Jakarta, Gizmologi – Insta360, this company has released various devices similar to DJI and GoPro, including action cameras and smartphone accessories. Yes, this time Insta360 is launching its newest smartphone accessory, namely Insta360 Flow. Similar to the DJI OM Series, but with a number of interesting advantages.
More and more content creators are using smartphones to capture special moments and vlog, as their quality can now compete with entry-level pocket and mirrorless cameras. But with its small dimensions, there are a number of limitations such as a stabilization system that is still lacking. Accessories such as dreadlocks are a favorite, so that video content can be of higher quality.
The presence of Insta360 Flow also indicates that devices such as dreadlocks are still in great demand by smartphone users. To make it even more feasible, Insta360 is marketing this device as a multi-functional accessory. Included as a tripod, selfie stick alias selfie stick, as well as a cold shoe for pairing it with other accessories such as a microphone.
Multi-Functional Features of Insta360 Flow
By design, the Insta360 Flow is quite small and slim, especially when folded. It can be used instantly; the user only needs to unfold the device, and this latest gimbal will automatically activate or be ready for use. Smartphones can be attached practically via a clamp that uses a magnetic mechanism.
White, several parts of the Insta360 Flow body are designed to be transparent, so that the components inside can be seen. However, Insta360 provides additional accessories where users can insert sticker-like paper with special motifs to make it more personal. As mentioned before, apart from being a tripod, it can also be extended as a selfie stick with a length of up to 215mm.
To control device functions, there is a control mechanism called SmartWheel, through which the user can take advantage of a number of main modes. The Insta360 Flow battery itself is claimed to be used for up to 12 hours, thanks to its large capacity of 2,900 mAh. Not only that, it can be used as a power bank using a USB-C cable. The battery itself can be fully charged in 2 hours.
Insta360 Flow Prices start at IDR 2 million
Insta360 Flow has a 3-axis stabilization system which ensures a much more stable video recording. In addition, a number of additional features that utilize artificial intelligence can also help users produce more interesting content. One of them is Deep Track 3.0 which can follow the subject in real-time, and creates the best framing automatically.
Insta360 Flow uses Person Re-Identification technology to focus on a specific subject, even when it’s partially obscured by objects such as trees in a forest.This accessory also features a Gesture tracking feature so you can follow the subject and make recordings without having to press a button.
Other features such as Zoom Tracking and Slow Motion Tracking are also present. Then Insta360 Flow can also be used when using video calling applications such as FaceTime, Instagram, or TikTok via the Live Mode feature. You can transfer the recording results to your Android or iOS smartphone and use the Insta360 app for AI-powered video editing suggestions.
The price for Insta360 Flow itself is priced at USD 160 or around IDR 2.3 million, including the pouch and charging cable. Insta360 also sells it in a Creator Kit package costing USD 210 (Rp. 3 million), adding additional lighting lamps and additional cables for C-to-C and C-to-Lightning.
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