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Samsung Gear 360 (2017)

Samsung Gear 360 (2017)
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Samsung Gear 360 (2017) review: specs and price

Samsung Gear 360 (2017)
Samsung Gear 360 (2017)
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Why is Samsung Gear 360 (2017) better than the average?

  • Video recording (main camera)
    2160 x 30fpsvs50027.5fps
  • Battery power
    1660mAhvs1604.85mAh
  • Weight
    130gvs603.13g
  • Width
    66.7mmvs84.85mm
  • Thickness
    45.1mmvs126.46mm
  • Widest aperture
    f/2 vsf/2.111834319526631
  • more external memory supported
    256GBvs192GB
  • Bluetooth version
    4.1vs4.03

Top specs and features

Design

1.Weather sealed
Samsung Gear 360 (2017)

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

2.height

100.6mm

Best

Canon Legria Mini

22mm

3.thickness

45.1mm

Best

GoPro Hero6 Black

1.26mm

4.weight

130g

Best

Veho Muvi Atom

30g

5.width

66.7mm

Best

Veho Muvi Micro Camcorder

20mm

6.has an accelerometer
Samsung Gear 360 (2017)

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

JVC GY-LS300

2160 x 150fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Samsung Gear 360 (2017)

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

3.Has timelapse function
Samsung Gear 360 (2017)

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.

Optics

1.megapixels

8.4MP

Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

2.has a CMOS sensor
Samsung Gear 360 (2017)

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.

3.widest aperture

f/2

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

JVC Everio GZ-VX815

f/1.2

4.Can create panoramas in-camera
Samsung Gear 360 (2017)

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.

Battery

1.has a removable battery
Samsung Gear 360 (2017)

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

2.battery power

1660mAh

Best

Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta

6600mAh

3.has an external memory slot
Samsung Gear 360 (2017)

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Gear 360 (2017)

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

5.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Gear 360 (2017)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Is compatible with Android
Samsung Gear 360 (2017)

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

2.Has WiFi
Samsung Gear 360 (2017)

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Samsung Gear 360 (2017)

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

4.has NFC
Samsung Gear 360 (2017)

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

5.Is compatible with iOS
Samsung Gear 360 (2017)

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

6.USB version

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

GoPro Hero (2018)

3

Miscellaneous

1.has a gyroscope
Samsung Gear 360 (2017)

A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.

2.Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
Samsung Gear 360 (2017)

A dual-lens camera captures two images and overlays them. This technology creates sharper images, especially in low light conditions, and allows you to use effects such as softening the background.

3.RAM

1GB

Best

Samsung Gear 360 (2017)

1GB

4. more external memory supported

256GB

The maximum amount of external storage memory supported by the the device.

Best

Samsung Gear 360 (2017)

256GB

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