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Want to capture fancy 360-degree video? Got a spare $60,000? If your answer to both those questions is yes, then Nokia's new Ozo camera is the device for you.

It's essentially a video camera that captures footage from eight different lenses simultaneously, giving it a full 360-degree view of the world. Record somewhere spectacular -- like the top of the mountain or inside the CNET office -- and you'll be able to view that footage back on a VR headset like the Samsung Gear VR or HTC Vive. You can then look around as though you were really there.

With its whopping $60,000 (55,000 Euro) price tag, this isn't the camera for you or me to dip our toes in the VR world, though. Nokia is instead pitching this toward professionals who want to bring 360-degree footage to cinemas.

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There are eight eyes in total, dotted all over the orb-like Ozo.

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It's certainly one of the more unusual-looking cameras I've seen in my time. The bit that sticks out at the back is for the combined battery and memory unit.

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It's nice to see the Nokia name back on a product, even if it's not a phone.

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The controls on top are limited.

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You can't escape its eyes.

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Its eight cameras do of course give eight different angles. The footage is then stitched together so it's played back as a single 360-degree view.

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The battery and storage module slides out as a single piece. It doesn't take regular SD cards as they're neither capacious or fast enough to support the vast amounts of data this thing generates from its eight cameras.

Instead, a 500GB SSD is used to store up to 45 minutes of footage.

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You can get the footage from the memory unit via USB.

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Thankfully, it comes with a rugged flight case, to protect your whopping investment.

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The camera would be great slung under a powerful drone like this one. Fly it through the Grand Canyon and give a wonderful, bird's-eye view of the world.

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