Insta360 ONE X2 - 360° camera with 5,7K resolution and Steady Cam mode

The Insta360ONE X2 is a feature-rich 360° camera with high resolution, all-around audio recording, a handy format, various recording and effect modes, as well as touchscreen and voice control. The camera is also waterproof to a depth of 10 m. Whether hand-held or attached to a selfie stick (which becomes invisible in the picture), thanks to the device's image stabilization, even dynamic and sporty shots are not disturbed by camera shake. For a short time you can in the official shop of the manufacturer benefit from the discounts of the outdoor sales. 

The Insta360 ONE X2 is a versatile 360° camera with up to 5,7K resolution, image stabilization, numerous recording modes and editing options, and a handy format. Here you will find technical data, pictures, videos and purchase options.

The Insta360 ONE X2 is a versatile 360° camera with up to 5,7K resolution, image stabilization, numerous recording modes and editing options, and a handy format. Here you will find technical data, pictures, videos and purchase options.

Insta360 ONE X2 360° Camera Specifications

With the ONE X2, the manufacturer Insta360 is not just trying to ride a hype wave. In addition to the two opposing camera lenses, whose recordings are combined in the device to form an all-round video recording, the device offers numerous other advantages. I already showed you some of them in the introduction to this article. I will show you those who hide in the technical data of the Insta360 ONE X2 in the following list:

  • Manufacturer: Insta360
  • Model: ONE X2
  • Device type: 360° video camera
  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 11,30 x 4,62 x 2,98 cm
  • Weight: 149 g
  • Display: Color touch screen
  • Aperture: f / 2,0
  • 35mm equivalent focal length: 7,2mm
  • ISO: 100 to 3.200, Auto
  • White Balance: 2.700K, 4.000K, 5.000K, 6.500K, 7.500K, Auto
  • Video resolution in 360° mode: 5,7K (5.760 x 2.880 pixels) with 30 fps, 25 fps or 24 fps / 4K with 50 or 30 fps / 3K with 100 fps
  • Video resolution in wide-angle mode: 2.560 x 1.440 pixels at 50 fps or 30 fps / 1.920 x 1.080 pixels at 50 fps or 30 fps
  • Video format: MP4 in steady cam mode, INSV in 360° mode
  • Video Modes: Standard, HDR, Time Lapse, TimeShift, Bullet Time Video, Steady Cam
  • Video encoding: H.264, H.265
  • Max Video Data Rate: 100Mbps
  • Photo resolution: 6.080 x 3.040 pixels (360° photo) or 4.320 x 1.440 pixels (panorama photo)
  • Photo format: JPG, RAW (DNG)
  • Photo modes: Standard, HDR, Burst, Interval, Night Shot, PureShot, InstaPano
  • Audio recording: 4 microphones for stereo with and without wind noise reduction and for 360 audio (ambisonic)
  • Gyroscope: 6-axis gyroscope
  • Water suitability: Thanks to the IPX8 protection class, it is waterproof to a depth of 10 m (up to a depth of 45 m possible with the dive case accessories)
  • Radio technology: Bluetooth LE 4.2, WLAN 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
  • App-Compatibility: iOS and Android, app can be used to control the recording and edit the video recordings
  • Hardware Compatibility: iPhone, Apple Watch, Apple AirPods, Android smartphones
  • Removable storage medium: microSD card with up to 1 TB memory (microSDXC)
  • Battery nominal capacity: 1.630 mAh
  • Battery life: at 5,7K resolution with 30 fps approx. 80 minutes
  • Battery charging time: 85 minutes
  • Box contents: (standard set): Insta360 ONE X2 camera, battery, USB-C charging cable, protective bag, cleaning cloth
For the full functionality of the Insta360 ONE X2 360° camera you can use an app under iOS or Android. But the touch display on the camera itself already helps to select numerous recording modes. Whether photo or video, you can get the most out of it here.

For the full functionality of the Insta360 ONE X2 360° camera you can use an app under iOS or Android. But the touch display on the camera itself already helps to select numerous recording modes. Whether photo or video, you can get the most out of it here.

Numerous modes for professional video recording with the Insta360 ONE X2

If you look at the product page of the manufacturer's online shop, you will find numerous images, animations and videos that explain the various recording modes for wide-angle and 360° videos. In the following I will therefore only give a short outline and a video for a general overview (for some functions the use of the iOS or Android app is necessary): 

  • Steady cam mode: Image stabilization in wide-angle mode against shaking in the video
  • Flow State Stabilization: Advanced image stabilization even on bicycles, motorcycles and other high-frequency vibration situations
  • 360° panorama mode: Also sometimes called "Tiny Planet" mode, in which the landscape in the photo looks like a mini planet surrounded by the sky
  • horizon lock: Horizon always remains horizontal in the image, can be activated in both Steady Cam and 360° modes
  • Invisible selfie stick: The selfie stick is edited from within the video, allowing shots from a distance as taken with the drone aussehen
  • T: Various video speed adjustments are possible from ultra slow motion to timelapse
  • Bullet Time 3.0: The tracking shot, in which no time seems to pass, is known from the film Matrix - with the Insta360 ONE X2 all you need is a string on which the camera is twirled around you
  • Freeze Frame: Freeze the video at a self-selected moment to emphasize a specific point in time or a specific action
  • fly through: Cutting together two videos where the camera is held from two different positions - used to appear to pass through narrow obstacles (see video below)
  • Deep Track 2.0: Object detection and object tracking for moving image content such as people, animals, cars and so on
  • shot lab: Various exciting video effects like stop motion, dolly zoom, upside down rotation and clone trail in the smartphone app
  • Ghost Town: Using longer footage of a location to remove people from it, forming images of a "ghost town".
  • Auto Frame: Automatic alignment of the camera image to achieve ideal photo and video results
  • AquaVision: Color correction for underwater recordings
  • PureShot: Improved dynamic range for low-light photos
  • MultiView: Split recordings of both camera lenses at the same time
  • language control: Voice commands for hands-free use

Buy Insta360 ONE X2 with free shipping

You can use the standard version of the Insta360 ONE X2 in the official online shop buy it regularly for €489,99. At the time of publication of this article, however, the outdoor sale is still running, with this version being offered for only €440,99. There are also various sets and kits for different areas of application. Among other things, you will find the bike kit, the motorcycle kit, the ultimate kit with all sorts of accessories, the creator kit and sets with an additional battery for more shots in a short time. These offers are also discounted in the sale. But even without the short-term promotion, they are cheaper than buying the camera and accessories individually. 

A little tip: Have a look here after the sale and discover that the regular price applies again in the Insta360 shop, then check it out on Amazon. There, the price could still be €440,99 or even lower.

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