• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.5 megapixels
  • 7.30mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800

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Differences

Ricoh Theta V advantages over Fujifilm X-A5

  • Less expensive
    $377* vs $499
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Thinner
    22 mm vs 40 mm
    Thinner
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Fujifilm X-A5 advantages over Ricoh Theta V

  • Rear display
    Yes vs No
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 450 vs 300 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • More pixels
    24.2 vs 14.5 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Impressive overall image quality; Excellent high ISO performance; Very good dynamic range from RAW files; Full HD video at 60 fps; Good battery life.

  • Slower-than-average AF speed; 4K video capped at 15fps; Very slow startup to first shot time with new power-zoom kit lens; Sluggish single-shot cycle times.

The Competition

Compared to Sony A6300

Ricoh Theta V
Sony A6300
  • $377
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking
Fujifilm X-A5
Sony A6300
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Fujifilm X-A3

Ricoh Theta V
Fujifilm X-A3
  • $377
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $566
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking
Fujifilm X-A5
Fujifilm X-A3
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $566
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup

Compared to Fujifilm X-A10

Ricoh Theta V
Fujifilm X-A10
  • $377
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking
Fujifilm X-A5
Fujifilm X-A10
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Touchscreen
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Canon EOS M6

Ricoh Theta V
Canon EOS M6
  • $377
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $479
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking
Fujifilm X-A5
Canon EOS M6
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $479
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • NFC

Compared to Fujifilm X-T100

Ricoh Theta V
Fujifilm X-T100
  • $377
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Rear display
Fujifilm X-A5
Fujifilm X-T100
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
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