Winter and summer people are drawn to adventure, but in the warm season likely to record interesting videos or feat much more. To shoot a video in snow, water, dust and dirt. Alas, to work in such conditions can not every smartphone, and to keep it during extreme shooting is not always convenient. Fortunately, this task can easily cope action camera, able to withstand a dip in the sea, parasailing and a quick trip on the motorcycle.
EKEN H9 Ultra HD 4K can rightly be called the most popular Amateur action camera on the market. The number of orders at major trade floors exceeds ten thousand, and the community forum only reached hundreds of people. The camera records video in resolution from HD to 4K intervals in Full HD 2.7 K. In the case a large color screen for viewing or shooting of footage. Vendors offer several options, from minimal with battery and charger up expanded kit: carrying case, extra battery, charger, memory card 32 GB Class 10 for smooth entry, telescopic monopod, straps fastening to the head and body. By the way, in a modified camera EKEN H9R set appears in the remote controller and bracelet for fixing the remote control on the wrist.
Xiaomi Yi Action Cam — GoPro competitor from the popular Chinese manufacturer. Inside the colored plastic housing with 16-megapixel matrix Sony Exmor R BSI CMOS sensor, the aperture size is f2. 8, viewing angle 155°. Thanks to the Wi-Fi module pin and managed directly through the smartphone, although the camera itself has all the necessary elements. The gadget is able to record videos in many formats: 480p with a frequency of 240 frames/s up to 1296p at 30 frames/s. If you are a fan of 4K video, pay attention to the more expensive model Yi 4K Xiaomi and Xiaomi Yi 4K+, who write video in 4K with 30 fps and 4K at 60 frames/s, respectively. An important feature of the cameras Xiaomi is well-organized and support a variety of compatible accessories for all occasions.
SJCAM SJ4000 is on the market for many years, and after it went on sale in the many other models, but this device has a huge number of feedback and support communities around the world. The camera is available in seven different colors, there are versions with Wi-Fi, can be equipped with many accessories for any kind of activity: a trip through the desert, diving, skydiving, and more. 1.5 inch LCD display provides instant access to captured video. In the camera lens of 170°, for the processing of the captured material corresponds to the CPU Novatek NTK96655. SJCAM SJ4000 has a 4x digital zoom and shoots video in Full HD resolution at 30 frames/s Removable battery will last for 90 minutes of continuous video.
However, much more relevant is SJCAM SJ7 Star 4K. This sports camera is equipped with a powerful processor Ambarella A12S75 CMOS sensor IMX117 at 16 MP. Built-in optics captures the image to 166°. Thanks to the support of Wi-Fi in the gadget provides the ability to share your photos and videos from any owner of the smartphone “over the air” anywhere. Detection of extraneous movements saves captured video from the shake effect, but using an external microphone improves sound quality. SJCAM SJ7 Star is controlled via smartphone on iOS or Android via a proprietary app from SJCAM.
DBPOWER EX5000 something similar to the previous camera: it also includes a processor Novatek NTK96655 is supported by 4x digital zoom and shoots in Full HD. However, the housing is protected against ingress of moisture, and a 14-megapixel CMOS sensor from Panasonic, and diafragma f2,0 are suitable for video recording even in the most adverse conditions. Optics wide angle action camera captures a maximum image, which is instantly displayed on the large 2 inch screen. An incredible assortment of mounts makes DBPOWER EX5000 one of the best solutions for outdoor activities. There are many shooting modes, including continuous shooting, shot timer, shooting after a certain time interval, etc.
Action-camera Aipai A1 has advanced optics and matrix to create a 4K video with frequency of shooting 30 fps or Full HD at 60 frames/s For image processing processor responds eminent vendor Allwinner V3, there is support for Wi-Fi. In addition to the main color display on the front panel is an additional screen with some basic information on the operating status of camera: recording time, battery status, memory card, wifi signal, etc. For easy output 4K images on the external screen offers USB 2.0 and HDMI.
GitUp Git2P has a number of advantages over its competitors: record video with a resolution of 2560×1440 at 30 frames/s or 2880х2160 pixels at 24 frames per second Git2P installed 16 megapixel Panasonic MN34120, which is paired with a processor Novatek produces a quality image. GitUp Git2P takes pictures in RAW format, which is highly valued by professional photographers. The camera is distinguished by the presence of a built-in gyro, which is responsible for image stabilization. You can purchase additional external microphone, and control the camera functions through the remote on your wrist.
If you don’t want to overpay for the brand (even Chinese) and looking for a cheap solution with support for recording videos in high quality, please pay attention to the camera Geekam S9, which is executed in a recognizable style and comes with a wide range of accessories. 170 degree optics captures significantly more visible stage compared with the standard 120-degree lens. Best Geekam S9 cope with Full HD video recording, but if necessary, the video quality can be raised up to 4K at 10 frames/s.
For fans of ultrabudgetary solutions to present to camera SJ4000 Goldfoxrelating to the price range up to $30. For the money the user gets the camera, waterproof case, battery and charger, some mounts and user manual. Thanks to a 1.5-inch high-resolution display, you can use the action camera as a dashcam. The device offers video recording in two modes: 1920×1080 pixels at 15 fps or 1280×720 pixels at 30 frames/s.
The attentive reader may have noticed that the design of almost all action cameras are similar and largely boring. But the market is focused on the buyer and is ready to offer different design to those who need it. For example, the action-camera DBPOWER L1040 is offered in a miniature housing of square cross section and supports recording 4K video. The entire rear section is a color display with a diagonal of 2 inches, and the front optics are mounted directly and the button quickly activate the camera. Claimed video recording in 4K at a speed of 24 fps, and 2.7 K with 30 fps, Full HD 30 fps. there Are advanced options: image stabilization mode, the mode of immersion under water, 170-degree lens and many more.
Action-camera in a compact body out and under the brand of SJCAM. In the model M20 vendor completely changed the location of the optics and offered a non-standard form of housing in a bright color. As planned, this camera is easier to hold in your hand, removing yourself or the space around. SJCAM M20 supports Full HD, 2K and 4K workflows. Manufacturer of photosensitive parts were made by Sony: internally installed already proven matrix IMX206. Of course, there are card slot, wifi and detachable battery 900 mAh. One of the distinguishing features of the camera is capture video in slow mode: 2x, 4x, 8x. The manufacturer took care about the accessories, from simple fasteners to a remote smart control.
Fans of active motorcycling and Cycling more often attach the camera to the helmet, which is a must-have accessory of every athlete. Drift Stealth 2 designed with all the features of the fast drive. Lightweight aerodynamic curved shape that fits easily attached to the helmet. The model is perhaps not the most compact camera for motorsports. Recording is done in HD and Full HD-resolution up to 3 hours. A major step in the development of the apparatus began creating a mobile application, which is, firstly, intuitive, and second, enables a number of complex actions with one tap: recording video, sending the social network, and more. In advanced motorcycle kit the camera comes with several different mounts, memory card and a Bluetooth controller to control the device.
Soocoo S20WS made in maloprimetny housing of circular cross section and characterized by small size, physical buttons to control all options and charge from any external source: car, laptop, external battery. The camera can also shoot under water, but in shallow water — roughly up to 10 meters. But best of all Soocoo S20WS suitable for shooting Full HD video while Cycling, whether it’s a relaxed urban riding or adventure tours in the forests or mountainous terrain.
Tell us in the comments do you use for movies on holiday specialized action camera or use a regular phone?
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