After Insta360 announced the Insta360 Pro at CES in January, there was a healthy bit of skepticism that the 8K 360 camera would hit the market when Insta360 estimated it would, in Q1 2017.
Today, Insta360 hushed those doubts when it began accepting pre-orders for the Inta360 Pro for $3,499 ($500 more than was announced at CES) with an estimated shipping date of May 30. And, they’ve released a playlist of samples from the Pro on YouTube, in addition to the one included above.
You can also download full-resolution sample footage on Insta360’s site, and we’ll be updating this post with sample footage of our own during NAB.
The camera, which features six 200-degree lenses, can capture 8K 360 video at 30 fps, 4K 360 video at 100 fps, and 6K Video shot with two parallel cameras (or in the case of 360° video, multiple pairs of parallel cameras) Commonly referr... More 360 video at 30 fps. It also has a timelapse mode and 100 fps capture for 4K slow motion video.
What sets the Insta360 Pro apart from similar cameras is its real-time stitching ability, as well as its ability to stitch manually with its companion post-processing software or third party solutions.
It can also stitch and live stream 4K 360 video at 3 fps and Video shot with two parallel cameras (or in the case of 360° video, multiple pairs of parallel cameras) Commonly referr... More 360 video at 25 fps over WiFi, Ethernet, HDMI and 4G (it’s also equipped with a 4G network card so users can live stream anywhere with a signal). Using an H.265 A process of lowering overall image quality by reducing the amount of data in a file in order to make it more accessible... More standard and cube map projection, Insta360 said the Pro cuts normal bandwidth by 60 percent.
Another key feature of the Insta360 Pro real-time preview on phones, laptops and headsets—both Android and iOS. One new announcement about the camera is its weight—a meager 2.7 pounds—for easier aerial use.
One side of the camera features ports for external power, a This is a description of a microphone it goes here and it's long so that we see if it gets cut off. jack and Ethernet port. The other side has USB-C, USB and HDMI inputs. The USB, in particular, allows users to use external hard drives to save footage (limiting recording time only to battery life).
The Insta360 Pro will be on display at NAB 2017, in booth N602VR. For more information, visit Insta360’s website.