Samsung introduced a 360-degree camera
Samsung has announced a new virtual reality camera called the Samsung Gear 360. It's a small ball-shaped camera and has the ability to capture all the images around it.
When videos and pictures are recorded by the Gear 360, then they will be immediately sent to smartphones, from which users can share on Samsung Milk VR, Facebook and YouTube 360.
The image quality of Gear 360 is high so that you can shoot 30-megapixel photos or high-res 3840×1920 360-degree footage. On each side of the Samsung Gear 360 is a f/2.0 fisheye lens and a 15-megapixel sensor. In addition, Gear 360 can also take pictures with 180-degree viewing angle and ultra-wide panorama. You only use 1 of 2 cameras to do this.
Highlights of this Gear 360 comes from its extremely compact design. It weighs only 153 grams including battery. This product has a number of accessories such as tripods or even "selfie sticks" in the future. In addition, the camera 360 degrees certainly also need extra protection against dust and water to meet conditions such as a filming camera.
Gear 360 is designed for travel, festive gatherings and every activity in between to provide an all-encompassing visual experience,” Samsung says. Other features and specs include time-lapse creation, a MicroSD memory card slot, a 1,350mAh Li-ion battery, a 0.5-inch PMOLED display on top, and Wi-Fi connectivity.
Here are some pictures of this product.
Capture the world through dual lens
The front and rear lenses each capture 180 degrees horizontally and vertically, creating a seamless and complete 360-degree field of view
Equipped with bright F2.0 lens, Gear 360 gives you a captivating perspective on the world
The camera has a slot for a MicroSD card, and charges via MicroUSB
The Gear 360 is rated at IP53, which means it's splashproof (but not waterproof) and dust-resistant
The Gear 360 comes with a cute little tripod