LG India is organizing a first of its kind video/Photo contest in which participants have to click an image or video in 360 degrees. Participants can click images or video in 360 degree using any 360 degree camera. The contest began today 12PM onwards and will go on for a month. The winners of the contest will be announced by celebrity photographer Atul Kasbekar on August 10, 2016. To participate, contestants need to upload a 360 degree video or image on their respective Facebook page and share the link of the image/video in the comment section of LG India Mobile Facebook page. Contestants also have to use the hashtag #LifeIn360 in all their posts.
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Here’s your chance to participate in a never before, one of a kind contest opened up by LG Electronics India Limited (LGEIL) to share a video and/or photo about #LifeIn360. Participants now get a chance to win an LG G5 by capturing their perspective of life in a 360 degree frame through any 360 degree camera. The month long contest begins today, 12 noon onwards and the winners from the lens of technology expert Rajiv Makhni and celebrity photographer Atul Kasbekar will be announced on 10th August 2016.
As a part of this contest, participants only need to upload their 360 degree videos or 360 degree photos on their Facebook timelines and share the link of this video/photo in the comments section on LG India Mobile Facebook page. Contestants to use the hashtag #LifeIn360 in all their posts
On the launch of this contest, Mr. Amit Gujral, Marketing Head, Mobiles, LG India, said “We are happy about the consumer response that LG G5 has received in India. With LG G5, we have set a new benchmark in the industry thru’ its industry first modular design. The LG 360 CAM, companion device of G5, which can record 360 degree videos and 360 photos, has to be experienced to believe its potential. As promised, during the G5 India launch on 1st June 2016, this 360 degree video/photo contest will open opportunities for more users to experience the capability of this breakthrough technology and be part of India’s first ever contest of this nature”
LG 360 CAM, a companion device was recently launched in India along with the modular LG G5. The LG 360 CAM is a compact 360-degree angle camera equipped with two 13MP 200-degree wide angle cameras, 1,200mAh battery and 4GB internal memory, which can be supplemented by a microSD card. The LG 360 CAM can be easily connected to the LG G5, allowing users to create their 360-degree content. The LG 360 CAM provides 2K video and 5.1 surround channel recording on three microphones to help users effortlessly create high-quality 360-degree content. Thanks to the partnership with Google, images taken with the 360 CAM can be uploaded to Google Street View and YouTube360, adding to the fun of sharing creative content with others. The images will also be available to be viewed on the LG 360 VR or other smartphones or devices that have the capability of 360-degree content.