Action Cameras are the trend these days with GoPro being the leader with amazing powerful features letting users to capture, share professional videos and photos. However, Chinese company Xiaomi has recently launched XiaoMi Yi Sports Action Camera which is a GoPro killer. A GoPro is price at $400 whereas XiaoMi Yi Sports Action Camera is at an affordable price under $70. At such a price can XiaoMi Yi Sports Action Camera be a GoPro killer?
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XiaoMi Yi Sports Action Camera size is of 6 x 2.1 x 4.2 cm / 2.36 x 0.83 x 1.65 inches. The camera is light weight and compact weighing 72 gms. It is available in only two color options- Green and White.
The Yi Sports Action Camera features a 16 MP camera that can take photos and record full HD videos at 60FPS. At an affordable price Sony Exmor R BSI CMOS 16 million pixel sensor f/2.8 aperture lens with 155 degrees wide angle is quite impressive. The connectivity options includes Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 and the camera supports a micro SD card up to 64 GB. The instruction manual of the camera is in Chinese, to download the official camera app you can use the QR Code. The Xiaomi Yi camera has four different modes which includes – Photo, time-lapse photo, timed photo and video. Users can change the options in the app itself.
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The Burst Mode of the camera lets you to take multiple snaps of fast moving objects in matter of a second. The Snapshot feature lets you to take short animated clips which can be saved in MP4 or in GIF formats. You can share these Snapshots in Facebook and other social networking sites.
The XiaoMi Yi Action Camera contains a detachable battery of 1010 mah which is good. The camera can be charged via a micro USB cable.
What do you get inside the Package
- 1x Xiaomi Yi Action Camera
- 1x USB cable
- 1x 1010 mAh battery
XiaoMi Yi 1080P Action Camera is small compact, easy to use action camera at an affordable price which gives you value for the money.