Samsung Gear 360Samsung announced the launch of new 360-degree video camera called Samsung Gear 360. The Gear 360 is a 360-degree camera that let’s you create, view and share video and still image content.

This camera is specially designed for travel, festive gatherings and adventure activities. With this camera, user can also create their own virtual reality content to enjoy through Gear VR.

Samsung Gear 360 is equipped with dual fisheye lenses, which both have 15 megapixel image sensors, giving users the ability to capture high-resolution (3840×1920) 360-degree video that also supports 30 megapixel still images. Users are also able to shoot 180-degree wide angle video and images with only using one side of the camera lens.

Samsung Gear 360

Gear 360 equipped with Bright Lens with F/2.0 aperture which lets you shoot in even in low-light conditions. With this camera, user can also create full panoramic videos.

The device is light and compact and comes up with a user-friendly tripod. It also compatible with a wider selection of accessories and mounts currently available on the market.

Post Editing

When Gear 360 is synced with a Samsung smartphone, users will be able to preview content in real time when recording. Also, Gear 360 will automatically bring up filmed content for users to view and save on their smartphone or to upload and share directly on social channels including Google Street View. For a real 360 viewing experience, users can simply watch self-created content through Gear VR. All these features will be available through a dedicated mobile application for download from Galaxy Apps, Google Play and PC software for more in-depth editing capabilities.

Gear 360 is compatible with select Samsung smartphones including the newly released Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 edge and Galaxy S6.

Price & Availability

Gear 360 will be available starting Q2 2016 in select countries. No announcement on Price.

Samsung Gear 360 Specifications

Camera Two CMOS 15 megapixel fisheye cameras
Image Processor DRIMe5s
Video Format: MP4 (H.265)
Dual Lens: 3840×1920 (30fps)
Image Format: JPEG
Dual Lens: 30M (7776×3888)
Audio Codec: MP3/AAC/AAC+/eAAC+
Format: MP3, M4A, AAC, OGG
Memory MicroSD card Up to 128 GB
Connectivity WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz)
WiFi Direct,
BT v4.1
USB 2.0
Sensor Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Dimension 66.7×56.2×60 mm
Weight 153g
Battery 1350 mAh Li-ion
Shooting mode Video, Photo, Time Lapse Video, Looping Video
Camera mode Dual/Single Lens mode
Camera Settings Sharpness, White Balance, HDR, EV, ISO limit, Wind cut
Durable IP53 Certified Dust and Water Resistant


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