When comparing 360Fly vs Elecam 360, the Slant community recommends Elecam 360 for most people. In the question“What are the best 360-degree cameras?” Elecam 360 is ranked 19th while 360Fly is ranked 22nd.
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Pro No stitching artifacts
Unlike most other 360-degree cameras, 360Fly only uses a single lens, meaning that there's no need for stitching the video.
Pro Suitable for recording sports or other outdoor activities
360Fly is dust-resistant (IP6X certified), water-resistant up to 50 meters, and shock-resistant up to 1.5M. This makes it a great device for recording extreme sports or general outdoor recording.
Pro Excellent overall design
The camera has an appealing design: rounded in shape with divots much like a golf ball. There is a solid construction to the whole of the body and the free app is easy to navigate and use. Overall the design of every component of the device is well thought out, making for a pleasant experience for the user.
Pro Companion apps allow previewing, editing, and playing back recorded videos
The 360Fly allows the user to use their app on Android, iOS, Windows or OSX. The user can then connect to the camera and get a real-time live preview, edit, and playback recorded videos. The smartphone apps connect to the camera over Wi-Fi or Bluetooth and the desktop apps can be connected via USB.
Pro Comes with a GoPro adapter mount
Thanks to the adapter, the user can easily use any GoPro mounts.
Pro Built-in image stabilization
When the user is shooting, the camera's built-in stabilization reduces any vibration that could inhibit the quality of the shot.
Pro Great battery life
The user can record more than two hours of footage on a single charge.
Pro Can shoot underwater
360Fly is water-resistant up to 50 meters. An example of underwater footage can be found here.
Pro Can quickly upload videos to social media
From within the provided 360Fly app, users can edit and upload videos to their social media accounts (such as Facebook or Twitter).
Pro Easy to edit and publish on Facebook
Pro Good build quality
It has a durable build, especially for the price point.
One of the more affordable options at under $140.
Con Blind spot at the bottom
Due to where the lens is placed, the camera can only capture 240 degrees vertically, with a blind spot at the bottom.
Con Doesn't work well in low light
Video quality decreases significantly in low light settings. You can watch an example here.
Con Difficult to share videos to youtube
The software that comes with the camera does not allow you to post to youtube. The company provides very little information on how to share your video, but you can find instructions here. It's a fairly time consuming process.
Con iOS app is buggy
The app has a lot of issues with lagging and freezing.