V.360 with AppVSN Mobil showed off an intriguing new 360 degree camera at PhotoPlus Expo that it plans to launch in November.

The V.360° uses a 16-megapixel backside-illuminated image sensor and a lens surrounded with mirrors that enables it to capture a single 360-degree shot. It can also record 360-degree video.

The camera connects to Android and iOS phones and tablets via Bluetooth, for camera controls, and Wi-Fi, for transferring stills and videos from the camera to your mobile device.

The free app will let you manipulate the 360-degree video or image to see every available angle or lay the perspective flat for a panorama that requires no stitching to complete.

In addition to its 360-degree capture capabilities, the camera is waterproof to up to 1 meter for up to 30 minutes and is shock, vibration and dust resistant. It has a built-in GPS sensor for geo-tagging images and its own processor so images and video can be encoded right in the camera, not in the app, for faster performance.

It features a GoPro-compatible mount and tripod mount as well.

The camera will retail for under $500 when it launches in the coming weeks.


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