluorescent lamp, Natural white fluorescent lamp, White fluorescent lamp, Light bulb color fluorescent lamp
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 15 sec 1/6400 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot (center) Multi-segment
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No No
Shutter Priority: No Yes
Full Manual Exposure: No Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Digital IS, Portrait, Face Self-timer, Low Light, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter Stills: Auto, ISO Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual; Movies: Auto
Self Timer: 2, 10, Custom seconds 5, Custom seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 1.6 - 9.8 ft. (W), 3.9 - 6.6 ft. (T) / 50cm - 3.0m (W), 1.2m - 2.0m (T) n/a
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No No
Uncompressed Format:    
Movie File Format: MOV (Image data: H.264; Audio data: Linear PCM (2 channel monoaural)) MP4 (video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, audio: AAC); Live streaming via HDMI supported (L:1920x1080/30fps M: 1280x720/30fps S: 720x480/30fps); Live streaming (USB): Motion JPEG (1280x720/15fps)
Included Memory: No memory included 8,000.0 MB
Included Memory Type:   Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type:   Via Wi-Fi or CA-3 USB cable switch
Connections (extended):   Micro USB 2.0, Micro HDMI (Type-D)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):    
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 0.8  
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):    
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):    
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):    
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:    
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power: 0.0 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 220 shots 260 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-11L Built-in
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-11L Lithium-ion rechargeable Built-in lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes No
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software: Canon Software Suite CD-ROM  
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: DIGIC 4, 720p25 HD movies, Smart Auto (detects up to 32 scenes), ECO mode. Available in silver, red or black.