|Mark Peters : March 31th 2017 – 18:52 CET
|Samsung presents the Gear 360 2017 model with 4K video : At the Unpacked 2017 event in the Unites States, Samsung Electronics introduced the 2017 4K model of the Gear 360. The Gear 360 2017 Edition is packed with new features and a refined design to make sharing content even easier, adding further depth to viewers’ immersion with impeccable 4K video. The new Samsung Gear VR 2017 Edition with Oculus controller allows for enhanced VR experiences and easier interaction. The Gear 360 2017 Edition places the keys to creating immersive, 360-degree content in users’ hands, offering a new and engaging means to capture their most memorable moments. The Samsung Gear 360 2017 model will be available in select markets in late April 2017.|
Gear 360 2017 Edition
Let’s take a closer look at these new additions to the Samsung Virtual Reality ecosystem, designed to make immersive 360-degree content more accessible and enjoyable. The Samsung Gear 360 2017 Edition lets users record 360-degree videos that place viewers at the heart of the action, capturing a complete picture of the recorded experience as well as all the emotion and excitement that made it memorable. Such vivid detail is possible thanks to the Gear 360’s best-in-class cameras, which feature dual 8.4 megapixel fisheye optics that support 15-megapixel images and, for the first time, 360-degree 4K videos. The bright F2.2 optics provide crisp detail even in low-light conditions, allowing users to create high-resolution content regardless of the time of day.
Samsung Gear 360-degree 4K camera
To help creators put their best content forward, the new Gear 360 2017 Edition comes equipped with a variety of shooting modes and editing tools, and makes it possible to effortlessly convert 360-degree videos into standard formats for easy-to-share content. The Gear 360 2017 Edition also supports high-quality, 360-degree live broadcasting. When synced with a compatible phone or computer via Wi-Fi or a USB cable, the device enables users to easily upload content to stay connected no matter where they are. They can also seamlessly livestream their content on platforms such as Facebook, YouTube and Samsung VR. The Gear 360’s updates also extend to its design, which retains the familiar black and white, astronaut helmet-inspired aesthetic but in a compact and lightweight form for enhanced portability. Furthermore, the integrated tripod provides a comfy, one-handed grip, and is compatible with a selection of third-party accessories and mounts.