Samsung today announced a new Samsung Gear 360 (2017), a 4K resolution-capable 360-degree camera with a refined design for easier use. With enhanced features for high-quality content, the Gear 360 is lightweight and compact, offering an expanded Samsung VR ecosystem.

The Samsung Gear 360 offers 4K video recording for immersive and realistic digital content. Equipped with 8.4-megapixel image sensors and Bright Lens F2.2 on both dual fisheye lenses, the Gear 360 can create high resolution images.

With the new Gear 360 you have access to various viewing modes, editing tools and photo effects and filters to create customized content. You can also convert 360 videos into standard formats for easy-to-share content.The Gear 360 introduces real-time content sharing. When the Gear 360 is synced with a compatible smartphone or computer, the new device enables you to share your best experiences with high-quality live broadcasting or direct uploading to platforms such as Facebook, YouTube or Samsung VR.

The Gear 360 is compatible with a selection of third-party accessories and mounts. The latest edition of the Gear 360 is compatible with Samsung flagship devices including the newly-released Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy Note5, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy A5 (2017) and Galaxy A7 (2017). The Gear 360 also offers greater compatibility with iOS devices including the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus and iPhone SE, as well as Windows and Mac computers.

Samsung Gear 360 (2017) Full Specifications

Gear 360 (2017)
Camera Two CMOS 8.4-megapixel fish-eye cameras
Image Processor DRIMe5s
Video MP4 (H.265)
– Dual Lens: 4096×2048 (24fps)
Image JPEG
– Dual Lens: 15MP
Audio Codec: ACC
Format: MP3, M4A, AAC, OGG
Memory microSD card (Up to 256GB)
Features Shooting mode
Video, Photo, Time Lapse Video, Looping Video, Landscape HDR
IP53 Certified Dust and Water Resistant
Camera mode
Dual/Single Lens mode
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz)
Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth® 4.1
USB 2.0 (Type-C)
Dimension 100.6×46.3×45.1 mm
Weight 130g
Battery 1,160mAh Li-ion
Compatibility Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, S7, S7 edge, Note5, S6 edge+, S6, S6 edge, A5 (2017), A7 (2017) *Android 5.0 or later, iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 6S, 6s Plus, SE, *iOS 10.0 or later, Windows, macOS