Xiaomi will soon release its next gen Xiaomi Yi 4K Action Camera 2 the details of which have already started surfacing online providing us a fair idea of what to expect from the upcoming Xiaomi action camera. The Yi 2 will be the successor to the Yi Action Camera that was launched last year by Xiaomi and it received a positive response thanks to its impressive specifications and an aggressive price tag of $21 (Rs 1,500 approx.). Will the new upcoming Yi 2 be able to carry on the legacy of the best budget action camera set by its predecessor. Read on to more about the Xiaomi Yi 2 Action Camera specs, battery, hardware, and review.
Xiaomi Yi 2 Action Camera
The new Yi Action Camera 2 will sport a 12.35-megapixels Sony’s IMX 377 camera sensor, which is a little downgrade compared to the 16-megapixel IMX 206 sensor on the previous Yi action camera. But this new camera sensor on the Yi 2 will let the users record videos in 4K resolution while its successor was limited to 1080p video recording.
Xiaomi Yi 2 Action Camera Specification
On the rear side, this new action camera from Yi will also sport a 2.19-inch display that was missing on the previous model. The display will feature a resolution of 640×360 pixels that translates to a pixel density of 330 ppi and it will also have a Corning Gorilla Glass protection on top.
The new Xiaomi Yi 2 Action Camera will come powered by the Ambarella A9 processor inside, which the company claims will deliver higher performance at the same time consuming lower power, even while recording 4K videos at 30fps.
Xiaomi Yi 2 Action Camera Features
The battery capacity also sees a bump over the previous years 1010mAh and now it is a 1400mAh battery unit and according to the leaks about the device it is expected to provide a good battery life of around 8 hours on a single charge. There is not much more details available about the Yi 2 Action Camera right now but we can expect standard connectivity features such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, microUSB or microHDMI and a slot for microSD card.
Xiaomi Yi 2 Action Camera Price
The company has now launched the Xiaomi Yi 2 Action Camera and the device is available in the color variants of White, Black, and Pink. The Yi 2 Action Camera price has been set at 1199 yuan ($183 / Rs. 12,270 approx.). It can also be bought together with a selfie stick and a bluetooth remote at 1299 yuan ($199 / Rs. 13,295 approx.).