While ASUS launch event in Taipei today is solely focused on the new ZenFone 4 series, an unannounced product has made an appearance at the event’s experience zone. It comes in the form of a camera attachment called ASUS 360° Camera.
As you might able to tell from its name, the new ASUS 360° Camera is designed to capture 360-degree images and videos with the help of its two 210-degrees cameras. While the specs sheet didn’t specify the exact resolution of its sensors, the camera apparently able to snap photos at 4K resolution (4096 x 2048) while it also able to capture 2K (2048 x 1024) videos.
To utilize it, all users need to do is download the app and plug the camera into the USB or Lightning port on their Android or iOS devices respectively. The app also allows owners to utilize ASUS 360° Camera for live streaming on YouTube, Facebook, and Weibo. To make it convenient for users, ASUS will include Lightning, micro-USB, USB Type-C connectors alongside its 360-degrees camera.
According to the staff at the booth, the ASUS 360° Camera will be released in selected markets starting from September onwards and might made its way into Malaysia in the same month or October. However, the pricing for the camera is not yet known at the moment.