Huawei EnVizion 360: new external panoramic camera for smartphones at $ 150

October 06, 2017

Huawei EnVizion 360: new external panoramic camera for smartphones at $ 150

Huawei has an extensive catalog of mobile phones of all prices and all ranges but the company is looking for other products or accessories to launch on the market under its name. After several weeks of rumors spreading on the Internet, the Chinese brand has announced its new EnVizion 360 camera, a 360-degree camera for smartphones.

It's been several weeks that Huawei was rumored to be working on a new camera for mobile phones. The Chinese company is well known on the market for making smartphones with high-quality cameras with Leica certificate, which are the best ones of the market. Now Huawei has announced the external EnVizion 360 camera, a smartphone accessory that can be connected via USB Type-C and enhances the pictures of the smartphone.

Huawei EnVizion 360 is an external panoramic camera capable of shooting a 360-degree video and photo when connected to a smartphone or tablet with an Android operating system via a symmetrical USB-C connector.

Huawei EnVizion 360 is a camera that only works connected to the phone and cannot function independently. The camera can be connected to a smartphone via USB Type-C and allows the user to capture pictures with a 360-degree viewing angle directly from the smartphone just by connecting the camera to it. For your phone to be compatible you will need to have USB type C connector and an operating system equal to or higher than Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

The Huawei EnVizion 360 camera is equipped with two 13-megapixel sensors, one positioned on each side of the camera. The two sensors allow a viewing angle of 360 degrees and make these types of photographs from the phone but you can also record videos with Huawei EnVizion 360. The camera shoots pictures with a resolution of 5326 x 2688 megapixels and the videos are recorded at 1920 x 960 pixels at a rate of 30 frames per second.

Potential customers will have to wait a bit for the purchase of the new camera. Huawei EnVizion 360 will go on sale as of October 17 at a price of $ 150.

It is not the first time that a 360-degree camera arrives as an accessory for smartphones. For example, Motorola introduced not long ago its 360 camera for Moto Mods, its branded module accessories. More like the Huawei EnVizion 360 is the Insta360 Air camera that connects to any Android smartphone through the USB port of the phone.

With which device can you use the new Huawei camera? Probably, the recently presented Huawei Maimang 6 is suitable. The smartphone has a 5.9-inch Full HD + screen with an aspect ratio of 18: 9. Also, the new Huawei Maimang 6 offers 4GB of RAM and runs with a Kirin 659 processor.

Huawei continues betting to improve the photography in its mobile phones and in only a few weeks, it will present its new flagship and the different models, the Huawei Mate 10. A smartphone, the details of which are not yet known, but it seems that it will become one of the best phones of the year.

It is estimated that in the second quarter of this year, 366.2 million smartphones were sold globally. This is 6.7% more than the result for the second quarter of last year. Huawei is the third largest supplier (after Samsung and Apple): this company delivered about 36.0 million smartphones in three months.