Best Professional 360 Degree Cameras in 2017

Diana Joan

Oct 19, 2017 02:31 am / Posted by Diana Joan

Taking the video is not a difficult thing, you can use the smartphones, DJI Drone or some camera. Capturing the best and wonderful video is not as easy as you image, you need a professional camera which can finish all the complicated task. 360 camera is hotting up which is popular among people, you can get the 360 degrees. A professional 360 camera can create very high quality 360 video and imagery that will look as clear as possible on a VR headset or on a large screen. If you are considering to buy one new 360 camera, you can refer to the this post and seclect your desired 360 camera.

Top Professional 360 Cameras of 2017

  Orah 4i Insta360 Pro Gopro Omni Z Cam S1
Price $3595 $3499 Rig alone: $1500 Full kit with cameras: $5000 $2499
Video Resolution 4096*2048 px (4K) @30fps Real Time Stitching 4800*2400px @30 fps Post-Processing Stitching 4K at 100fps 8K at 30fps 8K 25/30fps 6K 50/60fps 6K @30fps 4K @60fps
Aperture f2.0 f2.4 f2.0 Unknown
Memory Exteral SD up to 258GB External SD up to 128GB 6X 36GB SD Cards 4 x 128GB SD Cards
Power Camera: 48V over PoE Processing unit: 110V / 220V connected on a power outlet 5000mAh removable battery (75 mins) 12V 5A DC adapter   AC/DC Power adaptor Detachable Battery - 4 x 18650 Li-ion batteries
Livestream 4K - Up to 48 hours at a time 4K No 4K
RAW No Yes Yes No
3D 360 Video No Yes - Maximum at 7680x7680 (8K) No No
Ports HDMI 2.0 port (up to 4096×2160@30fps) RJ45 Ethernet port SD/SDHC/SDXC UHS-II slot HDMI 2.0 Type-D (for the monitoring and output of footage) RJ45 Ethernet interface (for stable cable communication) USB Type-C (for high speed file transfer) 6x mini USB connections for camera charging and offload 1x Smart Remote for remote control 6x micro HDMI connections for video preview 4 x Mini HDMI 4 x SD card
Audio Built-in 4 high dynamic range microphones 4 Built in Microphones 1 AUX Spherical Sound 6 x GoPro Mics 4 x Directional Mono Microphones

Other Main Popular 360 Camera

Gopro Odyssey


Lytro Immerge

Facebook Surround 360

Videostich Orah 4i

Nokia OZO

How Do You Deal With the 360 Camera Recordings?

From above table, we know that consumer 360 cameras can usually shoot at a resolution of around 4K, some professional 360 cameras shoot at around 8K to create a sufficient quality. At the same time, these video filed hold a high frame rate. For some people who want to upload the clips to Youtube. Facebook or Vimeo, you may meet some troubles due to the video codec, video frame, video bitarte, video size, vidoe length, etc. At the same time, eventhough you take the 6K or 8K video, most TVs can support the 4K video, you have to downscale the video resolution for better playback.

Considering above factors, we have a friendly suggestion: You can adjust the video or edit the video in a professional video converter, like the  Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate which is eay to use, install and upgrade. You can install this software on your PC, this video converter can work on the latest Windows 10. You can import any video recordings you like. In addition, you can choose video format you want to convert, like the MP4, AVI, H.264, H.265, MOV, etc.

Quick Guide: Getting The Desired Video Format

Step 1. Launch the video converter on your PC, then click the "Folder" or "Video" icon to load source video files from your local computer to the program.

Tip: First, you need to transfer the 360 Camera video to your PC

Step 2. Click the "Format" bar and open the drop-down list, select one video format you want. You can choose one video from the "HD Video" main category. You also can choose video format from the Common Video, TVs, Apple TV, NLE software, Android devices, etc.

Load Blu-ray/DVD/video source files

Step 3. Press the Convert button to begin the video conversion, Just wait for a while, this software will finish the complicated video conversion.

What's more, you also can adjust the video related parameters by the Setting windows. When you want to share the video on Youtube, Facebook, etc, you can edit the video with the built-in video editor and make the video more charming. Good Luck to you.

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