Insta360’s Go 2, A $299 Action Camera With A Surprisingly Powerful Case

Insta360’s Go 2

Insta360’s Go 2, the micro action camera is now ready to capture all your favorite moments. The feather-light camera comes with a handy case cover. It offers you a replaceable protective lens and can shoot underwater. Making it to the 2nd generation in the Go series, it is the first camera that doesn’t shoot at 360 degrees.

Availability: The Go 2 is now available for purchase at $299 (roughly INR 21,800) in the US, however; updates regarding a purchase in India haven’t come yet.

Insta360’s Go 2 Body

Insta360’s Go 2 weighs only 26.5 grams. It comes with a matte plastic non-slipper case cover. The case cover stands out in multiple roles. It has a charging USB-C port and has two legs making it similar to a tripod.

Moreover, you will see a small screen that displays battery life, storage space, and camera settings. The 1100mah battery can be fully charged in 30 minutes and can be used up to 150 minutes within the case. The tiny actionable camera can be taken anywhere. It has an in-built magnet pairing with a pendant or you can clip it on a hat.

However, the case cover isn’t waterproof but the camera is IPX8 water-resistant that can be taken to a depth of 13 feet underwater.

Images And Video Quality Specifications

The image quality offers a 1/2.3” f/2.2 image sensor that can shoot videos up to 2k footage of 1440 resolutions (50fps) and HDR footage at 24fps. The Pro video mode delivers Insta360 FlowState stabilization. The Go 2 offers protective replaceable lenses and an ultra-wide field of view; 120-degrees for “Ultra-wide” and 110-degrees for “ActionView.”

It can also be wired with Bluetooth 5, iPhone, and iOS. The storage capacity is 32GB of which 28GB is to store images and videos.

Insta360’s mobile application makes it easy to control the camera via Wi-Fi and allows you to enjoy the live view on the other hand. You can edit videos using the Flashcut feature that operates on AI editing tools.

What makes it worth buying?

  • Thumb size makes it portable
  • Accessories such as charger and magnetic pendant
  • Water-resistant