Xiaomi already has a camera to record contents in 360 degrees

Surprise? None, these people of Xiaomi was delaying in having a camera that registers contents in 360 degrees, of this style: two opposite cameras that add the information to generate the spherical file. It’s called Mi 360 Panoramic Camera.

Xiaomi 360 Camera

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Many Chinese companies have taken pleasure in this type of devices, also well-known brands like Samsung or Ricoh, but Xiaomi wants to enter into this business with a well-designed device, and we assume affordable (still no price).

In the images you see clearly what it is, a square camera with a fairly thin side, and two lenses on each side. Xiaomi assures that its device is multipurpose, not only for panoramic contents, unfortunately there are no samples to verify that a “normal” photo also has good quality.

Xiaomi 360 Camera

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Going into technical details, it is necessary to know that the sensors chosen by Xiaomi are again Sony – is usual in their gadgets – more specifically two ‘Sony IMX 206’, better known to be in action cameras.

The lenses are 190 degrees with a maximum aperture f / 2.0. The brain that must manage the two cameras is an image processor Ambarella A12. It can record three video formats: 3456×1728 at 30fps, 2304×1152 at 60fps, 2304×1152 at 30fps.

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It is not a chamber of action proper, but Xiaomi assures that it is quite resistant: resistant to water and dust. Another detail to note is that it weighs only 108 grams.

Xiaomi 360 Camera

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The 1600mAh battery gives you a life of 90 minutes of continuous recording, if we connect WiFi, that amount drops to 75 minutes – it carries fast charge. As expected, it is controlled with a mobile phone.

With the camera will be included the tripod of the images, that can be removed to leave room to the ubiquitous stick-selfie. For now nothing, official prices for the Mi Panoramic Camera, but media like NeoWin say it will cost about 250 dollars.

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