Samsung Gear 360 Will Let You Shoot 360-Degree Video Dylan Duarte February 1, 2016 News Later this month at Mobile World Congress, Samsung will be officially unveiling the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge, their two flagship phones for 2016. I say “officially” because anybody who’s been following the leaks probably knows everything there is to know about them, but let’s all play along and act surprised, okay? Besides, it sounds like Samsung’s two flagships might not be the most impressive hardware they’re putting out this year. The Samsung Gear 360 will be a virtual reality camera that lets the user record 360-degree video, specifically the kind that can be viewed on a Galaxy phone when using the Gear VR headset. The Gear 360 is a spherical camera that contains two 180-degree fish eye lenses. It connects to your phone via Bluetooth and is controlled through a special app. The app lets you control the camera remotely, which includes choosing which lens to use (or both), and of course you can review the footage through the app. Right now it’s unknown which phones are compatible with it outside of the Galaxy line. The Samsung Gear 360 also has its own battery and onboard storage, so you’re not eating up your phone’s resources when you’re using it. Maximum resolution when using both lenses is 3840 x 1920, and 1920 x 1920 if only using one. More details should come out at Samsung’s big press conference on February 21st. Share This With The World!