Xiaomi announces Yi 4K action camera with a 12MP Sony sensor

Xiaomi has announced the upgrade of its action camera Yi – Yi called 4K. As its name suggests, it can shoot 4K video at 30fps with full HD recording at 120fps and 240fps recording HD. Yi 4K will come in black, white and pink colors and is priced at CNY 1199 (about Rs 12,500). Yi 4K with a remote Bluetooth selfie stick and is priced at CNY 1,299 (about Rs 13,500).

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At present, it is only available for orders via the financing of the crowd in China and will be shipped to donors in June, said Fonearena.

In terms of specifications, the Yi 4K action camera features a 12MP Sony IMX377 image sensor that has a sensor size 1/2.3-inch, 7P lens with f / 2.8 aperture and 155 degrees of viewing angle. Yi 4K comes with a 2.19-inch screen on the back with Corning Gorilla Glass protection.

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Yi 4K comes with dual band Wi-Fi support to connect to Android smartphones. Image processing is performed by the Ambarella SoC A9SE that supports the H.264 codec. The device will come with a separate application for image and video editing. You can shoot video time lapse with intervals as long as 0.5 / 1/2/5/10/30/60 seconds.

The device is powered by a 1400mAh battery that Xiaomi claims can help you get 2 hours’ worth of 4K images. There is a microSD card slot and dual microphones to capture sound. There is a 6-axis gyroscope with electronic image stabilization.

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