360 action cams. Impossible videos.

360 cams are the latest and greatest thing in the world of action cameras. Shooting in all directions, at all times, 360 action cameras can do things you never thought possible. What camera is the best?


Top 360 Cameras

How They Stack Up...
Theta X
Release Date
September 2022 March 2022 October 2019 March 2022
What Makes it Special?
Upgraded version of Insta360's most popular camera, the OneX2. Known for shooting the best 360 photos in the consumer price range. Second 360 camera from GoPro. Is it the best one yet? Upgraded version of the OneR should improve some of its predecessors' flaws
Field of View
360° (150° single-lens mode) 360° 360° 360° (149° 4K mod)
Maximum Video Resolution
5.7K, 30fps 5.7K, 30FPS 5.6K, 30 FPS 5.7K, 30fps
FlowState Enhanced image stabilization MAX Hypersmooth Flowstate
Display Screen
Yes (touchscreen) Touchscreen Yes (touchscreen) Yes (revsersable)
Waterproof Up To (without case)
10 meters no 5 meters 5 meters
Extra Shooting Modes
HDR Video, Timelapse, TimeShift (stabilized hyperlapse), ShotLab Max Timewarp (hyperlapse), Timelapse Horizon Lock, Hyperlapse, Shot Lab
Camera Sensor
1/2 inch 48mp 1/2" sensors 1/2.3'' 1/2.3'' CMOS
Maximum Video Bitrate
120 Mbps 100Mbps
Maximum Slow Motion
60fps (2x) at 4K 60fps (2x) at 4K 60fps (8x) at 3K 3x at 3K
Yes yes Yes Yes
180g 170g 5.43 ounces 135.3g
Dimensions (WxHxD)
46 x 114 x 33 mm 52 x 136 x 29 mm 2.52 x 2.72 x 0.98 inches 70.1x49.1x43mm
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Dan Pets
360 action cams can do most things a regular action camera can and more. If you're ready to step it up to the next level and not afraid to increase your investment (and the amount of time you spend editing!) 360 is the way to go.

Dan Pets of ActionCameraResearch.com
What is a 360 Action Camera?

How it Works

Dual Lens

Fisheye lenses on the front and back capture everything.

Amazing Angles

Take shots that look like they came out of a video game.

Custom Software

Edit your 360 videos with easy-to-use apps and software.



Large perspective allows the smoothest videos you can get.

High Quality Video

Take up to 8K or video and reframe the parts that you like.

Invisible Pole

The selfie-stick magically doesn't appear in your videos.