The Xiaomi action camera is a great camera that can be compared with any of the Go Pro cameras. The biggest benefit that can be obtained from this camera is the great value which you get for the incredibly low price.
At an amazing 30 and 60 frames per second, Xiaomi can record complete HD videos and come with in-built Wi-Fi. Not only that, it is also capable of capturing stills that are of 16 megapixels. You get all these as a package that too at a price that you can’t even think of.
Features of Xiaomi action camera
The Xiaomi action camera is packed with some amazing features that you least expect from a camera at such a price. The features are enlisted below.
- Weighing just 2.64 oz, this one is extremely lightweight that can be easily carried from one place to another.
- The design of this Xiaomi action camera is incredible. In fact, it is often compared to some of the best companies known for their fabulous designing, for its awesome design and packaging. The minimalistic approach of this one together with the cute color portrays great looks and is quite eye catching.
- This one delivers amazing video color that is almost original and there is no scope of complaining. It records 480p (240fps), 720p (48fps), 720p (60fps), 720p (120fps), 960p (48fps), 960p (60fps), 1080p (24fps), 1080p (30fps), 1080p (48fps) and 1080p (60fps) videos.
- It comes with in-built Wi-Fi that permits to transfer video as well as photographs from 100 meters away.
- This is a versatile and fun camera that includes four ways of operating modes like Time-lapse photo / Timed photo / Photo / Timed Video.
- The unexpected and unfortunate disappointment that you may face if you find a drained battery can be avoided with this camera. This is made possible with the LED Battery Status Indicator.
The technical specifications are mentioned as below:
- Sony Exmor R BSI CMOS 16 million pixel: 8 Sensor
- 16MP CMOS F2.8 155° wide angled15 Lens
- Comes with inbuilt WiFi
- Dimensions: 2.36 x 0.83 x 1.65 inches
- Allows Video Recording in different resolutions.
- MP4 is the Video Format
- Video System: PAL, NTSC
- Battery 1010mAh
- Sound Sampling 96KHz Channel 2 Signal to noise ratio 92dBA
- Charging : USB via PC or AV with adapter
- Image Format : JPEG
- Bluetooth 4.0
- 0,5/1/2/5/10/30/60 sec is the Time Lapse
- 1-15s happens to be the Self Timer
How To Use Xiaomi action camera
This Xiaomi action camera has a very user friendly interface and is devoid of too many ports and buttons. This makes it simple to use without the hassle of remembering a huge number of switches and how and when they should be operated.
Below are enlisted a description of how to use it.
Switch No.1-This button is used for switching on and off the camera. You can also alter between video mode or photo button.
Switch No.2-This is the shutter button. If you press this button it is capable of taking a photograph or of beginning or halting a video that is being recorded.
Switch No.3-This is the Wi-Fi button which is used to turn the Wi-Fi button on or off.
Now the ports can be discussed:
Port 1- (no.4) – Tripod Mount of 1/4″, that is used for placing the camera on a tripod.
Port 2- (no.5) – Micro SD Slot.
Port 3-(no.6) – USB slot that is utilized for transferring files and charging.
Port 4- -no. 7-HDMI slot that allows connecting TV with the camera so that you can view videos and images captured on the camera on the TV.
Port 5- -no. 8-This is the Clip for Battery which is used to open the door for the battery.
Port 6- -no. 9-LED indicator which indicates whether recording is taking place in the camera, battery life is also shown through this light.
- This one portrays great looks.
- The picture quality is very sharp and impressive.
- This is a low budget camera with incredible features that hardly come in the price.
- Through this you can capture 1080p 60 frames per second videos.
- It comes with a tripod screw at the bottom that enables you to take videos and shots in a hassle free manner.
- It comes with an underwater case and so it can be used under water.
- It is compatible with a large number of Go Pro mounts.
- It is very simple to use.
- It also portrays great looks.
- Some customers complain that there is no LCD screen which is a problem.
- There is scope for improvement in the battery life according to some customers.