How to film VR video | 360º cameras

The VR revolution is well under way, aided in large part by the increasing accessibility in hardware. Not only have a healthy array of headsets hit the market, but essential content creation tools for VR as well — 360 video cameras.

Given it is still relatively early days, there remains a vast range in quality and prices. For those higher-end models, professionals might spring for the Nokia Ozo ($40k) or GoPro Odyssey ($15k). Fortunately, the market has been democratized as of late and those slightly more tight-fisted of us now have a plethora of economical options to choose from as well:

 

Samsung Gear 360 (2017)

$229, samsung.com

 

Ricoh Theta S

$349.99, theta360.com

 

Kodak Pixpro Orbit360 4K

$499, kodakpixpro.com

 

Kodak PIXPRO SP360 4K

$449, kodakpixpro.com

 

LG 360 CAM

$199.99, LG.com

 

Nikon KeyMission 360

$499, nikonusa.com

 

360fly 4K

$499.99, shop.360fly.com

 

Giroptic iO

$249, giroptic.com

 

Insta360 Camera

Air: $129, Insta360

Nano: $199, Insta360