Xiaomi announces YI 4K Action Camera, a budget alternative to GoPro's Hero4 editions

Xiaomi announces YI 4K Action Camera, a budget alternative to GoPro’s Hero4 editions

Xiaomi has officially launched its updated version of the YI Sport Camera which is now powered by an Ambarella A9 chipset that can also be found in the GoPro’s Hero4 edition, has a 2.19-inch touch display and can now records in 4K  – the Yi 4K Action Camera.

yi 4kXiaomi Yi  4K Action Camera features:
2.19” Touch Screen Display, 640×360 resolution
Ambarella A9SE Processor
Sony IMX377 12MP Sensor
155° (Mobile Phone 89°) Wide Angle Lens
3D Noise Reduction
Dual-band 2.4GHz and 5.0GHz Wi-Fi
BLE Ultra-low power consumption
Bluetooth and Remote App control
1,400 mAh battery
Dual microphone
Video support up to 4K @ 30 fps, 2.5K @ 30fps, 1440p @ 60fps, 720p @ 240 fps


The specs of the YI 4K Action Camera is actually pretty similar to what you’ve got on GoPro HERO4 Black camera, plus some improvements. Check out the comparison table below.
yi table Data from Geekbuying blog.

The YI 4K Action Camera will be available in black, white, rose gold colors, and is priced at 1199 yuan or around Php8,500.


This article was written by Heland Ortega, Junior Contributor of YugaTech. He is a graduate of Information Technology and Multimedia Arts at FEU Institute of Technology in where he is also now working as a full-time faculty. You can follow him at @helandortega.

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