Insta360 announces the ONE X2

Written by Simon Wyndham

Insta360 has just announced a sequel to one of its most popular cameras, the ONE X. The ONE X2 offers full waterproofing, better stabilisation, new LCD display, and higher bitrates.

Insta360 ONE X2
The new Insta360 ONE X2.

The ONE X is the 360 camera that proved how easy 360 video could be. It became incredibly popular for its design and ease of use, as well as the quality of picture that it produced. Subsequently the ONE R brought a full action camera style thinking to the table, but a lot of people still preferred the ONE X and yearned for an update. Today Insta360 has obliged with the ONE X2.

The ONE X2 looks pretty similar to the original camera, but updates the system quite substantially.

Insta360 ONE X2 front view.
The Insta360 ONE X2 showing the new full colour LCD touchscreen. Image: Insta360.

ONE X2 new features

The updated features on the ONE X2 include:-

  • 55% better battery life.
  • 100Mbps bitrates
  • New Steady Cam, InstaPano, and MultiView modes
  • Updated FlowState stabilisation
  • TimeShift available for both 360 and Steady Cam modes
  • PureShot photo mode
  • Waterproofing down to 10 metres
  • Four mic ‘ambisonic’ audio recording system
  • 360 webcam capability
  • New touchscreen LCD for monitoring recording
Insta360 ONE X2 side view. Image: Insta360.
Insta360 ONE X2 side view. Image: Insta360.

The camera will also have a number of new accessories available for it including a new microphone adaptor, a Bullet Time cord, fast charge hub, and new lens guards.

The ONE X2 is a major update to an already very capable camera and we have published our in-depth review of the new camera alongside this article so that you can see what it can do.

The Insta360 ONE X2 is available now and is priced at $429.99 USD, or £429.99.

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