Best 360° outdoor cameras to capture every detail [2020 Guide]


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The best 360-degree outdoor cameras

Nothing refreshes our minds more than spending time out in the great outdoors. The beauty of the woods and the enthusiasm of interacting with nature have a magnificent ability to create a feeling of serenity. Imagine how great it would like if the moments were captured with a 360-degree outdoor camera? It makes sense why most outdoor enthusiasts are opting for 360-degree outdoor cameras for all their outdoor expeditions. So why go for a 360-degree outdoor camera?

Photos and videos are the keepsakes of our treasured moments. And to reminiscence the moment exactly as it happened, you will need a camera that can capture everything in all angles. That’s where 360-degree outdoor cameras come in handy. These cameras are capable of capturing everything around you, including the color of your shoes. They will capture every outdoor sporting activity in ultra high definition and in 360 degrees. In this roundup, we will introduce you to the best 360-degree outdoor cameras for the average consumer.


Top 13 best 360-degree outdoor cameras

 

LG 360 Cam

360_degree_outdoor_cameras_LG_360_camThe LG 360 Cam utilizes two 13MP cameras and two 200 degrees wide-angle lenses to capture 3600 photos in 2K resolution. It comes with a 4GB internal memory for storing captured photos and videos, which can be augmented with an external microSD card. The 360 degrees video recorded can be uploaded to YouTube and Google Street view, and are also viewable on the LG 360 VR. Other useful features include a 1200mAh battery, 5.1-channel surround sound, and compatibility with most high-end smartphones.


Ricoh Theta S

best 360 degrees USB camerasThe compact nature and simplicity of use make the Ricoh Theta S a perfect 360-degree camera for outdoor activities. It has only one button so you can capture full 360-degree footage with one touch of a button. The large sensor produces 14MP high-quality spherical images and full HD videos at 30fps. It also comes with a built-in internal storage of up to 8GB as well as live streaming and lives view functionalities. You can stream the footage via USB or HDMI, or use the inbuilt Wi-Fi to transfer the videos to your smartphone.

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Samsung Gear 360

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The Samsung Gear 360 is a lightweight and compact camera that allows you to capture amazing 360-degree videos. It’s small and portable so you can carry it on all your camping adventures. The camera captures spectacular 30MP images via two 15MP sensors with fisheye lenses. NFC, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth connectivity, and expandable memory are all among the camera’s key features. You can even extend the fun to the waters or in the field, thanks to the camera’s water-resistant and dust-proof features.  Moreover, you can record directly from the Gear 360 or remotely using a compatible Samsung smartphone.

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JoyPlus 360-Degree Cam

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The JoyPlus 360 is a compact and flexible 360-degree camera that allows you to shoot spherical 360 x 236 degrees VR videos and images. Its size and base make it adaptable to a wide range of environments. You can mount it on a bike, car, helmet, hold it by hand or set it on a stand. The camera features real-time in-camera stitching so you can record spherical images and view the final product in real-time. It also has a dedicated app for Android and iOS that you can download and view real-time results on mobile devices over the built-in Wi-Fi. Other key features include a 16GB SD card (included), 1000mAh rechargeable battery, and micro HDMI.


Campark 360-degree waterproof camera

best_360_degrees_cameras_campark_360Enjoy the great outdoors with the powerful Campark 360-degree camera. Designed for super HD video recording, the Campark delivers spherical images and videos at 2448 x 2448 resolution owing to the 3600 /2350 ultra-wide lens. The 16MP camera records amazing 360-degree videos at 30 frames per second. It also offers surround and multiple view modes so you can have full control over your footage. In addition, the Campark has a built-in Wi-Fi and a mobile app that you can download to view your footage on mobile devices.

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OUTERDO 360 Degrees Sports Camera

outerdo_360_degree_outdoor_cameraThis product is a top of the line 360-degree panoramic camera tailored to meet all your outdoor photography and video recording needs. It comes equipped with industry leading features such as 3D video recording, car driving recording, audio recording, and panoramic photo shooting. The wide-angle 16MP camera is capable of shooting 360-degree videos in 4K resolution at 30 frames per second. The camera comes with a 3A water resistant casing so you can film captivating sports in the water. A mobile app exists that you can use to view the videos on a smartphone over Wi-Fi.

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