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Samsung Gear 360 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 15MP 1x Mar 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Full HD Video Release Date
Eleven industry awards
A best selling product
Good connectivity
144 Reviews + 10 Awards
whatnext.pl Yes 01net.com 4 Star chip.com.my Recommended lydogbillede.dk Especially Recommended 5 Star

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Reviews

Eleven Industry Awards

This Samsung digital camera has received eleven awards from experts in digital cameras.

The experts at websites Lydogbilde.no, Chip.com.my and Mobi-test.de all endorse this medium megapixel camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Two additional expert review sites both thought that this Samsung digital camera was very good. This camera received an "Especially Recommended" award from Ljudochbild.se and Lydogbillede.dk gave it an "Especially Recommended 5 Star" award.

The writers at two more expert review sites thought that this camera was good. This medium megapixel camera received a "Silver" award from review website Adrenaline.uol.com.br and review website Allround-pc.com gave it an "Innovation Award" and wrote it was pioneering.

01net.com gave this digital camera a "4 Star" award, it received a "Good" award from Go2android.de and it received an "8 out of 10 Award" from Redeszone.net.

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Average Expert Reviews

This medium megapixel camera has an average expert rating of 75 out of 100 based on fifty-seven expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Expert Reviews, PC Mag and Cnetfrance.fr.

Samsung Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

Based on 7,330 expert and owner reviews (including 1,081 verified purchases), Samsung has good ratings for its digital cameras. Samsung also has good ratings specifically for its medium megapixel digital cameras compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a Samsung digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Other

A Best Selling Product

The Gear 360 is a popular choice of camera according to Amazon sales data.

Released Over a Year Ago

This camera was released in April 2017.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One owner thought the product was good in terms of connectivity. Lowyat.net said in their review of this digital camera “The camera is good, connectivity is hassle-free”.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Gear 360 supports video recording. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera also support video recording.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Samsung Gear 360 supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec also support Full HD video.

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Bright 2 Lens

One owner wrote in their reviews that the product had a good lens. Digitaltrends.com said “Bright 2 lens” and rated it 4 stars out of 5.

Time Lapse and Looping Video

Eighteen people wrote in their reviews that it was good for video recording. Phonearena.com wrote “Time lapse and looping video”. Digitaltrends.com wrote last year “Captures goodquality 360degree photos, videos”. Techradar mentioned in their Samsung Gear 360 review in the same month “Easy to capture 360 photos and video” .

Great Photo Quality

Eleven people considered that it was able to produce good images. Wired.co.uk wrote “Add images to Street View”. Tomsguide.com said “Takes full 360-degree image” in their review of this digital camera. Phonearena.com said “Instantly saves a usable 360 photo or video” in their review of this digital camera.

Four owners who reviewed it concluded that it had a good picture resolution. In April last year Phonearena.com said in their review of this digital camera “Two additional shooting modes”. Slashgear.com mentioned in their Samsung Gear 360 review last year “Highest resolution consumer VR camera”.

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Weight & Dimensions

Compact Design

Three owners who purchased this digital camera concluded that it was heavy and bulky. Expertreviews.co.uk said on Expert Reviews “Its 153g weight means that it feels reassuringly heavy, too” in their review of the Samsung Gear 360 and gave the product a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Expertreviews.co.uk also said “It is slightly heavier and has a larger pro” in their review. Expertreviews.co.uk also said “It’s seen a pretty substantial facelift, with the old chunky golf ball” in their review.

One customer who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it was good structurally. One customer who purchased it said that it was compact. Pc Mag said on PC Mag “Compact design” in their review of this digital camera.

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Very Light

The weights of medium megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera range from 120g to 590g. The Gear 360 is quite light (only 153 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Power

Solid Battery Life

Three owners who bought it considered that it had a good battery life. Tomsguide.com said in their Samsung Gear 360 review in April last year “Replaceable battery and microSD car” . Also in April last year Pc Mag said in their review of this digital camera “Solid battery life”. Tbreak.ae wrote “Long lasting battery” in their review of this digital camera.


Design

Compact Design

Four owners said in their reviews that it was well designed. Last year Wired.co.uk said “Great design, simple to use”.

Three owners who reviewed the Samsung Gear 360 wrote that it was good looking. A few weeks ago Chip.com.my wrote “The Samsung Gear 360 is a pretty fun camera to use”. Expert website Tomsguide.com mentioned “The Gear 360 does capture a full 360 degrees in every direction — and does a pretty good job of it at that”. A few weeks ago expert website Pcmag.com mentioned “Despite capturing pretty decent 360-degree video” in their review of this digital camera.

One owner who bought it thought it was rough. Expert website Notebookcheck.net said in their review of this digital camera “The transition between the two camera lenses is too rough and the lighting difference”.

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Easy to Use

Eight owners said in their reviews that it was easy to use. Digitaltrends.com mentioned “Easy to use” in their Samsung Gear 360 review and rated it 70 out of 100.

Tough Build Quality

Seven people who purchased it agreed that it was good quality. Phonearena.com wrote “Solid build quality, has reassuring heft” in their review of this digital camera. Phonearena.com also wrote “Superior image quality” in their review. Androidcentral.com mentioned “Good quality of photos and video”.

Solid Battery Life

Seven people wrote in their reviews that it was well made. In April last year Notebookcheck.net mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Relatively high resolution, good workmanship”. Digitaltrends.com said “Solid, waterresistant construction” and gave it a rating of 70 out of 100. Slashgear.com said “Tough build quality”.


Networking

Features Bluetooth

The Gear 360 features bluetooth, unlike most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera which do not feature bluetooth.

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Display

Quite Small Display Diagonal

At only 0.5 inches, the Gear 360 has a very small display diagonal compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than a year. The average display diagonal of digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera is 2.9".

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Lens System

Very Small Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of only 1 times zoom factor, the Gear 360 has one of the smaller optical zooms amongst comparable spec cameras of this age. Across all the medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera the optical zooms range from 1x to 83x, and the average optical zoom is 26x.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung electronics smc200nzwabtu, samsung samsmc200nzwabtu, samsung smc200nzwabtu
Barcodes 00008869280519, 00009608235271, 08806088340296, 08806088351759, 08806088394565, 08806088394626

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