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Samsung Gear 360

alaTest has collected and analyzed 402 reviews of Samsung Gear 360. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviews about the design and durability are overall positive. The image quality and portability also get good feedback.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Samsung Gear 360 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (

Samsung Gear 360 is a 'VR' camera that will cover your life from any angle


There's no doubt people like looking at 360-degree video and photos. However, Samsung is betting you'd like to create some immersive content of your own, too.

Feb, 2016

Expert review by : Sam Kieldsen (

Review: Samsung Gear 360


Huge potential, but tech troubles means it's a few degrees short of the full circle

Too many problems to recommend it to everyone, but there’s a capable 360° camera in here somewhere.

Aug, 2016

Expert review by : Staff Writer (

Samsung Gear 360 review: a super 360-degree camera


Who wouldn't want a camera that captures 360-degree photos and video? Well, the Samsung Gear 360 is largely aimed at the adventure and sports market, but it could be equally at home in the business world.

It's hard not to be impressed with the Gear 360, despite a few drawbacks. The first one is that, at $499, it’s not exactly cheap. It's not outrageous if it's something you really want or need, but the lack of built-in or bundled storage means you'll...

Aug, 2016

Consumer review (

Best 360 camera


Amazing 360 camera to capture your surrounding just in one shot. Amazing video quality. But take bit of time to stitch images and video. Overall i love this product. Can be used in door but need good lighting to capture details.

Aug, 2016

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes


Battery Capacity:1.35 / 1350
Battery life (max):1350 / 2.6


Built-in Display:Y / Yes
Display diagonal:1.27


Audio recording formats:AAC
Bluetooth version:4.1
Colour of product:Silver / White
International Protection (IP) code:IP53
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y

GPS Performance

GPS (satellite):N / No / Yes

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (movie):15
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:15 / 25.9

Lens System

Field of view (FOV) angle:360
Fixed aperture:2
Lens Type:Ultra wide-angle


Frequency band:2.4/5
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Operational conditions

Protection features:Dust resistant, Splash proof

Ports & interfaces

USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Mobile operating systems supported:Android
Windows operating systems supported:Y / Yes

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Photo mode:Y / Yes


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC
Internal Memory:1000
Maximum memory card size:200 / 256
Storage Media:Internal memory / Memory Card

Technical Details

Audio recording formats:AAC
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.1
Colour of product:Silver / White
International Protection (IP) code:IP53
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes


Full HD: Yes
HD type:4K Ultra HD / Full HD
Maximum frame rate:30
Maximum Video Resolution:3840 x 1920
Supported video modes:1440p
Video formats supported:H.265, MP4 / H.265,MP4
Video Resolutions:2560 x 1440

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:5.63 / 56.3 / 6.67 / 60.1
Height :5.63 / 56.3 / 6.01 / 60.1
Weight (including battery):152
Width:6.01 / 6.67 / 66.7