VR Focused Samsung 360 Round Camera Comes With 17 Lenses – All You Need To Know

Samsung has launched a new 360-degree view camera for VR content. The new Samsung 360 Round camera comes with 17 lenses. It is targeted at users looking to create high-quality 3D content. Earlier, the South Korean giant had launched another 360-degree camera called Gear 360. The new camera is water and dust resistant. It comes with IP65 certification. Read more to find about Samsung 360 Round Camera Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Samsung 360 Round Camera

Price and Availability

Price (expected) $10,500 (approx Rs 6,82,700)

The Samsung 360 Round camera was unveiled by the company at its Developer Conference (SDC2017). It is said to be priced at whopping $10,500 (approx Rs 6,82,700). It will available in the US before October end. As of now, there is no information about an Indian launch or price.

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Specifications and Features

  • 17 lenses
  • Fanless design
  • Live stream 4K 3D video
  • Spatial audio
  • Expandable external storage

The all-new Samsung 360 Round camera does more than just streaming 360-degree videos. It is aimed for creating virtual reality (VR) content. The new camera uses 17 lenses placed in a unique arrangement. While eight stereo pairs are positioned horizontally, one single lens is positioned vertically. It comes with expandable external storage support (up to 256GB via SD card and up to 2TB via SSD).

The new camera supports Windows 10 PCs with at Intel Core i7 processor or above and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 GPU. It is shipped with additional features including PC software for controlling and stitching videos.

The Samsung 360 Round camera features a fanless design which reduces weight and eliminates background noise. It can live stream 4K 3D video and spatial audio.

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Conclusion

The Samsung 360 Round camera is a new step by the South Korean giant in the VR market. “We have developed a product that contains innovative VR features, allowing video producers and broadcast professionals to easily produce high-quality 3D content. The combination of live streaming capabilities, IP65 (water and dust resistance) and 17 lenses makes this camera ideal for a broad range of use cases our customers’ want-from live-streaming major events to filming at training facilities across various industries,” said Suk-Jea Hahn, Executive Vice President, Samsung Electronics Global Mobile B2B Team. The expensive camera is targeted at a niche customer base. What do you think of the new 360-degree camera? Let us know in the comments section below.

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