There are a lot of budget action cameras out there in the market at an affordable price but are they any good? If you are having the same question then keep reading this article. In this article, we are going to review the Xiaomi Mijia 4k Action Camera. It’s a budget action camera at an affordable price with capacity to produce 4k video at 30FPS. It is priced around $100.
Xiaomi Mijia 4k Action Camera Specification:
||2.4″ LCD 960×480
||7 Glass Lens
||4K 30fps, 1080p 100fps, 720p 200fps
||f2.8 aperture, 145-degree wide angle
||7.15 x 4.27 x 2.95 cm
The Xiaomi Mijia 4k Action Camera has f/2.8 8MP Sony IMX317 sensors which can shoot videos in 4k resolution. As the sensor is a bit larger than the most commonly used f/2.3 sensor, it will help in recording videos in low light condition. This is the same sensor that is being used in top end action cameras and is capable enough to produce high-quality videos.
Now let’s talk about the processor, Xiaomi Mijia Action Camera uses the Ambarella A12 processor which is most widely used processor in action cameras like SJCAM. It is fast and reliable.
The lens is 7 glass lens with a 145-degree field view angle. most cameras have the field view angle of 170 degrees, but it produces more sharp images than those conventional 170-degree angles. The diameter of the lens is a bit larger than other action cameras.
Frame Rates & Resolutions:
The following resolutions and frame rates are ready to be selected:
- 4K – 3840 x 2160p – 30 fps (real 4K)
- 2.5K – 2560 x 1440 – max. 60fps
- 1080p – 1920 x 1080p – max. 120 fps
- 720p – 1280 x 720p – max 240 fps
You can take photos with its 8MP camera and f/2.8 aperture. The image format is .jpg and RAW images are also available which means you can edit RAW images afterward.
Xiaomi Mijia 4K Action Camera has 6-Axis EIS stabilization (3-axis gyroscope and 3-axis accelerometer). The software algorithm is well optimized to produce stable videos with less distortion.
This camera has the 2.4-inch touchscreen display. This can be used to adjust settings of camera effectively with fewer hassles. It’s the largest display in action camera and great for viewing the recorded videos.
This camera has the removable battery with a capacity of 1450 mAh and can last for 1.5hrs of 4k video recording. It can last up to 2.5hrs in 1080p video recording. The battery is much better than the other action cameras.
Dimension & Weight:
71.5 x 42.7 x 29.5 mm, 99g
At the price point of around $100, Xiaomi Mijia 4K Action Camera is definitely a great buy. The video quality and stabilization are well balanced, with an option of wifi and Bluetooth to connect the mi app.
Xiaomi Mijia 4k Review
- 8MP Sony IMX 317 sensor
- 4K Video Recording
- f/2.8 Aperture with 145 degree wide angle
- 6-Axis EIS Stabilization
- Fast Processor Chipset
- Light Weight
- Not WaterProof
- No ports for external mic