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My 360 cameras and panoramic heads right now, in alphabetical order (January 8, 2018):
1. BeonCam
2. Garmin Virb 360
3. Giroptic iO (for iOS)
4. Giroptic iO Pop for Android
5. GoPro Fusion
6. iGO 720 VR Pano
7. Insta360 Air
8. Insta360 Nano
9. Insta360 Nano S
10. Insta360 ONE for iPhone
11. Insta360 ONE for Android
12. Insta360 Pro
13. iStaging kit
14. Ion360 U
15. Kodak PIXPRO Orbit360 (also known as 4KVR360)
16. Kodak PIXPRO SP360 4K Dual Pro
17. LG 360 Cam
18. LucidCam 3D camera (loaner)
19. MADV Madventure 360 camera
20. MADV Mini
21. MGCool 360 (formerly called Elecam 360)
22. Nikon Keymission 360
23. Nodal Ninja 3 II (used with Samsung NX500 and Samsung 10mm Fisheye)
24. Pano5+1 MkII
25. Panohero H5B
26. Panono
27. PowerAdd
28. Ricoh Theta S
29. Ricoh Theta V
30. RYLO for iPhone
31. Samsung Gear 360 (original)
32. Samsung Gear 360 (2017)
33. SJCam SJ360 (hemispherical 2K)
34. SJCam SJ360+ (fully spherical 1920 x 960)
35. theVRKit v1
36. theVRKit v2
37. VRDL360
38. Vuze 3D 360 Camera (loaner)
39. Xiaomi Mijia Mi Sphere 360
40. Yi 360 VR

My previous 360 cameras:
– Kandao Obsidian R (loaner)
– Panohero original for Yi action cam
– Ricoh Theta (original)
– Ricoh Theta m15

3D camera (not 360):
Fengyun JedEye
Fuji W3 3D

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
– photographer since 2007
– photography blogger since 2009
– 360 camera shooter since May 2015 (phone panoramas don’t count!)
– first website about 360 cameras (February 2016)
– first 360 camera website to hit 1 million views (February 2017)
– first blog to mention and recommend Insta360 and Insta360 Nano
– guest speaker at CES 2017
– discovered blurring issue in Samsung Gear 360 (“blurgate”)
– most popular YouTube tutorial for Keymission 360 Wi-Fi iOS connectivity
– most popular YouTube tutorial for Keymission 360 Wi-Fi Android connectivity
– most popular YouTube video review for Insta360 Air
– most popular unboxing video for Vuze
– most popular unboxing video for Insta360 Air
– first YouTube tutorial for using Insta360 Air with a smartphone case
– first YouTube tutorial for using Insta360 Nano with iPhone 5S
– first Youtube demo / tutorial for assembling a $400 VR-capable PC
– first YouTube demonstration of a gimbal for 360 consumer cameras
– found and correctly recognized the first photos of the Kodak Orbit 360 from observing the characteristics of the photos
– correctly deduced the features of the 2017 Gear 360 based only on seeing its shape.
– correctly predicted both new 360 cameras from Yi technology (the Yi 360 VR and the Halo)
– correctly predicted the features of the Garmin Virb 360
– correctly predicted the features of the Insta360 ONE
– first YouTube demonstration of “invisible” third person view camera
– first YouTube video to identify the specifications and features of GoPro Fusion
– first YouTube video of a stabilized 3D 360 consumer camera (Vuze with Guru 360)
– first YouTube video of Vuze with Feiyu G360 gimbal
– first YouTube demonstration of Xiaomi Mi Sphere stabilization
– first tutorial for stitching Panono offline
– first YouTube tutorial for Panohero panoramic head
– most comprehensive review of the Theta, Gear 360, LG 360 Cam, Keymission, Nano, Air, Xiaomi Mi Sphere, and other cameras
– most number of articles about the best 360 cameras and VR (over 1,500 as of July 2017 – all original, not merely press releases)

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