Friday, March 25, 2016

Updates on 360 Camera Availability (March 25, 2016)

There are many 360 cameras that will be available soon, so here's a list to help you keep track of them.

Currently available
Ricoh Theta m15 (~$230)
Kodak SP360 (original version - ~$290)
Ricoh Theta S ($350)
VSN Mobil ($350)
360fly (original version - $399)
Kodak SP360 4k  (Single - $499; dual pro pack $899)
Panono (EUR1499)


Now available for preorder:
LG 360 ($200) - Release date approximately May 2016.  Available for preorder from B&H.
Bublcam ($799)  - Release date June 15, 2016.
Giroptic (2k 360x300 camera) - Now available for pre-order from Giroptic.com for $499. Release date not yet known.
Insta360 4k (4k 360x360 camera) - Now available for pre-order from B&H Photo video for $899 $599.99.  Release date not yet known.
Sphericam v2 (4k 60fps 360x360) - $2,499 ($500 discount) on Sphericam's website. Available 10-12 weeks from order.


Soon available for preorder:
Insta360 Nano ($200, 3k 360x360 camera) - Expected April 2016 from B&H.
Samsung Gear 360 (almost 4k 360x360 camera) - B&H Photo is still showing a price of $399 $349.99.  Preorder not yet available.  Release expected May 2016.
360fly 4k (waterproof 4k 360x180 camera) - scheduled for April 2016 release for $500 from Best Buy.


Vuze (360 3D camera) - pre-order delayed from March to April 2016.  Shipping scheduled for Q3 2016.  Expected cost "below $1,000."


Available in the near future:
Nikon Keymission 360 (waterproof 4k 360x360 camera) - Nikon says Spring 2016.  Unknown price.
Luna (waterproof 360x360 camera). $349.  Scheduled for shipping in August 2016.


Upcoming announcements:
Olympus TG-Tracker ?? (not sure if this is a 360 camera)


Unknown availability:


Go6D is scheduled to announce several 360 cameras at SXSW March 17-19 Cedia, September 13-17.