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Insta 360

Turn your iPhone into a 360° camera


The Insta 360 Nano is a small 360° camera that can be used to make your iPhone into a 360° camera or on its own. The companion app allows for effortless capturing of 360° video, calling and editing. 

The camera features:

  • 3k photos and videos
  • Lightweight and small design
  • One touch sharing
  • SD card for use without an iPhone
  • 3K photos and videos for use in 360 content and content not realted to VR
  • Easily share your content on your favourite site or export it for editing
  • Hours of recording time on a single battery


iPhone 6 or above or a micro SD card is needed for use without a phone

Companion App

The Insta360 Nano features a companion app, Insta360 Nano S. The app is available on iOS and allows users to control the camera from their phone.

The app enables: 

  • Preview 360 content before you capture it with spherical shooting on your phone
  • Edit and share photos captured on the Nano (flat or 3D)
  • Record all directions and arrange them in in frame using Multiview
  • Edit and share photos either flat of in 360
  • Conduct 360 video calls and live streams with multiple views 
  • Reframe your subject with multiview while displaying the environment around you

Download the Insta 360 Nano S app for iOS here.

Find a tutorial for using the camera with the app here


The camera uses a single button for easy control and capturing.

Find the quick start guide for this camera here. 

See a video tutorial with basic operations of the camera here. For an in person tutorial visit the VR Lab during open hours.


You may borrow a Insta 360 Nano (or other XR equipment) from the VR Lab. The equipment can be booked online through the library website


If you have any questions, would like to check out the equipment/software, or just come and try out more technology visit the VR Lab during open hours