Kodak has been into imaging history for a long making its brand synonymous with everything pictures and photos, one of its latest ventures are into action cams. Given the success of the action cam market, Kodak introduced its own action cameras under the PixPro line which features a compact and rugged camera suited for adventure. Its latest in the line is the new PixPro SP360, a more compact camera that could shoot 360º viewing angle images and videos from its 360º curved lens.
The camera module on the SP360 is a 16 Megapixel MOS sensor with 1080p video recording capabilities and it also brings out photos and videos with fine details without compromising qualities over quantities. Unlike any action cameras available today, the SP360 unique curved lens will enable users to capture both videos and images in a number of shooting modes: Ring, Doom, 180º Front and Rear, 360º Panorama and Globe modes. Other camera modes includes a 10 fps burst mode, Motion detection and a time-lapsed feature. Since the camera doesn’t have a built-in memory, all captured photos and videos are stored on a micro-SD card which is sold separately.
With Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity, everything that the SP360 could do can be control remotely under iOS and Android devices using a companion app. The app can be download on both OSes app stores for free and users may use the app not only to control the camera remotely but also use the software as a live view screen, all of which can be done using a simple touch commands on the paired device.
Along with the package, The Kodak PixPro SP360 comes with a number of accessories including a dust and waterproof shell designed to withstand the usual hard beating that most adventurers could come by with, a rechargeable Li-Ion battery with 1250 mAh capacity, Glass lens cover, Battery charger and a Carrying case.
The Kodak PixPro SP360 is currently available in a number of bundles: The Explorer bundle which basically a starter kit and an Aqua Bundle for watersports which both costs $349 and the Extreme bundle which includes a bar mounts for every adventures such as the handle bars, flat adhesive mount, curved adhesive mount with head strap, helmet mounts, suction cup mount, extended arms, quick clips and tethers which will cost a little less than $400.
Below are video samples taken from the actual device itself showing off different shooting modes.For more details, head over to the source below.
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