Samsung's Gear 360 camera was unveiled back at Mobile World Congress alongside their two new flagship Galaxy S devices for this year, the Galaxy S7, and the Galaxy S7 Edge. While the phones launched back in March, the Gear 360 is taking quite a bit longer to get to market and has not yet made its way to store shelves. You can already check out the official Gear 360 landing page which is complete with all the details and descriptions one could want on the tiny little companion device, but there is no detailed breakdown of what makes up the device in regards to components, so Samsung has officially put out a blog post that shows off the inside of the camera and all of its parts.
This in-depth look at what's inside the Gear 360 shows off everything the camera is made of right down the battery that's built into it. While this provides an interesting look at what is used to assemble the camera, it also puts into perspective how much work actually goes into making such a small device. While there are 9 main pieces that Samsung outlines in their post, this shouldn't fool anyone as there are actually many more small parts that make up these larger components which, when put together, make up the whole device.
The core of the camera is essentially the main board, the CU plate, the battery and the battery chamber, and working outward things eventually end up with the front and rear brackets, and then the case which is comprised of the front and rear cases for the camera, and that's what you see on the outside. Once the device is completely assembled, you have the small spherical camera that you see above, which lets users capture and record pictures and video in a full 360-degrees so they can look back on every angle of those moments captured. The Gear 360 is already up for pre-order in the UK as of earlier this month for a price of £300 and is expected to cost about $350 when it hits the U.S. which is rumored to be this Fall. The Gear 360 has already gone on sale in South Korea for a price of 399,300 won.