Presenting the Insta360 One RS Twin Edition – a standout in the realm of professional imaging, positioned to compete with the established GoPro market. This camera seamlessly integrates 360-degree and dual lens of 4K Boost Lens & 5.7K 360 Lens functionalities, providing unmatched versatility for content creators.
Widely regarded as an impressive and compact powerhouse, the Insta360 One RS boasts a modular design and advanced features, including a dual shooting feature, 360-degree horizontal lock ultra stabilization, and a waterproof capability of up to 5 meters. ONE RS Twin Edition transforms on the fly from a 360 cam to a 4K 60fps wide-angle shooter making it as an attractive feature for action camera users.
In this feature, we aim to thoroughly assesses the Insta360 One RS Twin Edition, covering its technical specifications, performance based on reviews, and offering a balanced examination of both its strengths and weaknesses.
KEY FEATURES AT A GLANCE
PERFORMANCE ON IT’S FEATURES
The ONE RS stands out as an exclusive and compact action camera in the market, uniquely designed to attract those considering GoPro but intrigued by 360º capabilities. Praised for its dual features, the camera has garnered positive reviews for its overall performance.
“I was using the 48 mp mode in brightest daylight in Hawaii. I was quite surprised to find some noise in the pictures. I would have expected that to be nearly not noticable with that resolution. But - I suppose that many people do not go so much into details. So call me a pixel peeper.” Amazon review
Some reviews go so far as to label it a GoPro killer, emphasizing its modularity and the need for two GoPros to match its capabilities. Despite drawbacks like screen size and potential post-production delays, the camera's overall feature performance positions it as one of the best in the market according to reviews.
"Is the Insta360 ONE RS a novelty or a serious filmmaking device? Unique in the market, the ONE RS is designed to appeal to anyone who would normally consider a GoPro yet yearns to at least have a go at 360º.” digitalcameraworld.com
360 Horizon Lock + enhanced built-in FlowState Stabilization features have received impressive overall reviews.
The Insta360 One RS Twin Edition Action Camera excels with its impressive 4K resolution, delivering detailed and sharp imagery for high-quality visual content in applications like immersive 360-degree and dual-lens shooting. The camera seamlessly transforms from a 360 cam to a 4K 60fps wide-angle shooter, ensuring ease in capturing dynamic action.
“The modularity of this camera and the superb video quality and in-camera stabilization are the primary features” Amazon customer review
Notably, the Dual-Lens 360 Mod sets a new standard with Super 5.7K resolution, incorporating H.265 encoding, advanced image processing, and an AI-powered finishing algorithm to enhance detail and elevate your footage.
“There are two lenses in this Twin Edition to choose from; a 16mm wide-angle 4K Boost Lens (43g) and a 7.2mm 360º fisheye lens (41g). It’s really simple simple to swap them out..” digitalcameraworld.com
Reviews highlight the camera's resolution, praising its capability for clean and detailed 4K video with excellent image stabilization. The 4K Boost Lens produces vivid and colorful video, but caution is advised with Color Plus, which brightens shadowed areas while potentially affecting color representation.
“…with the Insta360 ONE RS Twin Edition capable of some very clean and detailed 4K video boasting excellent image stabilisation. It also trades in great-looking wide-angle photos.
The 4K Boost Lens produces some clean, pin-sharp video that is fabulously colourful and vibrant, though it’s best to steer clear of Color Plus, which brightens shadowed areas yet also adds an odd look to some colours.” digitalcameraworld.com
DESIGN & BUILT QUALITY
The standout feature of the ONE RS Twin Edition lies in its distinctive modular design as per reviews, allowing for seamless separation into three pieces and on-the-fly lens swapping.
Equipped with two interchangeable lenses — the 4K Boost lens and the 360 lens — the camera offers added flexibility, with an optional 1-inch wide-angle lens available for an additional price.
This versatility is reviewed on Mashable as particularly commendable, enabling users to effortlessly choose their desired filming format without the need for an entirely separate device. It caters to individuals interested in exploring 360 video without the commitment of investing in a dedicated 360 camera, making it a cost-effective and adaptable choice.
“The ONE RS Twin Edition's biggest selling point is its unique modular design, which allows you to separate it into three pieces and swap out the lens on the fly. The camera comes with two interchangeable lenses — the 4K Boost lens and the 360 lens — though you can also shell out an additional $299.99 for the 1-inch wide angle lens.
I loved this versatility.” mashable.com
The touch screen which measures unto 1.25 inches has been a drawback to some users for it’s difficulty due to the small size to manage and view the footage without using a application.
Almost the size of a GoPro, the camera is easy to carry in your pocket and bag, offering the 360 video, excellent for those always on outdoors and adventures. The camera also is built with waterproof unto 5 meters, hence its durable.
Wile few reviews indicate the built quality of the camera to be improved considering the price of the camera, the feature allowing the users to change the lens has been reviewed as the top seller of the item.
“I found many issues with the camera solution, especially at this price point, and consider the camera so poorly researched for the motorcycle market, I suspect they just bundled some parts and put a motorcycle sticker on it without even trying the solutions in application.” Amazon review
WHAT ARE THE PROS & CONS?
The Insta360 ONE RS Twin Edition Action Camera is Most ideal if you are,