Samsung Gear 360 features detailed in an infographic

Samsung Gear 360 features detailed in an infographic

We're finally about to enter the realm of virtual reality: the technology has been growing for a while, but it will finally mature into mainstream products in 2016. So how do you create videos and images for this new virtual reality world? Well, simple: you need a 360-degree camera, and Samsung's new Gear 360 is a neat new tool to help you do just that.

Equipped with two 195-degree cameras that overlap, the Gear 360 captures 360 photos and videos (at nearly 4K resolution) by combining the videos from the two on-board cameras. This smart collage happens on your phone and the camera is compatible with Samsung's top-end devices that are capable of taking this load: the Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge +, Note 5, Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge.

To better understand what this new Gear 360 camera is all about, Samsung put together an infographic explaining the various technical details and aspects of the two cameras that come together in one on the Gear 360.


source: Samsung

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8 Comments

1. Anonn

Posts: 230; Member since: Jun 04, 2014

2. hoomanPeasants unregistered

More importantly, LG's one looks like a dildo(at least from a few angles)

3. Arschsalat

Posts: 158; Member since: Feb 29, 2016

Maybe it´s a tool for a gynecologist ?!?

8. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

Gear 360 attached to tripod also look like a dildo... if you like challange :-/

4. wargreymon

Posts: 764; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

Compare what exactly? There are no example images from either.

5. saif2711

Posts: 69; Member since: Feb 22, 2016

Does it support iphone 6s plus??

6. Clars123

Posts: 1073; Member since: Mar 16, 2015

why would it? Did you even read the article?

7. pendragon0202

Posts: 164; Member since: Feb 23, 2015

What is the price gonna be like? I am planning to get this if I move back to Android.

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