Samsung Gear 360 4K Spherical VR Camera (2017 Version)

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Samsung Gear 360 4K Spherical VR Camera (2017 Version)
Key Features
  • DCI 4K 360 Recording & Live Broadcasting
  • Dual 8.4MP CMOS Sensors
  • Dual f/2.2 Aperture Fisheye Lenses
  • Dual & Single Lens Video/Photo Modes
The 2017 version of the Samsung Gear 360 allows you to broadcast live to friends and family in addition to recording 4K resolution video. It has also been redesigned with an easy-to-grip body and more compact camera head form factor. The Gear 360 lets you easily capture 360° spherical VR videos and photos that you can afterwards view with optional VR goggles or on 360 platforms such as YouTube 360 for an immersive experience in high resolution.
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Samsung Gear 360 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Key Features
  • 3Compatible Mobile Devices
  • 4Modes/Functions

The 2017 version of the Samsung Gear 360 allows you to broadcast live to friends and family in addition to recording 4K resolution video. It has also been redesigned with an easy-to-grip body and more compact camera head form factor. The Gear 360 lets you easily capture 360° spherical VR videos and photos that you can afterwards view with optional VR goggles or on 360 platforms such as YouTube 360 for an immersive experience in high resolution.

The camera features dual lenses that shoot everything around you at the same time, and it automatically stitches the captured images to provide you with a single, complete spherical image. The image can then be further edited, if you'd like, in VR editing software where you can even add effects.

Live broadcasting works by pairing the Gear 360 with your Samsung Galaxy smartphone (pairing to the free Gear 360 app) or computer, and then streaming to the platform of your choice, allowing your audience to join your adventures in real-time and in 360. Live broadcasting streams images in 1920 x 960 HD resolution. In regards to mobile devices, live broadcasting is limited to Samsung Galaxy phones and requires Nougat OS (Android 7.0) to be used.

Another way to connect with your audience is to use the Gear 360 app to convert the 360 content into standard video or photo formats that can be uploaded to social media. The app also allows you to add your own personal touch to your content by adjusting the view and layout of the images. You can select between five views: the native 360° View, Stretched View, Round View, Dual View, and Panoramic View.

The internal battery allows you to record for up to 130 minutes on a single charge (in 2560 x 1280 at 30 fps HD resolution). Everything is stored to a microSD card (not included) up to 256GB. The Gear 360 is dust- and splash-proof to be more convenient to use in your activities.

Key Features

  • Record 4K 360° spherical VR videos and broadcast live to friends and family (live broadcasting is limited to Samsung Galaxy phones)
  • Select from five views in the Gear 360 app: 360°, Stretched, Round, Dual, and Panoramic
  • Internal battery lasts up to 130 minutes when recording 2560 x 1280 at 30 fps HD resolution
  • Supports microSD cards up to 256GB
  • Easy-to-grip design
  • Dust- and splash-proof
  • 360 content can be converted to standard video or photo formats that can be uploaded to social media

Compatible Mobile Devices

Pair your Gear 360 with the following smartphones for various applications (live broadcasting is limited to Samsung Galaxy phones only and requires Nougat OS):

Samsung: Galaxy S8, S8+ S7, S7 edge, Note5, S6 edge+, S6, S6 edge, and A5/A7 (2017) running Android 5.0 or later (Android 7.0 -- Nougat OS -- is required for live streaming)

Apple: iPhone 7, 7+, 6S, 6S+, SE running iOS 10.0 or later (there are functional limitations when using the Gear 360 with iOS devices)

Modes/Functions

  • Dual Lens Mode
  • Single Lens Mode (Front/Rear)
  • Video
  • Photo
  • Timelapse
  • Video looping
  • Landscape HDR
  • EV
  • Sharpness
  • White Balance
  • HDR
  • Wind Cut
  • Up to 1600 ISO
  • Horizontal Correction
  • Geo Tagging (via smartphone)

Samsung Gear 360 Specs

Image Sensor2 x 8.4 MP CMOS
Lenses2 x f/2.2 ultra-wide lenses
Max Video Resolution360° Dual Lens: 4096 x 2048 at 24 fps
Single Lens: 1920 x 1080 at 60 fps
Video FormatMP4 (H.265)
Photo Capture Resolution360° Dual Lens: Up to 15 MP (5472 x 2736)
Single Lens: Up to 3 MP (2304 x 1296)
Photo FormatJPEG
ISOUp to 1600
MicBuilt-in stereo microphone
Recording TimeUp to 130 minutes in 2560 x 1280 resolution at 30 fps
Battery1160 mAh
Card Slot 1 x microSDXC card slot (supports up to 256 GB cards)
Supported Operating SystemsAndroid, iOS, Mac, Windows (360 Video Editor is not available for macOS computers)
Wi-Fi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5 GHz)
Bluetooth4.1
Interface1 x USB 2.0 Type-C
SensorsGyro, accelerometer
Waterproof/Dustproof RatingIP53
Dimensions4 x 1.8 x 1.8" (10 x 4.6 x 4.5 cm)
Weight0.3 lb (130 g)
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.825 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6 x 5.15 x 2.55"
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