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Insta360 Pro 2 shoots stabilized 8K VR video that you can watch on 4K headsets

August 21, 2018 / Hillary Grigonis

Insta360’s pro-level immersive camera is getting an 8K upgrade — but more importantly, you’ll be able to watch that 8K footage on a standard 4K headset. On Tuesday, Aug. 21, Insta360 launched the Insta360 Pro 2, a ball-shaped six-lens virtual reality camera. Besides packing in 8K 3D videos, the Insta360 Pro 2 brings stabilization to pro-level 360 for the first time and creates a streamlined editing process thanks to a partnership with Adobe.When stitched together, the camera’s six lenses create an image that’s rated at an 8K resolution for each eye. 8K footage can be shot in 3D at 30 frames per second or non-3D at 60 fps. A 6K mode is available to achieve both 3D and 60 fps simultaneously, while dropping to 4K enables 120 fps for slow-motion. The Pro 2 will also shoot in-camera HDR and also includes i-Log for preserving more dynamic range. Each camera module has its own microSD slot, with a main SD card to store the necessary metadata for stitching and sta...