Samsung first showcased its tiny eyeball like camera, i.e. Samsung Gear 360 in MWC this year and was successful in creating a lot of buzz among the visitors. However, not much have been revealed by the company about their 360 degree camera including its price, but what we can tell you is that this gadget is going to hit the market today.
Yes, it is true that one can buy the Samsung 360 camera in the store today, but no information has been revealed regarding its price. No doubt, price of any gadget is a crucial information, as it contributes a lot to the success of any device, still we don’t have it. Also, the Gear 360 camera will be available in South Korea only and won’t hit the US markets just yet, although it is expected that Samsung will soon reveal the US availability and pricing very soon.
Samsung Gear 360 has a very simple design. The device is portable and could easily rest on a tripod which comes along with it. It possesses sports two fish eye lens with f/2.0 aperture with 15 MP camera sensor. The Gear 360 is dust as well as water resistant making it perfect for adventure trips as well.
Most of the 360 degree cameras that are available in the market are professional grade quality and it looks like Samsung is just trying to push this new technology to the masses. 360 degree videos are still new and fresh medium with general consumer as the target because the best way to speed up the development process is to hand it to as many developers and creators as possible.
We all know that 2016 could be stated as the year when Virtual reality became commercially available and it would be interesting to know how various creators use this technology and come up with innovative ideas that might change our future.