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YI 360 VR Camera Can Livestream in 4K, Supports Vive and Rift Headsets: Digital Photography Review

The pocket-sized camera is the first to shoot 360 degree video in 5.7K at 30fps, with instant in-device stitching for 4K footage and live-streaming. It’s simple to use and very affordable! Only $399!!

Here are the key features:

  • Two 220-degree 8 aspheric glass lenses with f/2.0 aperture
  • In-camera video stitching for up to 4K/30fps
  • PC application for 5.7K/30fps video stitching
  • Built-in 2.4GHz and 5GHz Wi-Fi for live-streaming in 4K
  • Five video preview options within the app including stretched view, little planet, round, panoramic and dual VR view
  • Up to 60 minutes battery life recording at 4K/30fps
  • Compatible with Oculus Rift and HTC Vive VR headsets

From DPRreview

Chinese company YI has introduced a new consumer camera called the YI 360 VR. This model features a pair of cameras with 220-degree f/2.0 aspheric glass lenses, one on the front and another on the back, that simultaneously record footage. The resulting videos have up to a 4K/30fps resolution if stitched in-camera, while footage stitched using the camera’s PC app maxes out at 5.7K/30fps resolution….[continue reading]

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By Jim, February 12, 2018