Cheap Sonicam 360° VR Camera Captures 4K video at 30 FPS

The Sonicam is a professional camera for shooting 360 degree video for VR and with 4K resolution. Developed to provide professional quality equipment, the camera draws attention to the relatively low price for such equipment, as it can be purchased for $ 2599 through the Kickstarter.

The camera is spherical in shape and features nine 4K image sensors along with nine fisheye lenses that add up to 360 degrees. In addition, there are a set of 64 independent microphones for audio recording. You can control the camera via mobile phone to access fine ISO settings, capture modes, and so on.

In terms of technical specifications, Sonicam can produce video at 4K at 30 frames per second, covering 360 degrees (there is H.265 encoding option, which should help save a lot of disk space). In terms of sound, the camera can use its 64 microphones to create binaural sound, essential for maximum immersion in any virtual reality experience.

In relation to video creation, the camera behaves like other similar options. It uses real-time processing to merge images and sounds from all angles into a single file. Aimed mainly at professionals, Sonicam can be used to cover events, create videos and movies and even live broadcasts.

It is possible to save the files in SD or SSD memory card, there is protection against water infiltration and the battery has autonomy for three hours. The Sonicam is made of aluminum, has GPS, Wi-Fi, Ethernet and USB 3.0.

Interested companies can get this device for US $ 2,500. According to camera creators, the delivery begins in October 2017.