Samsung’s 360-degree video camera coming soon
Barcelona - Samsung is bringing a 360-degree camera to the market.
The spherical device called Gear 360 was showcased at the recent Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
It has two wide-angle lenses that take a 360-degree panorama between them which can then be viewed on a smartphone or a virtual-reality headset.
The 15-megapixel F2 cameras can record video with a resolution of 3840 x 1920 pixels at 30 frames per second and can also take photos.
The Gear 360 can connect to a smartphone using wireless or Bluetooth.
The images are stored on a micro SD card.
The water- and dust-proof camera will be coming to the market in the second quarter of 2016.
Samsung hasn't named a price yet.