With the increasing popularity of VR headsets, it was only a matter of time for popular manufacturers to start making 360-degree cameras. There is not a lot of option in the 360-degree market right now, so if you are thinking about purchasing one, you can start waiting for the Samsung Gear 360. It’s a new 360-degree camera from Samsung launched as the latest VR effort from Samsung. To learn more about the camera including the Samsung Gear 360 Dubai price and release date, keep reading.
The ball shaped 360-degree camera from Samsung is really small in size and is 66.7 x 56.3 x 60.1mm in dimension. It weighs around 152g including battery and comes with a small 0.5-inch PMOLED display as well. To make sure users get to carry this camera almost everywhere with them without worrying about anything, it comes with splash and water resistance which is what makes it outdoor friendly. As there are not a lot of 360-degree cameras to try at the moment which makes it a must to wait for the Samsung Gear 360 release date UAE. Only a limited number of smartphones are compatible with this camera including the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.
To help users capture every single experience they want in high resolution details, the camera includes dual 15-megapixel sensor which can be used for capturing 25.9-megapixel pictures or 3840 x 1920 high resolution videos. As these sensors equip F2.0 lens, users get bright and clear images using the Samsung Gear 360. It is possible to capture 360 videos at 3840 x 1920 resolution and 30 fps using dual cam. The dual 15-megapixel sensor comes with dual f2.0 fisheye lens. The videos are capturing in MP4 format. The rear and front lenses capture 180 degrees both vertically and horizontally to give users a complete 360-degree field of view. For stitching the captured videos or images, the camera is packed with DRIMe5s chipset and 1GB of RAM inside. Powering up the device is a 1350mAh battery and we don’t know much more than this about the Samsung Gear 360’s battery life at this point. There is also the VSN Mobil V.360 360-degree sport action camera that you can check out which costs slightly more than the Samsung Gear 360 Dubai price.
Besides capturing 360-degree videos and images, users can also use this camera in Single Lens mode. Features like time-lapse video and looping video are available for both Dual Lens Mode and Single Lens Mode. Using the still capturing mode, users can capture 30-megapixel images using Dual Cam and 3072 x 1728 resolution or 5-megapixel images using Single Cam. It’s only compatible with Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+, Note 5, S7 and S7 Edge using the Samsung Gear 360 Manager app. There is the Gear 360 ActionDirector software for connecting the camera with PCs. There are multiple connectivity options supported by the camera including Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth, NFC and USB 2.0.
As there are not a lot of 360-degree cameras available at the moment, we can say that this camera is available at a pocket friendly price and will cost around AED 1300 when it’s here. It’s already available in Korea and Singapore which means we don’t have to wait for the Samsung Gear 360 release date UAE for long.
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