GoPro’s new 360-degree camera will let you shoot first and pick images later

GoPro is finally sharing more details about the consumer 360-degree camera that CEO Nick Woodman teased way back at CES 2016. It’s called the GoPro Fusion, and it will shoot up to 5.2K video at 30 frames per second — good enough to just squeeze past the 4K capability of the new Samsung Gear 360 and the Nikon KeyMission 360. An early sample video provided by GoPro (seen below) shows the Fusion could compete with them on quality, too.

GoPro didn’t share any further specs or pricing information, saying only that the camera “will see a limited commercial release by the end of 2017.” In fact, Fusion will be available this summer, but only to “brands, agencies, content professionals” as part of a pilot program. That’s potentially frustrating,…

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