Action cameras are getting more popular and better each day and we recently talked about Luna 360º Camera as one of the best examples of 360º action cameras out there. But now, there’s a new player in town and his name is Nikon. Of course, Nikon is not exactly new, but when it comes to action cameras, this one is their first ever. We present you the Nikon KeyMission Action Cam Shoot 3 – a camera that shoots 360-degree video in 4K. This camera has an image sensor and lenses on both sides which allows it to combine those images to create an ultra-high-definition 360-degree video or an HD still image.
According to Nikon, this camera is going to be the first and only camera that shoots a full 360º video. Unfortunately, people from Nikon haven’t released all of the information regarding this new product, so we don’t really know yet how successful and good this camera is going to be. Of course, there are some features that might paint us a pretty good picture.
One of the most important specifications is certainly the electronic vibration reduction that can be activated in an application during playback. This will reduce the effects of camera shake and it will provide you with sharp and crisp video quality. Since this is an action camera that will be used for recording outdoor activities, it simply has to be sturdy and durable, and this camera doesn’t disappoint when it comes to that. It’s shockproof up to 7 feet (2 meters) and it’s water-resistant up to 100 feet (30 meters). It’s very tough and it can withstand extremely low temperatures, which is good if you like to capture your winter activities.
Regarding the size, Nikon KeyMission Action Camera is somewhere around the size of a GoPro action camera, but with smoother edges and corners. This camera also has a Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity alongside with one HDMI port. It is not yet confirmed which memory card this camera is going to use, but some speculate that it’ll probably be a MicroSD. It’s not clear yet if you’ll be able to use just one of the installed cameras in order to capture some regular HD photos. Hopefully, Nikon will provide us with an answer to that question before the shipments start.
As we said earlier, there is no exact information about the price or the date when this camera may hit the market, but Nikon predicts that it will be released somewhere in Spring of 2016.
Check out this Nikon KeyMission 360 camera in action here.
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