Original Xiaomi Yi Features, Specifications and Price

Xiaomi Yi action cameraSince last year, Xiaomi is consistently bringing new smartphones and gadgets having very decent specification and features tagged with very affordable price. In our last to last post, we have discussed about Xiaomi Phones (REDMI Note 3, REDMI Note 2, REDMI 2 Pro, MI4C) and compared their specification and price with each other. Here in this post we have another gadget from same manufacture, Original XiaoMi Yi, a sportsAction camera,  1080P, WIFI and it is 16 Mega Pixels.

Original XiaoMi Yi is small digital video camera with very beautiful and sleek looks that beat many expensive alternatives. It comes with capabilities to capture videos in High definition and can shoot 1080P HD videos. This small camera is of only 72 Grams, made of PC-ABS thermoplastic that gives strength to camera and makes it very suitable for outdoor vacations and trips.

It is very light weight and comparatively very small, you could carry it between your thumb and second  fingers while recording videos and capturing. Inside the box, you’ll battery, USB cable and a user manual along with this camera. You can add additional accessories such as carry case, Self- rod body etc, as per your requirement. Watch the below video to check out this cool handy camera,

The main camera units of Original Xiaomi Yi includes Ambarella A7LS Processor and Sony Exmor R BSI CMOS with 16 million pixel sensor. The camera is capable of capturing 1080p videos at 60 fps, 720p at 120 fps and 480 at 240 fps, which is the top speed of this camera. Moreover, instead of 89° view which we usually have on our mobiles, it is capable of 155° view, wide-angle lens to cover more area in a single picture. It works awesome in panorama mode.

You can operate this camera in 4 operating modules that includes Photo, time-lapse photo, timed photo and video. Each module has its own usage. For connectivity purpose, this small device comes with WiFi and remote control abilities, it could be controlled using an Application and you can sync and share pictures through that application as well.

A  detachable a battery that works up to 80 minutes while recording 1080 60fps vidoe and it is surely impressive. Since the battery is removable, it is certainly good as it would lead to long life of the device and battery can be charged through PC or phone’s USB charger.


Gneral info Brand: Xiaomi
Type : Sports Camera
Chipset Name: Ambarella
Chipset : Ambarella A7
Special Function: SD/MMC card, USB function
Storage Support micro SD card up to 64GB,  Class 10 or Above is recommended
Power Battery type: Removable
Charge Way : USB charge by PC
Working time: 80 minutes 1080 60fps
Video/Image/Audio Decode Format: H.264
Video Format: MP4
Video Resolution : 1080P (1920 x 1080)
Video System: PAL, NTSC
Video Frame Rate: 60fps, 30fps155 degree (Mobile Phone 89 degree) wide angle lens
Image Format : JPEG
Audio System: Built-in microphone/speacker (AAC)
Functions WiFi connectivity (up to 100 meters)

Remote app control and easily transfer video and photos to your smart phone using application.


Dimension/Weight Product Weight: 0.050 kg
Package Weight: 0.190 kg
Product Size (L x W x H): 6 x 2.1 x 4.2 cm / 2.36 x 0.83 x 1.65 inches
Package Size (L x W x H): 10 x 5 x 5 cm / 3.93 x 1.97 x 1.97 inches
Package Contents Package Contents: Action Camera, Battery, USB Cable


This 16 Mega Pixels Sports Action Camera, is featured on GearBest at very low price of $62.79.

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Under this very low price, the Original Xiaomi Yi is quite fair deal and it suites good for  outdoor sports, extreme sports and vacations. In terms of performance and battery life, it is very adorable pieces, looks also add good value to it. Don’t forget to share your comments and experience with us with camera, we’d love to hear from you!

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