Insta360 Go 2 review

The Insta360 Go 2 is a super-light wearable camera for unique phone-free moments, TikTok shorts and vlogging-on-the-go

Insta360 Go 2
(Image: © Jamie Carter)

Digital Camera World Verdict

Capable of unique immersive POV shorts and also worth considering as a minimalist rig for vloggers, the lightweight Insta360 Go 2 has some surprisingly big features for such a small camera. Excellent image stabilisation, ‘horizon lock’ and a multi-functional battery case make this versatile clip-on camera more than just a novelty item.


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    Plenty of mounting options

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    Case has legs and tripod thread

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    1440p (2K) resolutionl

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    HDR and image stabilization

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    Larger than original

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    Short battery life

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    9MP still photos

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Can this unique-looking Insta360 Go 2 miniature action camera resurrect the wearable camera movement – begun by Google Clips – and capitalize on the trend for immersive first-person vlogs and TikTok? Although Insta360 has been impressing us in recent years with the likes of the Insta360 One X2, its original Insta360 Go from 2019 was a curious attempt at a POV camera. This follow-up is a more serious, more talented and far more impressive candidate that would easily win any ‘best wearable camera’ contest against its higher-resolution rival, the Akaso Keychain 4K

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Jamie Carter
Astrophotography expert

Jamie has been writing about all aspects of technology for over 14 years, producing content for sites like TechRadar, T3, Forbes, Mashable, MSN, South China Morning Post, and BBC Wildlife, BBC Focus and BBC Sky At Night magazines. 

As the editor for, he has a wealth of enthusiasm and expertise for all things astrophotography, from capturing the Perseid Meteor Shower, lunar eclipses and ring of fire eclipses, photographing the moon and blood moon and more.

He also brings a great deal of knowledge on action cameras, 360 cameras, AI cameras, camera backpacks, telescopes, gimbals, tripods and all manner of photography equipment.