On Tuesday, Insta360 unveiled their latest action camera, the Insta360 Go 3. This innovative device boasts a magnetic body and introduces the new Action Pod, which features a flip touchscreen and enhances the camera’s battery life while providing a preview display. The Insta360 Go 3 supports video recording of up to 2.7K resolution and introduces new modes like loop recording, pre-recording, and timed capture. With its compact design, this action camera is set to revolutionize the way we capture our adventures.
Pricing and Availability
The Insta360 Go 3 is available in three storage options, catering to different user preferences. The base model, offering 32GB of storage, is priced at $379 (approximately Rs. 31,100). The 64GB and 128GB models are priced at $399 (approximately Rs. 32,700) and $429 (approximately Rs. 35,200), respectively. Interested buyers can purchase the camera directly from the Insta360 website. As for availability and pricing in India, the company is yet to make an official announcement.
Impressive Specifications and Features
As the successor to the popular Insta360 Go 2, the Insta360 Go 3 retains the iconic pill-shaped design while bringing notable improvements. One such enhancement is the upgraded resolution, now capable of recording at 2.7K (up from 2K) at 24fps. It also offers recording options at 2K and full-HD resolutions, supporting frame rates of up to 50fps. The camera features various photo modes, including HDR Photo, Interval, Photo, and Starlapse. In terms of video modes, users can enjoy FreeFrame Video, Video, Timelapse, Slow, and TimeShift.
Equipped with an f/2.2 aperture, the Insta360 Go 3 captures stunning images at a resolution of 2,560×1,440 pixels. It supports INSP and DNG formats for photos, while audio and videos are saved in AAC and MP4 formats, respectively. The camera is available in 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB storage options, ensuring ample space for capturing your exciting moments. Powering the device is a 310mAh battery, providing up to 45 minutes of battery life on its own.
Enhanced Functionality with the Action Pod
The Insta360 Go 3 is accompanied by the versatile Action Pod, offering a range of functionalities. Acting as a remote control for the camera via Bluetooth, the Action Pod also serves as a live viewfinder and quick charger for the camera module. With the Action Pod’s built-in 1,270mAh battery, the battery life of the camera is extended to an impressive 170 minutes. Additionally, the camera module is conveniently charged using the Action Pod, which can be powered via a USB Type-C port.
Connectivity and Durability
Connectivity options on the Insta360 Go 3 include Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5, and a USB Type-C port. The camera seamlessly pairs with recent iPhone and Android smartphones and tablets, providing a user-friendly experience. Equipped with a 6-axis gyroscope, the camera ensures smooth and stable footage even during dynamic activities. With an IPX8 rating for water resistance up to 16 feet, the Insta360 Go 3 is perfect for capturing thrilling moments underwater. The accompanying Action Pod has an IPX4 rating, making it splashproof.
Magnetic Accessories for Versatile Mounting
Insta360 offers a range of magnetic accessories designed to enhance the versatility of the Insta360 Go 3. These include the Magnet Pendant, allowing for first-person video recording on the move, the Easy Clip accessory, which can be attached to a hat, and the Pivot Stand, a magnetic mount compatible with tripods and selfie sticks. These accessories expand the possibilities of how you can capture your adventures. The Insta360 Go 3 measures 25.6×54.4×23.2mm and weighs a mere 35.5g, making it lightweight and portable.
The Insta360 Go 3 brings forth a new era of action cameras, combining powerful features, magnetic versatility, and an intuitive user experience. With its high-resolution capabilities, extended battery life, and durable design, it is poised to become a go-to choice for adventure enthusiasts.