Best Family Camera: Insta360 GO 2 is a Wearable Cam for Kids and Parents

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It’s easier than ever to record millions of clips of your kids with the tap of a button. But how do you pick the best family camera for you and your kids?

How many times have you as a parent wished you could just put your phone away and live in the moment with your kids? With a wearable camera for kids like Insta360 GO 2, you can enjoy your time together without worrying about filming.

You or your kid can put the camera on, tap to record and go! The camera instantly captures the POV of whoever is wearing it. Imagine seeing your child’s first steps, first trip, first game—all from their own perspective. 

Read on to find out more about what makes Insta360 GO 2 the best family camera for kids and parents. 

Insta360 GO 2 is a wearable camera for kids

Most family videos are taken from the parent’s perspective. How many dads never appear in their family videos because they are always behind the camera or phone? 

With Insta360 GO 2, your kid can become the cameraman instead. As a wearable camera, it effortlessly captures everything from the wearer’s point of view. 

So how exactly does this wearable camera for kids work? GO 2 comes with two wearable accessories: a Magnet Pendant and an Easy Clip. With the Easy Clip, just clip the camera to your child’s hat and adjust the angle as needed.

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Easy Clip

With the Magnet Pendant, just put the pendant around your child’s neck, place it under their shirt and then stick GO 2 on top. The camera is now safely secured for any of your kid’s adventures.

You can simply tap GO 2 to start recording or control the camera from the Insta360 companion app. Watch the camera’s feed on your phone while your kid plays, then start recording in the app when you’re ready.

Parents can keep their hands free

Of course, you as a parent can wear GO 2 too! All of the accessories come in a universal size, so GO 2 can be a wearable camera for kids and adults both. 

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Magnet Pendant

Insta360 GO 2 also comes with a Pivot Stand, which you can use to mount GO 2 on your child’s stroller, tricycle, baby bottle or favorite toy. All these accessories come free with your purchase of GO 2.

GO 2 pivot stand
Pivot Stand

By wearing or mounting GO 2, you now have two free hands to do whatever you want! You can capture moments of yourself playing together with your kids, tossing them in the air or pushing their stroller without your phone getting in the way. That means more quality time with your kids and better-quality shots. 

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Families can take GO 2 anywhere

The next reason GO 2 is the best family camera is its small size. GO 2 weighs just 27 grams, or less than an ounce, and its smaller than your thumb! You can slip GO 2 in your pocket or diaper bag and take it out when you need it.

You can also carry GO 2 with its Charge Case to keep it charged in between adventures. It’s also got a built-in tripod so you can set up a shot in just seconds. With the Charge Case, you can shoot up to 150 minutes at a time. Phew, then it’s probably nap time!

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Recording while you’re running after your kids can often result in shaky or blurry footage. Not with Insta360 GO 2. GO 2’s FlowState stabilization keeps the footage smooth, wherever you or your kid goes with GO 2. Tumbles, falls or jumps are no match for its stabilization algorithms.

Plus, Insta360 GO 2 is IPX8 waterproof to 4 meters (13ft), so you don’t have to worry about a few spilled drinks or rain puddles either. For summer fun, take it to the beach or into the pool!

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The best family camera for editing clips quickly

The worst part of coming home from a family trip is having to go through all your videos and edit them to share with friends and family. How many hours have you wasted carefully selecting the best clips and fiddling with the footage? Sometimes it’s easier to just not share your videos at all.

The best family camera is one that allows you to edit its clips quickly and conveniently. The Insta360 app does parents one better—it edits your clips for you. GO 2’s FlashCut auto editor uses AI image recognition technology to select your best shots for you and combines them together into a stylized edit.

Insta360 GO FlashCut

Just download your footage to your phone with the app to start editing. Pop GO 2 in the Charge Case and connect to your phone over WiFi.

Then choose from themes like “Cute Kids”, “Smiles” and “Theme Parks” and let FlashCut take over. FlashCut will sort your clips based on theme and shot composition. You can then add music or text to the video as you’d like, then export and share to your social media channels. You’re done in minutes! 

If you do have time to spare, the Insta360 app is also equipped with a range of manual editing tools. Adjust your video’s aspect ratio, playback speed, color palette and more. You can also combine photos and clips from your smartphone with GO 2’s clips to make sure you get all the best shots of your family together.

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GO 2’s small size, wearable options, stabilization and AI editing make it the best family camera for parents and kids alike. 

Insta360 GO 2 is available now on the Insta360 Store. Head over to our store to shop now


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