The Chinese smartphone major just launched the Xiaomi YI Action Camera in US for $99.95 price tag. Company now trying its hand at action cameras and this market traditionally dominated by GoPro. The camera already launched in March this year at China.
Xiaomi YI Action Camera coming with a high clarity 16-megapixel camera for capturing perfect photos and videos. Company uses Sony’s Exmor R BSI CMOS image sensor for this purpose. This camera offers full high definition videos and records video at 1080p (60 frames per second).
There is also options like slow motion and adjustable time-lapse shooting modes. You can use it anywhere as it supports 155° ultra-wide angle lens. This allows you to record up to 90 minutes of footage with a single charge.
Xiaomi YI Action Camera will be highly useful as it is comes with built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth options. Simply control the device with your smartphone (use YI Action App) from up to 300 feet away. You can adjust camera settings and stream live footage.
The device is also waterproof for up to 40 meters underwater. The camera weighs 72 grams comes with 64GB storage. You can buy online from amazon and comes in arctic white and lime green color options. The device package includes a selfie stick and Bluetooth remote for $139.95.
XIAOMI YI Action Camera Features
- 1080p/60 fps Video
- 16 megapixels Photo
- Time lapse (second intervals) of 0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, 60
- Burst of 3/5/7 per second or 7 in 2 seconds
- WiFi and Bluetooth option
- Android apps support (iOS apps support coming)
- 1,010mAh replaceable Battery